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Rocky River Golf Club

6900 Bruton Smith Boulevard, Concord, NC 28025
704-455-1200
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Ranked #9 of 15 Attractions in Concord
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Rocky River Golf Club is the premier public course in the Charlotte metropolitan area and is owned by the City of Concord. It is the ONLY municipally... more » Owner description: Rocky River Golf Club is the premier public course in the Charlotte metropolitan area and is owned by the City of Concord. It is the ONLY municipally owned golf course to be rated in the North Carolina Top 100, and one of only 6 public courses in the state to make the top 100. Managed by the Embassy Suites, Concord Golf Resort and Spa, it is one of the only courses in the Charlotte area to offer stay and play packages with such a fantastic hotel affiliate. It is a beautiful and challenging course that is kept in great condition year round. « less
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Has always been one my favorite courses in town. Course is always in great shape. Challenging but rewarding, you can definitely score if you keep it in the fairway...

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Lindale, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a great golf course and the people there were very nice. The challenge was not knowing the course meant a lot of blind shots so I had to okay it twice. The greens were in great shape and rolled true. I'd recommend if you're in the area.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The course is actually a decent course but $65 on the weekends for a PUBLIC course, way overpriced!!! But the sad thing is the gouging doesnt stop there!! Don't come to the course hungry because by the prices at the grill the cook must make $500k a year!! Hotdogs $6 per and hamburgers over $9 a piece and thats not... More

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Played a three-some round here today, cart path only due to heavy rain overnight. The greens are the best in the area for public play courses, and the fairways are in great shape. The greens are large and undulating, putting will be challenging as the greens get faster with summer weather. Pace of play was fine, the round was done... More

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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170 reviews 170 reviews
32 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Played today (3/11/14). Paid $39 (reasonable rate on Clickit.com). Nice clubhouse with bar and grill staffed by friendly employees. Course is located directly behind dragstrip practically in the shadows of Charlotte Motor Speedway. Good fast greens. Has practice facility but you must hit from carpet mats. Over priced food and beverage. For example bottle of water was $3.50. Golfer's lunch... More

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R B, Manager at Rocky River Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We make every effort to provide a friendly staff and excellent experience for our guests. It sounds like you enjoyed the course. I understand not wanting to hit from mats. The grass teeing area on the range will be opening within the next 2 weeks, but we limit range use to the mats during the winter... More

Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Best course condition public course in town!! The course was in perfect shape from tee to green and every where in between! The tee boxes are level, fairways and fringe grass was very tightly mowed and bunkers were in great condition! The greens are Mini Verde they rolled very true and fast (probably a 9 on Stimp) The green complexes... More

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R B, Manager at Rocky River Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks for the great comments! We have been very pleased with the results of our new greens. Our goal is to provide a great experience for all our guests, and to make the Embassy Suites Golf Resort and Rocky River Golf Club the best resort offering in the entire Charlotte/Concord area. Thanks again! More

salisbury nc
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109 reviews 109 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Rocky River was probably in the best condition it has been in some time. Lush fairways, and very smooth greens. The layout has always been one of the best around. Even though it is jammed between Z-Max Dragway and the over-developed Concord Mills, Charlotte Motor Speedway complex, only a little traffic noise will impact the experience. The course features gently... More

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Clinton
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Located next to the Embassy Suites where we stayed. Great looking course that is challenging but not punishing. Can play 18 or just nine in the afternoon. Well staffed and well maintained. Great value. You will feel like you have been released into the beautiful North Carolina countryside. Flowers, ponds and the songs of birds--what else do you need to... More

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Charles Town, West Virginia, United States
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133 reviews 133 reviews
11 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

like the quite of the play and the service from the staff, good food too. like the lack of water holes

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NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Purchased coupons online and they pulled the old bait and switch scheme. When we got there, we ended up paying $30 more to play. And we were not the only ones. There were others who fell for the same scheme. My suggestion would be not to purchase coupons online to play this course. We purchased through clickit and still had... More

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