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Address: 6600 River Club Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34202
Phone Number: 941-751-4211
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Architect Ron Garl designed this 18-hole par 72 championship golf course...

Architect Ron Garl designed this 18-hole par 72 championship golf course that stretches 7,026 yards from the back tees with a rating of 74.50 and slope of 149.

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Good Deal, Good Course

We had a great time playing this course even though it had rained the two previous days & rained on us for about 30 mins. during our round. Some of the fairways were too wet for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Highlands, North Carolina
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133 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those golf courses that could be nice, if it were maintained. They could bail hay from some of the rough. Cart paths full of cracks and bumps. They are the narrowest I've ever seen. Lack of grass on the greens. Crabgrass everywhere else. Obviously owners don't care. The only good thing I can say is there... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had a great time playing this course even though it had rained the two previous days & rained on us for about 30 mins. during our round. Some of the fairways were too wet for carts which had warning signs up, you just had to play casual water rules. The greens were great. I had no problem playing out... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The course & management needs improvement. Don't seem to be organized. Good driving range. The club house breakfast for $2.99 is an excellent bargain.

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Thank laherr49
Sarasota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

we usually play this track once or twice a year in off season when it's affordable. It's a tough course in best of conditions, but this year it was in awful condition. Unmown rough where you can lose a ball even if you know where you hit it, then bare spots, NO staff. Our cart went dead at 17th hole,... More 

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Thank Dave H
Longboat Key, Florida
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312 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have seen the sign for the $2.99 breakfast for a long time so my wife and I stopped before shopping (UGH!) The eatery is casual and clean for a golf club. Service was prompt and the food was worth more than $2.99. I mean it was pretty good for the price. Eat at Denny's or other sit-down and be... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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83 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Great track. It feels a little neglected which is a real shame. Some very challenging holes but worth the money. We enjoyed it

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1 Thank Marie E
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a nice course in good condition and well worth playing. Very efficient starting playing into a relaxed round.

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2 Thank gs262014
Belgium
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

nice golf course in nice setting, no nonsense and well maintained, very friendly and professional personnel

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Thank Stefspain
Sarasota, Florida
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great place to get 18 holes in. If all you do is par the signature 16th hole, you're doing good. This is my go to course in Sarasota/ Bradenton.

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1 Thank poinsda
Settle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Served by most helpful staff in the pro shop and made very welcome. Early summer morning the course was busy but moving the etiquette of golf being followed. Would highly recommend this course based on its value for money and the challenges of alligator occupied ponds! Downside, antiquated system of providing drinking water on the course, nevertheless worth playing.

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