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River Islands Golf Club

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Played in a swat team today

New ownership making great strides excellent shape. Zoysia fairways and awesome scenery. After you... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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Unique Layout

First time I played a course with a river running thru it. Some challenging holes for sure but... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
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With many trees, difficult water holes, and unusual layout, this Arthur Hills-designed 18-hole golf course challenges beginners and pros alike.
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9610 Kodak Rd SE, Kodak, TN 37764-1048
+1 800-347-4837
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Played this course for the first time on a golf outing with 11 others... The place looked a little sketchy upon arriving but the course is awesome. Yes, It could use a little upgrade and tlc but the greens were in great shape, has a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Last April I played here only to find that Mother Nature had done the course bad. The greens and fairways were a mess. The course appeared to be in decline. Came back in October because I liked the setting. WOW! The course was immaculate, as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katherine K
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

New ownership making great strides excellent shape. Zoysia fairways and awesome scenery. After you play 18 tee one up right the cart path and try to drive it over the river a ritual.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank calicocat453
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

A great layout, but the conditions and grooming of the course seems much worse than when I play several years ago. The course was still in decent shape, but grounds were in need of repair. Pro shop was not clean, range balls were not clean...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kccline09
Reviewed March 31, 2018

11:30 tee time and no carts available. Had to wait for some to come in which was bad as we were playing while traveling. Great layout and greens for the most part were fine. Bunkers a disaster and tee boxes spotty with weeds. Staff very...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

First time at this course and had always heard it was a great course. Looked like it had been at one time but starting to be a little neglected. Great layout and challenge, but bunkers hasn't been raked in a long, long time and some...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Finally got the chance to play this course when I was in Tennessee. The place is a little out of the way but well worth finding it. It lies along the French Broad River and out on some of the islands. This leads to some...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bill E
Reviewed April 29, 2017

First time I played a course with a river running thru it. Some challenging holes for sure but well worth the drive from Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank TheRetiredBear
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Me and my golf partner played a round here yesterday and were amazed at how green everything was and especially the views . I rate it a 4 because of the location and the views . It would have been a 5 if the greens...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank originaldogman
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I loved this course. The greens were in nice condition but not super fast. Very scenic course. You play several holes over the river and a couple holes play entirely on an island. Neat feature.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank rcneill2433
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