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River Winds Golf Course
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

Had a blast aside from the starter giving us a 20 minute lecture before we teed off. They need to fix ball marks better.

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

This course has a lot of potential but our round started off on a bad note. We had a 4:09 tee time and paid the $40 twilight rate. We were then told by the very surly starter that it would be at least 4:30 before we could tee off. The entire pace of play was slow and we were only able to complete 13 holes.

The course is right along the Delaware river and has several nice views of the Philadelphia skyline. The course itself could use a little more upkeep. Every green had ball marks that apparently neither the golfers or groundskeepers chose not to repair.

A lower price and better control of the pace of play would bring me back. I had the impression that all the course was worried about was the money. The put as many people out on the course as they could and seemed to care less about the slow play.

I would not worry about returning.

Thank junkd0n
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

Played a Saturday round here for first time at course. Great course design and late round scenery. Course is in decent shape. Main issue is obvious lack of diligence by golfers in filling in divots and fixing ball marks - what else is new?? $79 for a Saturday morning round here seems a bit much. Should be about $60. Pro shop nothing special, but personnel were nice and accommodating. If you live more than 45 minutes from here, don't bother making the trip.

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Reviewed January 25, 2013

This could be one of the premier courses in the South Jersey area with some creative tweeking. It has a fabulous location along the Delaware River and views of the city(Philadelphia). The ride from the clubhouse to the starter is ridiculous, the longest trip of any course I've played. Hopefully they will build something closer to the first tee and maybe a sandwich hut at the turn.
The course itself is challenging with a good mix of water hazzards and sand traps. There is a good chance that you will use most of your clubs for 18 holes. Course has gotten much better since Jaworski's mgt team is supervising.

Thank Jim D
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

River Winds conditioning is improving since Ron Jaworski took it over but the customer service will lose it customers. Previously, the course had fallen into disrepair due to a lack of conditioning. The fairways and greens are much improved while the traps still need work with shots often being played from hardpan or mud. River Winds has no clubhouse and the pro shop is in the indoor tennis center a 1/4 mile away from the course. The carts are old, slow, dirty and need to be replaced. The staff at the bag drop also lacks proper training. The fellow that greeted us walked past my wife without taking her bag and pointed her to the line of old worn out carts. The bag drop and loading area is the first impression golfers get of a course. In this case the impression was bad. We'll consider playing River Winds again after Jaworski has time to get the staff and equipment in order. Until then, we'll spend our dollars elsewhere.

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