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Review of The River Club

The River Club
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed September 25, 2012

The course used to be in great shape but they have allowed the rough to go (on purpose?) and is nothing but weeds. The manager also brings his 100+ lb black dog to the proshop and allows it to bark and jump on guests. Extremely unprofessional!! He also has an attitude if you don't appreciate his dogs behavior. Why would any owner allow this behavior from his manager? If they got rid of this manager and his dog AND put a little money back into the course, it could be a great course again. Until then, stay away or at least enter the proshop with care.

1  Thank Jeff L
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Reviewed April 16, 2012

Great Greens, interesting course layout. Nice and friendly staff. Fairways a little dry. All in All a Nice round of golf

Thank Roege
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Reviewed January 28, 2012

Just a few miles from the centre of Bradenton, the River club offers a testing golf course along with a very nice atmosphere at the 19th!

Thank Keith C
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Reviewed January 18, 2012

One of our favorite local courses. Varies holes, good prices, and nice pro shop!

Thank deefla
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Reviewed December 29, 2011

We made tee times for 2:00pm today and actually got off early. Here's the catch - at 5:20pm they started the giant spinklers on the 15th, 16th, and 17th greens and sent the Ranger out to inform everyone that we had to return our carts to the clubhouse. We asked the Ranger to call the clubhouse and turn off the water so we could finish our round and he allegedly spoke with the superintendent with negative results. The water stayed on and the Ranger came back two times to inform us that we had to return the carts by 5:45pm. We couldn't even finish 18 and were essentially chased off the course with daylight still left to play our last hole. What a rip off!!! My friends told me that the same thing happened to his foursome two weeks ago. We were never informed about this "unofficial" closing time and have never experienced it on any other courses I have played in the area. Apparently, the course may be under new ownership and management but they still don't know how to treat their customers. I will tell everyone about this bad experience and encourage them to go anywhere but River Club!!!

Thank Kenneth H
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