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River Oaks Golf Plantation

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River Oaks Golf Plantation

In 2015, River Oaks Golf Plantation earned the distinction of being named the 2015 Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course of the Year by the Myrtle Beach Golf Course Owners Association. The honor is a strong testament to River Oaks’ ongoing commitment to providing a revitalized and exceptional experience to its visiting golfers.

The honors was four years in the making, as 2011 saw renowned architect Craig Schreiner spearhead a substantial renovation of River Oaks’ Fox and Otter courses that included the installation of new Ultradwarf Champion Bermuda greens, refurbished cart paths and sand traps, and an extensive tree removal project that both opened up new vistas and vastly improved turf conditions with increased exposure to airflow and sunlight. River Oaks now also boasts a brand-new practice green and clubhouse patio.

River Oaks’ Bear course is also undergoing a gradual makeover, as numerous bunkers have been re-done with renovated cart paths and new greens anticipated in its not-too-distant future. This facility is also home to the Myrtle Beach Junior Golf Foundation and offers “kids play free” incentives. In all, River Oaks offers the golfer-friendly combination of convenient locale, views of the Intracoastal Waterway and exceptional value.

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129 reviews

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River Oaks Golf Plantation Course Reviews

Recent Reviews

by Anthony P -
Course in decent shape. Friendly staff. Thanks
7 / 10
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by Stan W -
We all enjoyed the round. Pro shop, snack bar and course staff were very friendly and professional. With tee choice the the layout is a challenging but not a grind for weekend players and a test for more skilled players. Had rained and course held up well. Greens are small but rolled smoothly. I will play again and recommend to friends.
9 / 10
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by Judy -
This course is in horrible shape. Around the greens was the only place that had been watered. The fairways were like concrete, and the rough had clumps of crabgrass sticking out. It was like the maintenance crew was on vacation. Tee boxes were so hard I thought I would sprain my hand putting the tee in. Clubhouse is nothing to write home about. People were very rude. It was very disappointing, as when we booked it 2 weeks before, it had a 8.5 rating, and great reviews. Now, I wouldn't even give it a 4.
2 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Bruce -
Fun course. Conditions are very good for the price paid.
8 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Kenneth (Apex, NC) -
Greens in awful shape ... played with my son who is 14 ...
3 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Charles (Galloway, NJ) -
Pace of play was great.
9 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Logan (Halifax, NS) -
I had a good experience and the staff was great.
8 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Brian (Lillington, NC) -
Only good thing about River Oaks was the bag drop, the guy was very nice. Greens were in bad shape, pro shop had nothing and unfriendly. I would never go back even if it was free.
3 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Philip (Lake Orion, MI) -
Enjoyed playing this course. It was in good condition.
9 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Kevin (Myrtle Beach, SC) -
Course - especially the greens were in terrible condition. The course should not even be open - I am a local and likely will not be back anytime soon. I felt cheated of my money.
6 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Carlos (Jasper, GA) -
Bunkers not maintained. Playing behind a fivesome. I did not like the manner in which I was ask if I wanted to join another party.
5 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Cecil (Wilkesboro, NC) -
Average.
5 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Bill -
Played yesterday and would do so again. Great price to play a pretty challenging course with good fairways and generally good greens.
7 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Mike (Waldorf, MD) -
Good staff, course condition bad.
3 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Chris -
Not bad for the money. Got a great deal on a platinum card. $55 for two rounds at River Oaks, and then significant savings at other affiliated courses for the remainder of the year. First 9 played the Otter 9. Tees were in really good shape, as were the fairways. Rough had not turned green yet, but greens already had a few burnt spots on them. Played the Bear 9 for the back. Again, tees and fairways were in good shape, but the greens had a lot of sand on most of them. Otter 9 was pretty wide open and not as challenging except for a couple of holes near the end that had pretty tough doglegs. Bear 9 was much tougher with more water and much tighter.
7 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Peter -
Terrible condition. Bare spots and patches all over. Dog track - $20 course at best.
1 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by James (Floral Park, N.Y.) -
Well maintained, very enjoyable.
9 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Jerry -
Not the worst course I have played. Greens and fairways were OK. Pace of play was slow, but could have been worse. Improvements appear to be in the works. I'll probably give River Oaks another shot in a year.
6 / 10
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by Ron (Charlottesville, Va.) -
Greens sand dressed with a dump truck! Made them hard to putt and lessened enjoyment especially in the rain. Putted sticky balls - they got larger the further they had to roll. Nice older-style course.
7 / 10
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by Barry (Greensboro, Md.) -
Course in good shape - enjoyable round - very limited yardage markers - had 150 in the fairway and sometimes we found the 100 marker - nothing on the sprinkler heads.
8 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Rich -
Cart path only when we played. Course does not drain well. No carts allowed to the range. Had to walk from parking lot (about 100 to 125-yard walk). Play extremely slow. No rangering going on at all. Should cost less for the quality.
1 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by John (New Windsor, N.Y.) -
Look, for the money not a bad course. Played this course on Sunday, May 1. People were very friendly.
5 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Lloyd (Toms River, N.J.) -
Nice.
8 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Patrick (Glenville, N.Y.) -
This course is an absolute value for the price. The course was in great shape and the staff was absolutely wonderful.
10 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Art (Wilmington, Del.) -
The renovations to Fox + Otter removed a lot of trees and rebuilt the bunkers. The bunkers are very nice now. However, this is still a dumpy course, at the bottom end of MB. It might have some potential to get up to average, if they spend a lot more $. It's an OK course for a local's or sr. cheap rate, but don't bring your annual group there!
4 / 10
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by Michael (Holly Springs, N.C.) -
(No comments offered).
7 / 10
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by Gilles (Terrebonne, Quebec) -
Greens in poor condition, no indication to reach hole # 1 on the blue course, no starter and too many foursomes at same time on tee off.
4 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Carl (Edgewater, Fla.) -
Over seeded & wet so most courses were cart path only. My party played 2 courses before I got there, Possum Trot & River Oaks. We will never go back to River Oaks. Very poor condition.
6 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Alex (Anderson, S.C.) -
This was the worst round of golf I have ever played. Apparently, they had overbooked the course for some reason. Our tee time was scheduled for 1:30 but we got there early and were able to go a few minutes after 1. We played the first 4 holes in around 35 minutes, but when we got to hole number 5 we had to wait almost 20 minutes to tee off. Holes 5-9 took over 2 hours to play. That means that a round of golf at River Oaks would have taken me between 5 and 6 hours to finish. I was so disgusted about the idea of spending 6 hours on a course that I quit after the first 9. We then went into the clubhouse to see if there was anything we could do, maybe get a voucher or something to come back and play at a later time, but we were told that since we booked online we were not able to receive any help. The excuse we got when we went in was that it was the busiest day of the year. October 8th 2009 ... not Memorial Day, Labor Day, the 4th of July, or any other holiday. If they knew that this was the busiest day of the year, which I don't believe, shouldn't they have been prepared to handle the crowd? As a result of my experience I will never play at River Oaks again and since I can't get any help for any problem that I have because I book online, I will seriously think twice before I use this site again.
5 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Jim (Monroe, N.C.) -
Course was in really poor shape. Not a course that I would ever play again.
2 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Jose -
Nice course.
7 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Eric -
The course was a pleasure to play, but the carts and the clubhouse need to be updated. Other than that we had a nice day. We would play again.
8 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Frances -
We found the River Oaks course to be in very rough shape - lots of brown spots and bare grass on the tee blocks and fairways. It had rained heavily a couple of days before we played - some of the sand traps were still full of water and the sand was packed and gritty in all the bunkers. There are too many hugh bunkers on the course - especially around the greens. Most of the greens are very small. All in all, we would rate this course a 3 out of 10.
4 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Betty -
Nice golf course. Need more restroom facilities.
8 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
by Pete -
Fun course & close to the airport. Our guys play there for the afternoon round as soon as we land. Don't go in expecting to play TPC Sawgrass, but it's a great little layout and good way to work the cobwebs off the game.
7 / 10
River Oaks Golf Plantation
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