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Great Golf Course Bracket Challenge: No. 3 is No. 1!
Thanks to everyone who voted in our Great Golf Course Bracket Challenge. After a month of social media voting to determine the favorite hole at Riverwalk, No. 3 on Mission scored a nearly unanimous victory over Presidio No. 2 to emerge as the champion!

The par 4 3rd on Mission is our signature hole for reason. It’s a strategic hole with a double carry over water. Simply avoiding the pond on the right off the tee is the first challenge. A drive of between 220-240 yards positions you perfectly for a wedge into a quasi-island green with a stream in front and gorgeous waterfall with brilliant landscaping on the left.

The green is a smaller target that slopes back to front. You really don’t want a putt back toward the water here. A solid wedge shot left below the hole will usually give you an outstanding look at birdie.

In 2016, No. 3 was included in Southland Golf’s ranking of the best holes in San Diego. It now has another accolade thanks to our golfers and their voting in the Great Golf Course Bracket Challenge!

But don’t just take our golfers’ word for it. Come see for yourself! Come play No. 3 and please share your experience with us! We look forward to seeing you soon!


Posted by admin at Apr 27, 2017 Category: Golf
Tags: Golf, Riverwalk Golf, No. 3, Golf Course

Join in January: A Membership Special To Kick Off 2017
Are you considering membership at Riverwalk Golf Club? Well, now’s the time to join - and save.

To kick off 2017, Riverwalk is offering a membership special on a new membership – the Green 2.0. A $300 one-time purchase (already a $100 savings), gets you a daily medium bucket, the Riverwalk Card and a $30 green fees Mon.-Thurs. anytime. The pre-payment off expires Jan. 31. The green 2.0 is perfect for players who can only get out to play twice a month but still have time to practice and want to stay sharp.

Please contact our golf shop to purchase.
To help you figure out which Riverwalk membership level is right for you, we’ve structured it by how many times you golf each month. Our current memberships are as follows.

Golfers playing once a month or less – Riverwalk Card $29 / $19 yearly

- Savings up to $10 per round
- Price matching of third-party websites
- No booking fees

Golfers playing twice a month – Green 2.0

- $300 one-time purchase for the year, $5 one-time key load
- $30 Monday – Thursday anytime
- One medium bucket daily
- Includes Riverwalk Card

Golfers playing three times per month – Green Membership

- $50 per month, 1 time initiation fee $50, $5 one time key load
- $26 Monday – Thursday anytime
- $15 after super twilight or 9 holes before 7:30 a.m. Includes one drink per round
- 1 large bucket daily
- Includes Riverwalk Card

Golfers playing three times per month and needing short game facility – Performance Center

- $100 per month, one-time $100 initiation fee, one-time $5 key load
- $26 Monday – Thursday anytime
- $11 after super twilight or 9 holes before 7:30 a.m. Includes one drink per round
- One large bucket daily
- Access to short performance center short game facility
- Includes Riverwalk Card

Golfers playing four times or more per month or more – Riverwalk 200

- Limited membership $135 per month
- Full - $190 per month
- One-time $200 initiation fee, or $50 if paying for year
- $100 unlimited cart add on, $30 1 large bucket add-on available
- Access to sister golf courses (Chula Vista, Golf Club of CA, Rancho Carlsbad, Dos Lagos, Mt. Woodson)
- Ability to request beer taps at the property

For a limited time, Riverwalk is waving initiation and booking fees IF the first three months of that membership is pre-paid. Join today!

Posted by admin at Jan 17, 2017 Category: Golf
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Five Great Holiday Golf Gift Ideas From Riverwalk Golf Club

Are you shopping for a special golfer or golfers this Christmas season? Riverwalk Club is here to help with a range of gift ideas for golfers of every age and ability.

Here’s our golf shop gift guide to help ace your holiday shopping in 2016.

Gift The Gift Of Golf – Gift cards have come a holiday staple, and Riverwalk is no exception. Gift cards at Riverwalk are redeemable for future rounds of golf with us, which makes them the perfect stocking stuffer. Help the golfer on your list play through into 2017 with pre- purchased rounds. Buy Golf Gift Cards, click here.
Gift The Gift Of Practice – We have two driving range memberships, both of which provide you a large bucket of balls daily and access to exclusive practice areas. Then, you also get discounts of your round to put your practice into practice! Does your golfer want a better game in 2017? Then this is the gift to give! Get more information, Click here.
For The Kids – Many young golfers get their start at Riverwalk. To introduce them to the game, we offer a range of camps and clinics that you could sign your golfer up for. Or, there are also cute, cuddly Riverwalk Teddy Bears for sale in our golf shop. It’s never too early to start them young! Find out about our Kids Camps, Click Here.
For Her – Our golf shop caters to all our golfers, but women have their own selection at Riverwalk, which is frequently updated with the latest trends and styles. From hats to shirts to shoes, we’ve got what you need to keep our female golfers look their best on the course. We’re also happy to help with women’s equipment club orders so she’s fully prepared to play on our Ladies’ Day every Wednesday! See gifts in our online store, click here.
For You and The Family – Riverwalk offers five- and seven-day memberships priced at individual and family rates design to give you the best value for the avid golfer at Riverwalk. Besides getting discounts on rounds and guest rounds at Riverwalk, you can also get extended discounted rates at partner courses, which allows you enjoy great golf throughout the region at a value! That gives you a lot of terrific golf to look forward to in 2017!
Learn more about Riverwalk Memberships, Click Here.

We’d be happy to help guide you in any of these purchases. Questions can be directed to the golf shop at 619-296-4653 or agm@riverwalkgc.com. We wish you happy holiday shopping at Riverwalk!

Posted by admin at Nov 29, 2016 Category: Golf
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Riverwalk Card Special

Renew Your Riverwalk Card for Continued Savings

Act Now to get a 2 for 1 Green Fee Bonus!

This deal is a no brainer. The Riverwalk Card provides incredible savings to all golfers at Riverwalk Golf Club for an entire year. 

Save money on your rounds whether they are on peak, off peak, on a weekday or a weekend. The card even provides discounts on senior rates. The Riverwalk Card costs $29 ($19 for seniors, age 60+).

For most rounds the Riverwalk Card will save $10 off the full round price every time you golf. Book an 18-hole round off-peak on Monday-Friday and save even more: $15. 

There are several other benefits that cardholders receive. Cardholders can make reservations up to 14 days in advance, get an SCGA - $50 handicap renewal, and afternoon golfers should know that cardholders gain one hour early access to Super twilight fees. 

On top of all those great deals at Riverwalk Golf Course the Riverwalk Card also provides golfers with discounted rates at the scenic Mt. Woodson Golf Club up in Ramona.

Bonus! - Renew Now and Get a 2 for 1 Green Fee

If you Renew Your Riverwalk Card now you will receive a 2 for 1 Green Fee that can be used any Monday to Thursday for the rest of September. 



Posted by admin at Sep 14, 2016 Category: Golf
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A Look Back into the History of Riverwalk: Where the Legends All Played

Riverwalk Golf Course began life as the Mission Valley Country Club, which was constructed entirely on a beautiful green floodplain of the San Diego River, itself eventually issuing into the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. The course's immaculate condition and challenging layout made it one of the nation's best golf courses, and it attracted the professional golf tour in 1957, when it hosted the San Diego Open Invitational tournament for the first time.

Arnold Palmer won the event that year with a score of -17 under par, defeating Al Balding by a single stroke - and for his efforts, Arnie took home a whopping $2,400 check. Since that time, both the course and the top prize have changed a great deal, but not before a great many more legendary golfers strode down its fairways and agonized over its total test of golf skills.

Parade of champions

The San Diego Open Invitational was not played in 1958, because the play date was moved from November to January, so it leapfrogged into 1959, when Marty Furgol won over five runners-up, among them Mike Souchak and Billy Casper. The following year, in 1960, Mr. Souchak had apparently figured out the course sufficiently to claim first prize in the tournament all by himself, winning at -19 under par over Johnny Pott.

In 1961, the last year the course was called the Mission Valley Country Club, the tournament was again won by the remarkable Arnold Palmer, who posted a closing score of 65 to catch front-runner Al Balding and defeat him in a playoff. Palmer was reaching the peak of his powers at that time, as the San Diego tournament in January acted as a springboard to his six tour wins that year, the last of which was the British Open in July.

South African legend Gary Player won the tournament in 1963 over 'Champagne' Tony Lema at -17 under par, and in 1966 the tournament was won by Billy Casper, who defeated Tommy Aaron and Tom Weiskopf by a decisive four strokes to start off his golf season on the right note. Both these tournaments were played as the San Diego Open Invitational, but by that time the course had been re-named as the Stardust Country Club.

Later years

While the course was still known as the Stardust Country Club, a native San Diego teenager named Phil Mickelson worked at the practice area retrieving range balls, and in his off time, refining the golf swing which would eventually catapult him to 42 wins on the PGA Tour, including five major championships. The San Diego Open Invitational eventually morphed into the Farmers Insurance Open, and is now played at neighboring Torrey Pines Golf course, but the early years of the course and the tournament are fondly remembered by old-timers.

Posted by admin at Aug 11, 2016 Category: Golf
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