Enjoy Riverwalk Italian Style With Our Weekly Pasta Specials

Pasta lovers have a host of pasta-bilities at Riverwalk thanks to our weekly pasta special. Our Italian dish of choice changes every Monday. This week it's Jambalaya Fettuccini featuring shrimp, chicken, spicy sausage, red onion, bell peppers and blackened cream sauce with garlic bread.

Next week we’re offering shrimp or chicken scampi with garlic, onion, white wine, lemon juice, butter and a touch of cream.

Enjoy these dishes and other Riverwalk favorites al fresco on our patio. There you can soak up the San Diego weather and take in the beautiful view looking across golf course. It’s a unique and convenient lunch destination when you’re downtown.

Our Sunset Grille is open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Click the button below to make a reservation. We hope to see you soon!

Posted by admin at May 24, 2017 Category: San Diego
Tags: Sunset Grill, Dinner, Riverwalk Golf Club, Eat, Restaurant

5 Great Story Lines from the 2015 British Open

Before the first golfer even teed off at the 2015 British Open, there were some fascinating story lines that added tremendous interest to the eventual outcome. 

Rory McIlroy injury

The golf world on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond was shocked when on July 4th, the world's number one golfer, Rory McIlroy was injured playing football with friends. When the full extent of the injury became known, a total rupture of the anterior ligament in his left ankle, it was obvious that the greatest male player in golf would be unable to compete at the British Open. 

Dustin Johnson near-misses

Dustin Johnson came close to winning the U.S. Open championship at Chambers Bay in June, but missed a heart-breaking 2-foot putt for birdie on the 18th hole which would have tied him for the lead with Jordan Spieth. Coupled with other near misses in his turbulent career, Johnson's mindset and mental toughness were in question coming into the British Open. 

Jordan Spieth grand slam

One of the biggest sources of curiosity about the 2015 British Open was whether or not 21-year old Jordan Spieth could capture the third leg of the Grand Slam of golf, having already won the Masters Tournament in April and the U.S. Open Championship in June. No one has ever won the Grand Slam as it is currently comprised, in a single calendar year.

St. Andrews weather

Before the tournament began, weather experts predicted there would be some harsh weather during the week, when the tournament was scheduled to be played. Strong winds and rain were both called for, and there was much speculation about how the course would be affected, and which players might be best suited to overcome the difficult playing conditions.

Amazing amateur

At the end of the third round, amateur Paul Dunne was tied for the lead, and a colossal shock appeared possible at the British Open. To that point, Dunne was the only player in the field who had recorded three rounds in the 60's, and his game appeared rock solid. 

How these stories played out 

Rory McIlroy did not compete of course, but that did not detract from the excitement provided over the five days of the tournament, which was forcibly extended by the weather. The weather was indeed a factor, causing several stoppages, and pushed the final round into Monday, when calmer conditions prevailed. Dustin Johnson led the tournament for the first two rounds, but faded badly after that, finishing in a tie for 49th place. 

Jordan Spieth seemed assured of at least a playoff until he bogeyed the 17th hole, and finished one stroke behind three players who were forced into a playoff. His dreams of a Grand Slam were dashed on the links of St. Andrews, but Spieth performed admirably nonetheless. Amateur Jordan Niebrugge finished in a tie for 6th place, ahead of all other amateur players, including Paul Dunne who slipped to a final round 78.

Zack Johnson, Marc Leishmann, and Louis Oosthuizen finished in a three-way tie, and Johnson became the tournament winner after besting the other two in a 4-hole playoff.

The best San Diego golf experience

The excitement and fascination engendered by this year's British Open are feelings that every golfer can experience on the course for himself or herself. Those experiences await everyone at the finest San Diego Golf Course, Riverwalk Golf Course. Give yourself the opportunity to experience the same thrills as the pros by reserving a tee time now at 
Posted by admin at Jul 24, 2015 Category: Golf
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Top 4 Trick Shot Videos
Some awesome trick shot videos have gone viral recently. Here are the 4 we enjoyed the most: 

Posted by admin at Feb 26, 2015 Category: Golf
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Riverwalk Golf Club Launches “Pace of Play”

In an effort to improve the overall Riverwalk golfing experience, we've introduced Pace of Play Pledges for both golfers and Riverwalk staff.

We will work diligently to enforce the various pledges and educate new and existing members about Pace of Play in an effort to reinforce an excellent golf experience for all.
Golfer Pledges

As Riverwalk golfers, we want you to feel empowered to take part in creating a consistently enjoyable golf experience, and enforce Pace of Play pledges politely while on the course. The various Riverwalk Golfer pledges are as follows:

  • Play ready golf: This pledge is important, as it'll help everyone flow through the course smoothly. This means hitting when you're ready, and putting-out on greens. This also means no “Honors System.”
  • Allow others to play through: When a smaller group is coming up behind you—or if a group is simply faster, allow them to play through. Keeping pace with the group ahead of you will also help ensure larger groups are able to enjoy their time without creating a traffic jam for others
  • Play appropriate tees based on ability, or play it forward: Not every hole is going to be right for every golfer. Golfers may want to tweak their experience based upon their level of ability—for example, skipping holes that may be too easy or difficult. Golfers may also “TEE IT FORWARD”by choosing the best tee box, improving on the pace of play, and creating a more enjoyable round.
  • Educate playing partners on pace of play: We encourage you, as Riverwalk golfers, to educate those playing with you about the Pace of Play pledges.
  • Think ahead: Being prepared for your next shot is essential in keeping up with the pace of play. Be prepared before your next shot, have your club in hand, and be ready to swing!

 Riverwalk Course Pledges

We're dedicated to doing all that we can to ensure the pace of play runs smoothly for everyone. In doing so, we've created a few pledges of our own:

  • Encourage education and awareness on “Play ready golf”: We pledge to dedicate ourselves to improving the experience for Riverwalk golfers, raising awareness about Pace of Play, and educating new and existing golfers and staff members about Pace of Play.
  • Correct course markings: We pledge to ensure that course markings are accurate throughout the course, including markings for lateral hazards, drop zones, and grounds under repair.
  • Educate Staff: From staff ambassadors to beverage cart attendants, all employees are now being trained to act as the eyes and ears of the course. They will participate in upholding the pace of play by acting as golf course monitors.
  • Gimme Grill: Introducing the new Gimme Grill at the turn will help encourage faster food service for all.
  • Add GPS to golf carts: We want everyone to have the best experience possible—and that means equipping our golf carts with GPS navigation systems. With a gorgeous birds-eye view of the entire course, you’ll never get lost looking for a hole again!

Would you like to experience the new pace of play at Riverwalk? We’d be happy to schedule a tee time with you online!
Posted by admin at Dec 27, 2014 Category: Golf
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Top 10 Riverwalk Christmas Gifts for the Family Golf Champion

As the holiday season approaches, our schedules tend to get bogged down as we try to balance work, last-minute Christmas shopping, holiday parties, and scheduling family trips and visits.

Not to fret—your friends at Riverwalk are making holiday shopping super simple this year by allowing you to purchase amazing gifts directly through our online pro shop. (And, really, what’s better than being productive in your pajamas?) 

To give you a taste of all the goodies available through our online store—including our most popular golf items—we've come up with a list of the top 10 Riverwalk Christmas gifts:

  1. If it's stocking stuffers you seek, look no further than our splendid little Riverwalk golf balls.  
  2. If you want to wow your special golf fan, consider getting him or her a brand new golf bag. Whether it's TaylorMade, Titleist, or Ping you seek, our pro shop has you covered!
  3. Nothing says Happy Holidays better than the gift of philanthropy—that's why we're offering donation packages to support local high schools. Choose how much you want to donate, then make the contribution in the name of your special someone.
  4. Although San Diego generally assumes perfect golf weather year-round, it does get a bit chilly this time of year. Help your loved ones bundle up on the course with a brand new golf jacket. We have a variety of colors to choose from in styles for both men and women.
  5. Trying to think of a great gift for a golf enthusiast that seems to have everything? Consider purchasing a resident's card—this gives its holder special rates year round, as well as insider deals and promotions. For just $29 your “baller” can feel special on any budget.
  6. When's the last time you went shoe shopping? We offer professional golf shoes with or without spikes in popular brands, such as Adicross and FootJoy.
  7. Give the golf lesson mother load this year with a Flex Holiday Basket, filled with a hat, a sleeve of balls, a full month of unlimited Flex Program lessons, and an optional round of golf for two!
  8. Have a loved one who just loves golfing specifically at Riverwalk? We’ve got a variety of gift options available, including golf packages for breakfast and a round, lunch for two and a round, or tickets for our Last Wednesday events. Whatever your budget, we’ve got a wide variety of gift options for you to select from.
  9. Not sure what your golfer needs? Not to fret, we offer a variety of gift certificates that can be used in the pro shop, restaurant, or on the course. You can set your own amount or choose from certificates ranging from $25-1,000.
  10. Are you familiar with the perks involved with becoming a Riverwalk Golf Club member? We offer a ton of different scales, and each membership comes with a variety of free perks. Check out our memberships today, and let your special someone know how much they mean to you.

We have a variety of gift giving options available at our store. Shop online, or come on over!

Posted by admin at Dec 17, 2014 Category: Golf
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