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Riverside Golf Club
3000 Riverside Pkwy
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
Tarrant County

Phone(s): (817) 640-7800
Fax: (817) 633-3323
Website: www.playriversidetx.com

Riverside Golf Club is appropriately named. The course sits in a floodplain along the Trinity River with water in play on seemingly every hole. This is a combination links-style/traditional layout that is surprisingly difficult for a municipal course. Great holes abound on the Roger Packard layout, which requires the rare combination of length and accuracy when playing from the tips.

Holes 4-6 offer one of the better stretches of golf, starting with a 462-yard par 4 that is cut in the landing area by pesky fairway bunkers, and features a long approach into an elevated green that is surrounded by water and slopes back-to-front. Club down on no. 4 because leaving it short still offers the chance for an up-and-down. No. 5 is a good par 3, especially from the middle tees where it generally plays as a short iron. Watch for the front pin placement, which can leave you with a long downhill putt if the tee shot is too long. Water looms to the right but it takes a bad shank to dunk it in the drink. No. 6 goes 543 yards, doglegging left along the Trinity with water fronting the green. The tee shot must be long and straight, and anything too far right leaves a precarious second shot around the bend.

The back side is the more fun of the two, taking you through good combinations of holes that offer excellent birdie opportunities if you’re on your game. You'll need those birds when you come down the home stretch.

Riverside Golf Club
2 stars out of 5 (based on 2 reviews)
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Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Dennis Wise, Larry Packard, Roger Packard
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Year opened: 1984
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways:
  • Greens:


  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code:
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Black 72 6957 132 74.4
Red (W) 72 5247 113 69.5
Blue 72 6389 126 71.5
White 72 5783 119 68.4

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Riverside Golf Club
    1 stars out of 5
    by ZackMan
    on January 23rd, 2012 08:02
    Very bad shape. This course has no drainage and always seems to be muddy regardless if we have had rain or not. The greens are almost unplayable due to ball and spike marks that are not repaired or rolled by the greenskeeping staff. The tee boxes are also chewed up and in terrible condition. Skip this course!
  • Riverside Golf Club
    2.5 stars out of 5
    by Rick radell
    on February 27th, 2011 10:02
    Played riverside last year and this year Big differance. Not aswell maintained!. No marshals on duty. called club house due to slow play had know one to send out. Also was charged for gps thats a first!. last year they had two Marshals over the week end a middle age gentlemen on Saturdays and a elderly man on Sundays both of which were very helpfull!.
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