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The Links at Riverlakes Ranch

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Inexpensive, Funky but Interesting Links Style Course

I was in Bakersfield in early February for a few days on business. I had one day off and decided to... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Chris R
La Quinta, California
Overall very pleasant golf experience

Wonderful layout, great food and drink, great pro shop, wonderful bartenders...the only problem is... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2015
Los Angeles, California
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  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
2 Feb 2017
“Inexpensive, Funky but Interesting Links Style Course”
9 Aug 2015
“Overall very pleasant golf experience”
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5201 Riverlakes Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93312-4993
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

I was in Bakersfield in early February for a few days on business. I had one day off and decided to find an inexpensive golf venue to keep my game up. I looked up deals on Golfnow.com and The Links at Riverlakes Ranch looked interesting....More

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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Wonderful layout, great food and drink, great pro shop, wonderful bartenders...the only problem is that every summer, they lose a few greens...14 is green painted dirt...we just play it as a two putt green...fairways and tee boxes are nice...sand traps have no sand, which can...More

Thank Theivyleaguer
Reviewed 6 August 2015

If you want a taste of links golf this is one of the few courses I've seen (outside of Scotland) that will give you a good taste of links golf. The course has a GREAT layout with lots of bunkers of different sizes and depths...More

Thank Rick D
Reviewed 14 March 2015

I have played at many golf courses and this one needs some serious improvement. First the greens are an absolute poor condition. When putting your ball does not roll smooth at all. And as per one of the other reviewers stated the greens must have...More

Thank 1998rc
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The course itself is in not too bad a shape. But the greens must be diseased since there is very little grass and are painted over. Rates have been dropped because of the problem but if you're looking for a great practice round and don't...More

Thank Jess M
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Riverlakes has some challenging holes (water) it is a good looking course, priced at a good rate. It doesn't have a large clubhouse but it has some very good food and it is big enough for weddings.

Thank Tramar7
Reviewed 25 November 2013

bring the family for lunch, breakfast and / or dinner you can always practice your game before or after meals.

Thank Len N
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I've played this course at least a couple dozen times over the years. It is kept in good shape. The folks in the pro shop are courteous. The grill room is pretty good. The pace of play can be very slow, especially on the back...More

Thank FairwayFound
Reviewed 3 June 2013

The links is a good fit for Bakersfield. A notch above the county courses and not as snobby or expensive as the country club. The bar inside is a good place to have a cocktail after golf or just to have a drink. Food is...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 8 April 2013

My niece held her wedding reception here. The outdoor grassy area is a perfet setting for a garden wedding. The large patio that extends out from the dining room over looking the water is absolutely beautiful. The food was excellent-chicken cordon bleu. The parking is...More

Thank bichonlver
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