River Valley Golf Course

River Valley Golf Course


Played with 3 handicapped players. They were told in the clubhouse that they could drive the carts closer to the tees and greens. The owner of the course was playing in front of us. On the 14th tee he drove over to us and said we had to stay on the cart path. The cart was maybe 3 feet off the path. When we explained that the players were handicapped, he said we still have to stay on the path. He said that they water the tees and greens every night and the ground is soft. The ground under the cart was hard packed dirt. Around the greens we made sure we parked in the ruff close to the green. He told us if we left now he would refund our money. When we got to the clubhouse the staff person said he told them to only refund $10 of the $40 we paid. We will never go there again. I don't like being lied to.
This weekend's shaping up to be beautiful! Look at all that GREEN!
Good close to ladies league! #2017RV #ChicswithStix
Are you closed today? I getting the answering machine when I call.

Locally family owned & operated since 2004.

River Valley Golf Course is open to the public and offers 18 fun yet challenging holes for golfers of all abilities. This Par 72 course is laid along the scenic Raccoon River Valley. Designed by Lowell Erdman, this course has large greens which give many great looks each round. Come on out and see why River Valley is, "Well Worth The Drive!"

[01/01/20]   Happy New Years from our family to yours! We can’t wait to get into the 2020 season for some more fun on the course! Please make sure to watch out for some new FREE ROUND promotions this season as we want to thank you all for supporting our family course for almost 20 years here in Adel!!!!

Take a chip shot for a chance to win a free Hawkeye cap with a purchase of $50 or more!

[11/29/19]   Free Titleist water bottle with dozen balls as long as supplies last! 11-4pm

We are very thankful for everyone who has supported us this season and look forward to seeing you out again next year! To say thanks, we are going to have a sale tomorrow!

[11/04/19]   Thanks to all that helped us wrap up our season with a fun outing! We appreciate everyone that supported us this year and look forward to seeing y’all out here again next year!

[11/02/19]   8” cups are out and ready for tomorrow! We have a great turnout expected already but we do have some availability left if y’all want to come join us for some fun! Give us a call and leave us a message to get your team in and help us wrap up our 2019 golf season!

[10/31/19]   Looking forward to a great day this Sunday for our final Chilli Open! Should be fun with 8” cups for our final day of our 2019 golf season. Call or message us to lock in your team slot and help us wrap up the season the best way we can!

[10/06/19]   It was a bit wet, but our first Chilli Open was a great time! Thanks for all those that came out today to help us kick off our series of Sunday Fundays! Devil’s 666 format should be a fun one next week!

Weather should be good, the chili is great, but is your team strategy set?!? We are excited for a great first Chilli Open this weekend and hope y’all can join us.

Sign-ups are restricted to first 36 prepaid teams so give us a call to lock in your spot for any of our 5 weekends!

💥It's that time of year again... Chilli Open Time!! 💥

Stop or call in to reserve a spot for your 4-some for one or all of our Opens, and get ready to eat all the home cooked chili your heart desires!

Who's ready for some FOOTBALL?!

If you're looking for a new clothing item to support your favorite Iowa team this year, stop on in and check out our new Under Armour shirts! Light to Medium weight 1/4 zip, multiple old and new school logos, and we also have a few new hat styles in!
Grab your Game Day gear here!

Beautiful morning for the Earlham QB Club outing!

[08/21/19]   It was a bit wet today, but we were able to get our Fall League started tonight! 4” rains can’t keep us from having a good time! We have a great group this season, and we are looking forward to a lot of fun this fall!

[08/14/19]   It was a great evening for our final men’s league night! We truly appreciate everyone that helped to make our league a fun time. We hope you all enjoyed your time out here and hope you want to continue the fun with us into our open fall league!

[08/04/19]   We are very excited to announce we are opening our Fall League to all forms of teams! Gals, Co-eds, & Guys are all welcome to join in on the fun. We are taking sign ups now!!
Tentatively starts Tuesday, August 20th, 5:30pm.

- 6 Weeks with 3 Team formats
(2 alternate, 2 best score, 2 best shot)
- 2 Person Teams
- 5:30 pm Shotgun start (will start early as sunset gets earlier)
- Weekly prizes with flighted final prizes
- $160 per player, includes 9 holes and cart

Call us today @ 515-993-4029!

Thanks to Butch and B&B Leasing stage one of Hole #1’s tee box renovation is complete! Out with the old railroad ties and in with a lot of dirt work!

Starter Ellie is living the good life!
#sunsouttonguesout ☀️⛳️🏌🏻‍♀️🏌🏼‍♂️

Unfortunately Mother Nature is making our course name a little too literal lately!

[05/25/19]   Our course is working it’s hardest to dry and get ready for play tomorrow morning! Depending on any additional rain tonight we should be good to go!

[05/24/19]   Unfortunately due to the rain last night, we will be closed today - 5/24.

Hopefully, this weekend's forecast will change and it will be a nice Memorial Day weekend!

Golf ball sized hail sure makes it difficult to finish my spray application!

[04/28/19]   Sunday, April 28th, is looking a little chilly, so we will be opening at 10 am pending any frost!

It felt like opening presents on Christmas morning when we received a shipment of new clothing items yesterday! There are a few new styles, colors & sizes, so grab them while they are available! We have a few new ladies items, too!

[04/21/19]   Happy Easter to all and a special thanks to the Dsm Bacon & Meat Co. for getting us some delicious smoked ham! We will be giving out free smoked ham sandwiches for all golfers on this Easter Sunday! This is only available while the delicious ham lasts so come out quick to eat play and claim our sandwich!

It’s taken some help, but we are excited to see early season stripes on the greens!

What a difference a few weeks makes!

It's going to be a beautiful next couple days! Come take advantage of it before the rain comes this weekend!

[03/24/19]   If you’re bracket looks like mine, you should be booking your tee-time!

[03/21/19]   With some help from a few neighbors, we were able to get some carts up to the clubhouse for opening day tomorrow! We have been working hard this week and are hoping to get the back 9 open as well tomorrow. Hopefully we will see you all out here soon to start this season off!

We are excited to be back out on the course trying to get it ready for play! The Back 9 is going to depend on the flooding, but we are planning to at least open the Front 9 this weekend!

Spring Break Update from River Valley:
Guess what hole this is? Hint, it’s not #12!

Who’s ready to add your name to history! Our Spring League sign-up list is filling up quickly with contenders so contact us now to lock in your team’s spot!

With another 6-10” of snow forecasted, I am choosing to stay positive and think about golf! While supplies last, I am offering $10 off our current stock of Titleist ProV1(x) & AVX dozens. Give me a call or text to arrange a time to come get your early season golf balls! (515)978-8290 ~Curt

[12/18/18]   I’m sure I am the only one with some Christmas shopping left to do, but just in case we wanted to extend a deal to anyone still needing to finish their lists.

To wrap up our 15th year, we are offering 15% off all River Valley Apparel! If you prefer gift certificates, we are offering $15 off all $100 gift certificate purchases!

We can be available for the next two days by appointments for your convenience.

Happy holidays!!!!!!

[11/08/18]   We were really hoping to get a few more nice days out of this Fall, but it looks like the weather is not going to cooperate with us yet again this season. We are going to put the course to bed for Winter, and try to get a few last projects in before what looks like the cold temps are here to stay.

We are so very thankful for everyone that supported us for our 15th season out here and we hope to see you all out here again for an early Spring next year!!!!

Thank you again, and have a great (hopefully short) Winter!

[11/05/18]   It was a cold one today, but we really appreciate everyone that came out here for some fun on the course! The 8” cups helped make it a great day despite the weather. Thanks again for helping us wrap up our 15th season!!!!

[11/04/18]   It seems that the rain has stopped just in time for a fun 8” Cup Chilli Open! Bundle up and come help us wrap up the season! I promise the chili will warm you right back up after!

[10/31/18]   Don’t let the weather scare you away from some 8” cup Scramble fun! Give us a call now to lock in your team’s spot!
Happy Halloween!

[10/27/18]   As I prepare for one of my favorite Chilli Open formats, I am curious what everyone else thinks makes for a more difficult pin location!

Misery&Bliss Weekend is here!

With only two Chilli Open Sundays to go before our drawing, now is the time to get in on this great raffle opportunity!

The course is loving this sunshine! Hopefully you can come out and soak up some of these rays yourself!

[10/14/18]   It looks like it’s going to be chilly, so we will have some warm chili tomorrow! Come join the fun!

We are finally back open after a wet week, and Ellie is wondering where all the golfers are at... and probably wondering why she hasn’t gotten too many belly rubs lately!

Stop out for a quick round today, and don’t forget to sign up for our Chilli Opens that are every Sunday in October! Check out our website for more info!

** Hwy 169 North of Adel is unfortunately closed again due to water over the road. Hopefully it recedes soon! **

[10/07/18]   It was a soggy day today, but we had a fun day on the course with our first Chilli Open! Thanks to all those that stuck it out! Hopefully the weather will improve as we continue the outings each Sunday.

Tomorrow is looking like a great day for some chili! I am adding a little extra heat in one batch for those wanting some spice to warm them up from the inside! Spots are still available for anyone looking to join us for some fun tomorrow.

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