• Banner 1


Avoid These And Maybe You’ll Start Finding More Circles On Your Scorecard.

11 ways you ruin your golf round before it even starts

It’s a tough realization. You just three-putted the 18th to close your round, and your scorecard suggests maybe you should have just stayed home and mowed the lawn.

And while you spend most of the 19th hole explaining to your buddies where and how your round went so terribly wrong, the truth is it didn’t happen with your three OB drives, two shanks or dreaded four-putt. Your round likely went south before you even teed off on the opening hole.

Here are 11 ways you can ruin your round before it even starts. Avoid these and maybe you’ll start finding more circles on your scorecard.

Continue Reading

So Many Years Of Hate, Resentment And Anger

Charlie Sifford: The Man Who Never Quit

One all-time champion pauses to recognize the incredible courage in another.

One day in 1959, Charlie Sifford had pounded his drive up the center of the 17th fairway. His swing was as sweet as ever. A swing that had already cut through so many years of hate, resentment and anger.

As we walked up the fairway, I caught a glimpse of something I had never seen on a golf course, despite growing up in apartheid South Africa, where you could be jailed for simply supporting a black man. A few spectators ran to Charlie’s golf ball and kicked it into the rough. Right there in front of everybody. I know Charlie felt that kick as if they had delivered it right to his gut. My blood boiled, but my heart ached. It was a message of pure hate, one following a racist slur shouted at Charlie just a one hole earlier.

Continue Reading

What’s Up At Down River

New Carts Have Arrived!

We have leased 44 brand new 2020 carts for the course
and just in time for the NEW PHASE…
we are now able to have two people ride in a cart at a time.


Continue Reading

You Are Invited!

29th Annual Down River Invitational

June 19 – 20 – 21

$370 per team includes four rounds of golf, cart for the tournament, meal for all three days and prizes

36 Hole Stroke Play

For Complete Details – Click Here

ONLY 11 spots with electric hook-up!

On-site Camping

Campsites are located just off #9 fairway and walking distance from the clubhouse.
We have showers located in the men’s & women’s locker rooms.

Bring your own toiletries!

$50 – Electric Use | $40 – Non-Electric Use