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RIVER ISLES GOLF COURSE

@BR Boxtext bold lede colon:LOCATION: 3917 River Walk Court, Bradenton.

PHONE: 746-8650.

WHO PLAYS HERE?: Members and guests.

RATES: Guests must play with a member.

YEAR BUILT: 1972.

HOLES: 9.

PRACTICE FACILITIES: Putting and chipping area.

PAR/YARDAGE: White tees, 30/1,600; Red tees, 32/1,477.

SUPERINTENDENT: George Cook.

GOLF ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT: Don Wagner.

DIRECTIONS: State Road 64 to Oakleaf Blvd. (two miles west of I-75). South on Oakleaf to Lakewood Avenue. Right on Lakewood to the course.

HOLE TO REMEMBER: The 125-yard fourth hole features an elevated tee and green, with a pond on the right-hand side of the fairway. More often than not, wind is a factor.

UNFORGETTABLE: No. 3 has water and trees on the right with homes on the left. From the fairway on this 234-yard, par 4, the green complex is very pleasing to the eye.

INSIDE INFO: River Isles is located in a 55-and-older retirement community.

DID YOU KNOW?: Member John Walukonis has 14 holes in one on the course, including nine combined aces on Nos. 4 and 5.

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