River Wilderness, an 18-Hole, Par 72 championship layout designed by well-known course architect Ted McAnlis, boasting seven sets of tees designed for golfers of all abilities. The practice facility at the Club is one of the best in Florida. It includes a driving range, a practice green for sand shots and a separate chipping green. Range balls are included in your golf membership. At River Wilderness you will discover active men’s and women’s golf programs with members of all skill levels. Men’s day is every Wednesday and the Men’s Golf Association plays one Saturday a month. The Ladies Golf Association plays every Tuesday and a Ladies Nine-Hole Association plays every Thursday. In addition, there are both men’s and women’s inter-club teams that compete with different clubs in the area. Mixed events are held weekly, year round.
River Wilderness is staffed by PGA Golf Professionals with decades of combined experience, to ensure that we offer a varied and rewarding golf program. If you don’t play but would like to learn, or do play and want to improve, make an appointment for a lesson with our any of our PGA Golf Professionals.
Whether seeking an active lifestyle or a relaxing sanctuary, The Islands of River Wilderness new home communities have it all. The privileges of living at The Islands of River Wilderness extend far beyond its beautiful setting. The Islands of River Wilderness is located on Florida’s west coast, a sunny year-round playground for a variety of activities. Bordering the Gulf of Mexico, The Islands of River Wilderness gives easy access to many of the beautiful Gulf Coast beach areas. Miles of white sandy beaches and warm waters are complemented by coastal cities that offer a vibrant recreational and cultural scene. Florida’s west coast offers leisure pursuits for every taste, including one of Florida’s favorite pastimes: golfing.
As a resident of The Islands of River Wilderness, you are invited to become one of only 300 select Charter members in the River Wilderness Golf & Country Club. Although membership is not a requirement for residents of The Islands of River Wilderness, your degree of involvement in club activities can be accommodated with a variety of golf, dining, fitness and social memberships that are available.
The Islands of River Wilderness lifestyle is luxury in a natural setting where the historic Manatee River flows gently towards the Gulf of Mexico. 178 exclusive, estate-sized lots grace this scenic experience filled with breathtaking sights and sounds.