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Blue Top Ridge Golf Course at Riverside

Blue Top Ridge Golf Course - Rees Jones Enters at Number 5

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Designed by Rees Jones, Riverside Casino & Golf Resort's Blue Top Ridge golf course is an outstanding, 18-hole championship layout, and number 5 on Golf Digest's list of Best New Public Courses 2009. Jones, as we all know, it one of the very best golf course designers in the world today. His list includes more than 100 courses, many of them famous in their own right. Now the Blue Top Ridge Golf Course at Riverside in Iowa joins the list with distinction.

The Blue Top Ridge golf course layout is long, more than 7,500 yards from the tips for a par of 72. It's a world-class design where Jones has fully utilized the amazing topography to create what must be destined to become an American legend. The layout includes stunning views over the rolling terrain, two rivers and several man-made lakes. And, like many a casino resort golf course, this one offers an enjoyable and inexpensive golfing experience for one and all, regardless of handicap.

Amenities include a full-service golf clubhouse, a pro shop and teaching and practice facilities and carts with GPS. For more information or to schedule your tee time, call 877.677.3456.

The 18-hole Blue Top Ridge course plays slightly more than 7,500 yards from the back tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 77.2 with a slope of 141. Designed by Rees Jones, the Blue Top Ridge golf course opened for play in 2007. Riverside Casino and Golf Resort manages the facility.

Green Fees: $50 to $80, depending upon the time of day - includes free valet service at bag drop; Club washing; Practice balls before your round of golf; Cart with GPS unit.

Where to Stay:

Well, there's no doubt that if you're going to play, you should stay: at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort. A true, full service resort with all the luxuries one expects to find at a casino hotel: grand and luxurious guest rooms, an indoor/outdoor pool, a Vegas-inspired casino, a full-service spa with all the accouterments, four restaurants offering everything from fine dining to a quick snack.

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Contact:

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort , 3184 Highway 22, Riverside, IA 52327-9690; Toll Free: (877) 677-3456; Fax: (319) 648-5800

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