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About Rock River Golf and Pool

Rock River Gap, Inc. was purchased March 2010 by a Local Dixon Couple John and Annette Lawrence. The 18 hole Golf Course was formerly Rock River Country Club which began in 1913. Now with many new updates and being OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, Rock River Golf and Pool invites you to enjoy all of the great things we offer. If you’re looking for a simple meal to just relax in a casual environment or if you are looking for an elegant dining experience we offer many areas of our building that let you fit right in to whatever mood you would like. Being open to the public offers everyone the chance to enjoy a great golf or dining experience. We look forward to having you here.

Team Bio:

AJ McDirtt John & Annette Lawrence

In the spring of 2010, owners John and Annette Lawrence purchased and completely remodeled the old Rock River Country Club interior into a beautiful, open to the public, restaurant, pro shop, pool, and banquet venue.

John started and is the president and owner of A.J. McDirtt, Inc, an earth moving company.

The couple is from Dixon Illinois. They have 3 children (Joe, Charlie and Kate) and 4 grandchildren. They are very excited to have this chance to give the community a place for everyone from everywhere to come and enjoy.

Opening this former country club up to the public gives everyone the chance to enjoy the golf course, restaurant and banquet venue. Rock River GAP still offers an annual pass only area for those wishing to use the pool facilities, including a pool bar/table area. With the contemporary style, the facility offers so many options for seating. It is just right for any occasion.

Something the couple prided their design ideas around was to make a place where everyone is welcome and you can feel comfortable in the variety of environments. No matter what your style, come in your jeans or dress up for a night on the town, everyone will love the experience you have at Rock River GAP.

Another part of the renovations at Rock River Golf and Pool; Annette Lawrence commissioned area artists to design work for the interior walls. The art exhibition space shows just one more unique thing this couple has included in the plans to give everyone something extra to enjoy.