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4.2
156 Reviews (156)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
71
3 Stars
37
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
88.9%
Recommend this course
133 out of 156 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
66 Reviews (66)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.4%
Recommend this course
57 out of 66 reviews
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3.8
85 Reviews (85)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.0
83.5%
Recommend this course
71 out of 85 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 7198 yards
Slope 133
Rating 74.2
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Newport News Golf Club-Deer Run Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1966
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ed Ault (1966) Ault, Clark & Associates (1978)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required . No cutoffs allowed.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Reviews

4.2
156 Reviews (156)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 18
Water Hazards 11
Forced Carries 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 18
Advanced Golfers 12
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Near the Airport 10
Worth the Drive 10

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Reviews 3
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

My first time on this course

Everything/everyone were great except a few green were in need of alot of work. Great experience tho.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Challenging

Course was a little wet in places; rough was very punitive/ 1 yd off the fairway - ball was down 3”. Not certain if it just wasn’t mowed because of wet or staffing , or if that was intended.
They need a combo green/white - as a long-ish hitter for a female, green tees are way too short; white front 9 okay (2700 yds), but white back nine is 3200 yds (too long). Need something around 5300 yds

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/14/2021

Hi, kevincarol. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/14/2021

Hello, Glennzy. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good round after a rain

NN Golf Course (Deer Run) has its challenges and is a nice course to play. The course was in good shape. The pace was a bit slow but we made it through in a little over 5 hours. If given the choice and with the TEE OFF rate I would play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 09/14/2021

Hi, jblew. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, lloydnd54! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Unjustly scrutinized

Very packed today. We were paired with two other players who we didn’t know. Completely understandable based on the busyness. We allowed a twosome to play ahead of us but there was another twosome behind us. After the first hole that we allowed the twosome to play through, the twosome behind us complained to the Marshall that we were playing too slow and then he chastised us. Again, I understand the need to pick up the pace but that was done in poor taste.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Hi, u314160753199. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are sorry to hear your customer service experience with the marshall was not up to par. We will share your review with the staff so we can make improvements. We hope you'll give us another try in the future. Thank you for visiting Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/02/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314160430711! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 136
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/31/2021

Hello, uCXDO1834CX. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I got nickel and dimed.

When I have to golf alone, I take the opportunity to go with my wife and just spend time together. I booked through GolfNow and prepaid for it when I booked the tee time. The cost to play plus cart was $24. When I got there, they charged me $15 just for her to ride. They told me that was the rule. When I said none of this was mentioned at the time of booking, they told me they had nothing to do with GolfNow, that I had to take it up with GolfNow, that it wasn’t their problem, and that that was the rule. First time in 25 years that this happens to me. I know the economy it tough but please don’t nickel and dime the customers.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 136
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/24/2021

Hello, uCXDO1834CX. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Golf- Cardinal

Great value for money. Beautiful course!
Staff very friendly & helpful

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/19/2021

Hi, krrafti. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

HOT !

GREENS NEED A LITTLE MORE WATER THROUGHOUT THE DAY, STARTING TO SHOW HEAT SPOTS, FAIRWAYS IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE, ROUGH A LITTLE LONGER THAN USUAL. SAND OF COURSE IS ALWAYS HORRIBLE. STAFF IS AMAZING LIKE ALWAYS- SEE ALL OF THE NEGATIVE REVIEWS ON THE STAFF WHICH I FIND TO BE A LITTLE FUNNY. HOME TOWN COURSE THEY ALWAYS TREAT ME RIGHT.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/17/2021

Hi, GregS23602. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf Day

Never a bad day. Course is beautiful, nicely maintained.
Great value !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/11/2021

Hi, krrafti. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Golf Day

Beautiful course . Too bad weather was not agreeing with us. Able to complete 9 holes before the skies opened.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/09/2021

Your feedback is important to us, krrafti. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Was a very good course had ball washer and markers every hole! I would recommend anyone to play, was a great time!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/11/2021

Hi, Jbizzall. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice municipal course

Challenging hilly course which is in great area for a quick game for visitors to the area. Staff was very friendly, cart was clean and in good order.
I and my wife played 9 holes prior to heading back to Ohio. Would play again when in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/12/2021

Hi, umpire4fun. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 136
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

The mean lady wasn’t there today

The course was ideal … today the staff was outstanding

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/29/2021

Hi, uCXDO1834CX! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/29/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u971791553! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Seen Better days

This course used to be pretty good. Greens weren’t bad, slow compared to their Cardinal course. This is supposed to be the Championship lay out. Fairways were rough!!!! The Gills though was excellent!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/26/2021

Hi, ballen9274! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Value

The course was a bit long for us so the scoring was not great but it was in good shape and a fun time. But do not follow the link that comes in the confirmation for directions. The link took us to a compost depot, about 4 miles in the wrong direction.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/27/2021

Hi, u000006747837. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

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