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4.1
137 Reviews (137)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
65
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.7
88.8%
Recommend this course
117 out of 137 reviews
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3.8
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.0%
Recommend this course
43 out of 50 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.8
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.0
83.6%
Recommend this course
56 out of 67 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

4.1
137 Reviews (137)

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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Played On
Reviews 130
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 5
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 3
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.

Played On
Reviews 130
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Bringing the rented clubs back was uncomfortable

The course is in good shape…. I rented golf clubs for my grandson… when we finished playing I open the pro shop door to come in … the lady over the counter shouted at me YOU CANT BRING CLUBS IN HERE… the male behind the counter replied “Their rentals”… she then grabbed my credit card and license and literally threw them on the counter… it was so unnecessary…. However I must say the other staff in the pro shop are outstanding and professional

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The Price

The course is in excellent condition and the TeeOff prices allow you to play different courses at a good price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/19/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Nit4better! 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
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course Condition

Excellent condition, and a good deal on TeeOff app.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/20/2021

Hi, Nit4better. 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 130
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Slow play

It was hot today .. naturally play would seem too slow… well that’s what it seem today … in spite of the weather my grandson and I enjoyed the day together

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/15/2021

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 130
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 Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/08/2021

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 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/09/2021

Hello, u446199318. Thank you for visiting us at Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Ping

Great course layout. Fairways and greens were in good condition. Bunkers could use some more sand.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/06/2021

Hi, Lloyd8640164. 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 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice surprise

Beautiful layout
Challenging par 3’s
Easier par 5’s
Greens in perfect shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/01/2021

Hi, RG66F3F2442D354AE49. 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
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Golf Cardinal course

Course was in great shape, only a couple of sand traps had pooled water. This course offers a challenging front 9, with an easier to play back nine, nice mix.
Staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank you,
Dave

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/01/2021

Hi, david7345458. 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 31
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Lost Money

I booked through TeeOff for four golfers. Two of my golfers had issues and backed out. I tried to cancel their round but I was told it was too late. I lost $70.00. I want use TeeOff in the future.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 130
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor

All was well

A perfect day .., greens looking n playing good ... no complaints today

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/25/2021

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 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

Bunkers were dry and mostly packed down, you can't hit out of half of them. grass and greens in excellent condition. cart paths could use some repaving in places.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/22/2021

Hello, Lkonouck. Thank you for reviewing the course. Your feedback about the bunkers and cart paths is important to us. We are working to get everything at the course up to par. The current condition is not the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We are glad to see you rated the course layout to be great during your game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Pace of Pay is poor due to overbook!

Since 9 holes play was set up for 1 Hr 45 minutes, it took us 2 Hrs 15 minutes for first 9 holes at Cardinal. 2nd 9 holes, it's worst and too many 4 players lined up and we only play 2 holes that took us an hour so we gave up and head home. If a group of 4 players should be space within 30 minutes, not 15 minutes. It's second time happened to us and sorry to tell you that we will not return back. Hampton Golf courses are much better and rapidly movement.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/21/2021

Hi, u494366861. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We are glad to see you rated the course conditions and value to be great during your game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club. We hope to see you again.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful greens

Very quiet very enjoyable to play and the greens were perfect. A little bit disappointed because the fairways were wet.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/15/2021

Hi, u314160313933. 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 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Improved condition

Of the two courses at Deer Run, the Cardinal has been considered inferior to the other course. I found the course much improved from two years ago. Well maintained hazards, and greens make this course as challenging and rewarding as the other course. Good value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 06/16/2021

Hi, Tommy3973268. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
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 06/09/2021

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!

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