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3.6
87 Reviews (87)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.3
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
3.5
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.2
79.3%
Recommend this course
74 out of 87 reviews
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3.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
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2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
4.3
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.4
76.5%
Recommend this course
13 out of 17 reviews
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3.6
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
4
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1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
4.3
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.4
77.8%
Recommend this course
14 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6702 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.8
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Newport News Golf Club - Cardinal
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Course Details

Year Built 1966
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ed Ault (1966) Denis Griffiths Ed Ault (1976) Brian Ault (1976) Tom Clark (1976)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $13
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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 Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required . No cutoffs allowed.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Reviews

3.6
87 Reviews (87)

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 84
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 12/14/2020

Hello, tmban. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Although it hadn't rained for three days, the course was "cartpath only" and extremely wet/muddy. A few balls completely disappeared into the wet conditions without a chance of being found.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 12/08/2020

Hello, u314160358593. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Muddy!!!!

It had not rained in days and this course was still disgustingly muddy. I cannot believe they were even allowing people to play many of the holes. you would land your ball in the fairway and it would completely plug to where you couldn't possibly find it. I went through almost two sleeves of balls on good shots. Other than that the course layout is okay and I may come back and play here if it hasn't rained in over a month.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/04/2020

Hello, Nucks4422. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/25/2020

Hello, mgasser506. Thank you for visiting us at Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/23/2020

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

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

Veterans Day round at Deer Run

Good course, great plan to give discount to veterans today, staff was very welcoming

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/12/2020

Hi u314159844498. 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 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/09/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/02/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 80
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

What a waste!!

The day started out badly as I was chastised by one of the workers there because I did not know that the check-in spot was on the outside of the building! There is no sign or any indication and she was blatantly rude! Then, we did not see a marshall all day long and the round lasted over five hours! We will never play here again on the weekend!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/26/2020

Hi, STyson1975. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for your experience 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 would also like to apologize for the delay of play during your round. 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 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/22/2020

Hello, u314160891594. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Unacceptable

The course penalized me because I booked through golf now. They wouldn't provide me a cart until 15 minutes before tee time and they made me play alone even though there was a threesome booked at the same time. Round took 5 + hours , stuck behind all foursomes in front. They made comments about how they don't make any money throughgolfnow, which makes me wonder why they signed on. Terrible experience.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/20/2020

Hello, jdiaz123. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. With an uncharacteristically full day, we work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and allow our guest the chance to complete their rounds. With that in mind, we are working to best control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. Thank you for playing Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club. We hope you will give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/19/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/14/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/01/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 80
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Surprised!

I play at a lot of very nice courses but I didn't expect this one to be so great, but it actually was. I had not played it in 20 years so it was a real treat!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/05/2020

Thank you for your review, STyson1975. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Cardinal at Newport News Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good day, slowish play

This is a great course for the price. Sure there are a few spots that could be have more grass and some greens with crab grass but overall it is in great shape for a municipal course. Also, lots of mature trees and some deer to see.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/17/2020

Hi dvdhHH9MmKfLUzsrN0TI. 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 Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/08/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! 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 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/30/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, klholland! 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
1.0
Previously Played

Bad shape and too much riffraff without golf knowledge

Used to like the place. Grew up playing it. Maybe now i play other enough to know what a dump this place really is. No fairway grass, work cones placed by greens, ineffective rude staff just to name a few. And brace yourself for a loooong round secondary to the type of inner city player youll expect to encounter. Got alittle more money? Its worth more to go somewhere else.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Deer Run is Endearing

Played this course for the 3rd time recently. It is a must play for us everytime we visit from Canada. The value for the money is the attraction here; a nice, well maintained course at a very low price for the fall rate. We're playing it again tomorrow. On Mondays, they have a fish special in the clubhouse, a buck a filet (and they are big, and good).

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/10/2017

Thank you davachev for the four star review! We are glad w are your go-to course when you visit the area! Glad you can join us again this fall season.

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