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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6967 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.8

Course Details

Year Built 1988
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Buddy Loving (1988) Rich Mandell (2007)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Riding, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Reviews

4.7
4 Reviews (4)
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Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Unbelievable

If you get the privilege of being invited to play this jewel, congratulations.
This place is 5 star top to bottom. It has been hot something terrible & the staff out there has this course in tip top. This means keeping the course wet and there are spots that were soaked causing tee balls to plug. Was not expecting that considering the lack of rain. Greens rolling great all things considered.
Olivia, the mobile bartender, is amazing. She was around every few holes to keep us hydrated in every way.
Really a treat to be able to get out there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 218
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 25 Contributor
Virginia Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Even better the second time around!

I played this course about 18 months ago and was excited to be invited back to play. The course is in great shape - the greens probably need just one more week to fully heal but are rolling fairly smoothly. There were a couple questionable hole locations (on slopes) but otherwise the course played fairly and beautifully. The fairways are some of the best quality I've ever seen; very lush and smooth with enough firmness to get a decent roll. I particularly enjoyed the aprons/shaved areas around the greens that allow you to play different types of shots, but getting close to the pin still isn't easy.

The staff is super friendly and the food was delicious (highly recommend the grilled chicken club). Overall it's an excellent golfing experience. Maybe for my third round I'll actually get to play in sunshine!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 66
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Excellent Layout

Only reason I did not give it a 5 was due to greens aeration which is what happens in April. I can only imagine what the greens will be like in May. This course is challenging but fair. Even with all the rain the fairways & bunkers were in excellent shape. And the views of Smith Mountain Lake on some of the holes were spectacular. Also the staff could not have been nicer to all of us. Truly a great experience. I can't wait to play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 218
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 25 Contributor
Virginia Advisor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Best Lakeside Course I’ve Ever Played

Water’s Edge CC features a unique, lakeside layout and fantastic conditions to make it worth your drive. If you are fortunate enough to be a member or to be invited by one, you’ll appreciate this hidden gem in SWVA.

With a peninsula-green par-3 and several great views of Smith Mountain Lake, this course delivers in terms of scenery and setting. The diverse layout is challenging enough to make it worth playing again and again without being too frustrating. As a private course it benefits from excellent playing conditions and unrivaled pace-of-play.

There are a few holes that run together but overall the layout here is excellent and takes advantage of its proximity to the lake. Greens are pretty receptive and not difficult to read but skill is required to get up and down here. You’ll use every club in your bag as well and several different clubs of the tee.

This was just my second experience at a private course and I really enjoyed it. It’s a long drive from home but I’ll definitely be back again!

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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