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4.3
96 Reviews (96)
5 Stars
47
4 Stars
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3 Stars
8
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
86.3%
Recommend this course
84 out of 96 reviews
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4.3
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
92.3%
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24 out of 26 reviews
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4.4
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
91.1%
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41 out of 45 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7120 yards
Slope 142
Rating 75.1
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Green Course at The Golden Horseshoe
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (1991) Greg Muirhead (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2019 #1)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Virginia (2018 #25) (2017 #24)

Reviews

4.3
96 Reviews (96)
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Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course

Agree with other reviews , front 9 exits were far from the green. Alot of hills , greens were slow but course was in excellent condition

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging course

Nice course. Wide fairways. We’ll manicured fairways and greens. Cart path needs repair in many places.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of my favorite courses

This is a great course , very picturesque. The 16th hole is a PAR 3 island hole and very memorable. Would definitely play again ..

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

This was a great find. Long but forgiving with well kept greens. Greens not too tough. Shade and tree cover made it nice despite the heat. Went here after canceling a round at a nearby resort because it was overpriced and understaffed. Hopefully can try the gold course next time!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One Criticism

On several holes, the “Carts Off The Fairway” signs were around 100 yards from the green. That’s too far, With the high berms on the sides of the fairways one cannot get a good distance reading if you have to leave the fairway that far out. Also, and this is personal too me, I,ve had several knee operations, and getting off the fairway that far out creates more walking than I can easily handle. 50 yards I can understand, but 100 is too much,

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

I will play it again

First time playing. They have some serious bunkers and moguls to contend with, should you stray too far off the faraway. Overall, the course was in good shape. It’s a long course. If you are a big tee shot and second shot type of player, the course may not present a challenge, but has just enough distance for 230-250 yard crowd. It was fun and I would like to play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hidden Treasure

The Green Course is always underrated. It is just as much of a challenge as the Gold Course...I really like this course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

I like it way better then the gold course. Plays through the woods and very secluded unlike the gold course plays on top of each other. This is one of my new favorite courses and for sure a top 5 for the 757 area! It’s a must play at $45 dollars for 18

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great track

The layout is excellent. 6,300 yards from White and 7,100 yards from the tips. Fairways were in very good shape. Course has good character. The greens are in nice condition but roll very slow. At $50 with cart for mid-week play, it is hard to beat.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 99
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Maryland Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dry, But in Good Condition

Clearly, the Williamsburg area has not received much rain. I noticed the ponds at The Green were very low and looked like they were only 1/4 full. There were certainly some dry, hard-packed areas on the fringe of some greens (not too many), and around the paths leading into the fairways. But the fairways were in good shape, as were the bunkers. Additionally, the bunkers were manicured and edged nicely. The greens showed no signs of aeration (earlier reviews) and they were extremely fast with some tough reads. The only area which really showed the need for TLC were the tee boxes...they were almost bare of grass. I love the layout of this course, the mounding bordering so many of the fairways, and the "forest" feel (no houses on the course). The staff are always welcoming and helpful as well.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Horrible

How can you even charge any money for this course ???
Playing in a tournament on the US Am tour and the conditions were horrific.
Fairways were mostly dirt and the rough was very patchy.
The greens were punched with huge holes that weren’t even filled with sand.
The greens were awful and unputtable ....... ridiculous.
Even the practice range was all dirt ........ why don’t you put us on the mats at least. Full course on a Saturday and no beverage carts
I will NEVER spend another dime here EVER

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

In need of a lot of help

I can honestly say that this is the worst course I played in Williamsburg. It clearly needs help. The Gold course gets all the attention. They did not accept or confirm GN tee time that I requested which was cheaper than a rate to a group I was playing in. At least 13 tee boxes have very little grass. While it did rain a bit the week I played, it was soggy. The greens were the worst I have played in years. Aeration with finger size holes was done 3 weeks ago, so I was told, but they had not healed or top dressed properly. Personally they were punched to early as the course gets very little sun until close to noon and sits in a low area. I would not recommend this course for at least 2-3 months. Williamsburg National is in great shape.0

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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