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3.5
536 Reviews (536)
5 Stars
114
4 Stars
254
3 Stars
100
2 Stars
39
1 Stars
29
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
81.5%
Recommend this course
459 out of 536 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
73 Reviews (73)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
91.8%
Recommend this course
67 out of 73 reviews
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3.7
114 Reviews (114)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
91.2%
Recommend this course
104 out of 114 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 6776 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.3

When Hell's Point Golf Club opened in 1982, Golf Digest called it one of the best new courses and it was ranked as one of the 100 best-designed courses in the country. Renowned architect Rees Jones designed the course. He incorporated the many natural features provided by the golf course's location in the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The fairways are edged with saltwater marshes and Jones included his signature sculpted bunkers along the greensides. Just a stone's throw from the ocean, the golf course is as scenic as it is challenging. The second hole is one of southeastern Virginia's toughest golf holes with out-of-bounds to the left, trees to the right, and a sloped fairway that leads to a well guarded, double-tiered green. This par 4 is the no. 1 handicap hole at When Hell's Point Golf Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1982
Golf Season Year round. High Season: 04/01 - 10/31
Architect Rees Jones (1982)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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
Dress code Clothing must be clean, free of rips and free of holes. Shirts or tops must be worn at all times.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.5
536 Reviews (536)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Patio Dining 9
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 62
Bunkers 57
Narrow Fairways 45
This course/club is great for:
Locals 42
Advanced Golfers 41
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 38
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 35
Convenient to the City 28
Near Local Attractions 16

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Skill Intermediate
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3.0
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Friendliness Excellent
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Windy weather
Used cart

This is a nice and challenging course,

This is a nice and challenging course, the pace of play was very slow at first, the pace picked up around the 7th hole. overall the experience was very good

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
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Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 22
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Vacation round

Due to front nine aeration, we played the back nine twice. Greens were slow and needed many ball fixes. Some of the tees boxes were not mowed, but two of the were completely burned out. Fairways were good and it was 90 degrees for carts. Wildlife was present including the ever-present goats. Nice to see on vacation. We had 1018 tee time and there was no food ready at the turn, sort of a disappointment for my kids. Bring a lot of golf balls, because any shot offline was lost. Overall, we will return again.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
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
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Fun course, challenging for all levels.

The course was not in the best of conditions. There has been a bit of rain lately and the course was somewhat wet. Tee boxes hadn't been mowed and the greens were slow and fuzzy.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Needs Maintenance

Unfortunately, the course was very wet due to a few days of heavy rain showers which didn’t help the course conditions. Even so there is clearly a lack of maintenance, particularly the tee boxes and greens. The greens had many bare patches although the ball tended to run smoothly for the most. The tee boxes badly need cutting and reseeding. The fairways were in generally good condition, contrary to the poorer condition of the tee boxes and greens.

Even so, this is the second time I’ve played this course and I like the layout so would play again but hopefully they can sort out some better investment in general maintenance.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

rough ride around a difficult, choppy course.

The bumps, dips, puddles, and broken cart path was extremely annoying. Takes away from the fun of play. No sand provided on the cart which accounts for so many divots in the fairway. This course forces you to hit straight or lose many balls.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

One of my favorite local courses to play. Staff is always friendly and available. On my most recent adventure, there were a lot of divots on the greens. Grounds have been really soft lately and it shows on he greens. Will be back to play again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Sandbridge Open

very nice course layout. very wet conditions. greens and tee boxes not cut for obvious reasons. but a good day all around

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 137
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Over 5 hrs to play 18 holes

The course much improved…!the pace of play was totally ridiculous over five hours to play 18 holes

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Don’t believe everything you hear

Since moving to the area I have heard nothing but good things about this course, upon arrival I can not help but to judge others opinions…the range and the course were the worst I have ever played in the 14 years I have played golf…greens were scorched tee boxes looked more like bunkers and the range was even worse…not to mention the people who were playing ahead of us would spend time fishing in the water hazards instead of actually teeing off…will not spend the money or the time on this course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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