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4.1
233 Reviews (233)
5 Stars
106
4 Stars
100
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
3.5
Pace
3.2
Amenities
4.0
69.7%
Recommend this course
216 out of 233 reviews
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4.7
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
23 out of 23 reviews
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4.6
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
34 out of 34 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6659 yards
Slope 136
Rating 71.6

Formerly known as The Bull At Boone's Trace.

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Boone's Trace National Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect David Pfaff (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Cam's Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Dress code Dress must be in good taste, keeping with golf course tradition. A collared shirt is required for men and no denim or athletic wear is permitted.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.1
233 Reviews (233)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Watching the Game 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 32
Bunkers 18
Undulating Greens 18
This course/club is great for:
Locals 21
Advanced Golfers 20
A Weekend Splurge 19
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 24
Worth the Drive 21
In the 'Burbs 8

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Reviews 18
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

YES!

An unusual warm stretch of weather had me traveling 6+ hours from the snow to December golf in Richmond. The customer service was more than just “nice.” It was refreshingly warm and appreciated. The course is solid in terms of layout and conditions, but add to that the price they charged given the time of year made the value unbelievable. A top notch experience, and that’s no bull;)

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good course

Overall, the course was in excellent condition. The main issues we had were some of the bunkers had very little sand in them. [Of course, we shouldn't have been there in the first place. LOL] Though this one may not be an issue to many people, the only toilet facilities out on the course are portable toilets. I would think a facility of this quality would have decent restrooms on the course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Loved our experience with the exception of the gentleman mowing that followed us for three holes mowing the middle of the fairway during our shots and hit one of our balls laying in the middle of the fairway with a blade.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This course is a quality course

Very slow pace of play. Groups were looking for balls extensively so that slowed the pace. Other than that, staff was great. Course was in good condition. I’ve had the restaurant before and it is great.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenging

I went with my father to play this course and it was both of our first times getting to play Boone's Trace. Unfortunately, the greens had recently been aerated, but I they let me know that when booking the course, so I will not be taking any points off there.

Boone's Trace has a lot of elevation change, and often times, even in the fairway, you are playing the ball either below or above your feet. This makes even routine wedge shots a little tough. Speaking of tough, the rough at Boone's Trace was thick and often times swallowed up balls. Make sure you are keeping an eye on all shots or you will be spending 15 min a hole tracking down balls. But the course was still really enjoyable. We had no problems with pace even on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon. The clubhouse was really nice, the bar/restaurant was closed when we were there which is a rule of theirs for Sundays, but everything appeared in great shape.

I would definitely be scheduling another round out there and will be looking to see how the greens fair once they are back to normal.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great

This course has the best tee boxes, fairway grass and greens any where in this area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great course, please fix pitch marks all over greens

Loved just about everything about this course. Great layout. Fairways in great shape. Greens were nice but all of them had either had unrepaired ball marks or just too many of them. Wasn’t a major deal just surprised to see that on every green for this type of course. All in all can’t wait to play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 71
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Great Course

First time playing the course, staff in the pro shop was very friendly.

While putting on the practice green noticed it if I was above the whole it was quick and that correlated to when I was on the course as well. Really enjoyed the course it wasn’t that busy today. You definitely have to look at the hole layout. Many times you will not have a level why in the fairway. The greens Road true so I tried to play below the hole on each hole. Will definitely be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

GREAT DAY!

THIS COURSE IS ALWAYS FUN AND CHALLENGING. GOOD MIX OF HOLES, SOME HARDER THAN OTHERS. GREAT CONDITIONS AND WE HAD PERFECT WEATHER

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
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
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun layout at a great price!!

Visiting from Texas and really enjoyed this place!!! Excellent condition, interesting layout, and challenging but fair greens. Staff was very nice as well!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course but too many locals randomly jumping on/off

Played here on a Saturday afternoon as a single. The course was in great condition. Most of the greens are guarded by bunkers. The layout was challenging with sloping fairways. You have to hit your shots correctly to have the ball roll down to the middle of the fairways, otherwise there's trouble. There are a couple of holes with trees in the middle of the fairway. One wasn't bad because it had a very wide fairway. This one is reachable in 2, but I ended up in the bunker. The other was a narrow par 5 with a tree in the middle. Annoying.

The pace of play was about 4 hours / 18 when I was behind a foursome. They let me go ahead and it seemed wide open. It seems that the locals that live nearby houses randomly jump on the course and play or just drive their carts around the golf course without playing. It's was really frustrating. Oh and make sure you book through golfnow because they'll charge you more at the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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