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4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
94.0%
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4.4
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4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
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Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.6
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4.6
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4.5
67 Reviews (67)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6951 yards
Slope 141
Rating 74.2
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Lake Chesdin Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Barton Tuck (1999) Ault, Clark & Associates (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $25
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
102 Reviews (102)
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Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Lake Chesdin

Very Good course. Kept in excellent condition- well maintained.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Overall good

I was sent out a bit early as a single and the course was pretty empty so pace of play was not an issue. The course has a nice base of dormant fairway grass in most spots. The signs of so much rain and the damage it has done on most courses is starting to fade but the bunkers were in awful shape and I was surprised that no effort had been made recently. I lost 2 balls in bunkers due to the water damage and extensive leaves still in them. The greens were in nice shape and rolling well. Nice practice facility. Lake Chesdin is a nice course that you should play with only the bunkers and its somewhat remote location as negatives. Well worth the trip and even better when things start to open up again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good deal but way too wet. Close the course when unplayable!

The course could be nice. Everywhere including tees were wet, it has not rained in a few days. Bunkers were completely unopayable. Greens were decent and fair. Range was closed, but by booking on Tee off we were not made aware of that until check in.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

This course is exciting to play!

Golf landscape was excellent. Different challenges throughout.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Best Bang for Your Buck Within 30 Miles of Richmond, VA

We drove up from Farmville, VA. Great course for half the price of Independence Golf Club. I could be partial because I played well but if you are in the Richmond area this is a must play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

The course is awesome and not crowded

Lake Chesdin is an awesome golf course and was not crowded today. The only problem was too many leaves and it was very difficult to find your ball if off the fairway. Other than that, perfect!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Conditions

Despite the rain last week, the course is in good condition. Sure, there were some areas wet/muddy. Watch your ball if it's headed to the Bermuda rough. This time of the year it can settle down and hide. Leaves would be the other factor but greens were blown clean. Fairways and tees boxes were maintained. At first, they charged me for an extra cart but changed their mind and refunded me. They even had a beverage cart on a Sunday. I live nearby and try to play here a handful of times per year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Chesdin on a Beautiful day!

What can i say, course is in great shape, greens were really quick but rollled nice. Slow round.. It was a beautiful day and the course was crowded which is unusual. 5 hours. Club house pretty much shut down due to covid.. If you can play here, great course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a pleasure

Fun course. Good shape, staff very courteous, great amenities, great Covid19 care, organized. Greens, fairways in great shape. Rough is very difficult. Pace was slow. 72 degrees and sunny on Nov. 7 will do that but it was 5 hrs FYI. Didn’t mind as the course is pretty. Tee choices were 5700 then up to 6300. Big gap. Suppose I could have mixed them. Great day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are awesome

Love this course. Greens are in great shape! Worth the drive and money. Would play there again for sure.

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

Great greens

This course has the truest greens in Richmond. Course layout is fair. There are some blind trouble spots you need to be aware of, but most holes are straight forward.

Will return!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Too slow and no credit card service on a gorgeous court

Court is beautiful but the pace was SUPER slow and there was no service to pay for food and drinks with credit card or a server.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

It’s a great course, however....

I’ve played here a few times now. The range is good, but you will have to adjust for yardages as it is well below the hitting area.

The course is always in great shape, the tee boxes are level, the fairways are clean and the greens are some of the best in the area, fast and true.

What I truly do not understand is why they renovated the 19 hole but it is NEVER open. Ever. Like EVER.

This used to be a private club and they, like many, have allowed public play for a semi private experience so maybe they just used the 19 hole for member events...???

The big disappointment with this is that there is NOTHING near the course for eats and drinks. With all the play, why would they not provide that for pre or post play?

They did have a refreshment cart yesterday, so that was a nice change of pace, but why the 19th hole isn’t available is pretty baffling to me.

Well worth the trek through the countryside to get to it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
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