A view of a green protected by bunkers from The Club At Viniterra
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4.5
675 Reviews (675)
5 Stars
367
4 Stars
250
3 Stars
43
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
96.4%
Recommend this course
640 out of 675 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.5
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
98.6%
Recommend this course
69 out of 70 reviews
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4.5
114 Reviews (114)
5 Stars
64
4 Stars
42
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.4%
Recommend this course
111 out of 114 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7496 yards
Slope 142
Rating 75.2

Situated between Richmond and Williamsburg, the Club at Viniterra sprawls across abundantly wooded hills. There is no shortage of elevation changes on this Rees Jones and Greg Muirhead-designed golf course. There is a difference of as much as 70 feet from the tee to the green on most of the holes. When combined with the mature trees, the result is a tough layout that demands accuracy. Thankfully though, there are not many water hazards to contend with but there is strategically placed bunkering throughout. The golf course also provides a scenic round with working vineyards running alongside the lush fairways. In addition to being challenging, the Club at Viniterra prides itself on their environmentally sensitive practices. The golf course saves as much as 80 percent of the water used on traditional courses thanks to the use of a drought-resistant grass hybrid.

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Course Details

Year Built 2009
Golf Season Year round. High Season: April 1st – October 31st
Architect Rees Jones (2009) Greg Muirhead (2009)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire. No denim allowed

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
675 Reviews (675)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 74
Elevation Changes 59
Forced Carries 51
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 60
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 44
Locals 39
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 66
Convenient to the City 17
Near the Airport 16

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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4.0
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Nate

Course is in overall good shape, nice fairways and greens, only complaint is the bunkers there in terrible shape they really need to work on them, but other than that very enjoyable course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Round of Golf

The golf course is in great shape from tee to green. Pace of play was excellent for a Sunday morning. Staff could have been a little more helpful but overall a nice experience.

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

Beautiful fairways

Fairways and tee boxes were outstanding. Greens would be amazing and match the cost if people knew how to fix their divot marks.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Keebler

Very nice course. Was a brutally hot day. Offered free waters, ice and had carts with coolers on them. Course was in great condition. Not a course you could walk. Long distances between holes..

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

Fun, beautiful golf course - great value!

Staff was awesome. “Regulars” were friendly and helpful. Fairways and greens in great shape. Some bunkers left to waste but that’s understandable in light of rainfall this season. Really beautiful scenery between holes. Rough not punitive. Very good value.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

My group really liked the course and we got a great rate. The course despite two inches of rain the night before was in great shape. Our only complaints which was big is that it was 90 degrees and humid, but NOT ONE water cooler on the entire course. There were jugs everywhere, but not one cooler on the course with water.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice Course

The course was nice. It had its share of hazards, but they weren't too bad. The course was in great shape. It was a really nice course. The clubhouse was nice and had the staff were nice.
If I had a knock on the course it was the parking area was challenging - not too many spaces. Also, the distance from the last green to the next t-box was a bit of a travel for just about all holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Tough course

Great layout and overall a tough course to test your skills. Clubhouse staff have always been great and the range is kept in good condition. I’m a 11 handicap and struggle to stay below 90. If you play the course a couple of times, you’ll start to learn where to miss, because missing in the wrong location hurts the scorecard. Elevated greens make for precision approach shots and bunkers gabble up short or long shots. Love the course and determined to shoot in the low 80’s as I learn the course. Well worth the trip from RVA.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Course...But Slow Play

I always try to play Viniterra when I'm in Williamsburg. It's typically easy to get a tee time, and the course is really a nice configuration of easy and risk-reward holes. Wide fairways, but some weird bounces--and some hidden challenges with the slope of some fairways and strategically placed drop offs and bunkers that narrow the fairway in many landing areas. The staff is extremely nice and accommodating. The only reason I gave it a 4 vs 5 is because they had just aerated the greens and they were tough to read and putt on. The bunkers were exceptional! I haven't played recently in bunkers this nice--with fine, deep sand and easy to hit behind and under the ball without fear of hitting something hard beneath the ball. Very nice! Unfortunately, the pace was slow (almost 5 hours) and it didn't need to be. The group in front of us were clearly playing from tees that were beyond their skill set (if you're playing 6700+ yards, you should be able to hit a drive longer than 160 yds and in the fairway). It was tough to watch, and hampered our round and experience. But, I will always come back because I've had more favorable experiences at Viniterra than not. It's only 40 minutes West of Williamsburg, so it should be on your playing list when visiting the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 94
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Aerated greens

Everything on the course was in great condition with the exception of the greens which must have been recently aerated as they were extremely bumpy. I imagine in a few weeks time they will be back to their great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

What a difference a month makes?

They should be telling customers that the greens are aerated when you are charging $60 a head to play, they were really bumpy affecting all short putts, really disappointing considering they were perfect about a month ago!

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 111
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellence Every Time!!

Between this course and Royal New Kent, they're simply the best courses anywhere!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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