Old Town Club


Private course - for members and their invited guests only.
   Old Town Club Est. 1939

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Old Town Club: It was in 1938 that Charlie and Mary Reynolds Babcock, scions of the Reynolds Tobacco family, set out to establish a private golf club next to their homestead. Renowned golf course architect Perry Maxwell was commissioned to craft the layout, which to this day exudes an open linksy feel, with its expansive fairways, meandering Silas Creek, and uneven undulating terrain.

The sweeping cross-course vistas at Old Town Club are punctuated by artistic bunkering and bold green contours, widely known for their trademark “Maxwell rolls.” Exclusively for the use of members and their invited guests, this private club is located a stone's throw to the south of the Wake Forest University campus, a few miles north of Winston-Salem. The Club serves as the University's official home course.

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The course: 18 holes.
 
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Designer: Original design by Perry Maxwell (1939); restoration and modifications by Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (2013).
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Green Fees:
Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.
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Who can play and When?
Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member. 
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Old Town Club has served as the official home course of Wake Forest University golf for many decades. Over the years the university has produced many outstanding golfers, several of them major champions. Amongst its most notable golfing "Demon Deacons" are Arnold Palmer, Curtis Strange, Jay Haas, Lanny Wadkins and Webb Simpson ... and not forgetting Billy Joe Patton, Leonard Thompson, Jack Lewis, Joe Inman, Jay Sigel, Eddie Pearce, Scott Hoch, Gary Hallberg, Billy Andrade, Len Mattiace and Bill Haas.

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Published Ranking
2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 98th best course in the USA and 4th best in North Carolina.
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Latitude: (36.124373)
Longitude: (-80.271577)
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