Best golf courses: Charlottesville

Charlottesville: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Charlottesville
Jones, Rees

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottesville

Designer

Rees Jones designed the Monocan & Shamokin-nines (1988) and the Tuckahoe-nine (1998).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Charlottesville
Love Golf Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottesville

Designer

Original design by Lindsay Ervin (1984). Improvements made by Pete Dye & Assocs (2005). Complete redesign by Love Golf Design (2019; lead designer Scot Sherman).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Charlottesville
Maples, Ellis

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Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Charlottesville

Designer

Ellis Maples

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Charlottesville
Snead & Carton

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottesville

Designer

Sam Snead (his only design) in collaboration with Ed Carton (formerly of the Tom Fazio design group).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Weekdays only
Charlottesville
Carton, Ed

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Weekdays only

Nearest city

Charlottesville

Designer

Ed Carton

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Charlottesville
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottesville

Designer

Original nine-hole design by Fred Findlay (1948); extended to 18-holes in the 1950s. Modified by Arnold Palmer (1992); complete redesign by Pete Dye (2013).

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Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

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Costa Cruise & Golf

Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...

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