Best golf courses: Roanoke

Roanoke: 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
Roanoke
Cobb, George

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George Cobb

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
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Clark, Tom

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Tom Clark (Ault, Clark & Associates) designed Glade Springs' Stonehaven course (2003) and Woodhaven course (2010).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
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Raynor & Nicklaus

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Original design by Seth Raynor (1924); modernised by Jack Nicklaus (1978) in preparation for the course hosting the 1979 Ryder Cup.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Roanoke
Wilson & Cupp

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Original nine-hole design by Alexander H. Findlay (1911); redesign by Seth Raynor (1923). Reworked and expanded to 18 holes by Dick Wilson (1923), and redesigned by Bob Cupp & Sam Snead (1999).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
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Macdonald, Charles B.

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Original design by Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor; restored and remodelled by Lester George (2007); further modifications by Steve Wenzloff (2010) and Keith Foster (2016).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Flynn, William S.

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Original design by William S. Flynn (1923); renovation by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1961); modifications by Wayne Morrison & Tom Paul (2005).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Roanoke
Ross, Flynn & Jones

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Roanoke

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Original six-hole course (1892), extended to 18 holes by Donald Ross (1901); later modifications by William S. Flynn (1923) and Rees Jones (1994).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Maples, Ellis & Dan

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Original design by Ellis Maples (1972); updated by his son Dan Maples and his grandson Brad.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Dye, Pete

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Roanoke

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Original course designed by Brian Ault & Tom Clark (1998); substantially redesigned by Pete Dye (2005).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Roanoke
Steel, Donald

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Roanoke

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Donald Steel

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Ryder Cup 2023: Luke Donald has been named Team Europe captain for the 2023 Ryder Cup, to be contested September 29 – October 1, 2023 at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, Italy.

Presidents Cup 2022: The U.S. won the 2022 Presidents Cup 17.5 – 12.5.

Xander Schauffele wins his singles match 1-up over Corey Conners and clinches the Presidents Cup for the U.S. Team.

Who's Who

Jon Rahm wins the the DP World Tour Championship 2022 at Jumeirah Golf Estates (Earth course).

Tommy Fleetwood wins the Nedbank Golf Challenge 2022 at Sun City, Gary Player course (South Africa).

Rory McIlroy claims the DP World Tour order of merit title and finishes the year Europea

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

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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