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Kingsmill Resort

1010 Kingsmill Rd,

Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

  • Office

    +1 (800) 982 2892 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (757) 253 3906
  • Fax

    +1 (757) 253 8264
  • Golf pro

    Jeremy Hyjek (Director of Golf)
  • Academy

    Kingsmill Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential, woodland and briefly riverside at 16 & 17 (James River).

  • Designer:

    Pete Dye
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6831
6326
4814
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope
73.1
70.9
68.4

At the same location:

The three 18-hole courses at Kingsmill Resort are: PLANTATION course (par-72, 6254 yds from back tees, designer Arnold Palmer); RIVER course (par-71, 6831 yds, Pete Dye); WOODS course (par-72, 6659 yds, Tom Clark & Curtis Strange). The private member-only Woods course is located 3 mi E of the main resort centre.

Location

Latitude:

37.225818

Longitude:

-76.667705

How to get there:

5 mi SE of Williamsburg / 39 mi NW of Norfolk.

Kingsmill Resort (River course)

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

Est. 1975

The Kingsmill Resort is home to three 18-hole championship golf courses: the River and Plantation courses, and the private member-only Woods course. The River course is generally the highest ranked, and is kept good company at the resort centre by the also well-rated and pleasantly testing Plantation layout.

The River course is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in Virginia. This tree-lined and open parkland course provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. A must play if you are in the area. At this Stay&Play venue, the on-site accommodations are located close to the golf facilities. Home to the River, Plantation and Woods courses. Bordered by the calm azure waters of the James River, this famed championship course has tested the mettle of the game’s most famous names.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (April thru' Oct): $165 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Practice facilities

Excellent (incl a double-ended driving range).

Did you know?

For three decades Kingsmill Resort's River Course has hosted the world’s best players on both PGA and LPGA tours (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Kingsmill Resort).

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 12th best course in Virginia.

Where2Stay

  • Kingsmill ResortAAA 4-Diamond

    1010 Kingsmill Rd, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185.

    +1 (757) 253 1703

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    Each of the recently updated 425 guest rooms and suites at Kingsmill Resort is villa-style, and comfort-inspired, featuring stylish comfy furnishings, soft linens and immaculate bathrooms.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Kingsmill (Plantation and River courses).

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Golden Horseshoe (Gold and Green courses).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Kiskiack; Stonehouse

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