Old Town Club

2875 Old Town Club Rd,

Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106

  • Office

    +1 (336) 723 5533
  • Pro shop

    +1 (336) 723 5533

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Perry Maxwell (1939); restored and modified by Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw (2013).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7038
6280
4955
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
73.9
71.7
70.1

Location

Latitude:

36.124373

Longitude:

-80.271577

How to get there:

3 mi NW of Winston-Salem.

Old Town Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1939

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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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Did you know?

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.

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 98th best course in the USA and 4th best in North Carolina.

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