Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech Est. 1998

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Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in Virginia. This 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.

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Making Contact

Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech
8400 River Course Dr,
Radford, Virginia 24141
USA
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Office   +1 (888) 738 3393
Pro Shop   +1 (540) 633 6732
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Email  
Website   www.petedyerivercourse.com
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Golf Pro
 
Jay Hardwick (Director of Golf Ops) / John Norton (PGA, Head Professional & General Mgr).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, limited residential and most holes directly riverside (the New River, a tributary of the Kanawha River).
 
Designer: Original course designed by Brian Ault & Tom Clark (1998); substantially redesigned by Pete Dye (2005).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7685 5903 5142
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 77.6 69.5 70.0
 
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How2Get There?

5 mi NE of Radford / 47 mi W of Roanoke.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' Nov): Mon-Thur $49; Fri $70; Sat/Sun $80. Golf cart included. Reduced rates for 9-hole and twilight rounds, and for juniors, students and faculty staff. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities
Excellent (including a double-ended driving range).
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Did you know?

In the early 2000s, Virginia Tech alumnus and philanthropists Bill Goodwin and his wife, Alice, asked their friend, Pete Dye, to consider converting the existing River Course into a world class layout. Through the Goodwin’s generosity and the creativity of Pete Dye, Virginia Tech gained a much improved facility that would serve the university community, the golfing public, and provide a home for the university golf team (the "Hokies").

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Published Ranking
2017-18 Golf Digest rating: 14th best course in Virginia. 2016 Golfweek rating: 10th best University Campus course in the USA.
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Location

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Latitude: (37.152035)
Longitude: (-80.530118)
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Best Western Radford Inn 3.5-star
1501 Tyler Ave, Radford, VA 24141
+1 (540) 639 3000
www.bestwestern.com

The 104-room Best Western Radford Inn is located less than a mile from Radford city centre and Radford University.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles No
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