129 Tavern Lane,
Amherst, Virginia 24521
Office+1 (434) 946 9933
Pro shop+1 (434) 946 9933
Golf proTracy O. Newman (PGA, Head Golf Professional).
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Significantly undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and open countryside.
Sam Snead (his only design) in collaboration with Ed Carton (formerly of the Tom Fazio design group).
4 mi S of Amherst / 52 mi SW of Charlottesville.
Poplar Grove Golf Club is home to a well-rated and pleasantly testing golf course. This tree-lined parkland layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Poplar Grove's original brick-built plantation home (now the clubhouse) dates back to 1773. An adjoining log cabin is even older, dating back to 1730.
Seven-time major champion Sam Snead rarely got involved in golf course design. Until Poplar Grove there were no "Sam Snead designs" in the golfing world. However, in 2002 he and his son Jack became involved in a project that was targetted at creating an eventual Sam Snead Golf Trail. They worked with Ed Carton, originally of Tom Fazio's design business, and drew-up the plans for Poplar Grove. The course opened for play in 2004, well after Sam Snead's death in May 2002.
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