300 W. Main St,
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia 24986
18 holes. Tree-lined and open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Original design by Seth Raynor (1924); modernised by Jack Nicklaus (1978) in preparation for the course hosting the 1979 Ryder Cup.
The three 18-hole courses radiating out from the clubhouse at The Greenbrier are: Old White TPC (par-70; 7287 yds from back tees; designer Charles B. Macdonald); Greenbrier course (par-72; 6675 yds; Jack Nicklaus) and the Meadows course (par-70; 6660 yds; Dick Wilson & Bob Cupp).
Just over 1 mi away at the Greenbrier Sporting Club is the 18-hole, private members-only Snead Course (par-71; 7025 yds; Tom Fazio). 4 mi NE of The Greenbrier clubhouse is the 9-hole Oakhurst Links (par-34, 2234 yds). Built in 1884, the Oakhurst Links allows resort guests to play with period equipment and in period costume.
1 mi SW of White Sulphur Springs / 70 mi NW of Roanoke.
The Greenbrier Golf Club is home to three 18-hole public-access championship golf courses, which radiate out from the same imposing clubhouse. The trio include the highly-ranked Old White TPC course, as well as the Greenbrier and Meadows courses. Located just over a mile away from the resort centre is the Greenbrier Sporting Club, home to the private, members-only Snead Course.
Originally designed by the renowned course architect Seth Raynor, the Greenbrier course was modernised in 1978 by Jack Nicklaus, ahead of it hosting the 23rd Ryder Cup (1979). It later hosted the 3rd Solheim Cup in 1994 ... and another win for the USA.
Measuring 6,675 yards from the tips, the Greenbrier course plays through a pleasantly natural tree-lined habitat. Forced carries onto the greens is a prerequisite; these well-bunkered defended putting surfaces are often terraced, and need a good touch with the putter to get down in two. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course.
Stay&Play at The Greenbrier: luxury onsite accommodation available; see Where2Stay section below.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during the golf season (early-March thru' November; weather dependent).
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Walking permitted. Golf carts (fitted with GPS) available for hire. Caddies available.
Excellent (including a double-ended driving range).
The Greenbrier course at The Greenbrier is the only resort course in the world to have hosted both the Ryder Cup (1979; USA beat Europe 17-11) and the Solheim Cup (1994; USA beat Europe 13-7).
300 W. Main Street, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
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The Greenbrier is widely regarded as one of the finest luxury resorts in the United States. It offers 710 rooms, including 33 suites and 96 guest and estate houses, as well as housing 10 lobbies, 40+ meeting rooms and a complete conference center facility. Surrounded by the Allegheny Mountains, "America's Resort" is renowned for its wide array of activities and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, designer boutiques, mineral spa, entertainment and gaming (in The Casino Club). Since 1778 people have travelled to The Greenbrier to 'take the waters' and bathe in the white sulphur springs.
The Greenbrier (Old White TPC, Greenbrier and Meadows courses).
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