The Omni Homestead Resort

1766 Sam Snead Hwy (Rte 220),

Healing Springs, Virginia 24445

  • Office

    +1 (800) 838 1766 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (540) 839 7994
  • Fax

    +1 (540) 839 7782
  • Golf pro

    Mark Fry (Head Golf Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland; Hwy 220 runs alongside several front-nine holes.

  • Designer:

    Original design by William S. Flynn (1923); renovation by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1961); modifications by Wayne Morrison & Tom Paul (2005).

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Cascades course. The Homestead's two 18-hole courses are: the Old course (par-72, 6099 yds from back tees; located alongside the resort hotel) and the Cascades course (par-70; 6679 yds; located in Healing Springs, 3.5 mi SW of the main resort).






How to get there:

The Cascades course is located in Healing Springs / 1.5 mi SW of Ashwood / 3.5 mi SW of the Homestead Resort hotel / 76 mi N of Roanoke.

The Homestead Resort (Cascades Golf Club)

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

Est. 1923

The Homestead Resort owns and operates two 18-hole championship courses, which include the Old course, located alongside the resort hotel, and the highly-rated Cascades course, located in Healing Springs, 3.5 miles from the main resort centre.

The Cascades course is one of the top-rated and finest championship layouts in Virginia. The excellent tree-lined and open parkland course contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. Definitely a course that will challenge your all-round game, and well worth going out of your way to play.

Stay&Play at The Homestead: nearby luxury accommodation available (3.5 mi), see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: USA - Mid Atlantic


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' mid-Nov): $250 (non-resort guest); $225 (resort guest). Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Walking permitted. Caddies available (if pre-booked).

Practice facilities

Good (the range is a short shuttle bus drive away).

Did you know?

The Homestead's Cascades Course has hosted multiple USGA championships and PGA TOUR events (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Homestead).

In addition to the Cascades and Old courses, The Homestead was previously home to the Lower Cascades course, located along the Jackson River in Callison, 6 mi SW of the main resort. The course was designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Sr; it opened in 1963 and closed permanently in 2013.

Legendary professional golfer Sam Snead frequently played the Lower Cascades course in his later years. He is reputed to have shot a round of 60 there when he was aged 72. A native of Virginia, Snead launched his career at The Homestead.

Published ranking

Cascades course:
Virginia: 6th best course in Virginia (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA: 40th best public course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2023).
World: formerly ranked world's 99th best course (GOLF magazine, 2005; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).


  • The Omni Homestead ResortAAA 4-Diamond

    1766 Homestead Drive, Hot Springs, VA 24445

    +1 (540) 839 1766

    Visit website

    The Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia was originally established in 1766. Over the years this spa hotel has grown to become a 483-guest room resort, offering a full range of modern amenities and activities, and still renowned for its spa and hot springs facilities, Southern hospitality and elegant charm. This historic Virginia hotel and resort has welcomed guests for almost 250 years, including 22 US Presidents. Most recently The Homestead became a member of the Omni Hotels & Resorts group.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      The Homestead (Old course)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      The Homestead (Cascades course) (3.5 mi).

    • Golf within 20 miles:


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