The Homestead Resort (Old course)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   The Homestead Resort (Old course) Est. 1892

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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 Old course is a well-rated and pleasantly testing layout. This tree-lined and open parkland course 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.

Stay & Play at The Homestead: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

The Omni Homestead Resort
7696 Sam Snead Hwy (Rte 220),
Hot Springs, Virginia 24445
USA
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Office   +1 (800) 838 1766 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (540) 839 7739
Fax

  +1 (540) 839 7782

Email   info@thehomestead.com
Website   www.thehomestead.com
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Golf Pro
 
Don Ryder (Director of Golf) / Mark Fry (Head Golf Professional).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Significantly undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and limited residential.
 
Designer: Donald Ross (early-1900s); later modified by William S. Flynn and then by Rees Jones.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6099 5713 4823
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 69.9 68.0 68.1
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Old 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).
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How2Get There?

The Old course is located alongside the Homestead Resort hotel / 2 mi NE of Ashwood / 79 mi N of Roanoke.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' mid-Nov): $135 (all days). Golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play 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
Walking permitted.
Caddies available if booked in advance.
Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

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, 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.

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Location

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Latitude: (37.997452)
Longitude: (-79.830753)
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The Omni Homestead Resort AAA 4-Diamond
1766 Homestead Drive, Hot Springs, VA 24445
+1 (540) 839 1766
www.thehomestead.com

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)
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Golf within 5 miles The Homestead (Cascades course) (3.5 mi).
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Golf within 20 miles No
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