Bay Creek Resort & Club (Palmer course)

4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Bay Creek Resort & Club (Palmer course) Est. 2001

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Bay Creek Resort & Club is home to two top-quality 18-hole championship layouts, the Nicklaus and Palmer golf courses.

Like its sibling, the Palmer course is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in Virginia. This tree-lined and 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.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodations are located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Bay Creek Resort & Club
1 Clubhouse Way,
Cape Charles, Virginia 23310
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Office   +1 (757) 331 8620
Pro Shop   +1 (757) 331 8620

  +1 (757) 331 8639

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Golf Pro
Joe Burbee (PGA, Director of Golf); Zach Pfingst (PGA, Head Golf Professional).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
Surroundings: Woodland, wetland and residential; both the Nicklaus and Palmer courses have bayside holes (Chesapeake Bay) and creekside holes (Old Plantation Creek).
Designer: An Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7250 6328 5195
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.3 70.9 71.3
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Palmer course. Also at Bay Creek is the 18-hole, par-72 Nicklaus course (7,417 yds from back tees).
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How2Get There?

1 mi S of Cape Charles / 41 mi NE of Norfolk.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): $115 (all days). Golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages, etc]._x0000__x0000__x0000_ 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
Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

The nearby town of Cape Charles, located close to the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, was founded in 1884 by railroad and ferry operators. For many years the town was home to the Little Creek-Cape Charles Ferry, which provided a passenger and car ferry service across the Bay to Norfolk and Hampton. The ferry service ceased to operate in 1963.

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Latitude: (37.249905)
Longitude: (-76.009319)
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Bay Creek Resort Vacation Rentals 
3335 Stone Rd, Cape Charles, VA 23310
+1 (757) 331 8750

Bay Creek's vacation homes (generally available for two or more nights at a time) have been named, furnished and equipped by their owners. Many have decks or patios, grills, beach chairs and modern day comforts. The Fairways condos are 3-bedroom, 2-bath units, with garages and either a balcony or patio. The New Quarter carriage homes offer garages, spacious rooms with vaulted ceilings, backyards patios and second floor lofts.

Golf at this hotel Bay Creek (Nicklaus and Palmer courses)
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles No
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Bay Haven Inn B&B
403 Tazewell Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310
+1 (757) 331 2838

The Bay Haven Inn is a historical bed and breakfast. The colonial revival home, built in 1906 by Norfolk architect James W. Lee, features a newly restored wrap-around porch, beautiful manicured lawns and gardens and guest rooms that are reminiscent of the architecture and history of the home’s early time.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Bay Creek
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Golf within 20 miles No
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