Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Gold course)


5-star : simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.
   Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Gold course) Est. 1963

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The Golden Horseshoe Golf Club is home to two 18-hole championship golf courses, the generally higher-ranked Gold course and the also well-rated and pleasantly testing Green course.

The Gold course is a championship layout that ranks with some of the best in Virginia. This tree-lined 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.

Stay & Play at Golden Horseshoe, the Williamsburg Inn / Williamsburg Lodge offer on-site accommodation (see Where2Stay section below).

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Making Contact

Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Gold course)
401 South England St,
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
USA
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Office   +1 (800) 648 6653 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (757) 565 8470
Fax

 

Email  
Website   www.colonialwilliamsburg.com
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Golf Pro
 
Jeff Winters (PGA, Head Golf Professional).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined and open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Original design by Robert Trent Jones Sr with later modifications by his son Rees Jones (1997 and 2016).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6817 6248 5168
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 73.8 71.5 69.8
 
At the Same Location:
Also at Golden Horseshoe are the 18-hole par-72 Green course (7,120 yds from back tees) and the 9-hole par-31 Spotswood course (1,865 yds).
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How2Get There?

o.5 mi E of Williamsburg / 45 mi NW of Norfolk.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-June thru' Aug): Mon-Thur $134; Fri-Sun $154. 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 and forecaddies available on all three Golden Horseshoe courses (book caddies when reserving tee-time).
Practice facilities
Excellent (incl a double-ended driving range).
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Did you know?

Golden Horseshoe's courses are Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary golf courses. | The Legend of the Golden Horseshoe (and source of the golf club's name) dates all the way back to 1716. In this auspicious year, colonial governor Alexander Spotswood (after whom the nine-hole course is named), led a daring 63-man expedition to explore the far reaches of the Virginia colony. Horseshoes were an essential part of the expedition's equipment, helping the horses cope with the rugged terrain. Legend has it that after the arduous journey, Spotswood rewarded all his companions with a small Golden Horseshoe, some studded with valuable gems. To this day, none of the Golden Horseshoes has been found.

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Published Ranking
2017/18 Golf Digest rating: 79th best public course in the USA; 12th best course in Virginia.
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Location

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Latitude: (37.267837)
Longitude: (-76.699119)
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Williamsburg Inn / Williamsburg Lodge 
136 East Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 (757) 229 1000
www.colonialwilliamsburg.com

The Williamsburg Inn provides a luxurious home away from home, with Regency-style furnishings that lend a majestic ambience. The Inn features a wide selection of spacious rooms, accompanied by marble bathrooms, each with a deep tub and separate shower. Historic Williamsburg is a must see for visitors to the area. | A member of the Historic Hotels of America collection.

Golf at this hotel Golden Horseshoe (Gold, Green and Spotswood courses).
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