Charlottesville and the central Virginia area provide many home options for golf enthusiasts who desire to live in a golf course community. These are not just your average golf courses either, many have won several accolades over the years.
Spring Creek, which is located 15 minutes east of Charlottesville won Golf Digest's 2008 Best New Public Golf Course Under $75.
Stoney Creek Golf Course designed by Rees Jones is located south of Charlottesville and is part of Wintergreen Resort. Stoney Creek in 2004 was rated by Golf Digest as one of the "Top 50 US Golf Courses." On Wintergreen Mountain is the Devils Knob Golf Course, which has the highest elevation of any golf course in the state of Virginia!
Farmington, a private course within minutes of downtown Charlottesville has 27 holes and is considered to be one of the finest traditional courses in the mid-Atlantic region.
On the east side of Charlottesville is the Keswick Golf Course at Keswick Hall. Fred Finlay built the course in 1939 and Arnold Palmer's Design Group, re-designed the course in 1990. In 2014 Pete Dye totally redesigned the course again and now it is one of Central Virginia's mostly challenging courses.
Glenmore, also located on the east side of Charlottesville offers a Championship Golf Course designed by John B. LaFoy. Glenmore is known for its terrain that will make you feel as if you were playing in Scotland!
Old Trail Golf Course is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Crozet and west of Charlottesville. Old Trail has been selected as Charlottesville's favorite place to play for the last two years!
Lake Monticello is also a public course located in the Lake Monticello community near Palmyra and 35 mintues from Charlottesville. The 18 hole course designed by Buddy Loving is ideal for beginning as well as more advanced golfers.
Poplar Grove located an hour south of Charlottesville in Amherst County was Sam Snead's final design. Golf Digest rated this new course in 2005 as the "#8 best New Upscale Public Facility."
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