If you’d love to visit Virginia, and you love golf, then a Virginia golf vacation is the perfect summer retreat. Virginia golf courses are located all over the state, with some of the most notable golf courses in Virginia available in Virginia Beach, Cape Charles and Fredericksburg.
A Virginia golf vacation in Virginia Beach is a popular pick for tourists interested in sun, sand, and 18-hole golf courses in Virginia. The city’s most notable course is located at Hell’s Point Golf Club, a course designed by architect Rees Jones with 6,776 yards, par 72, and 18 holes interspersed with lakes, challenging greens and 61 sculptured sand-traps. Unlike many other Virginia golf courses, Hell’s Point was included in Golf Digest’s “One of the Best New Courses” rating when it opened in 1982 and is still a premier spot for a Virginia golf vacation. Contact Hell’s Point directly for information regarding golf packages and discounts for extended play.
Bay Creek Golf Club in Cape Charles, Virginia is another one of the great Virginia golf courses. This course is situated around a marina residential community on the Banks of Virginia's Eastern Shore in Cape Charles, VA. With two signature 18-hole golf courses in Virginia designed by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, this course is a great place to kick off a Virginia golf tour. The course itself offers 7,240-yards at par 72 situated between Old Plantation Creek and The Chesapeake Bay. The course opens at 10am and closes at 5pm; contact the club directly regarding pricing and available golf packages.
Your Virginia golf tour may also take you to the city of Fredericksburg, a Virginia city with some of the best Virginia golf courses. With year-round mild temperatures Fredericksburg is a golfing hot spot of the east coast. Located along I-95 less than 60 miles from Washington D.C. and Richmond, you can enjoy seven fantastic Virginia golf courses all in one location. Try the Gauntlet course at the Gauntlet Golf Club, a challenging 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course where most holes are target-oriented, narrow and tree-lined. Many hotels in Fredericksburg also offer a number of golf packages to fit the needs of every traveler so contact your travel agent for more information.
Other locations in Virginia offering golf packages and world-class Virginia golf courses are Newport News, Stafford, Portsmouth, Bristow, Williamsburg, and more. Simply decide on which part of Virginia is your ideal vacation spot and chances are you’ll find a golf course nearby. An organized Virginia golf tour can also be had by contacting a Virginia tour operator or inquiring at the Virginia State Golf Association. Before traveling to Virginia you can also subscribe to the Virginia Golfer magazine, a publication dedicated to Virginia golf courses and golfers.