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Address: U.S. Route 220 Main Street, Hot Springs, VA 24445
Phone Number: +1 800-838-1766
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Redesigned by Rees Jones, this historic 18-hole golf course has been...

Redesigned by Rees Jones, this historic 18-hole golf course has been transformed into a challenging par-72 layout.

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Challenging Mountain Golf

Lots of history surrounding this challenging mountain golf course. Pure Donald Ross. Small greens, many with false fronts. Lots of blind shots. Very difficult rough. Numerous... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2015
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Eatonton, Georgia
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Eatonton, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Lots of history surrounding this challenging mountain golf course. Pure Donald Ross. Small greens, many with false fronts. Lots of blind shots. Very difficult rough. Numerous narrow fairways & landing areas. Several landing areas are very steeply sloped so your ball will end up in the rough. Not many bunkers and all are fair. Many tee boxes are not level.... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

My wife and I played here twice during out stay at the hotel the week of August 16th. The regular rate of $135 was a bit too high for our taste so we decided to wait till 2pm and do the $95 twilight rate (includes cart). This course is a great mountain style golf layout. Lots of elevated tee boxes... More 

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Irvington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

The Old Course at the Homestead is one of America's oldest. It's a mountain course with lots of uphill downhill side hill lies. More par 5s and 3s than par fours. Greens are tricky but not too fast. Stimp is about 8-9. Fescue rough is tough. Stay out of it. This is not a great golf course, but it's a... More 

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Irvona, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

The Old Course is a very nice and scenic course that you can walk to from The Homestead. It's much easier than it's sister course, the Cascades, with fairly wide fairways and open greens. The greens are still rather undulating and reasonably fast. My only complaint is the $135 regular greens fees seems high for this course. Try the Twilight... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Very fun course, not as tough as the Cascades. Greens were just aerated, so that detracted from course, but otherwise great experience. Good pace of play, nice views.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

We had a great round at the Homestead Old Course. Given the harsh mountain winter weather the course was in great shape. We pretty much had the course to ourselves and had time to enjoy the spectacular setting of this Donald Ross gem.

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Thank black5603
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

Very nice course. Wide open and very lush greens. Make sure you bring bug spray, gnats are terrible. History of the course is worth it in itself to visit.

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Hopewell, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

We were at the Homestead for the VDA mtg. We came early to play the old course. The course was in great condition and the weather was perfect. The greens were extremely fast but true. It takes some getting use to to play the slopes of both the fairways and greens.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

You can play golf 18 holes of golf on the Homestead Old Course after 3:00 pm during the week for only $70. I played alone and it was outstanding both in the layout of the course and the beautiful scenery. September is a great month to visit the Homestead.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

The course is beautiful and very well maintained, but look out for the gnats. They swarm everywhere--if you can, WEAR bug spray cloths, or keep a can with you and spray frequently.

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