Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Gold)

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Williamsburg, Virginia | Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Gold)

Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
Year: 1963

401 South England Street
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
(757) 220-7696

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts
affiliated resort accommodations

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Rees Milikin

Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Gold Course)

As embarrassing as it is to admit, Golden Horseshoe Golf Club’s Gold Course is another architecturally significant course in my home state of Virginia that I had neglected to play until very recently. I have several family members who live in Williamsburg and although I visit and play golf there quite often we simply never made plans to visit the Gold Course. Oh sure, we talked about it for years, but none of us actually took the initiative to make a tee time. Fortunately, one of my father’s friends recently came to town for a visit and wanted to play the Gold Course so finally, after all the talk, we set up a game. Since it is about an hour drive from Richmond to Williamsburg my brother and I set out pretty early in order to make our 8:30am tee time. Upon arrival we checked in at the pro shop and went directly to the range to meet up with my Father and his friend as well as to hit a few balls off the mats. About 20 minutes later we were being called to the 1st tee and made our way in that direction. After a fairly benign start, we got our first look at what was to come when we reached the 2nd tee. This hole is a short par 5 of 476 yards from the 6,522 yard blue tees. I love a three shot hole that gives me a chance to get home in two so this… More >