Kinloch Golf Club

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Kinloch Golf Club

Architect: Lester George & Vinny Giles
Year: 2001

100 Kinloch Drive
Manakin Sabot, Virginia 23103
(804) 784-8000

Course Access: Private

driving range available
walking only - caddies available
on-site accommodations


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The Itinerant Golfer

Kinloch Golf Club

Shinnecock Hills was the first private Top 100 course I played after receiving I an unexpected invitation from a member named Kevin. After having a great afternoon on the course we sat down on the clubhouse porch for a drink and Kevin asked me about the new course that Vinny Giles had been involved with down in Richmond. He was referring to Kinloch Golf Club and after a brief conversation about the club I off-handedly said “If you ever get to Richmond let me know and I can probably line a game up for us”. Kevin then informed me that he spent a lot of time in South Carolina and that he often drove through Richmond on his way back to New York. He said he would remember my offer and just might take me up on it someday. Fast forward to six years later when one day I received… More >

The Itinerant Golfer

Kinloch Golf Club

The first time I played Kinloch I was a little too excited and overwhelmed to break out my camera at all. The photos that had previously been on this site were ones I borrowed from the Kinloch website. Just before I headed out west for my Monterey trip I played Kinloch again and this time took some photos. Spring has been a little slow to arrive in Richmond this year, so the course had not really began to bloom and fill out yet. It was still perfectly groomed and the fastest greens I’ve played on yet. My friend Mike took me out as well as my friend Jay from New York who I played Shinnecock Hills with last year and will be playing Winged Foot with later this summer. Below are a couple of photos from my round in April. This photo below is of the 7th hole which is… More >

  • Matt B.

    Save for the condition of the golf course, it is highly overrated. Top 100, I think not. The course is so wide open that it is not challenging at all, just grip it and rip it!
    Excellent practice facility though. I would recommend that if you get a chance to play, you do so as you will not find a better manicured course especially in Virginia

  • Dr80ew .

    The course and the views are amazing. Greens roll true with difficult elevations changes and shot angles. A superb test of golf.

  • JWC

    Just spent two days at Kinloch. Loved the course, caddies, hospitality and the cottage. Even had a Vinny Giles sighting! By the way I think the photo above is 16, not 15.