Princess Anne Country Club

Princess Anne Country Club

Architect: Clarence Neff / Tim Liddy
Year: 1916 / 2008

3800 Pacific Avenue
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
(757) 422-3360

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts available

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The Itinerant Golfer

Princess Anne Country Club

This fall one of the guys I play golf with in Richmond arranged the use of his in-laws house in Virginia Beach for a weekend so that a group of us could go down and play a few of days to play golf. A couple of guys going on the trip spend summers at Virginia Beach and are members at Princess Anne Country Club so we decided that the best plan would be to play there since it would be the easiest and most convenient. We arrived Friday afternoon and dropped our stuff off at the house before heading over to the course to tee it up. Princess Anne Country Club began in 1916 as a real estate promotion. A group of locals were offered the land by a development group under the provisions that the locals would form a club, build a clubhouse and build a golf course. It was stipulated that the course had to be designed in such a way that there would be land for future home site development on both sides of each fairway. The locals moved on the deal and hired Clarence A. Neff to build both the clubhouse and the golf course. I’m not sure Mr. Neff had any other golf course designs to his name, but he was the was the architect behind The Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach as well as the Country Club of Virginia’s main clubhouse located in Richmond. In 2007 the golf course was closed down for a… More >