Best Golf Courses in West Virginia

Best Golf Courses in West Virginia

Our Picks for The 10 Best Golf courses in West Virginia

1. Pete Dye Golf Club

Address: 801 Aaron Smith Drive, Bridgeport, West Virginia (WV) 26330, USA
Type of field: Parkland
Course access: Private
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 147
Course Rating: 76.9
Total par (men’s tees): 72
Total yardage (men’s tees):  7,248
Scorecard: Link
Designed by Pete Dye, ASGCA, the Pete Dye golf course opened in 1995. Ranked #1 Best Course in West Virginia according to Golf Digest and #10 America’s Best Modern Courses according to Golf Week. The course was originally going to be called Coal Ridge as it is built within 500 acres of what was a former coal mine in the hill country of Harrison County but it ended up being named after its illustrious architect instead.

2. Pikewood National Golf Club

Address: 3040 Kingwood Pike, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
Type of field: Parkland
Course access: Private
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 155
Course Rating: 79.3
Total par (men’s tees): 72
Total yardage (men’s tees):  7,589
Scorecard: Link
Pikewood National is designed in the classic tradition of preeminent “golden age” golf course architects. At the end of the 1990s, CEO John Raese and executive vice-president Bob Gwynne decided the best short term use for a large parcel of company owned land was to develop it as a golf course. The initial 9-hole course opened in 2004, followed a full five years later by an additional nine holes to complete an 18-hole layout.

3. The Greenbrier (Old White TPC)

Address: 639 Main St W, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986, USA
Type of field: Parkland
Course access: Public
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 145
Course Rating: 76
Total par (men’s tees): 70
Total yardage (men’s tees):  7,292
Scorecard: Link
The Old White, the first 18-hole golf course at The Greenbrier, was designed by Charles Blair Macdonald and opened for play in 1914. A legend of golf history at The Greenbrier, the course was named for the well known Old White Hotel, which stood on the grounds from 1858 through 1922. Architect Lester George carried out an extensive renovation program that was completed in 2006.

4. Greenbrier Sporting Club – Snead Course

Address: 1 Sporting Club Dr, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia 24986, Greenbrier County
Type of field: Links
Course access: Private
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 138
Course Rating: 74.7
Total par (men’s tees): 71
Total yardage (men’s tees):  7,041
Scorecard: Link
Designed by Golf Course Architect, Tom Fazio, the Snead course was voted #3 “Best New Private Golf Courses in America” when it opened in 2004. Named after the legendary Sam Snead, The Snead was once the location of a landing strip adjacent to The Greenbrier’s golf courses and was part of the early evacuation plan during the Cold War.

5. Stonewall Resort

Address: 940 Resort Drive, Roanoke, West Virginia (WV) 26447, USA
Type of field: Parkland
Course access: Public
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 142
Course Rating: 74.6
Total par (men’s tees): 72
Total yardage (men’s tees):  7,149
Scorecard: Link
Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park in Lewis County was completed in 1990 by the Army Corps of Engineers as part of flood control measures for the West Fork River. The layout opened in the summer of 2002, quickly establishing itself as one of the best public access courses in the whole country.

6. Greenbrier – Meadows Course

Address: 300 W Main St, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia 24986, Greenbrier County
Type of field: Parkland
Course access: Semi-Private
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 138
Course Rating: 72
Total par (men’s tees): 70
Total yardage (men’s tees):  6,564
Scorecard: Link
The two main 18-hole courses on the property are the Greenbrier and Old White but for golfers who find this pair a little too arduous, the Meadows course is just the job as it’s a less demanding course, perfect for the vacation golfer. In 1963, Dick Wilson incorporated some of the Seth Raynor holes from The Greenbrier, in 1999, Bob Cupp updated the layout and Tom Fazio subsequently replaced two holes created by Cupp in 2004 due to new flood control issues.

7. The Resort At Glade Springs (Cobb)

Address: 255 Resort Drive, Daniels, West Virginia (WV) 25832, USA
Type of field: Parkland
Course access: Public
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 139
Course Rating: 73.2
Total par (men’s tees): 71
Total yardage (men’s tees):  6,844
Scorecard: Link
This one-of-a-kind golf course is the only course designed to bear the name of the architect, George Cobb. Cobb Course holds pride with its place among golf courses in West Virginia and all of North America. Golf Digest consistently ranks the Cobb Course among the top 5 in the state. It has also been acclaimed by Golf Magazine as the #1 golf course in West Virginia in 2007.

8. Guyan Golf & Country Club

Address: Guyan Country Club Drive, Huntington, West Virginia (WV) 25705, USA
Type of field: Links
Course access: Private
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 132
Course Rating: 71.2
Total par (men’s tees): 71
Total yardage (men’s tees):  6,446
Scorecard: Link
The course at Guyan Golf & Country Club is a Herbert Strong layout dating back to 1922. Guyan was the home club for one of the greatest amateurs to ever play the game, Bill Campbell, who was US Amateur champion in 1964 and winner of the US Senior Amateur title in 1979 and 1980. The club has hosted a number of prestigious regional events down the years but the tournament that stands out from all the others is the US Girls’ Junior championship in 1977.

9. Glade Springs (Woodhaven)

Address: 255 Resort Drive, Daniels, West Virginia 25832, Raleigh County
Type of field: Parkland
Course access: Semi-Private
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 149
Course Rating: 75.1
Total par (men’s tees): 72
Total yardage (men’s tees):  7,122
Scorecard: Link
The Resort at Glade Springs boasts three 18-hole layouts, the latest of which, the Woodhaven course, was completed in 2010. The Glade Springs resort was established in the early 1970s, with George Cobb setting out the initial 18-hole course on the property. Thirty years later, Brian Ault and Tom Clark created the Stonehaven course and the same architects returned a decade later to fashion the eighteen holes of the Woodhaven.

10. Glade Springs (Stonehaven)

Address: 255 Resort Drive, Daniels, West Virginia 25832, Raleigh County
Type of field: Parkland
Course access: Semi-Private
Length of play: 18-hole course
Slope index: 145
Course Rating: 75
Total par (men’s tees): 72
Total yardage (men’s tees):  7,203
Scorecard: Link
Considered one of the best West Virginia golf courses, Stonehaven was ranked at the 6th position amongst the golf courses in the state by Golf Digest’s 2015/2016 edition. Designed by Tom Clark, the Stonehaven golf course was opened to visitors in 2003. The course complements the existing “Cobb” course and is built not only to be a stand alone country club, but also to enhance surrounding home sites.

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