Lake of the Woods Country Club

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3.9
53
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
87.8%
Recommend this course
49 out of 53 reviews
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3.8
14
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
78.6%
Recommend this course
11 out of 14 reviews
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4.1
26
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.5%
Recommend this course
23 out of 26 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6538
Slope 132
Rating 72.2
Type Private
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Lake of the Woods Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6538 yards 72.2 132
White 71 6143 yards 70.2 130
White (W) 72 6143 yards 76.3 138
Gold 71 5471 yards 67.1 121
Gold (W) 72 5471 yards 71.9 126
Silver (W) 72 5133 yards 70.3 123
Scorecard for Lake of the Woods
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 72.6/133 410 390 180 387 562 387 155 463 430 3364 386 296 206 550 348 376 404 220 404 3190 6554
White M: 70.7/130 W: 75.9/135 394 382 163 367 541 352 144 445 367 3155 363 285 176 541 332 366 393 186 393 3035 6190
Gold M: 67.6/122 W: 72.1/127 363 348 148 286 518 320 138 430 289 2840 310 276 150 458 320 342 305 160 330 2651 5491
Red M: 62.3/110 W: 65.9/114 300 315 144 287 445 318 133 424 289 2655 307 276 148 393 320 325 297 127 321 2514 5169
Handicap 3 7 15 11 1 9 17 13 5 16 18 12 2 14 8 4 10 6
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 5 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 4 35 71
Handicap (W) 7 13 15 11 1 3 17 5 9 14 12 16 4 6 2 10 18 8

Course Details

Year Built 1966
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect American Woodmaker

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

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Reviews

3.9
53

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Brunch 2
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 2
Elevation Changes 1
Plays Long 1
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 1
Locals 1
Playing Multiple Courses 1
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 1
Near Local Attractions 1
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Overall a good course

Course was wet from the recent rains and therefore played long, but overall in good shape. Some of the tees needed work, but the greens were good. Since it is cut out of a home development, there is a lot of out of bounds though out the course.

I would play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Had a really enjoyable time On this course. Pace was a little slow due to individuals not allowing folks to play through but I wasn’t in a hurry. I will be back. The staff are working extremely hard to get the course in shape. There were some rough patches but overall I would give the conditions of th course a B+.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Issues

Everytime I have played here this year, there has been issues, you either have to play same nine twice, you play certain holes only, there is ground under repair, they were spraying greens today while I was trying to approach. I have been behind a five some on multiple times just like today and I have been involved in extremely slow play overall everytime I play here

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Response from Lake of the Woods Country Club on 07/12/2018:
Hello Mark, thank you for taking the time to review us, Lake of the Woods Country Club, in the Locust Grove Virginia area. We're very sorry to hear you may not have had the best recent customer experience with us due to the pace of play, and we greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the greens so we may work towards any necessary improvements. We also appreciate your dedication to playing our course over the years and hope we can continue to provide you with a valuable golf experience. Thank you for golfing with us, and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good round

Corse is in good condition for the hot days we have had. Some burn spots but staff is working on improving the conditions.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Relaxing

I play at this golf course at least once a week and I always enjoy the staff and pace of play.. I like the course..

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lake of Woods

Great Course. Great Layout. Many fairways have OB on left and right, stay in the middle. Nice Greens. No driving range is my only downside.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent experience!

I enjoyed the course! The fairways are tight and required me to really focus! Thank You for the wonderful experience!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of the worst ever

For the price I felt I was getting a good deal. What the lady at the pro shop failed to tell me was that there was a seniors tournament going on that day. I get to hole 6 and ask the group of 4 if I could go ahead, I was the only person in my group so I move fast. They get mad and say no we are in a tournament. So I decide to skip the hole all together and go to the next where it was clear. I play the hole and as I am leaving the green, someone from that same group hits there ball as I’m coming off and nearly hit me. I let it go and move on. I realize that every hole is swamped with people and I didn’t have 8 hours to sit there and wait so I went to leave where the lady from the pro shop met me and said that a group complained that I skipped a hole and she was quite nasty to me about that, so I said forget it, you have lost a customer for good. Do not go play here. It is a terrible course, it’s not taken care of, and worst of all, the players on this course are snobby and extremely rude. Never waste your time here.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Response from Lake of the Woods Country Club on 05/14/2018:
Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our course, Lake of the Woods Country Club, in the Virginia area. We appreciate your dedication to playing our course over the years but are very sorry to hear your recent experience with us may have been poor due to the course conditions. We greatly value your feedback as we work towards any necessary improvements, and hope you will notice some of these improvements during your next round with us. Thank you for choosing our course, and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Probably my last time

As I said in my first review, the pace of play is problematic. Well, today it was horrific. I get the feeling the "old guard" club members are not enamored with opening the course to the public. The members start at any hole they choose on the course, play glacially, and are crotchety. Add to the fact that it seems the course either isn't irrigated or they are choosing not to irrigate the fairways, the quality of play was not enjoyable. I don't think I'll be going back

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Response from Lake of the Woods Country Club on 05/11/2018:
Hello Fred, thank you for taking the time to review us, Lake of the Woods Country Club, in the Virginia area. We're very sorry to hear you may not have had the best recent customer experience with us due to the pace of play, and we greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the rangers so we may work towards any necessary improvements. We also appreciate your dedication to playing our course over the years and hope we can continue to provide you with a valuable golf experience. Thank you for golfing with us, and we hope to see you again soon.
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