Deer Run Championship at Newport News Golf Club

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2.7
69
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.6
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
2.3
Pace
2.3
Amenities
2.8
56.3%
Recommend this course
60 out of 69 reviews
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1.0
1
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
2.0
Value
2.0
Layout
2.0
Pace
1.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
1.0
0%
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1 reviews
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2.5
2
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.5
Layout
3.0
Pace
2.0
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
2.0
50.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 2 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7206
Slope 133
Rating 73.7
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7206 yards 73.7 133
Blue 72 6802 yards 72.4 130
White 72 6324 yards 70.3 126
Green (W) 72 5295 yards 69.5 121
Scorecard for Deer Run Championship
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.2/133 437 383 513 381 210 547 426 215 424 3536 427 409 179 541 464 422 212 443 573 3670 7206
Blue M: 72.5/130 417 351 499 357 189 515 410 182 400 3320 405 383 168 510 434 402 197 430 553 3482 6802
White M: 70.4/125 W: 77.0/138 385 329 488 334 168 499 396 163 384 3146 380 340 154 495 396 362 156 398 497 3178 6324
Green M: 65.1/111 W: 70.7/124 317 249 402 263 140 427 320 145 293 2556 350 289 140 419 325 302 137 330 447 2739 5295
Handicap 1 15 9 17 7 13 3 11 5 14 2 18 16 4 8 12 6 10
Par 4 4 5 4 3 5 4 3 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 15 3 13 7 5 11 1 9 17 12 2 14 16 4 8 18 10 6

Course Details

Year Built 1966
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ed Ault (1966) Ault, Clark & Associates (1978)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required . No cutoffs allowed.

Reviews

2.7
69

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Brunch 6
Family Dining 1
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 18
Water Hazards 11
Forced Carries 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 18
Advanced Golfers 12
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Near the Airport 10
Worth the Drive 10
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Bad shape and too much riffraff without golf knowledge

Used to like the place. Grew up playing it. Maybe now i play other enough to know what a dump this place really is. No fairway grass, work cones placed by greens, ineffective rude staff just to name a few. And brace yourself for a loooong round secondary to the type of inner city player youll expect to encounter. Got alittle more money? Its worth more to go somewhere else.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Deer Run is Endearing

Played this course for the 3rd time recently. It is a must play for us everytime we visit from Canada. The value for the money is the attraction here; a nice, well maintained course at a very low price for the fall rate. We're playing it again tomorrow. On Mondays, they have a fish special in the clubhouse, a buck a filet (and they are big, and good).

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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nngolfclub
Commented On 11/10/2017

Thank you davachev for the four star review! We are glad w are your go-to course when you visit the area! Glad you can join us again this fall season.

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Great Greens

This course is in great shape. Level of play is average with wide fairways and fairly flat greens. Have played here several times but never seen it crowed, so the pace of play is enjoyable. Well worth the stop over if you are passing through the area. Convenient to Newport News/Williamsburg (PHF) airport, Busch Gardens theme park and Colonial Williamsburg.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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nngolfclub
Commented On 07/19/2016

Thank you dfunnyfarmmaw for your 4 star review. We are glad you had a great time at the course. We hope to see you hitting the greens with us again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Pretty good course

I've played a few times now at this location and it is in pretty good shape, fairly challenging. Great course for the price. My only complaint is at my tee time there were supposed to 2-3 other people (I was a single) but when I checked in, the others checked in early and the starter sent them on Cardinal. So now I am a single playing in between two threesomes. If you have a tee time, it's up to the starter to make sure you go off on that tee time to avoid situations like this.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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nngolfclub
Commented On 05/31/2016

Thank you Gerry2372743 for the 4 star review. We appreciate your feedback and course experience. We are always improving and to strive to provide great customer service. Hope to see you on the course again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This is very friendly course

I almost run over the biggest copperhead snake with the cart on the highest handy cap hole on the course that I have ever seen by far.

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

Great course for the price

The course was in beautiful condition considering all the bad weather lately. Great staff and a good time overall

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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nngolfclub
Commented On 05/12/2016

Thank you TattooGolf for the 4 star review! We appreciate your time to write a review. Hope to see you out on the course again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Stay away from this course!!!

While the restaurant staff was good, the pro shop staff was unfriendly. The course layout was pretty decent and the greens were pretty fair. The fairways were more like groomed weeds, the traps were almost unplayable, and the tee areas were mud holes devoid of any grass. We played in 5 1/2 hours with 3/4 groups on several tees. The pin placements were very difficult - especially for a weekend. I would never return here and would tell anyone to stay away as well.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Playaround1234
Commented On 05/26/2018

Ive experienced the same conditions. Maybe i just expect a pleasant round on a decent golf course. Wont find it here. Horrible

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Gerry2372743
Commented On 05/28/2016

I've never experienced any of this at this course

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nngolfclub
Commented On 04/29/2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that you didn't have a positive experience at the course. Newport News takes customer satisfaction very seriously. We are always looking to improve customer service. We take your feedback to heart and hope that you will try us again in the future.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

This course has a nice lauout.

Very nice course. Challenging enough for average golfers. Course was in good condition. Weather was overcast with a few showers but still played well. Staff was very accommodating. Only complaint was rental clubs were a little rough and out-dated but didn't seem to hurt my high handicap game!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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nngolfclub
Commented On 04/26/2016

Thank you James4280861 for your feedback. We appreciate our golfers taking the time to write a review. We are glad the weather didn't keep you away and hope to see you again on the course soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice layout

Great city course, traps are in beautiful shape, greens too. Tee boxes could be better, but early in the season. Starter kinda grumpy.

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

great course for the money

Long course with good greens and conditions. Lots of deer and wildlife. Great value. great pro shop and driving range.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent

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