Dogwood Trace Golf Course
|Gold M: 72.1/132||331||505||338||221||336||507||210||518||178||3144||195||390||420||430||465||538||169||337||517||3461||6605|
|Blue M: 71.0/130||323||487||334||201||330||497||200||508||166||3046||189||386||414||424||454||530||134||317||497||3345||6391|
|White M: 68.4/123 W: 73.3/132||291||452||303||136||301||473||170||484||133||2743||173||357||377||388||424||505||118||281||468||3091||5834|
|Red W: 68.2/120||249||399||254||128||256||388||127||413||107||2321||136||270||314||310||339||451||70||253||450||2593||4914|
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Reviews were spot on. Enjoyed the round
My glowing review of Dogwood Trace is undoubtably influenced by the fact that I played the best round of my life with my two brothers, who I seldom see. We were in Richmond for my daughter‘s wedding, and made the trek to Petersburg to play here I chose this quote because of the reviews on Golf Advisor.Due to a dire weather forecast, we were virtually alone on a Friday morning inOctober. We ended up being rained on on the back nine, but the course was in good shape and we soldiered through. As some reviews indicate, balls would sometime disappear in the rough. But it was the nature of the grass, and not uncut grass. All in all, the course was in great shape, staff were accommodating, I had a around I will never forget.
Stay out of the rough
This is course is awesome . Great value challenging and great layout. But the only bad thing is the rough is so thick that it is very easy to lose your ball even if u inches off the fairways u literally have to walk right up on the ball to find it slows pace of play . But it challenges u to hit fairways
A group of eight was allowed to play as a group the entire 18 holes. I reported this to clubhouse 3 times during the round. If they were approached they did not heed the warnings. Not only did they remain intact, but did not play fluently as a group. All 4 carts would park at each individuals ball and wait for that player to hit his shot before moving as a group to next shot. Play was extremely slow. They allowed a two player group to play through, but would not allow my group of two to do so. I could guess as to thier reasoning, but dont want to speculate. I myself have been approached as to rules violation ie., close to greens, 90 degrees, etc. No problem with compliance. I feel as i should be afforded same courtesies during my round. Raises a question, if i bring a large group would we be allowed to play 18 as group or asked to leave. My military retiree group would not mind a discussion with management about this incident. Truly dissapointed
Tough times for a great course
This course always shows well, but heavy rains lately have it a bit off. Not as well mown as usual but thick turf. Greens had been oddly aerated with some form of surface grit.
These things will pass! This is a great course that should be appreciated, just a bit off on this weekend.
I hope our worst fears are not coming to pass!
Course was wet so sloppy and it can be hard to keep it pristine as it almost awaits is.
Now......the greens here are some of the best in the area but it appears they are losing them. I really hope they don’t as that is the best part of the course IMHBAO.
Once again I enjoyed the round of golf yesterday. The ONLY negative comment I will say is that the rough is brutal in that locating your errant shots are a mystery. The ball completely is hidden from sight due to the height and thickness of the rough. I understand that the rough is not fairway and should be somewhat challenging but to allow it to grow at that height and wasting time searching for your golf ball just slows down play. If you miss the green just a little bit short, long , right or left then there is no problem. The delay in locating your shot is when you have hit a driver, fairway wood or long iron. Then the guessing game begins.
KEEP THIS COURSE IN YOUR ROTATION
This Public Golf Course has it all...Professional staff. friendly and accommodating...Arrive early and take advantage of the amazing practice facilities. Putting Green, Driving Range (all grass), Practice sand bunkers and a practice chipping green. All Country Club quality. The golf course always has great conditioning that will rival any course in the entire area of central Virginia.
PLAY IT I WILL GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RETURN!!!
Another great round
Maybe Nancy on rains last several days but course drains well. Obviously played long due to the rain but was very playable.
Worth the trip to Petersburg for this little gem.
Great layout, course us always in good condition and for $44 or less on weekend in summer, one of the best values in RVA.
It can get crowded on weekends which is expected, but they have Marshall's and the pace of play is under 4 for 18.
Nice course with plenty opportunity to use all clubs...
You do have to look for ball just off fairways... it rather deep. I had a couple of flyers...
Little slow and a little tight
Pace of play was very bad on the front 9 as everyone was backed up. I’m talking we would finish the home we played to get to the tee box of the next hole where the group in front of us was wanting to tee off. Think this could be adjusted by making start times a little bit further apart from each other. I will say however when we got to the back 9 we didn’t have this problem at all, as things started to work like they should.
Course is in great shape from tee box to green, however this course is super tight. Best comparison I can think of is Glenwood. As long as you can hit the ball straight every time and not have a big slice or hook then you will be fine. This course being so tight does make it that much more challenging. The course over all is very nice for the price.
Course is in better shape than any Bermuda grass course in Central VA -- by a mile. Fun track - great staff - really fast pace of play.
Courses in great shape
Course is in top condition which is great to see. Last three four weeks have been very dry and the course is holding up well.
Hurray Public Course
The course is paying awesome. The fairways are in excellent shape, the tee boxes are good and the greens are rolling true for the price you can’t beat Dogwood Trace!
The course was a little wet from rain but was in great shape. Pace of play was slow but that is normal at Dogwood. Greens putted well. Good value. I play here with friends several times a year.
The course was in great condition. Had a great time and will definitely be back. A few of the older reviews stated the greens were in poor condition however I did not have this experience- they were clean, fast, well kept greens in my opinion. Would recommend this course to anyone in the southern Richmond area.
Course is in Great Shape
It’s an unknown Gem! This course gives other regional public courses a level of excellence they can aspire to. Amenities include Clubhouse / Pro Shop built in 2017. The driving range, chipping / sand trap, along with the putting green practice areas are in excellent conditions, just like the course itself. Though I try to avoid sand traps, the traps are well maintained with proper drainage; and your hitting out of real sand - not some compacted sandbox that hasn't been maintained in months. Fairways and greens are well maintained and in the condition I'd consider ideal. The staff, Clubhouse / Pro Shop / Marshalls, are all professional and courteous. Interactions with them leave you feeling appreciated. (As one should but that doesn’t always happen.) Though it is a 45 minute drive, the affordable greens fee makes it worthwhile. (PS. Gas prices are lower than in Richmond too!) I would and do, play this course frequently.