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4.7
240 Reviews (240)
5 Stars
183
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.5
96.4%
Recommend this course
232 out of 240 reviews
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4.8
90 Reviews (90)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
90 out of 90 reviews
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4.8
144 Reviews (144)
5 Stars
120
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.8
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
144 out of 144 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7440 yards
Slope 154
Rating 76.8

Formerly known as The Tradition Golf Club At Royal New Kent

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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Greens Champion Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mike Strantz (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
240 Reviews (240)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 17
Undulating Greens 17
Elevation Changes 16
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 20
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 14
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 13
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 19

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Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Love this course

One of my all time favorites. Haven't played it in a while due to their prices, Thank you Tee Off for a reasonable cost to play there. This course will challenge you on every hole. Especially with the greens speed we had today. Tee boxes need a little work but really good condition overall.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Hi Golffool1113. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Royal New Kent Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Stay out of the rough.

Played this course for the second time during the pandemic. Both times the course played phenomenal. Tee box to green the course is in great shape. Speaking of the greens, wow. They are challenging, both in speed and layout. Rounding out the experience, both the pro shop attendant and cart valet were very hospitable. Can't wait to play here again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/05/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us AlgaePants. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Royal New Kent Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Immaculate

The course itself is beautifully laid out winding through the hill. Grounds crew does an amazing job. Fairways are tight and greens are quick. Come ready for a challenge.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Hello, u685532976. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the pristine course conditions. We work hard to provide an exceptional experience, and it's very satisfying to hear from golfers like you who appreciate our efforts. We will inform the entire team so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back Royal New Kent Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Irish Links Golf Course

The course is nothing like anything in the area. Tough course but very fun for the average golfer. If you get a chance to play here, do it. You won’t regret it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, u063350611! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/27/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Royal New Kent Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

It was our first time playing. The staff was super friendly and attentive. The course was not easy, but appropriate for our intermediate skill level. We play 3-4 times a week back home and can say with certainty this course was exceptional. It was an extremely hot day, we tees off at 9:20, and did not see another sole on the course until the 8th hole. Beware of the ruff. If your ball finds the ruff, it’s gone. We will definitely play this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/23/2020

nhusch, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Royal New Kent Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/21/2020

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, randymarcus. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round!

Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

challenging and fun

should be a good course to play again. now that i know which holes dogleg left and right and where huge hazards are. tough course. very nice.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/20/2020

u619784059, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Royal New Kent Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great fun course, from front tees !

I’m 76 yrs old, so the carries from member tees, are too far for me to reach. Played, green tees, and really enjoyed the play. Sorry to say that, groups in front , wouldn’t let a single through. Need to encourage Ediquoit ! Too hot to wait 20 minutes, between shots !!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Hello, jwwelsh. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough but fun track

Flew around the course, was in good shape, greens were just punched a week ago, it’s challenging track, must hit fairways

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/16/2020

BWat31, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Royal New Kent Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rams

The course is a great challenge One Spectacular hole after another.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/15/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, u980813700! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Some things are more important than golf

It’s a shame I have to write this review this way. But in this current climate it should matter to everyone.
No masks inside on guests or employees.
If you aren’t going to wear masks, I cannot have a positive review.
But the course is awesome, fun and challenging.
Greens were recently aerated and are still better than most.
Lay up.......when in doubt, lay up and take your medicine. You will lose your ball.......but probably find someone else’s while you’re looking.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Hello, Mahoney123. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/14/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, dae5553333! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Royal New Kent Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/14/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Royal New Kent Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/16/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u794147543! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Royal New Kent Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Layout

Challenging course... generous fairways with punitive rough . Easier to play if you’ve been here before as there are many blind approach shots.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/15/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, hokeptscs! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Royal New Kent Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Exceptional Golf Course

What an absolute beauty of a course! Each of the 18 holes at Royal New Kent required a degree of thoughtfulness and creativity, but what a fun round of golf. Facilities and staff were top notch as well. Lunch in the pub was great, overall 5/5 stars.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/15/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, TTgKztATN4eZWTzJtMji! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Traditional Links

Great layout and condition. Looking forward to playing it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/17/2020

Your feedback is important to us, u074172361. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Royal New Kent Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great first round!

First time playing, heard the layout is tough. Course is in great shape First time thru was awesome, enjoyed the layout, tough but playable. greens were fast but fair, you do get some rollout on down hill putts took a few greens to get used too really enjoyed the round and look forward to coming back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/06/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, 20YardsByU! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Track!

My son and I played this course as we wanted to play somewhere different for fathers day but close as we are from Williamsburg and the course didn't disappoint. Excellent layout..difficult but fair with beautiful scenery. Loved the elevation. Met Chris the GM after and he gave us some hsitory of the course and couldn't have been nicer. Can't wait to get out again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/13/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, u000007851034! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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