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4.0
235 Reviews (235)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
107
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
87.9%
Recommend this course
211 out of 235 reviews
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3.9
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
89.5%
Recommend this course
34 out of 38 reviews
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4.0
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.7%
Recommend this course
39 out of 43 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6159 yards
Slope 122
Rating 69.5

Chesapeake Golf Club sits tucked away in the idyllic village of Las Gaviotas, conveniently situated just 15 minutes from downtown Norfolk. Boasting some of the best greens in the Tidewater area, the club offers the amenities of a private club with the fees of a public golf course. The layout will challenge you with rolling fairways and tricky doglegs. Water hazards come into play frequently so be prepared for a few intimidating blind shots over water. Mature trees line the rolling fairways and there are also strategically placed bunkers lurking along the greensides. The manageable 6,278-yard length is approachable for beginners yet there are still holes that long hitters will enjoy. Chesapeake Golf Club is a course that will test your skills but it's not overly punishing for the high handicapper.

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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ellis Maples (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

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

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.0
235 Reviews (235)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Brunch 10
Amazing Food 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 39
Forced Carries 23
Narrow Fairways 21
This course/club is great for:
Locals 35
Beginners 19
Advanced Golfers 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 28
In the 'Burbs 19
Worth the Drive 14

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Looking Good for Fall...

Course was in great shape. Had fun. Zero pace of play issues.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Greens were excellent

The course was in very good condition. They had aereated the greens several weeks back and they were perfect.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

Starting was slow and backed up. Once we got rolling, pace was decent. Course was in good shape and they greens were fast. Definitely had a few challenging holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Embarrassing

Tees shaggy, fairways so bad my ball looked like a Chia pet when done rolling, and the greens should have been marked ground under repair.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/20/2020

You booked online and it said discount price due to
Aerification on Tuesday 15th and Wednesday the 16th.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Decent for the price

course was a bit rough and greens were very slow and bumpy.
Tee boxes were all different cut height and hard to get correct tee height.
Too many blind shots with water in play on good tee shots and several layup holes from back tees.
Ok course for the price online.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/20/2020

The discount price you booked online was due to Aerification (It said that on all tee times for Tuesday the 15th and Wednesday the 16th)

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout

The layout makes you think about your next shot. It is a fun course to play, look forward to playing again. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Chad as His Greens crew have really turned this course atound

The greens are great. Fairways are in great shape also. What Chad and his crew have done is Amazing. I started playing this course about 5/6 years ago and it was in “fair” shape at best. What they have done to improve this course is amazing. You really need to play this course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

I’ll play again... next year

I play when I can, about 2 or 3 times a month. The course layout was pretty challenging for a guy who’s only been playing for like 2 years. I had an 8:55am tee time so I can’t complain about the mowing nor how wet the course was but there was a few tees that the white/blue tee boxes weren’t cut while the rest of the hole was. I’m probably going to play those course again because it was challenging for me. FYI the 17th was very enjoyable, easily the best maintained hole of the course!

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Layout

Enjoyed the layout at Chesapeake which has a number of moderately challenging holes. Many of the greens were undulating which left some challenging putts and pin positions.
Not particularly long and generally forgiving of the high handicapper but a few holes with water.
Greens were generally fine and medium paced but fairways were a bit scruffy with some of them cut very high, almost like a first cut of rough than a fairway on some holes - tended to reduce the roll on a good drive.
Given that many courses in the area are suffering from heavy rains, this seemed to drain well with little noticeable impact from that.
Would play there again - good value

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course. Especially great for the money

My wife and I played 18 holes in 3 hours. Guys in the pro shop we’re very friendly and even gave us a free yardage book. Very helpful. Will definitely play there again. Great job guys.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Wet and soggy!

Drives and approach shot would plug in the fairways and around the greens. Greens were in good shape and rolled really well.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very challenging

Everything are fine except some fairways are soft ground because of rains but besides that all are good especially around green

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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