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3.7
374 Reviews (374)
5 Stars
89
4 Stars
187
3 Stars
58
2 Stars
26
1 Stars
14
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
84.5%
Recommend this course
328 out of 374 reviews
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3.6
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
80.0%
Recommend this course
24 out of 30 reviews
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3.7
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
82.5%
Recommend this course
47 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 6776 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.3

When Hell's Point Golf Club opened in 1982, Golf Digest called it one of the best new courses and it was ranked as one of the 100 best-designed courses in the country. Renowned architect Rees Jones designed the course. He incorporated the many natural features provided by the golf course's location in the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The fairways are edged with saltwater marshes and Jones included his signature sculpted bunkers along the greensides. Just a stone's throw from the ocean, the golf course is as scenic as it is challenging. The second hole is one of southeastern Virginia's toughest golf holes with out-of-bounds to the left, trees to the right, and a sloped fairway that leads to a well guarded, double-tiered green. This par 4 is the no. 1 handicap hole at When Hell's Point Golf Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1982
Golf Season Year round. High Season: 04/01 - 10/31
Architect Rees Jones (1982)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Clothing must be clean, free of rips and free of holes. Shirts or tops must be worn at all times.

Reviews

3.7
374 Reviews (374)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Patio Dining 9
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 62
Bunkers 57
Narrow Fairways 45
This course/club is great for:
Locals 42
Advanced Golfers 41
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 38
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 35
Convenient to the City 28
Near Local Attractions 16

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Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Top 500 Contributor

It was car path only

Other than that the course is a interesting challenge... will come back

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tempting

Great layout, play smart deceptive locations under all conditions.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

True greens .....not

The course layout is great but green are not true and very slow. Green condition are not up to what they use to be.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good Layout

this course has a great layout but do not play this course if there has recently been a heavy rain because water gathers between holes and on the cart path and every other where you can think of. This course is literally in a swamp.

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

Great Layout, but very wet!!

This is a great course but don't play after a big rain. Water standing everywhere!!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice course . . .

Nice course that winds through marshland. No houses on the course. Even though the course was lined by wetlands, there were ample fairways so that it did not feel like target golf. Bunkers define the holes very well. Great variety between holes, short and long, straight and dog legs right hland left. Greens were in good shape, which was nice because they are bent grass. Putted well. The bunkers were awesome. In terms of defining where to hit you are tee shot and where to not hit your approach shot. Luckily I did not go into any of them so at cannot speak to how they played.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor course management.

On a busy Sunday of a holiday weekend they sent foursomes out every 9 minutes vice normal 14 minutes and also allowed a single player to go out. Very poor course management by club pro and starter, even when we called after excessive delays they refused to admit mistakes and offer apology. I would not recommend this course.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

challenging course

I like the course with moderate challenge.
Great value!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played

Very disappointed n the condition

We hadn’t played Hells Point in some time, and were big fans of the course. Great layout. Today the condition was pathetic!
Greens were horrible.. fairways pretty good. Tee boxes poor.

I love the course but was very, very disappointed today.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

This course needs better upkeep

The pace of play was horrendous. We had to tell three groups of three to go in front of us because they wanted to play at 20 mph and force us to play quickly. The course greens are terrible and need to be rolled weekly. Also there where major trees down that need to be taken care of. The only thing good is the practice greens and the snack bar prices. Would be better if they had a martial out telling people to stop pushing groups and when to tee off its ridiculous.

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

Nicee layout

Great course! They need to work the greens! Potential of being the best golf course of Virginian Beach?!!! Thank you staff!

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf course

The course was in good shape some of the greens need a little work but over all for the money it's a must play

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Considering the hurricane...

When I called in the morning, I was told it would be back 9 only due to Hurricane Dorian coming through the previous day. By the time we teed off @ 2pm, the entire 18 was available to play. Taking that into consideration, the course was in amazing shape with so much debris cleared and out of the way; we had a great time.
Staff was extremely friendly and accommodating.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenging Course

The course is in very condition except for a few tee boxes and a couple of greens which are in good condition. The fairways are not overly wide and tree lined so important to keep the ball in play. Any ball off the fairway/second cut will be most likey be unplayable even if it can be found. The greens are not overly large. If you want a good challenge this course is for you! Fun to play and would definately go back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

To much water here.

This was my first time here. We were asked to play of the tenth tee because there was a number of four balls in front . Everything was fine until, we tried to play the second half of the course from the first tee. It was completely jammed solid with a beginner and his small son. The adult miss hit the ball three times of the tee and there was four ball in front then there was rain coming on, so pretty disappointed in my days golf and called it a day after nine holes. Most courses I have played would have offered a free nine holes or complimentary for another day .but no kind offer made.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played

Course needs TLC

Understand that we've had alot of rain lately, but the greens were in poor conditions at best. Alot of dead spots all over, parts of greens had turned into mud. Tee boxes were extremely long and bunkers loomed as if all the sand had been removed with weeds, grass, and gravel throughout them. Fairways and rough were in good shape, but for $50 a person, some love needs to be put into the course.

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