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4.5
298 Reviews (298)
5 Stars
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5
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
90.4%
Recommend this course
278 out of 298 reviews
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4.5
17 Reviews (17)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
94.1%
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16 out of 17 reviews
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4.5
23 Reviews (23)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
95.7%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6889 yards
Slope 150
Rating 74.1

Colonial Heritage Golf Club offers the only Arthur Hills-designed layout in Williamsburg, and it is also the city's only gated golf community. Golfers looking for a place where they can just 'grip it and rip it' will be out of luck on this course, which requires skill and strategy. It is a thought-provoking design where golfers will want to weigh all of the risk and reward options first. The layout plays through deep ravines that provide interesting changes in elevation. The golf course also features undulating fairways and large, fast greens that are bordered by strategically placed bunkers as well as water hazards that come into play on several holes. Colonial Heritage G.C. definitely provides a good challenge, even for a seasoned player, but beginners shouldn't feel too intimidated. The golf course offers some room for error and the risk-reward opportunities appeal to low and high handicappers alike.

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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Hills (2006) Drew Rogers (2006) Steve Forrest & Associates (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Golf Academy at Colonial Heritage Golf Club"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Denim is not allowed, shirts must have a collar.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
298 Reviews (298)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 53
Forced Carries 51
Undulating Greens 50
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 52
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 30
A Weekend Splurge 28
This Course's Location is:
Near Local Attractions 36
Convenient to the City 32
Worth the Drive 32

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Reviews 2
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
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 41
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun Course to play

The staff was friendly and the course was in great shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great course

colonial williamsburg is a great course. challenging in many ways. great practice facilities.
bad luck of the draw - they aerated the greens last week or a week before. greens were kinda bumpy. i should have asked before booking t.
not the end of the world.
love this course.
be back soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Awesome layout

First time playing this course and absolutely fell in love with it. The challenging greens and blind shots were awesome. Pace of play was perfect. Definitely coming back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 64
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

nice

This course has a lot going for it and they are doing a good job with keeping the fairways and the tees and greens in great shape! Unfortunately though, the rough is too long! We're not playing the PGA Championship out here so I wish they could do a little bit better with that.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Absolutely lovely course!

We played on a 95 degree plus day. It was after 1 pm and the course was pretty empty. We LOVED the layout. The course was beautifully maintained, staff friendly, and pace of play extremely fast. We cannot wait to play again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Don’t underestimate this “short” course

Great course! Starter gave great overview that helped me during the round. There are some challenging holes but not unfair. No tricks. Just make sure to play from the right tee box. Don’t get fooled by the total yardage. Will definitely come back again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 64
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

nice

This is a really well maintained course with a beautiful layout! You feel like you're in the jungle sometimes!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fred is the Best

Terrific course, breathtaking greens, and terrific golf experience. Most notably, the entire staff was amiable, upbeat, and professional. A special SHOUT OUT to the world's greatest starter - Fred. He gave us sensational advice, kick-started our play with encouraging and supportive enthusiasm, and made us feel valued and welcome. We cannot wait to return and play again and again.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Lots of Blind Shots

Course was in good shape, but no hole layouts on signage or card and lots of doglegs with bliond spots made it very challenging for first time players

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 202
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Virginia Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Remains An Unbeatable Value

I'm the type of golfer that will pay a premium for fast, smooth greens and while Colonial Heritage has great conditions overall, their greens are consistently some of the fastest and smoothest in the state. I was shocked given how early in the year it was but they rolled absolutely perfectly.

The layout here remains a challenge for most golfers in any weather but it was particularly windy this day and that made it even harder but still a lot of fun, especially when you do pull off that hero shot.

The staff is great and I had no issues with pace of play despite the unseasonably warm weather. Will definitely keep coming back whenever I get a craving for quality greens!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staff unorganized...wretched pace of play

once again stuck behind people who do not understand the concept of letting groups play through, staff was there but that's about it......just occupying space pretty much

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

Challenging First Time Playing

I played 8/1/2020. Course was in great shape overall - tee boxes and fairways in great condition 8/10. Greens were good but not great 7/10 ( we had an early tee time and it rained the day before. they started to get faster and better towards the end of the round as they dried out). The course plays longer than stated yardage due to elevation changes. Several holes require blind shots over hills or around corners into tight greens. If you're a long driver, be ready to play 3 wood off the tees for many holes. The elevation changes were pretty unique to the area with intersting hole layouts that challenge the player to make some tough risk/reward decisions. Good course overall - would definitely recommend. Im not military but they offer a $15 military discount.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Beautiful but tough

This course was in great shape, greens hold very well and have good speed. Some had questionable pin placements but overall they were very good. There are a number of blind shots to severely sloped fairways that border on unfair but if you can hit straight shots, you’ll do well. The course plays much longer than the posted yardage because of steep up slopes to the greens. I would certainly play it again, now that I know where I’m going.

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