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3.6
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
90.7%
Recommend this course
42 out of 46 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
81.2%
Recommend this course
13 out of 16 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
84.2%
Recommend this course
16 out of 19 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Style Links
Par 34
Length 2789 yards
Slope 124
Rating 34.4

Lambert's Point Golf Club in Norfolk sits along the banks of the Elizabeth River, offering scenic river views from every one of its nine holes. The course is located on Old Dominion University's campus, doubling as the training facility for the school's golf team. The layout has a traditional links-style design that will challenge even low handicappers. It has all the challenges of a full-length golf course with dramatically rolling terrain that causes tricky uphill, downhill, and sidehill lies. It's a very tight course, which means that shot placement will be an important factor on every hole. While you may not need a driver, accuracy is a necessity. Even slightly errant shots will be severely penalized. Before tackling Lambert's Point golf course, you can use the impressive double-story, covered driving range for warming up.

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Course Details

Year Built 2005
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Lester George (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.6
46 Reviews (46)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 9
Narrow Fairways 6
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

CHALLENGING COURSE AMAZING VIEWS

By far the most difficult course I’ve played. Definitely worth the money. Bring plenty of extra balls and keep your head on a swivel because several holes you have to hit blind.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Aweful

Greens were pathetic. Golf cart ran out of juice after 8 holes.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging course

Course very challenging for me only been golfing 4 months usually shoot low 100’s..fairways narrow and you will need quite a few balls due to hitting on other fairways...very fun course for 12 bucks and I will play again

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wonderful staffs!!

Especially my big thank to the cashier who worked at the counter, 7/12, morning/afternoon.
I mean he waited for me at the last hole green side with my wallet in his hand. Indeed I didn’t know I had lost my wallet until I met him.
What an appreciate moment from this mid 60 white gentleman!
Thanks!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

ODU Golf Course

Love the terrain with the hills and mounds. Also with the addition of wind can make for a fun and challenging round of golf. Come prepared to make good shots! Recommend it for sure. Great price!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Challenging and completely unforgiving

Great place to play. No it’s not the nicest course of all times but you get what you pay for. The course has a very relaxing and laid back vibe to keep players feeling comfortable no matter their player experience or abilities. With that said this is a very narrow and unforgiving course so I do not recommend this to first time golfers. Not that they wouldn’t be welcome it just might be discouraging because of the layout. The slightest hit off the fairway will cause you to loose your ball in water, thick brush, or rolling down hills for an unbelievable distance. The biggest negative to me was the rocks in the sand traps. Because of the short length and only being 9holes this would be a great lunch break course. This is a quickie and a goodie. This place does have times allotted for league play so check on that before reserving tee times.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0

Greens in bad shape

Not sure if it has to with them maybe getting sold but the greens had weeds on them.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Get what you pay for

Some of the best views of any course around. Greens are nothing special, sand is near impossible to hit out of, but for 16 dollars you can’t beat it. Really challenging layout that punishes you if you don’t hit straight. I play this course all the time and will continue to do so.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course with greater views. Really nice for being on the water. It’s a shooters course for sure. Gotta be creative with your shot selection but overall fun and quick course to play on.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Pleasantly Surprised

We were very pleasantly surprised when we played here. From the back tees this is a legit golf course. Especially if the wind is blowing. The conditions were a little spotty which should be expected for the price. But overall we were very pleased. Has a decent short game practice area, a full range (mats only). We will definitely go back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fun Track

Such a fun and challenging course that features beautiful views from nearly every hole. First time here and I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Blind shots

Nice course to get a work out if you walk. A lot of blind shots make it challenge to hit straight tee shots. Nice view of the river regatta, collier, and sewage plant.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Hit it straight or pay the price on every single hole!

Very challenging course! Not for beginners. Very fun though. Probably not going to play golf here again. I am just not good enough!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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