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Morven Farms
804/293-5817
Rural Route 6
Charlottesville , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
9

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Meadowcreek Golf Course
804/977-0615
1400 Pen Park Rd
Charlottesville , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Mcintire Park Golf Course
804/977-4111
Mcintire Park
Charlottesville , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Keswick Club
804/979-3440
701 Club Dr
Keswick , VA
Type
Resort
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Fred Findlay, Arnold Palmer (R)

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Lake Monticello Golf Course
804/589-3075
51 Bunker Blvd
Palmyra , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Buddy Loving and Algie Pulley

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Birdwood Golf Course
804/293-4653
410 Golf Course Dr
Charlottesville , VA
Type
Resort
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Lindsay Ervin

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Farmington Country Club
804/293-3153
1 Country Club Cir
Charlottesville , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
27

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Glenmore Country Club
804/817-0502
1750 Piper Way
Keswick , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
John LaFoy

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Laurel Ridge Golf Club
804/589-3730
Route 15
Palmyra , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Brian Smith

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Old Dominion GCSA
(804) 589-3563
41 Ashlawn Boulevard
Palmyra, VA
 
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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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