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Cedar Hills Golf Club
804/239-1512
Route 29 S
Lynchburg , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Oakwood Country Club
804/384-8777
3409 Rivermont Ave
Lynchburg , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Colonial Hills Golf Club
804/525-3954
1990 Gum Tree Rd
Forest , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Ivy Hill Golf Club
804/525-2680
1327 Ivy Hills Dr
Forest , VA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
J. Porter Gibson

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Poplar Grove Golf Club
434/946-9933
129 Tavern Lane
Amherst , VA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Year Built
2004
Course Architect
Sam Snead, Ed Canton

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Boonsboro Country Club
804/384-3411
Route 4 Hwy 501
Lynchburg , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Fred Findlay

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London Downs Golf Club
804/525-4653
1400 New London Rd
Forest , VA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Russell Breeden

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Poplar Forest Golf Course
804/525-0473
Ramblewood Rd
Forest , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
9
Course Architect
Ken Killian and Dick Nugent

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Winton Country Club
804/946-7336
599 Partick Henry Hwy
Amhurst , VA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1970
Course Architect
Ed Ault

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Falling River Country Club
804/352-7037
Rural Route 4
Appomattox , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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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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