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Links course

The wrong New Kent Golf Course and restaurant have been closed for a major overhaul. This is a very... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Providence Forge, Virginia
via mobile
Nice County with great wineries!

So many wineries to visit and mice country roads! Colonial Downs horse track is set to reopen with... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Providence Forge, Virginia
via mobile
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good49%
  • Average6%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
18 Jun 2018
“Links course”
3 Mar 2018
“Nice County with great wineries!”
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5300 Bailey Road, Providence Forge, VA 23140
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Royal New Kent was purchased by Vineterra. Hopefully it will reopen in 2019. It meanders inbeteeen Brickshire which is coming along well since the homeowners bought the course.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Royal New Kent is a tough links course that use to be top rated in Virginia. It has a new owner who is making the investment needed to regain its stature.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bill O
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The wrong New Kent Golf Course and restaurant have been closed for a major overhaul. This is a very difficult golf course as it is a links course and then many of the hold your not sure where the green is. You know the direction...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank A9070SXjamesm
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

So many wineries to visit and mice country roads! Colonial Downs horse track is set to reopen with slot machine gambling.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Santafe10
Reviewed 18 June 2017

It looks spectacular. This is no ordinary golf course. You have to be able to get the ball in the air off the tee or you will lose quite a few. Hard to play on a sunny hot day because there isn't much shade.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank berg89011
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Royal New Kent is in better shape than I've seen it in years. This course plays tough and is not meant for those who spray it everywhere - it's very much a ball placement / shot management course but has very interesting holes and great...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank vbgolf2017
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is a tough course, made worse by poor conditions. Bunkers washed out, washouts in the fairways, poa or similar weed on the greens

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank David P
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We love Mike Strantz golf courses. This one might be his toughest (Tobacco Road is a close second). The layout is wonderful and each hole is unique - just a tremendous golf course. So why 3 stars? The conditions were weak, like 3 stars -...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank warrent59
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Played here today and was overtaken by the course; it's simply awesome, a must play. You can bite off all you want form the back tee or select a forward tee for more enjoyment. No matter which tee you select your shot selection and accuracy...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank youraway
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Played here in 1997 when I believe we paid nearly $145... Paid $45 on Labor Day and still love this course! Teed from the black 6650 yards and drove very well (265 yd avg) thereby hitting mid to short irons in. Teeboxes were B+ considering...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Lifeson F
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