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Birdwood Golf Course at Boar's Head

Address: 410 Golf Course Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone Number: +1 434-293-4653
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Type: Golf Courses, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Spectacular Blue Ridge views, invigorating vistas, and 18 holes of challenging golf... It is easy...
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Type: Golf Courses, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Spectacular Blue Ridge views, invigorating vistas, and 18 holes of challenging golf... It is easy to see why Birdwood Golf Course at The Boar's Head is a highly acclaimed course, with recent accolades including the prestigious 4 1/2-star ranking among the Best Places to Play in Golf Digest. At the par-72 championship golf course, you can enjoy (seasonally) a course-side meal or snack at the Birdwood Grill overlooking the 18th hole. Be sure to also visit our fully stocked Pro Shop, which caters to your every golfing need with an extensive line of equipment, apparel and accessories.

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Durham NC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My brother and I were in town for a holiday visit with our parents and decided to play golf since the weather was warm over the Christmas weekend. We called and easily got a tee time and a $45.00 winter weekend rate. They have a huge driving range that we put to good use. They also had a wonderful chipping... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Birdwood is a fine course, but the back nine which winds into the uplands away from the highway is unmatched in Virginia. The golfer feels like he or she has gotten away from civilization as the holes play in varied directions with absolutely not house of OB. The island green is a highlight as are various other shots featuring change... More 

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VA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have played here several times since it opened. I have never played well when I have been here, but that is mostly my fault. The greens are in very good shape and the fairways are nicely groomed. The front nine is definitely easier than the back, but both sides have some interesting holes.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Came into town for a football game and had some time for a round of golf and my buddy set us up a noon tee time, it's a bit chilly in Charlottesville in late November but the course was very well maintained for a university course and the course is quite challenging and fun, we actually came back the next... More 

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Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Was in town for a wedding and had an afternoon to kill. Great way to do so. Fun, challenging course and the greens (11/27/14) were in great shape and quick. Would definitely play again. Only thing holding the course back from 5 stars is there were a lot of stinkbugs all over our carts.

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Campbell, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is a must for golfers. It serves as the home course for the Univ. of Virginia golf teams. Felt highly welcomed by super friendly staff. An absolutely beautiful course that plays well - challenging and fair. Play from the tees that best suit your game, and enjoy a great day of golf. I'll be back!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Wonderful golf course. The staff was extremely friendly and provided tips on playing the course since we were from out of town. The fairways and greens were in excellent condition. Rental clubs were in great shape (Callaway). Very enjoyable round.

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Powell, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Put this course on your bucket list of places to play. It really is special and started the moment I pulled into the parking lot. The fairways, greens, greens and everything about this course is great. Special thanks to Phil, the players assistant for giving tips and advice on the course.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Food is just like any other golf course but the golfing is great. Make sure you arrive in golfing attire or they won't let you golf on their course.

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Winston-SAlem, NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

My wife and I played Birdwood 7/25/13. We only played the front nine but took the cart through the back nine. The course is in great condition and everyone was very friendly. Iseemed a little pricey ($40 per person for 9 holes) for a weekday. There is no senior rate. Very nice facility run by UVA.

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