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The Ultimate Virginia Golf Resort Experience


The Ultimate Virginia Golf Resort Experience

Showcasing breathtaking mountain views at every turn, The Highland Course at Primland melds seamlessly with the natural landscape to offer players of all skill levels the challenge they desire. Opened in 2006 by renowned golf course architect Donald Steel, the 18-hole course recently ranked as the No. 1 Public Course in Virginia (GolfDigest) and also No. 1 in Virginia (Golfweek), and presents fresh perspectives every time, compelling repeat rounds to master its challenges and appreciate its beauty anew.

  • Highland Course | Open to general public, members and resort guests
  • Inquire at 866.328.0310 or
  • Golf Shop hours | 7:30AM - 7PM
Primland, Meadows of Dan, Va

The Highland Recovery Experience

Recharge after a day on the links with a visit to the Primland Spa, where a restorative 30- or 60-minute massage awaits. Includes a therapist consultation with the golfer to tailor the recovery massage to your specific needs, as well as target areas that are typically used during a game of golf. This massage will include arnica massage oil and gel during the treatment, as well as a take home bottle of arnica gel to be used after future games.

Golf at The Highland Course

Woman golfing at Primland Resort, Blue Ridge Mountains

Play a Round

Winding through Primland Resort's mountainous terrain and playing across ridgetops and over valleys, the course combines challenging golf with breathtaking scenery.
Primland Resort, VA

One-on-one with a Pro

Grow your game at Primland with private instruction. The estate’s trained PGA golf professionals offer a world-class, one-on-one experience, which can be tailored to any aspect of the game. A 60-minute lesson can include swing analysis, game management, putting, pitching, bunker shots and more. Golf clinics are offered throughout the week, focusing on whatever it is you’d like to improve - whether short game or full swing.
Primland Resort, VA

School of Golf

Take your game to the next level with our School of Golf. Build a multi-day lesson plan with one of our professionals to improve your skills in every area of the game.
  • Duration: From 2 hrs/day to full day
Golf at Primland Resort's Highland Golf Course
Golf at Primland Resort's Highland Golf Course

Golf Membership

Become a member, inquire at 866.328.0310 or

Inquire about Membership

Golf Clinics | Introduction to Putting, Chipping and Full Swing

Learn the fundamentals of golf in this one-hour clinic that focuses on grip, aim, setup and motion. This clinic begins with putting and chipping lessons and concludes with practice drills. A round on our short course is included.

  • Available on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
  • Two lessons at 2PM and 2:30PM | $50 per person
  • Golf clubs and balls provided | Dress code enforced
  • Space is limited | Ages 12 and up
  • Reservations required | Inquire 276.222.3827

Beginner Guide to Golf

Perfect for a fun family of 4 activity. Play as many holes as you like on the short course.

  • Available on Fridays and Saturdays for lodging guests only
  • 4-6PM | $50 per person
  • Golf clubs and balls included
  • Walking only | Dress code applies
  • Reservations required | Inquire 276.222.3827

Specifications, Pricing & Course Rules

The Highland Course Dress Code

  • For Men | Shirts with collars and sleeves must be worn and tucked in at all times while playing the course. Slacks or golf shorts must be worn. No tank tops, denim, t-shirts, cut-offs, sweat pants, bathing suits or other athletic shorts are permitted while playing the course.
  • For Women | Dresses, skirts, slacks, golf shorts and blouses must be worn while playing the course. No halter tops, tank tops, denim, t-shirts, bathing suits, sweat pants, athletic shorts or short shorts are permitted while playing the course.
  • Shoes | Acceptable shoes must be worn at all times. Golf shoes with spikeless golf cleats are mandatory. Golf shoes and spikeless golf cleats are available to purchase through the Pro Shop.

Course Overview

  • Yardage | 7053
  • Rating | 75.1
  • Slope | 153
  • Par | 72

Peak Season

  • May 16 - August 20 | $300
  • September 8 - October 31 | $300

Non-Peak Season

  • April 1-15 | $150
  • April 16-30 | $200
  • May 1-15 | $250
  • August 23-31 | $200
  • September 1-7 | $250
  • November | $200

2022-23 Maintenance Dates | Course Opens Late (11AM)

  • November 21, 2022
  • April 17, 2023
  • May 22, 2023
  • June 19, 2023
  • July 17, 2023
  • August 23, 2023
  • September 25, 2023

2023 Aerification Dates

  • Spring aerification occurs prior to re-opening the course April 1; however, holes may continue to be visible from opening April 1 until mid-May.
  • August 21-22, 2023 | Course closed for aerification, reopening August 23 at 11AM. Aerification holes may continue to be visible until mid-September.

Awards & Accolades

Top 28 Best Golf Resorts in the US & Canada

GOLF Magazine

America's 100 Greatest Public Courses

Golf Digest

#1 Public Course in Virginia

Golf Digest

#1 in Virginia

Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play 2023

Best of the West

Virginia Living

Best Golf Courses in the USA

Golf World Top 100

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