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The Ultimate Virginia Golf Resort Experience


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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
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Golf at The Highland Course

Woman golfing at Primland Resort, Blue Ridge Mountains

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

May 25-26, 2024 Highland Golf & Wine Classic

Award-winning golf blends with extraordinary culinary and wine experiences.

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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.

  • 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 | Reserve at

Lunch on the Green

Offered daily throughout the golf season, our Fairway Smoker serves southern favorites paired with beers on tap to enjoy while playing The Highland Course at Primland. Lunch and non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary for every 18-hole round.

Specifications, Pricing & Course Rules

The Highland Course Dress Code

  • For Men | Shirts with collars and sleeves are required. 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.
  • For Women | Appropriate golf attire including dresses, skirts, slacks, golf shorts and collared or mock collared shirts must be worn at all times. Bathing suits, denim, athletic shorts or tank tops are not permitted.
  • Shoes | Any non-heeled athletic shoes can be worn.

Course Overview

  • Yardage | 7051
  • Rating | 75.1
  • Slope | 153
  • Par | 72

Peak Season

  • May 16 - August 20 | $315
  • September 8 - October 31 | $315

Non-Peak Season

  • April 1-15 | $165
  • April 16-30 | $215
  • May 1-15 | $265
  • August 23-31 | $215
  • September 1-7 | $265
  • November | $215

2024 Maintenance Dates | Course Opens Late (11AM)

  • March 20, 2024
  • April 15, 2024
  • May 20, 2024
  • June 17, 2024
  • July 15, 2024
  • August 14, 2024
  • September 23, 2024

2024 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 early May.
  • August 14-15, 2024 | Course closed for aerification, reopening August 16 at 11AM. Aerification holes may continue to be visible until early September.
Golf at Primland Resort's Highland Golf Course
Golf at Primland Resort's Highland Golf Course

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Awards & Accolades

Top 28 Best Golf Resorts in the US & Canada

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America's 100 Greatest Public Courses

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#1 Public Course in Virginia

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#1 in Virginia

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Best of the West

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Best Golf Courses in the USA

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