Man at the Sporting Clay Range, Primland Resort
Man at the Sporting Clay Range, Primland Resort

Hone your skills with sporting clays

Small groups, experts and novices alike can spend a day in the fresh mountain air at one of the nation’s top 25 courses. 14 stations over a mile-long course, offer a variety of clay targets and field games that are fun and challenging.

Small groups, experts and novices alike can spend a day in the fresh mountain air at one of the nation’s top 25 courses. 14 stations over a mile-long course, offer a variety of clay targets and field games that are fun and challenging.

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Clay Shooting

Named by Esquire magazine as one of the nation’s top 25 courses, Primland Resort invites you to take aim at the sporting life as you test your skills in our mile-long sporting clay course. Groups or novices can enjoy a day outdoors learning about shooting across 14 stations with a variety of clay targets. Also available are clay target games including 5-stand and Make-A-Break. In keeping with our deep commitment to the environment, all of our clay discs are biodegradable so that they don't pollute the Earth. Scroll for our extensive list of sporting clay pursuits.

Couple shooting at the Sporting Clay Range, Primland Resort

Private Instruction

Receive one-on-one instruction from one of our highly sought-after instructors. You will learn about safety, etiquette and will be taught in the Virginia tradition.
  • 1-2 hours
  • Hunters Ed not required for Sporting Clay course.

Target Pursuits

Man at the Sporting Clay Range, Primland Resort

The Field Experience

Progressing through 14 stations over a mile-long course, participants are presented with a variety of clay targets. Face flushing clay targets that zip in and out of the trees. Challenge your skills at the “duck decoy” station where incoming targets float in towards you. At our “rabbit” station, targets are thrown end-over-end and skitter across the ground.
  • 2 hours
Gun at the Sporting Clay Range, Primland Resort

5-Stand

Five-stand incorporates the best of skeet, trap, and sporting clays into a field game that is fun and challenging. During this 25-shot round, each participant attempts five targets from each of five stations which provide a different perspective.
  • 1 hour
Shotguns at the Sporting Clay Range, Primland Resort

Make a Break

Compete in pairs from your own private stage. Shoot 10 pairs of clay targets from eight machines to hone your skills and for a fun day of spirited competition.
  • 1 hour
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Primland Sporting Club

Challenge yourself across Primland Sporting Club's expansive landscape with our unique adventures. Participate in guided or semi-guided tours. Group and individual excursions are available and provide an opportunity to explore the many facets of the Blue Ridge Plateau landscape.
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