Golden Horseshoe Unveils the ULTIMATE GOLF GETAWAY Contest

The Golden Horseshoe Golf Club, Colonial Williamsburg Hotels and Kemper Sports have combined to launch the ULTIMATE GOLF GETAWAY contest in celebration of the recent restoration of the award-winning Gold Course by famed architect Rees Jones,”The Open Doctor.” The promotion which runs through February 28, 2018, and gives golfers a chance to win a trip for four to experience an incredible buddy experience in historical Williamsburg, Virginia.

The contest includes 2 complimentary rounds for four on Golden Horseshoe Golf Club’s Gold Course, one on the Green Course and unlimited play on the nine-hole Spotswood Course, considered by many as the “best short nine hole course in the country.” The winner of the getaway and guests will also be treated to three nights accommodations for four at the Williamsburg Lodge(double occupancy) and two dinners for four people. In addition to the superb golf and great dining, the winners will receive passes to the Colonial Williamsburg Historical Area and Art Museums, as well as an authentic hatchet throwing experience. The winner will be selected March 1, 2018.

The highly acclaimed Gold Course was originally designed in 1963 by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Sr., and reopened July 1, 2017 following a complete renovation by son Rees. Along with a wall to wall regrass, featuring Northbridge Bermuda in the fairways and rough with 007 Bent on the greens, all bunkers were rebuilt with the “Better Billy Bunker” system to improve drainage and playability, and topped with new white sugar sand. Additional enhancements include nine new forward tees providing a more forgiving option for high-handicap players along with the leveling of all the tees and reconstruction of four green complexes.

The Green Course is a Rees Jones modern original layout opened in 1991 and carved from the same rolling terrain as the Gold, offering a strong option for avid golfers and members with wider fairways, larger and more undulating greens and more length from the tips at 7,120 yards at par 72.

The Horseshoe is rounded out by the nine-hole par 31 Spotswood Course, named after Colonial Governor Alexander Spotswood, and was the original course next to the Williamsburg Inn. In 1964, Senior renovated it, which can be played from varying tee boxes twice for a comfortable 18 hole game.

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