The Revolution at Williamsburg National
A great story is in the making! In the fall of 2016, Williamsburg National transitioned to new ownership committed to providing golfers with a high quality golf experience worthy of its unique designs. New ownership hired Carlton Hospitality Group to rehabilitate the property. In just over a year a lot has happened. The list includes everything from a new suite of maintenance equipment and golf car fleet from Club Car to a new irrigation control system and hours of irrigation and drainage work including a lot of bunker work! Plus buckets of paint, new hole amenities including tee signs, tee markers and flags….And most importantly a lot of grass seed, fertilizer and attention to the putting surfaces.
New Greens on the Jamestown Course
The Jamestown (Nicklaus Design Group) Course re-opened September of 2017 with brand new Champion Bermuda Greens. This is considered one of the premium putting surfaces of today and used by many of the top courses in the country. It thrives in our hot Virginia summers when many bent grass surfaces (prominent in our region) struggle, but it is also very playable in its dormant state during winter months. The fairways, bunkers and tee boxes also received additional attention. Since the Jamestown re-opening reviews have been very good. The Jamestown course is truly a premium classic layout whose true potential will be fully realized by new ownership.
The Yorktown Course
Complimenting the Jamestown course is a completely different style course all together, the Yorktown. Course architect Tom Clark throws a little bit of everything into this thought provoking layout with plenty of risk reward opportunities. Golfers will encounter everything from elevated tee shots to long holes with open fairways followed by narrow dog legs and a couple extremely well designed short par 4’s. Putting surfaces are A1/A4 Hybrid Bent Grass and have been full restored. In addition the Yorktown course is the only public access course in Southeastern Virginia that over seeds it fairways with rye grass. This ensures premium playing conditions year round including winter months and early spring.
More than Golf
Williamsburg National is known for golf but don’t tell new Chef Tony Tutino. He has completely re-vamped the menu and the 1607 Grill is becoming a popular place for club members and locals to frequently dine. The 1607 Grill is open for lunch and dinner every day plus breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning. The covered patio is a great place to enjoy a meal or a few drinks after a round of golf and large groups should consider the Pavilion located directly behind the club house for their events. It is one of the best affordable outdoor venues in Williamsburg.
For the Golf Vacation Traveler
Williamsburg National is centrally located to area lodging and restaurants. Greensprings Vacation Resort is bordered by the back nine of the Jamestown course and just a stones throw from the clubhouse. Golf Vacation travelers booking through Golf Vacation providers receive a complimentary warm up bag of range balls. Golf travelers playing more than one round receive additional discounts as well as free bag storage.
Come join the Revolution and be a part of our story!