What is the dress code for the courses and the practice facilities?
Collared shirts are required, no cut off shorts or gym shorts are permissible, no denim, women may wear sleeveless shirts but shirt must have a collar, women may not wear tank tops, men may not wear sleeveless shirts or tank tops, Wintergreen Resort is a soft spike facility, tennis shoes are permissible.
What is the cancellation policy for golf reservations?
Please be considerate of your fellow members and guests when booking golf reservations and be mindful of the following policy: if you cannot make a scheduled golf reservation, we ask that you call reservations at (434) 325-8250 to cancel. Failure to arrive and play for a scheduled tee time will be subject to a $25 credit card charge per player. This policy applies to members with golf passes.
Is walking allowed on the courses?
Walking the golf courses is permitted during the time period of November 15- March 15 (Stoney Creek course) in which all members will pay the appropriate green fee. Guests of the resort may also walk during this time but must pay the published golf rate. During the primary golf season (March 16 - November 14), walking is only permitted after 4:30 pm and is at the discretion of the facility's golf professional. Members will be charged appropriate green fee and guests will be charged the published golf rate.
What happens if severe weather/ occurs during my round of golf?
In the event of severe and / or threatening weather conditions, our Thorguard detection system will emit one long blast signaling you to immediately leave the golf course and seek shelter. Continuing play while in a weather alert is prohibited. When the severe weather has left the area, the system will emit three short blasts signaling that it is safe to resume play on the course. Players are asked to return to the area on the course where they stopped play.
Should you begin your round and rain/fog occurs, you have the option of returning to the clubhouse and waiting out the weather conditions. If you decide not to complete your round, a rain check will be issued that is valid for one year. If you have played at least six holes, a nine hole credit will be issued. If you have played at least 13 holes, no credit will be issued.
Do the courses have rental clubs available?
Rental sets from Callaway are available for your round. Rental club fees are $40 for a full round of golf and $20 for nine holes of golf. Included in the fee is a sleeve of Callaway super soft golf balls although it is advisable to purchase additional golf balls for your round.
Do you have golf instruction at the Resort?
The Wintergreen Golf Academy is housed at the Stoney Creek course and offerings include daily clinics, private lessons and golf schools. Instruction is also available for All Resort members and registered Resort guests at Devils Knob. For more information, please call the Academy coordinator at (434) 325-8255 to set up your instruction.
How long does it take to play 18 holes?
Pace of play at each of the courses is 4 hours and 15 minutes. The professional staff asks that you arrive in plenty of time prior to your golf reservation. The starter will direct you to the tee and remind you of the recommended pace of play as well as the cart rules for the day. Pace of play time intervals on the carts will remind you of where your group needs to be at certain holes on the course. Please keep up with the group IN FRONT of yours at all times and the professional staff has the authority to re-position your group should you fall behind.
What about Junior Golfers?
Wintergreen Resort welcomes junior golfers of all ages and abilities but must possess a valid driver's license to operate a golf cart. Please refer to the Wintergreen Golf Academy web page for a listing of all junior golf instruction.
What should I do in the event of a medical emergency on the course?
Wintergreen Resort is equipped with two Fire and Rescue departments, one on the mountain and one in the valley. Should a medical emergency arise while on the golf course, call 911 immediately.
Is alcohol permitted on the course?
Outside alcohol is prohibited by the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Any alcohol consumed on the golf courses MUST be purchased at the restaurants or snack shops.