Golf PackagesGolf Tripbest stay and play golf packages in West Virginia

West Virginia offers all sorts of different golfing options, including amazing stay and play packages. If you’ve been wanting to try your hand at some of the unique and difficult courses that the “Almost Heaven” state offers, these packages are a great place to get started.

Golf Resort/PackageDetailsBook
Greenbrier, White Sulphur SpringsTwo-night minimum stay required, unlimited golf. Call or email for priceBook
Raven Golf Club, Snowshoecall or email to bookBook
Oglebay, WheelingFrom 189/person per night, two rounds of golfBook
Stonewall Resort, RoanokeA round of golf for each adult, per day. Call or email for priceBook
Alpine Lake, Preston Countyfrom $129+tax/person per night (double occupancy). 2 rounds of golfBook
Canaan Valley, Tucker Countycall or email to bookBook
Pipestem Adventures, Pipestemcall or email to bookBook
Twisted Gun Golf Course, Wharncliffecall or email to bookBook
Mid-Atlantic Golf Getaways3 days/2 nights for $259 per person. call or email to bookBook

1. Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs

Greenbrier golf
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Book your package here: official site (Two-night minimum stay required, unlimited golf. Call or email for price)

Greenbrier’s unlimited golf package has a lot to offer. This package is only available from May 1st to October 31st every year and includes complimentary use of their practice facility, golf cart rental to make carrying your golf bag around much easier, a hotel room, and golf every day you are there. There are special offers, group offers, and golf offers as well if you want more than just the standard package.

You have to stay a minimum of two days, which shouldn’t be a problem at all for golf enthusiasts. With this package, you get access to the Meadows Course and the Greenbrier Course. One bonus of selecting Greenbrier for your stay and play package is that you get to use their golf courses every day of your trip. This includes your arrival and departure days.

2. Raven Golf Club, Snowshoe

The Raven Golf
The Raven Golf. Credit: showshoe

Book your package here: official site (call or email to book)

The Raven Golf Course at Snowshoe Resort was designed by Gary Player and is the perfect option if you’re looking for a challenge. The courses feature steep elevation changes and rock faces for a higher level of difficulty than the average course.

The resort offers an aerial view of the course to allow its players to get an idea of what the course is like. There are 18 holes to play on with a total length of 7045 yards and a par score of 72. If you book their stay and play package, you save 30 percent on your tee times at the Golf Club.

3. Oglebay, Wheeling

Oglebay golf
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Book your package here: official site (From 189/person per night, two rounds of golf)

If you’re looking for one-of-a-kind golf courses, but also need something to keep your family entertained, then Oglebay offers plenty to keep everyone happy. There are spas, zoos, restaurants, and golfing all in one area.

Oglebay has the Speidel Golf Club which features two special courses; the Arnold Palmer Signature Course and the Robert Trent Jones Sr. Designed Course. The Signature Course offers various skill levels and strategically created holes. The Designed Course is more for those who want a challenge with multiple tee placements.

4. Stonewall Resort, Roanoke

Stonewall golf
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Book your package here: official site (A round of golf for each adult, per day. Call or email for price)

Stonewall Resort also offers a unique twist on golfing called Fling Golf. With the stay and play package, you get accommodations at a lakeside lodge, a round of golf a day, and premium golf balls. The package comes with different prices during the different seasons.

You can opt to rent a club here, but if you’d rather use your own clubs, here’s how to fly with your golf clubs. Make sure you got it covered with a good golf travel bag too.

5. Alpine Lake, Preston County

Alpine Lake golf
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Book your package here: official site (from $129+tax/person per night (double occupancy). 2 rounds of golf)

Alpine Lake has a stay and play package available between April and October. The deal is for one night and two rounds of golf, but you can add on days and golfing as you want. With the cooling breezes, beautiful scenery, and fresh mountain air, the 18-hole course is considered the prettiest spot in West Virginia.

The Alpine Lake Resort has a lot to offer besides just golf. Relax after a day out in the sun with the indoor heated pool or lounge. There’s a restaurant on the property as well and a 150-acre lake where people can fish, boat, or swim as much as they want.

Call to set up your stay and play package

6. Canaan Valley, Tucker County

Canaan Valley
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Book your package here: official site (call or email to book)

Canaan Valley is a great place for all sorts of people to visit. In the summer, they offer a wide range of activities from golfing and tennis to wagon rides and soccer. In the winter, they have skiing and snowboarding.

For its golf courses, Canaan Valley offers green, red, gold, white, and blue tees with various ratings and total yards. This allows you to pick a course (or several) that suits your specific needs. With your stay and play package, you get to play on an 18-hole course, breakfast, a pool (when open), Beech Club usage, and a shared cart rental.

7. Pipestem Adventures, Pipestem

Pipestem Adventures
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Pipestem Resort State Park offers a year-round package. However, if you go in the middle of the golfing season, you have access to the Mountain Creek Lodge. This is a one-of-a-kind lodge that is only available through the aerial tramway.

Pipestem offers an 18-hole championship course designed by Geoffrey Cornish. The area has a stunning view of Bluestone Canyon. If you grow tired of the usual golf, they offer a lot of fun twists. Not only is there disc golf and fling golf, but foot golf as well.

8. Twisted Gun Golf Course, Wharncliffe

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With the addition of the Gilbert Lodge, the Twisted Gun Golf Course now offers stay and play packages. This package is a pretty great deal compared to some of the others, as they offer daily rates instead of seasonal rates. If you can catch a good deal, you end up saving a lot of money.

The course is fairly isolated, which allows for some stunning views while you’re golfing. Because of the unique rates and the fact that this course doesn’t promote itself much, the area usually isn’t crowded. It’s a fairly difficult golf course that lets you test out your true skills on the green.

9. Mid-Atlantic Golf Getaways

Mid-Atlantic Golf Getaways
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Book your package here: official site (3 days/2 nights for $259 per person. call or email to book)

As the name suggests, the Mid-Atlantic Golf Getaways group offers more packages than just the ones in West Virginia. They also offer options in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Because the company isn’t officially registered with any resort, they let you adjust your stay and play package until you have a dream golfing vacation.

For West Virginia, they focus on the Eastern Panhandle and offer a three-day, two-night package. The packages focus on Cacapon Resort State Park, Locust Hill Golf Course, and The Woods. It’s worth noting that since Golf Getaways doesn’t work directly with the resorts, the accommodations are usually places like Hampton Inn and Comfort Inn.

FAQS

How Many Golf Courses Are in West Virginia?

There are well over 100 golf courses in West Virginia, with estimates on the total number being right around 130. West Virginia has a rich history of golfing. The state was home to the first golf club back in 1884.

Many of the courses still available today are champion courses designed by various legends in the sport. This includes famous names such as Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones Sr., and Pete Dye.

Can You Golf Year-Round in West Virginia?

It is entirely possible to golf year-round in West Virginia. Many resorts and courses in the state  boast about their year-round packages and golfing options including Oglebay Golf and Twin Falls Resort.

The year-round availability is thanks to the milder temperatures during every season. Except for snow or heavy rain, there isn’t much to dissuade passionate golfers in West Virginia. 

What Are the Best Golf Courses in West Virginia?

Based on popular votes by 115 different panelists, the top five courses in West Virginia are; Pikewood National (Morgantown), Pete Dye (Bridgeport), Greenbrier – Old White (White Sulphur Springs), Greenbrier Sporting Club – Snead (White Sulphur Springs), and Glade Springs (Daniels).

All of these panelists have different opinions on what makes a golf course the best. This gave the votes a well-rounded and more accurate answer to help you find the best golf courses in the state, no matter what your golfing preferences are.

Wrapping Up

If you’ve checked West Virginia, there are many fantastic packages in the surrounding states you should check if you have the chance:

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