Mariners Landing Golf & Country Club

3.4476941176 3.4 stars from 5 (23)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7155 yards
  • Slope: 130
  • Rating: 74.5
  • Layout

  • 2052 Lake Retreat Rd, Huddleston, Virginia 24104, Bedford County
  • (540) 297-7888
  • (540) 297-8966
  • www.marinerslandinggolfclub.com

Year built: 1993
Type: Semi-Private
Greens: Bent Grass
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7155 yards 74.5 130
Blue 72 6775 yards 72.6 127
White 72 6270 yards 69.8 120
Green (W) 72 5940 yards 69.9 115
Red (W) 72 5170 yards 68.1 113

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.4 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.6 stars from 5
Value: 3.6 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.2 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.2 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.4 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 23 Reviews
5 stars:
11
4 stars:
8
3 stars:
0
2 stars:
1
1 stars:
3

recommend this course

19 out of 23 reviews


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"A Must Play"


Cowboykyle's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/17/2019
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

A beautiful course and super friendly staff.Best layout around and very good greens.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course




5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/01/2019
Previously played Used cart Cold weather

Reviewed on

fun course,friendly place, great rates,great layout


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



chamonix1's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/01/2019
Previously played

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



8iH6Uo1owwJDvVnHJ9ZO's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/22/2018

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Nice Course"


8iH6Uo1owwJDvVnHJ9ZO's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/22/2018
First time playing Used cart Cold weather

Reviewed on

What a great course great shape need to play. Iam coming back in the spring can't wait dont miss out with this one


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



8iH6Uo1owwJDvVnHJ9ZO's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/28/2018
First time playing Used cart Cold weather

Reviewed on

boy what a fun course to play can't wait to come back in the spring. If you haven't played before this is a gem


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Course is back"


chamonix1's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/15/2018
Previously played

Reviewed on

Last time we played this course they were having some problems with disease on greens but that's done Course played great staff was awesome as always Thanks and can't wait to come back


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Great course but needs some TLC"


cassibr's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/08/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

This course is in terrible shape. Tee boxes and greens are unkept and in need of basic maintenance. This course is not recommended though the price was cheap. I recommend playing somewhere else in this area.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


"Relaxing Course"


Tees2Trees's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/16/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Welcomed an opportunity to play several games at Mariner's Landing G.C, the week of July 16th through July 20th.

The course, like most others in the area, is having to deal with a few weeks of little rain.

The grounds crew's hard work is evident in working to keep the course playable, and in the best shape possible.

The course layout provides a nice combination of hole locations, all of which create a good balance of shot placements and strategies.

The clubhouse grill makes a nice sandwich to enjoy at either the "Turn" or after a finished round.

Enjoyable rounds of golf ... Definitely will be back.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"MUST PLAY THIS COURSE"


golflegend1's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/28/2018
Previously played

Reviewed on

Best layout in the area with amazing views of the lake. Course is in great shape and the staff is super friendly. Also the 19th grill has the best cheeseburgers in town!!! If you havent played this track you are missing out.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Great course"


chamonix1's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/12/2018
First time playing

Reviewed on

Enjoyed this course and staff great shape and layout when in the area a must play


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Great place"


Cowboykyle's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/02/2018
Previously played

Reviewed on

Great atmosphere friendly staff and the course is in great shape. I would recommend this course to anyone.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Go Elsewhere"


Shankapotamoose's avatar
Age:  Under 25
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/31/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

This course has a decent enough layout, but lacks proper maintenance. Greens have been in terrible condition the past several years. I would play Westlake, Roanoke CC, or London Downs before I would play here.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Find Elsewhere to play!!! Waste of money and time!"


bdub0714's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/28/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Drove 2 hours to meet a friend camping at SML so we could golf on Sunday morning. All i can say about this place is it is TERRIBLE!!! Teebox area full of crabgrass and not cut, Greens are awful!!! Patches of sand and grass completely gone from most greens. Fairways did not differentiate between rough and fairway. Landscaping was lacking to say the least, bunkers about the nicest feature on this track. Honestly, I would not go back and play this course if it were FREE! Find another course, or suffer through 4 hours you cant get back.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Poor

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


"Nice Place .. Future Looks Bright"


Tees2Trees's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  Don't know

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/17/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 9 holes Average weather

Reviewed on

We had an opportunity to play two 9 hole rounds at Mariner's Landing in Mid-September. The course had a few rough patches, but considering the long hot summer the grounds crew has done a remarkable job of keeping the course playable.

Having been to both high end and new start-up courses, I've always found the big difference isn't always the setting or palatial style clubhouses but rather in how you are treated whether a first time golfer or seasoned veteran of the game.

The staff at Mariner's Landing takes the time to make each guest feel welcome, and the relaxed aura of the course creates a winning combination.

The clubhouse has a small grill, perfect for a tasty sandwich after a few hours of enjoying relaxing golf without the distraction of vehicle traffic and condos at every turn.

The beauty of fall weather will only enhance the experience, and the 5th hole at the lake is "Picture Perfect"!

We'll definitely, return to Mariner's Landing.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Commented on 03/24/2017

Thank you so much for the great feedback. We hold customer service as just as high a responsibility as maintaining course conditions - we're glad to hear that you had a good experience with both. Thanks so much for sharing your feedback and we look forward to having you back for a round this year!


"Nice area and Nice Course"


lesterroadhog's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/30/2016
First time playing Used cart Played 18 holes Average weather

Reviewed on

A very enjoyable round of golf. The views of the mountains and Lake were exceptional. Par 3 #5 offers fantastic scenary. The staff was friendly and course was in good shape. Bentgrass Greens were very true. Not alot of landscping and extra dollars spent here but couse was solid.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Commented on 03/24/2017

We realize this review was from last season but we're happy to hear it and are looking forward to having you back this year! Thanks for sharing your experience!


"A Good Variety of Holes"


1Smokey's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/07/2015
First time playing Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

The course offers very good par 3s with one located with a great Lake view and one over a marsh. A good mix of par 4s and 2 strong par 5s on the back. Several risk reward holes. A very enjoyable course to play and scenic views throughout the course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Commented on 06/25/2015

Thank you so much for the amazing feedback, it is greatly appreciate it! We hope to see you out here again soon!


"Great Value"


junglecat1's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/18/2015
First time playing Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

I was invited by some friends to play Mariners Landing in an outing at Smith Mountain Lake. I live about 2 and half hours away and it was well worth the drive. The staff was very professional and the golf course proved to be a tremendous layout in very good condition. The greens rolled very true and expect nice lies around the greens. We had a great time. If you are in the area you may want to stop in and play this one.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Nice staff/Poor conditions"


Budzar123's avatar
Age:  25-34
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  0-4

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/02/2014
First time playing Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Average weather

Reviewed on

Small facility with small clubhouse but staff was friendly. Got a good deal on Golfnow.com so it wasn't too bad of an experience. The course layout and some holes were fun with one par three on the lake that was pretty cool, some many par 5's on the back. Conditions of the tees and fairways were some of the worst I have seen in the area. Greens were super slow but fairly plush and soft. Pace was ok since it wasn't busy at all.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Quality of food & beverage: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Fun course to play with a variety of holes- not boring"


jimmydan63's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/17/2013
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

i had a great time and the price was fantastic. The course was in great shape helped by the Spring rains. Some of the holes are difficult, but fair. You need to be able to hit your drive straight or the woods await you. The water holes are very pretty, but again a good shot and you are fine- miss it and go to the bag. Putting green is adequate and if I had enough time I would have taken advantage of the driving range. The staff is very nice and would be great if they had a larger selection of food for lunch. All in all it is a very fun course which I have played several times on vacation.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



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