Fore! Richmond golf roundup for 2021

Richmond golf news for 2021

With big names like Phil Mickelson and Paige Spiranac, the local golf scene produced plenty of news over the last year.

Golf Courses empty

Golf can’t be doing very well right now. I played at Brickshire in New Kent County on Sunday morning and hardly saw another golfer – which was great for me. We teed off at 11:00 and I saw one, maybe two other groups out on the course. The clubhouse grill was closed by 4:00 when… Read more »

$10 gas card for playing golf

Gas-related promotions are spreading like errant balls on a driving range. On August 4, golf course owner Tradition Golf Prosperities started running a promotion at Stonehouse in New Kent. Play golf, get a $10 gas card to Wawa. So far about 250 golfers have used the coupons, which expire today. The promotion might be extended,… Read more »

A sign of the tee times

Without sponsors, the show cannot go on. Organizers of the Henrico Open, a professional golf tournament for players one cut below the PGA Tour, spent a year of looking for sponsors and turned up zilch. ”We called on every public and private organization we could think of, and brought the opportunity to their attention,” said… Read more »

Just don’t call it a golf cart

Virginia Golf Cars, a Harrisonburg-based seller of golf carts with a large showroom in Richmond’s Southside, has started selling a street-legal vehicle. Golf carts are typically not allowed on public roads. Their normal habitat is more often gated communities, RV parks and for business use, apartment complexes and college campuses. Property managers and house keeping… Read more »