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4506 Howardsville Tpke
Afton, VA  22920-2502
United States
P: (540) 943-8864
Swannanoa Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

70 par | 6,000 yards | 112 slope

67.0 rating | Blue grass

Recommend this course: +1 -1

Swannanoa Golf Course Description

The 18-hole "Swannanoa" course at the Swannanoa Golf and Country Club facility in Afton, Virginia features 6,000 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 67.0 and it has a slope rating of 112 on Blue grass. Designed by Fred Findley, the Swannanoa golf course opened in 1926. Randolph Lang, Sr. manages the course as the Owner/Golf Professional.

Course Reviews

My decision to play this course was between this and Old Trail. The people I went with decided on this to save a little bit of money. $35 later I would have gladly paid the additional $25 to play a course with actual tee boxes. This course has about as much grass downtown Baghdad and the tee boxes are mounds of grass with no flat spot. Every par four is driver, SW if that and the par 5s are an easy driver, 5I in. I suppose if you are looking to burn $35 and see the "other" side of the quality spectrum this is your course.

It took a while to get use to it, but now one of my favorite courses to play. Relaxed atmosphere, to put it mildly. "shirts must be worn in the clubhouse" - gotta love it. Leave your driver in the bag on the short par fours, unless you want to battle the rattlesnakes for your ball in the woods.

an old course for the player that truly loves the game of golf. the greens are patchy and the grass is long, but the views and course layout are spectacular one of the most challenging courses i've played.

the course is a joke, the greens are cut once a week if that.The pro shop(I think thats what they called it) had golf balls for sale that came out of cheap discount store.Never confuse this joke with anything more then just that.There was a gentleman dress in a 40 year old sports coats saying he was the PRO so I ask him when he was going to mow the greens he said not for a couple of days, he didn't want the greens to die. Well here is a news flash they are already DEAD.If you need a good laugh play this goat track

An old fashioned course with a run down, cash only golf shop. The location is spectacular and trumps its weaknesses. Its a very fair and reasonable course for the average player. I didn't find the fairways too narrow and I'm an 18 handicapper. Not fancy; not impeccable greens or fairways; but a delight to play.

There are no restroom facilities except at the club house. The course has a wonderful view. The course is very narrow so keep your shots straight or you will be taking out other players.


My wife and I travel From the Eastern Shore of Maryland to play here.But the reward of traveling so far is well worth it.


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  • Overall
  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Wray S. 18 78 60 11/18/07
2 robert P. 9 73 64 05/02/10
3 robert P. 9 74 65 07/11/09
4 Wray S. 18 83 65 11/12/07
5 Wray S. 18 83 65 11/05/07
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
8 Jim H. 12 79 67 08/22/10
26 Jim H. 12 87 75 08/21/10
12 Jim H. 12 82 70 08/20/10
13 Jim H. 12 82 70 07/25/10
33 Nile H. N/A 80 80 07/17/10

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About Swannanoa

Swannanoa Golf and Country Club

Golf Only facility

18 regulation holes

Awards at Swannanoa

No recent major awards have been noted.

Tournaments of Swannanoa

No local tournaments listed for this course.

Course Staff

Randolph Lang, Sr., Owner/Golf Professional
Randolph Lang, Jr., Superintendent

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