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4700 Sleepy Hole Rd
Suffolk, VA  23435-1300
United States
P: (757) 538-4100
F: (757) 934-2781
www.sleepyholegolfcourse.com
Sleepy Hole Course

18 hole regulation length course

Municipal golf course

72 par | 6,853 yards | 124 slope

72.6 rating | Bermuda grass


Sleepy Hole Golf Course


The 18-hole "Sleepy Hole" course at the Sleepy Hole facility in Suffolk, Virginia features 6,853 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.The course rating is 72.6 and it has a slope rating of 124 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Russell F. Breedon/(R) Thomas E. Clark, ASGCA, the Sleepy Hole golf course opened in 1972. Renee Rhoads manages the course as the General Manager.

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Reviewed April 06, 2011

We play this course a few times a year and it is one of our favorites. It is a pretty challenging course especially since its on the water and can get really windy sometimes. This course offers a lot of different challenges and is a very good course to play a scramble or best ball outing on. For the price this course is one of the best in the area and overall the course is well maintained with greens in good condition most of the year. This course is worth the money and I think everyone should give it a try.

Reviewed June 21, 2010

Sleepy Hole is one of the better courses I have found in Suffolk. The 18th is the best finishing hole i have found in suffolk, and maybe in the Tidewater area (notwithstanding the more expensive courses or some private courses). The best asset to the course is the greens. They are fantastic - fast and true, with almost no bad spots that can be found at comparably priced courses. The only negative I can come up with is that the par 3s are very similar in length from the blue tees (all 140-170 yards with similar set up). The remaining holes are a true test of a golfer's skills. There are a decent number of doglegs both left and right, varying lengths, and the landscape is varied as well, with some holes having tree lined fairways, and others being more wide open.

Additionally, the course matches the surrounding landscape perfectly, which is becoming more and more rare. I have played Riverfront, Nansemond River, Bide A Wee, Honeybee, several others in this area and this is my favorite so far. This course is ideal for someone interested in a no-gimmick, straightforward test looking to pull different shots from their bag on a regular basis.

Reviewed May 26, 2008

Reviewed October 13, 2007

A beautiful course. Well placed bunkers and water test the average golfer.

Reviewed July 25, 2007

Reviewed July 19, 2007

A great old-school course... long, tree lined, some water holes with no gimmicks and fun to play. Greens were in very good shape despite drought, though some spots along the way are suffering, but overall in good shape. I'll be glad to come back again next time in town for this local gem at a great price.

Reviewed July 14, 2007

Reviewed April 07, 2007

Nice course, good value

Other than holes 13 & 15 being reversed here it is right on. 13 is a par 4 and 15 is a par 5. Water can come into play on almost half of the holes. I like this course but not as much as the others in Suffolk. Number 18 green is beautiful. You hit out to a peninsula green that sits right on the river.

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  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Brad R. 18 48 30 10/22/07
2 will C. N/A 40 40 04/13/12
3 Joseph W. 26 92 66 03/28/12
4 john D. 13 79 66 10/05/08
5 Nicholas Z. 13 80 67 07/13/08
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
16 Billy G. 9 83 74 08/09/16
27 Matt M. 24 101 77 05/05/15
17 Ed B. 18 92 74 04/23/14
53 Charles M. 37 126 89 07/12/13
2 will C. N/A 40 40 04/13/12

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About Sleepy Hole

Sleepy Hole

Golf Only facility

60 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

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Course Staff

Renee Rhoads, General Manager
JT Belcher, Director of Golf
Richard Jones, CGCS, Superintendent
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