Oakhurst Links

Play the most historic course in the united states ~
the first golf course designed and built in america! 

 
Built in 1884, Oakhurst Links is a unique 30-acre course, museum and clubhouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located just a few miles north of The Greenbrier. 

Russell Montague, the original owner, learned about golf in Scotland and built the course with some local friends before any other course existed in America. Guests of The Greenbrier then thought golf was an oddity -  so rare was the game at that time.  The first competition at Oakhurst was held in 1888 in the Scottish match play tradition, and Montague and his friends played on their course for many years.

Today, conventional golf clubs are not used at Oakhurst. Instead, players use hickory-shafted clubs and hit gutta-percha balls off tees fashioned from sand and water the same way it was done more than 130 years ago.
 

Reservations

Please call 304-536-1110 (ext. 7068) to schedule your tee time.


Hours

Oakhurst Links is open for the season through Wednesday, October 15, 2014.

Advanced tee times are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The course will also be open for walk on tee times on Saturdays from 11:00am to 5:00pm.
 

Rates

The Mashie Niblick ~ A 9-hole round of golf. Golf balls, use of clubs and a tour of the museum are included. $79 per person. (Guests using the Unlimited Golf Package ~ $25)

Forecaddies are recommended to provide guidance, locate balls and share interesting golf history. $20 fee per person plus gratuity (minimum fee $50).
 

Details

Oakhurst Links is operated exclusively as an amenity for registered guests and members of The Greenbrier. Period golf clubs and balls will be provided, and forecaddies knowledgable about this unique golf course and period equipment are available (recommended). The suggested dress to add to your experience is “turn of the century golfing attire” including knickers, tall socks, caps, shirts and ties - which are available for purchase in the Oakhurst Links golf shop.

Address

1 County Route 15/5, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986   OR
1242 Montague Drive, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986

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