Last Update :7/10/2019

The Highland Course at Primland Ranked Among Top Greatest Public Courses by Golf Digest


Golf Digest has recognized The Highland Course at Primland on its 2019 list of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses and 2019 Best Golf Courses in Virginia. The Highland Course, designed by Donald Steel, ranks No. 30 on the 2019 top 100 list and No. 5 in the state. Primland’s ranking in Golf Digest’s 100 Greatest Public Courses marks the course’s fifth consecutive appearance on this prestigious list.

These recognitions add to the resort’s growing list of recent golf accolades, which includes its rankings in the 2019 Top 100 Resort Golf Courses(No. 31) and 2019 Best Courses You Can Play (No. 2 in Virginia), and Golfscape’s list of the World’s Top 100 Golf Courses (No. 28) and in the United States (No. 8).

“We are honored to have once again been recognized by Golf Digest among the best public access courses in the United States,” said Steve Helms, vice president at Primland. “As a team, Primland will continue to be committed to delivering an unparalleled golf and outdoor experience alongside our partners and staff.”

Designed in 2006, the Highland Course was carved from the natural landscape of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains leaving stunning views along its ridge tops. A course with forgiving landing areas, Steel’s British roots transfer to the Highland Course with links-style features implemented throughout one of the best mountain layouts in golf. Located in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, The Highland Course at Primland showcases the resort’s breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains at every turn.

Primland is the perfect luxury resort experience for couples and families alike with more to offer than golf. With 12,000 acres of undisturbed land that is home to an abundance of outdoor activities including wing shooting, hunting, tree climbing, fly fishing, RTVs, horseback riding, kayaking, archery, tomahawk throwing and much more. The mountainous views surround guests from all angles of the resort, providing a scenic backdrop for the players on the Highland Course and guests exploring the nature trails along the restored Appalachian Trail throughout the property.

For availability and reservations, please call 866-960-7746 or email


A refined East Coast getaway, Primland merges nature and luxury into one. Developed in an eco-conscious and thoughtful manner, the property is perfect for those wanting to unwind and reconnect with the simple pleasures and silence of the great outdoors, and experience World-class dining and hospitality. With an attentive staff, unparalleled views and luxurious amenities, Primland is the ultimate escape.


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