There are brothers at Williamsburg, Virginia and they are both structures of aesthetic standards designed by the renowned architect, Arnold Palmer. However, one seems wider and less demanding to play in, offering door for a playful atmosphere. The golf vacation destination referred to is Kingsmill Resort – Plantation Course, which is a 6,543 yards showcasing historical landmarks from 1736 plantations painted into the landscape. With lesser drive positions at play, but more on accuracy and consistency ironed on the greens that make it perfect for putting, the 18 holes course lies modestly. The full rolling terrain, matched with punctiliously sculpted features, makes this course far from being a push-over.
There is a condition for accuracy in any friendly course like Kingsmill Resort – Plantation Course. Without strategically putting a shot, a ball can land elsewhere, making it hard to look for, thus, adding to that sense of anxiety for possible frustration, which would define the thrill. Each hole has a significant character invariable to the theme of this golf trip location. For instance, the second hole carries an easy going and reachable nature with its 503 yards from the back, playing to a slender dogleg right. The fourth hole also has its own quirk being the 1st handicap hole.
The Kingsmill Resort – Plantation Course offers full-service golf vacation packages including the clubhouse and the practice facilities. As the location for the LPGA’s Michelob Light Championship, this course is distinctly fraternal to its brother, the River Course, with its first tee very near the 10th and 18th tee of its brother course. The similarities do more than the bad that critics expect it to, though. In fact, the shared beauty, and sometimes facilities, only provide a kind of synergy to these two very unique courses in Kingsmill.