Green Acres Golf Course - Cartersville, Virginia

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PastureGolf.comPlay Pasture Golf in Cartersville, Virginia at Green Acres Golf Course. This all natural, 9-hole course is situated on rolling pasture land which originally was one of the first dairy farms to deliver milk throughout rural Virginia. We welcome submissions of pasture golf courses to this pasture golfers' directory.

The Farmers Invitational Golf Tournament was held on April 20, 2008 at "Green Acres," located in Cartersville. A tradition, which started in 1998 with farmers playing in a cow pasture, has turned into an annual event on a course once touted on the front page of the Washington Times and in Golf Magazine (June 2004 edition) as one of the 10 best pasture golf courses in the U.S.

Care of the course rules: Please repair ball marks, lightly fill divots with sand and carefully replace cow pies.


Green Acres Golf Course


Name of Course: Green Acres Golf Course
Address: 2308 Cartersville Road,Cartersville, VA 23027
Phone: (804) 375-3117
Course Contact: James "Spanky" Pleasants
Location: Located in Cartersville, a 200 year old village on the bluff of the beautiful James River, 45 minutes west of Richmond, the capital of Virginia.
Fees: Free
Number of Holes: 9 holes, 18 tee boxes
Yardage: 3690
Par:   62
Season: Year round
Course Type: Pasture Golf - Most of the fairways are straight with flat greens and a few sand traps.
Year Built: 1998
Course Designer: James "Spanky" Pleasant and Gray Norman
Facilities & Amenities: Stop by "Spanky's" store (Blanton & Pheasants) on your way back to Green Acres (which is right behind it) and chat with him. He'll give you pointers and a score card...and you will make his day!
Events: Farmers Invitational, Memorial Day Classic, Labor Day Open
Reason for Submitting Course: Green Acres' need to represent the fine cow pasture golf courses of Virginia.

Fall Classic Golf Tournament at Green Acres Golf Course in Cartersville, Virginia in October (Sponsored by Green Acres Golf Course, Member of the CPGA, Cow Pasture Golf Association)

The Fall Classic Golf Tournament at “Green Acres” is a tradition begun in 1998 with farmers playing in a cow pasture, that turned into an annual event. Barb-B-Q and drinks served from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm.

Spanky congratulates the Farmer's Classic winner in April 2004

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This Page Updated: April 23, 2008

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