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12 Reasons to Join Bayville

Pure Quality Golf – The Founding Members had a vision and a commitment to quality when Bayville Golf Club was planned. The vision of “pure quality golf” transformed a spacious 268 acre dairy farmland site into a Tom Fazio superlative golf experience for its members. Bayville Golf Club is now one of America’s most prestigious private clubs – the Founding Members’ vision is now an experience enjoyed by its members.

No Tee Times – Membership at Bayville is limited to 300 members. This allows club members flexibility to play at their leisure.

Diverse Membership – Bayville has an extremely diverse membership. The Club considers every membership application without regards to gender, race, creed, color, or national origin. Prominent leaders in both the Hampton Roads and Richmond area have joined Bayville to have the finest golfing experience at their fingertips.

World Class Practice Facility – Bayville’s 16 acre state-of-the-art practice facility is a golf perfectionist’s dream and a “game in itself.” Our practice area allows members to perfect both their short and long game.

PGA Professionals – Bayville has the finest PGA Professionals in the region. The PGA Professional staff is an exemplary group of experienced teaching professionals. Their professionalism and knowledge of the game of golf is a major asset to the members of the club. This group is led by Dean Hurst, who has been on board since the founding of the Club. Dean was named “2007 PGA Professional of the Year” by the Middle Atlantic PGA association. Bayville also has a full time Director of Instruction, Carlton Dove. Carlton offers a wide variety of instructional programs, as well as fitness classes.

Matchmaking - Because of the longevity of our PGA Professionals, matchmaking is very easy for new members of the club. Our professionals will help pair you with players of similar abilities. Members of Bayville can also play in the weekly Saturday morning game. This allows members of all playing abilities to arrive and be paired up by our professional staff. This is a great way to meet new friends and playing partners here at the club. The Saturday morning game is open to both men and women of varying handicaps.

Groups and Organizations within Bayville
There is no better way to quickly become part of the culture here at Bayville than joining one of the many active groups within the Club. Bayville boasts an extremely strong Bayville Ladies Golf Association (BLGA). The BLGA plays on Wednesday mornings, and has players that play both 9 holes and 18 holes. The BLGA holds many fun and exciting non-competitive events throughout the golf season. Thursday evenings in the summer is our season long Men’s Summer League. Join us after work for a quick nine holes, and then enjoy some great food and spirits in the Bayville Tavern afterwards. These are just two of the groups and organizations within the club that will quickly help you become a part of the culture at Bayville.

Junior Program If you have a child and/or children interested in the game, Bayville Golf Club offers a junior golf program for the novice to accomplished golfer ages 4 and up taught by the Bayville Professional Staff yearly from March-August. Each year Bayville consistently receives exemplary feedback on the thoughtful and fun methodologies used each season to teach the game on both the practice facility and golf course. Bayville utilizes both the PGA Junior League Golf program and the United States Kids Golf Junior program.

Member Golf Events
Bayville offers a full line up of both competitive and non-competitive golf events each season for our membership to participate in. A few examples of these great events are:

  • Ladies’ Invitational
  • Men’s Invitational
  • Couples’ Member-Guest
  • Parent-Child Championship
  • Men’s and Ladies’ Member-Member
  • Men’s and Ladies’ Club Championship
  • Husband and Wife Tournament
  • Match Play Tournaments
  • “The Triumvirate”
  • Saturday Morning Game
  • The Bayville Cup

The Bayville Tavern
The Bayville Tavern is open year-round, with the exception of Tuesdays. Each day the Tavern Team provides the best culinary experience in Virginia Beach. Fresh sandwiches, salads and entrees are served for lunch daily. There is no better way to dine or end your round at Bayville then enjoying our fish tacos, the Bayville Black Angus burger, or our signature Scorecard salad on the back Tavern lawn overlooking our beautiful course.

Social Events
Social events are held year round. These events are a great way to make new friends, entertain guests, and also support the Club. A few examples of these great events are:

  • Oyster Roast
  • Quarterly Wine Tastings
  • Craft Beer Tastings
  • Football Game-Day Parties
  • Nine & Dine
  • Annual Table Tennis Tournament
  • Texas Hold-em Tournaments

Member Hosted Events
There is no better setting in Hampton Roads to hold an event than the Bayville Tavern and the back lawn overlooking our beautiful course. Whether it is a wedding, engagement, graduation party or a business event, the setting at Bayville will make it a lasting memory for everyone in attendance.