Course Fact Sheet
The Vista Links
The Vista Links
The Vista Links Golf Course, an 18-hole par 72 championship public golf course is located at Glen Maury Park. The course is owned by the City of Buena Vista who is also responsible for the development of this championship course
The Vista Links Golf Course is located with Glen Maury Park as a part of the city’s 600 acre master planned park system. The location is easily accessible, located on Route 60, just off of Interstate 81. Glen Maury Park is located just west of downtown Buena Vista.
The course officially opened in August 2004.
Rick Jacobson of Jacobson Golf Design
Par 72 with five sets of tees ranging from 4,941 yards on forward tees to 6,925 yards from championship tees.
The Vista Link greens, fairways and tees feature bent grass with bluegrass roughs.
Rick Jacobson’s comments: “ …links style course, with feel of a mountain course; many elevation changes with panoramic views; and rock outcroppings. Traditional set up with 4 par fives, 10 par fours and 4 par threes and five sets of tees for enjoyment of all levels of golfers”
In addition to a championship course, The Vista Link includes an outstanding practice facility with a driving range, putting green and a chipping area. The course offers everything the experienced golfer could want.
Currently being designed, the clubhouse will be located on the highest part of the property offering full views of the golf course and Blue Ridge Mountains
Instruction, etiquette and rules programs are offered to all with special emphasis on Junior golfers. Clinics, leagues, tournaments, outings, and mixers are offered.
The Vista Links offers many opportunities for the experienced and novice golfer including 9-holes, 18-holes, tournaments, outings and an annual pass. For the entire rate structure, click here.
Because The Vista Links is owned by the city of Buena Vista, management for the links is handled by the Buena Vista City Council, the City Manager and a Citizens Golf Advisory Committee.
Edward Armentrout, Golf Professional / General Manager
Course Architect – Jacobson Golf Course Design
Course Construction – Wadsworth Construction
Engineering – Williamsburg Environmental Group
Operations and Marketing – Golf Business Advisors
Clubhouse Architect – Atwood Architects, Inc.
Drainage – Advance Drainage Systems
Irrigation – Hydro Design
Financing – BB&T