A southern state on the Atlantic Ocean , Virginia can be divided into five geographical regions; the Atlantic Coastal Plain, the Piedmont, the Blue Ridge, the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Region, and the Appalachian Plateau, each region having its own features providing distinct golf venues. Annually, Virginia's shores, mountains, mineral springs, natural wonders, and numerous historic sites draw millions of visitors and golf enthusiast alike.
In 1999, Virginia celebrated an unprecedented 30 years of tourism success with its "Virginia Is for Lovers" slogan, part of the mystique of the slogan is that it has meant many things to many different people. Today, a new generation is discovering love for Virginia's golf courses. “Virginia is for Golf lovers”.