Virginia Golfer May / June 2015 - Page 40

General Admission The newly restored Robert E. Lee Hotel offers comforts coupled with golf in the shadow of history | by LEONARD SHAPIRO A HOTEL THAT ONCE SERVED as a government-subsidized low-income housing facility as recently as the late 1970s has been magnificently transformed in recent years into one of Virginia’s most attractive golfing destinations, even if none of its three golf courses are on the property. The 39-room Robert E. Lee Hotel is located on Main Street in Lexington— definitely the main street—in the heart of this bustling college town. It’s the l ۙ