Go Golfing in Alexandria

golfer on a putting green


Welcome back to the Edlandria Blog! Did you know that August is National Golf Month? We want to invite members of our apartment community to spend some time outdoors at one of these great golf courses near Alexandria, VA. We’ve included a brief description of each course and their distance from our apartment community.


Pinecrest Golf Course (10 mins away)

Pinecrest Golf Course is a par 35, 9-hole executive course, measuring 2,462 yards. The challenging, narrow course is dotted with hills and ponds that create a golfing environment suited for novices and more serious players alike. FootGolf is the newest sport sweeping the nation. The only FootGolf facility in Fairfax County, Pinecrest Golf Course is the first American FootGolf League-certified course in Fairfax County! The par 60 course is 1,965 yards with 18 holes.


Greendale Golf Course (16 mins away)

Greendale Golf Course is an 18-hole regulation course featuring 148 acres of rolling terrain with asphalt cart paths. The course provides a challenging design with tight Bermuda fairways and several water hazards. The 17th hole offers a spectacular view of the entire course and surrounding area.


Belle Haven Country Club (23 mins away)

Redesigned in 2002-2003 by renowned golf course architect, Arthur Hills, the course is considered to be one of the finest courses in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic area. The course sits along the George Washington Parkway adjacent to the Potomac River--just a short distance from downtown Washington DC, Capital Hill or Tysons Corner--easily accessible for all participants.


Mount Vernon Country Club (27 mins away)

The beautiful 18-hole course includes 8,000 square foot USGA putting green, 3,500 square foot green with small areas of fairway height turf, and a short game facility. Mount Vernon Country Club's team of PGA professionals offer private lessons, spring and summer golf camps for kids, club fittings, counsel and services for every level of golfer. The Pro Shop offers a generous selection of ladies', men's and juniors' sportswear at competitive prices.


Do you have a favorite golf course in the area? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading our post. We hope you get a chance to get out of your apartment and go golfing before the summer ends!