Top Golf Courses in Montgomery County

Area Attractions - Golf

Public Golf Courses

Whether you are a pro or just starting out, there are plenty of golf courses for you to enjoy. Below are just a few recommended in and around Bethesda, MD.

Needwood Golf Course

6724 Needwood Road | Derwood | 301-948-1075
Needwood Golf Course offers an 18-hole course that is very playable and well maintained, but challenging enough to be fun. The special part about Needwood golf course is that it offers a 9-hole “executive course” for beginners or golfers looking to sharpen their skills. The practice area offers a driving range as well as putting and chipping greens. Golfers also appreciate the reasonable price of golf gear and great food. Tee times are available up to two weeks in advance.

Falls Road Golf Course

10800 Falls Road | Potomac | 301-299-5156
Falls Road golf course is located minutes from Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Washington, DC, located in Potomac, MD. This beautiful course has been around since 1961. Recently renovated, the course was built on 150 acres, and the layout provides golfers with scenic rolling hills. This course is ideal for any level; beginners, juniors and senior golfers. Fall Roads golf course offers a driving range which is lighted for enjoying in the evening. Tee times are available up to one week in advance online.

Blue Mash Golf Course

5821 Olney-Laytonsville Road | Laytonsville | 301-670-1966
This beautiful golf course opened in 2001 and was designed by world-renowned designer Arthur Hills. Blue March lets golfers enjoy the excellent condition of the course and comfortable playing time. However, this course is a little more expensive than other public courses in the area. Nonetheless, it may be worth it. Blue Mash golf course tee times are available up to three weeks in advance online.

Laytonsville Golf Course

7130 Dorsey Road | Gaithersburg | 301-948-5288
Laytonsville Golf Course has one of the most player-friendly designs in the county. It offers “confidence-building” play and is in excellent condition year-round. Laytonsville golf course is the perfect option if you’re pressed for time because of the quick playtime. The course also offers a practice facility with a driving range, practice putting and chipping greens, and a practice bunker. Tee times are available up to two weeks in advance. Need a little help with your golf game? They offer golf lessons.

Little Bennett Golf Course

25900 Prescott Road | Clarksburg | 301-253-1515
Little Bennett Golf Course sits at the north end of Little Bennett Regional Park. The hilly course is made more accessible through the rental of a golf cart. Players enjoy this well-kept course, even though it’s relatively difficult compared to others in the region. If you need some practice before starting, there are three practice greens. Because of its popularity, Little Bennett staff suggest reserving tee times early. Tee times are available up to two weeks in advance.

Private Golf Courses

Maryland has a long golf history and provides some of the most beautiful courses. Below are just a few private courses in and around the Bethesda, MD, area.

Bethesda Country Club

7601 Bradley Boulevard | Bethesda | 301-365-1700
Bethesda Country Club Golf Course was established in 1947 as a 9-hole course and was expanded to a full 18 holes two years later. It’s been renovated a number of times since then, including a major course renovation in 1992, by architect Arthur Hills. All memberships require sponsorship from a current member.

Burning Tree Club

8600 Burdette Road | Bethesda | 301-365-2588
Burning Tree Club is unique because it is an all-male golf club. The course in Bethesda, Maryland, is important to many men in politics around DC and has been played by presidents, members of Congress, foreign dignitaries, and military leaders. Membership is by invitation only—and the list of members remains private.

Congressional Country Club

8500 River Road | Bethesda | 301-469-2000
Congressional Country Club opened in 1924 as a meeting spot for Congressmen. It hosted its first PGA golf tournament in 1964 and added a second 18-hole course in 1977. Now a regular host for PGA tournaments, including the U.S. Open, the course has welcomed famous golfers such as Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, and Ernie Els. There is currently a 10-year waiting list for membership.

Kenwood Golf & Country Club

5601 River Road | Bethesda | 301-320-3000
Kenwood Golf & Country Club was founded in 1928 and covers more than 100 acres in Bethesda. The club includes two 18-hole courses. Its proximity to DC and range of golfing events make this course a favorite with Washington-area residents. All memberships require sponsorship from a current member.

Chevy Chase Club

6100 Connecticut Avenue | Chevy Chase | 301-652-4100
Chevy Chase Club was founded in 1892 as a hunting club. A golf course was built in 1910, and since then, it has transitioned into a well-known DC-area country club. It’s known for its difficult course, as well as clubhouse amenities. All memberships require sponsorship from a current member.

Woodmont Country Club

201 Rockville Pike | Rockville | 301-424-7200
Woodmont Country Club was established in 1913, with one 18-hole course opening in 1950. Woodmont now has two 18-hole courses as well as a practice course. It regularly hosts a U.S. Open qualifier and enjoys a national reputation. All memberships require sponsorship from a current member. If you’re looking for a retirement community near the best golf courses in Metropolitan DC, contact Fox Hill today!
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