Best Golf Courses Near Fairfax, VA
Located in the heart of North Virginia and just 20 miles from Washington, DC, Fairfax is convenient to a plethora of golf courses that welcome tee times and offer tee time discounts. Located right in Fairfax, Penderbrook Golf Club is a varied layout that brings ponds and lakes into play as it winds through a neighborhood. The first choice for many locals is Twin Lakes Golf Club, a 36-hole muni that boasts the older and more open Lakes Course that winds around two lakes, and the Oaks Course, a tree-lined, shotmaker’s course. Another standout is Westfields Golf Club, a course Golf Advisor has frequently rated as one of Virginia’s top courses. Located down the road from Twin Lakes, Westfields is a tranquil, nicely varied, tree-lined course that demands accurate shotmaking. After golf, you may be tempted to visit one of the many shopping centers scattered around Fairfax, but be sure to take in an attraction such as Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home and estate; the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center, where you can see a Concorde and the Discovery Space Shuttle; and the Children’s Science Center, which features hands-on interactive exhibits at its Fair Oaks Mall location. No matter what you elect to do in Fairfax, you’re never far from good golf courses.