Best Golf Courses Near Fredericksburg, VA
Halfway between Washington, DC to the north and Richmond, VA to the south, the small city of Fredericksburg is a popular tourist destination thanks to its historic downtown, an array of houses and museums related to the life of George Washington, and four Civil War battlefields. A tee time at Lee’s Hill Golf Club will bring that history up close and personal as the course, which was carved out of lush forests and around wetlands, rambles over parts of a battlefield. Another Fredericksburg golf course, The Gauntlet, an aptly named layout that affords players little margin for error, was deemed one of the nation’s best new courses when it opened in 1995. In nearby Stafford, the scenic, highly playable Augustine Golf Club has also earned a variety of honors from major golf publications over the years. After your round is complete, consider visiting Fredericksburg’s Civil War battlefields, museums, or historic houses. Downtown Fredericksburg offers a rich collection of architecturally notable buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Many of the buildings are occupied by galleries, restaurants and breweries. Once you’ve spent a little time sampling Fredericksburg’s charms, you’ll be relaxed and ready for your next tee time on its golf courses.