Best Golf Courses Near Front Royal, VA
Surrounded by Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah River State Park, the Blue Ridge and Massanutten range and George Washington National Forest, how could Front Royal not be a gorgeous place to play golf? Not only is it home to a surprising number of courses for a town of its size (population 16,000), it boasts some of the finest and most enjoyable courses you can play in Virginia. Keep an eye out for tee time discounts at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club, a 27-hole scenic and strategic treat that sits in the shadows of the Blue Ridge and Massanutten range; at Bowling Green Golf Club, which is home to two gems tucked down in the valley—the North Course, which features a number of water hazards, and the slightly hillier South Course; and at Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club, a layout full of intriguing design features that finishes with a hole framed by a 60-foot-tall waterfall. For still more golf in Front Royal, consider Sly Fox Golf Course, which stakes its reputation on good course grooming, and the 9-hole Front Royal Golf Club, which boasts four holes on the Shenandoah River. This muni was built during the Great Depression by the Civilian Conservation Corps. As good as all this golf is, there’s much more to rave about in Front Royal. The hiking and biking is great, but so too is a breathtaking drive through Shenandoah National Park on Skyline Drive. Front Royal is home to a beer museum, numerous craft breweries, and several wineries. With its many charms, small town hospitality, and rousing golf courses, Front Royal can be an idyllic short getaway in Virginia.