Fredericksburg, VA is located along the Rappahannock River in central Virginia. It is about halfway between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, and about 45 miles south of Northern Virginia. It is also conveniently located right off of I-95. The city is steeped in Civil War history, serving as the site of four major battlefields.
The Fredericksburg area offers a surprising abundance of scenic courses and golf resorts that are perfect for all skill levels.
Fredericksburg golf courses include country clubs, public courses, and disc golf courses. The area even boasts a golf course with the longest hole according to the Guinness Book of World Records! All of these features make the city a perfect location for a Fredericksburg golf vacation.
Below are some of my top recommendations for golf courses near Fredericksburg, VA.
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Table of Contents
- Augustine Golf Club
- Meadows Farms Golf Course
- Fredericksburg Country Club
- Gauntlet Golf Club
- Pendleton Golf Club
- Fawn Lake Country Club
- Lee’s Hill Golf Club
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Augustine Golf Club
76 Monument Dr, Stafford, VA 22554
Open Daily 7:00 am to 8:30 pm
Augustine Golf Club has received top recognitions as being one of Virginia’s finest golf courses. This makes it a top choice for golfing near Fredericksburg, VA. It was named The Top 100 Courses you Can Play in “Golf Magazine” as well as one of the Best Golf Courses in Virginia in “Golf Digest”.
Augustine Golf Club is located a little north of Fredericksburg in Stafford, VA. This makes it more convenient to reach from the Washington Beltway. The club features a 6,817 yard Par 71 course. There is also a driving range, a practice green, and a clubhouse featuring a fully-stocked golf shop. The golf club also offers golf lessons.
The setting at the golf course is lovely, with gentle rolling hills and bright green fairways surrounded by a natural pine, and hardwood forest.
There are public tee times as well as members-only tee times that can be reserved in advance.
Augustine Golf Club also has a full-service restaurant called The Grille. The menu includes Jumbo Buffalo Wings, Maryland Style Crab Dip, French Dip Sandwich, Build Your Own Burgers, Crab Cake Sandwich, and much more.
For even more excitement, the golf club hosts regular music performances on select Fridays and Saturdays. You can check out the schedule of upcoming events.
Meadows Farms Golf Course
4300 Flat Run Rd, Locust Grove, VA 22508
Open Daily 8:00 am to 7:30 pm
Meadows Farms Golf Course is located 20 miles west of Fredericksburg in Locust Grove, VA. They pride themselves on being one of the best courses in Virginia, and they feature a “no frills” course at an affordable price.
The design elements for the course were inspired by courses in California and Florida. Some of the course features include elevated tees, bounce bunkers, and an island green. One of the highlights is a stunning waterfall Par 3. There are also seven water crossings.
Another highlight of the course is the Par 6, which is 841 yards when played from the championship tee. It is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as “The Longest Golf Hole in the United States.”
The golf course features The Red Bull Grill for breakfast and lunch. They also have a fully-stocked pro shop with clubs, shoes, balls, towels, hats, and more.
Fredericksburg Country Club
11031 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
- Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Saturday: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Sunday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Monday: Closed
Fredericksburg Country Club is located right in Fredericksburg. The club dates back to 1925. The abundant amenities make it an excellent choice for a Fredericksburg golf excursion.
The centerpiece of the club is the Par 72 championship golf course. There is also a driving range, practice putting green, and short game practice areas.
The grounds also feature tennis and pool facilities. There is also a fully-equipped fitness center with cardio machines, free weights, personal trainers, group and private classes, and even massage therapy services.
The country club features a full menu for Brunch, lunch, and dinner. The entrees include Halibut, Strip Steak, and Butternut Squash Ravioli. The full brunch menu features Omelets, Pancakes, French toast, Chicken and Waffles, and much more. There are also numerous dining halls for special events and occasions, as well as a sports bar.
Gauntlet Golf Club
18 Fairway Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22406
Open Daily 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Gauntlet Golf Club is also located in Fredericksburg, VA. The 18-hole, Par 72 course is noted for its difficulty due to the fact that many of the holes have narrow and tree-lined fairways.
Another special feature of the golf club is a golf simulator that you can reserve to practice your game. The simulator is perfect for the colder weather months. The club also has a winter indoor golf league to help you keep your skills sharp even during the winter.
There is also a New Direction Golf Academy, which has private lessons for adults and children, and a PGA Junior League for children 17 and under.
For food and drink, you can stop by The 19th Hole, which features dinner, a full-service bar, and lovely views of the golf course.
Pendleton Golf Club
6383 Declaration Dr, Ruther Glen, VA 22546
Open Daily 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Pendelton Golf Club is a public course located about 34 miles south of Fredericksburg, and about halfway between Fredericksburgh and Richmond. This makes it an excellent destination for those living in or traveling to, the central part of the state.
The golf club boasts that it is like “playing golf in Scotland, without the airfare.” The course stretches over 7,000 yards amidst Ruther Glen woods.
Pendelton Golf Club also offers great discount prices for a Virginia public golf course. This can make it an attractive option for budget-conscious golfers. They offer numerous flexible packages depending on what works best for you.
The club also offers golf lessons taught by a PGA Professional instructor.
The club even features a disc golf course as a fun addition to the main golf course. A tee time is required. You can call for reservations.
Fawn Lake Country Club
11305 Longstreet Dr, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA 22551
- Tuesday and Thursday: 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
- Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
- Sunday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Monday: Closed
Fawn Lake Country Club is located just 18 miles west of Fredericksburg. The club features a private 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course.
Fawn Lake also boasts clay tennis courts. They also offer a robust tennis program with lessons; clinics; Men’s Women’s, and Junior Teams; and Junior and Youth Tennis Camps.
There are two dining options at the country club. The Lakeside Grille features casual dining with indoor and outdoor seating and a view of the 18th green. The Harbor Club is a more upscale establishment featuring lovely lakeside views. Please note that the Harbor Club is only open from Thursday to Saturday.
The extensive menu at The Lakeside Grille includes Thai bites, Sesame Tuna, Fried Chicken Salad, and pizza. The Harbor Club menu includes Bison Sliders, Blue Crab Arancini, Black Truffle and Wagyu Ravioli, and Petite Filet Mignon.
Lee’s Hill Golf Club
10200 Old Dominion Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
- Monday – Friday: 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
- Saturday: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Sunday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Lee’s Hill Golf Club is conveniently located just 3 miles from I-95. The course was designed by Bill Love and features 18 holes amidst the forest and natural wetlands of central Virginia.
As the name implies, the golf club is steeped in Civil War history and features many markers along the way regarding the historical events that occurred at the site.
The club features a full-service golf store, a restaurant, and an outdoor pavilion.
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