Virginia is home to some of the country’s best, classic designs and modern golf course layouts and Prince William County has its fair share of top courses. The list is long, but if you’re looking to play some of the most beautiful golf courses in Prince William, VA be sure to tee it up at one of the courses below.
The Stonewall Golf Club at Lake Manassa in Gainesville takes its name from legendary Virginia Civil War General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Set within a picturesque landscape, Stonewall’s fairways are routed over a classic rolling terrain. Heading off onto the first nine, the holes wander through open land alongside Lake Manassas, while the return on the back nine climbs through a more wooded path.
From the back tees, the par-72 championship course stretches just over 7,000 yards. Five sets of tees are offered to provide golfers of all skill levels a challenging, yet playable round. The course is skillfully designed to maintain the integrity and natural surroundings of the pristine setting while tying together creative bunkers and immaculate fairways, tees, and greens.
Set in the heart of Virginia’s horse country next to Bull Run Mountain, the Bull Run Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by renowned golf course architect Rick Jacobson. The par-72 course measures just under 7,000 and is widely considered one of the Washington D.C. area’s most outstanding public golf courses, Bull Run earned honors from Golf Magazine as “The Best New Public Course” in 1999.
The course is very secluded as it makes its way through acres and acres of undeveloped scenic meadows, woodlands, and ponds. A 10-acre driving range, putting range, chipping and putting green is available, as well as a pro shop.
The Prince William Golf Club offers wide-open fairways in a country atmosphere and is considered among the area’s most historic and golfer-friendly courses. A group of area farmers built the course back in the 1960s with a traditional layout.
The soaring trees and rustic feel around the course, compliments the gentle knolls and forgiving lies to make Prince William a haven for beginner and intermediate golfers. The 18-hole, par-70 tract runs from 4,695 to 6,266 yards depending upon tee box choice, but even from the back tees, the course is fair and playable. A driving range, large putting and chipping green, practice bunker and PGA instruction round out the golf experience.
The only public accessible Jack Nicklaus Signature Design in Northern Virginia, the Potomac Shores Golf Club is located just 30 minutes from Washington D.C. Built in 2015, it was named to Golf Digest’s “Top 10 Best New Courses in the Country” list.
The course features dramatic vistas as it carves its way through the mature hardwood forests that overlook the Potomac River. Rolling fairways with dramatic elevation changes follow along the native wetlands. The par 72, 18-hole championship tract measures just over 7,000 yards from the championship tees.