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4.0
262 Reviews (262)
5 Stars
62
4 Stars
135
3 Stars
48
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
89.3%
Recommend this course
231 out of 262 reviews
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4.1
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.1
95.8%
Recommend this course
46 out of 48 reviews
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4.1
71 Reviews (71)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
93.0%
Recommend this course
66 out of 71 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6405 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.0

Pohick Bay Regional Park Golf Course in Lorton has been one of the area's most popular public courses since it opened in the early 1980s. Playing at Pohick Bay is like playing two golf courses in one, with a front nine that has long, tree-lined fairways and a hillier back nine that features a variety of doglegs and water holes. It is a definitely a shot-maker's course so be prepared to use some creativity and some thoughtful strategizing doesn’t hurt either. The constant up and down of the golf course provides uneven lies and a number of blind shots. The dramatic terrain also makes it a tough course to walk. Trees frame most of the holes, demanding accuracy but also providing a peaceful and secluded feel. Pohick Bay Regional Park Golf Course is popular amongst locals for being one of the most challenging and yet also one of the most affordable courses in the area.

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Course Details

Year Built 1982
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect George Cobb (1978) John LaFoy

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities

Reviews

4.0
262 Reviews (262)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 32
Thick Rough 14
Bunkers 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 26
Advanced Golfers 18
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 17
Convenient to the City 16
Worth the Drive 16

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Best value in the area

Price, course layout....amazing. Requires accuracy....your wayward tee shots will be punished

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great condition

It is not an easy course. As long as you tee off straight, you will be just fine

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 56
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Challenging but fair.

Was impressed with conditions for this time of year. Definitely a course that you need to play a few times to learn the nuances of the course. Try not to get out of position or it will cost you.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/11/2021

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/16/2020

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Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Excellent Value

Challenging layout and a premium of golf shots and not length. Course was soggy due to the heavy rains. Course is usually in good shape and is great value.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/10/2020

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Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Fun, would Play Again

Course was wet and muddy, but greens rolled great and was a fun/challenging track. Lots of elevation changes and need for precise shots off tee and approaching greens.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/19/2020

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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/11/2020

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course

I felt the course was a bit gimmicky. Lots of 90 degree doglegs. There is significant up and down and edge rolls off drastically. All in all a reasonable course requiring precision

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/11/2020

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Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/11/2020

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Solid Course, a bit pricey

Had a great day, pace of play was Fantastic. The course is in good, not great shape. And the back nine continues to be cart path only. Probably a little overpriced, but it's an otherwise nice, fair, and solid track.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/05/2020

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/28/2020

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/28/2020

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 10/28/2020

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Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very Nice Course

This was my first time playing this course. I loved the layout of the course. The course was tough, but fair. The greens were lightning fast. The greens were very tough. Lots of undulation on the greens. The fairways and tee boxes were just OK. Some weeds on both. Would love to play this course again. Maybe a different time of year, when the course is in better shape. Our group loved the course and will definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/10/2020

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Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens are fast for the course Tournament on 9/26. Best shape it’s been in all year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/26/2020

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