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4.5
333 Reviews (333)
5 Stars
206
4 Stars
102
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
95.2%
Recommend this course
315 out of 333 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.6%
Recommend this course
35 out of 37 reviews
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4.4
108 Reviews (108)
5 Stars
64
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
94.4%
Recommend this course
102 out of 108 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 71
Length 7010 yards
Slope 145
Rating 74.6

Laurel Hill Golf Club has some of the best conditions of any public course in the area, which is why it is popular amongst the locals. It is hard to believe that the club sits where the DC Department of Corrections facility at Lorton used to be located. The layout has a traditional design, but unlike older golf courses it runs a lengthy 7,102 yards from the back tees. The greens are lightning fast and undulating. There is defined contouring throughout the course, which allows for some interesting holes. Although the fairways are wide open they are still punishing towards errant shots. There are dramatic elevation changes throughout the golf course, making a flat lie nearly impossible to find. The course provides a formidable test for even the most seasoned players.

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Course Details

Year Built 2005
Golf Season Year round. In-season: April-October.
Architect Bill Love (2005) Matt Lohmann (2013) Matt Lohmann (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Eisman Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required. No tee-shirts, jeans, cutoffs or sandals.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
333 Reviews (333)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 29
Plays Long 26
Elevation Changes 25
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 32
Locals 19
A Weekend Splurge 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 22
In the 'Burbs 18
Worth the Drive 17

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Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great condition especially for early winter

Laurel Hills never disappoints. A late December round and the course played firm and fast. Greens were a bit slower than normal but excellent for a late December round. Only disappointment was that I tried to buy a flag for my buddy who had a hole in one and the pro shop doesn’t sell course flags. Great value and a top tier course in the DMV.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Love the course, pace of play?

Not any one person’s fault but my tee time was behind a junior tournament. Somehow one should be made aware of this before booking. The great staff figured out how to get me around the tournament but this still is something that golfers need to be aware of before booking.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Winter golf is officially here ..

Got a great twilight deal for once .. the course was pretty empty and we finished the round and beat the darkness…
can’t never really go wrong with this course, it’s always in very good condition considering owned by the county ..
if you wanna $sve some few bucks now is the time play ‘cuz in a about 3 1/2 months from now, they will Jack up the rates ! .. as we all know it !

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 3
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Plays A few times a week
2.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 3
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3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Plays Once a week
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5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great Course

Really enjoyed the course and staff. Fairways and greens well maintained. Will definitely play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 25+
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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Reviews 14
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful and difficult

Having never played this course , but always heard and read very good reviews. Everything is on point in this golf course. Greens are lighting fast, if you leave the ball in the wrong side of the green it will roll down back. It’s a long course, unless you’re a long hitter. Fairways are roughs are in good condition. Bring your A game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

pure pleasure

great course and very good condition. wonderful and tough greens. Bunkers a bit rough but not enough to change this 5 star review

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Rough patch

I am a big fan of Laurell Hill GC, though hadn't teed it up there for 4-8 weeks. Seems the summer weather has contributed to bare spots and crab grass outbursts. It was pristine 8 weeks back, not so much now. Though the greens remain in good shape and soft.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of the best in N. VA. The only problem is the players. My round was taking too long so I called the pro shop. One of the starters (very nice guy) came out and said that everyone was on pace but that was for a 4.5 hr. round. The fact that it's gotten that long is unacceptable. The D.C. metro area is chock full of a-holes that play from the wrong tees, don't fix their ball marks, rake bunkers, etc. So finding out that a 4.5 hr. round at Laurel Hill counts as legit is pathetic. It should be not more than 4 hrs. and all courses should enforce this. There are too many selfish jerks out there to count.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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