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Poolesville Golf Course

Poolesville Golf Course is located off of River Road about 25 miles northwest of central Washington D.C. The course is largely straight and flat, with sparse trees lining most fairways. These two features, along with short rough, make the course palatable for high handicappers. The course's most challenging aspect is the greens, which played fast and with challenging slopes. The course was in very good condition when we played in April (2013).
Last Played: 
April, 2013
Overall Difficulty (1-5: 1=Easy, 5=Difficult) Green Speed (1-5: 1=Slow, 5=Fast) Rough (1-5: 1=Short, 5=Long) Bunkers (#)Water Hazards (#)
241
TeesRatingSlope Yards
Blue71.81266831
White70.01216405
Gold68.21165946
Red70.01235379
Condition1-5 : 1=Poor, 5=Excellent
Greens4
Tee boxes3
Fairways4
Bunkers4
Amenities
Driving RangeYes
Putting AreaYes
Short Game Area
Restaurant
Golf Course Location: 
Poolesville Golf Course
16601 W Willard Rd
Poolesville, MD
Green Fees: 
$20-45. See tee time link below for most current pricing
Phone Number: 
(301) 428-8143
Additional Notes: 

The majority of Poolesville's layout is straight ahead with little in regards to elevation changes. Most fairways are lined with sparse trees, and when we played the course in April (2013), the rough was short. These two factors make it relatively easy to find errant tee shots. A few holes have water hazards, but nothing too treacherous.

Poolesville's most challenging aspect, when we played, was without question the greens. They were not only fast, but contained many slopes. As always we recommend that you get to the course early to practice your putting and acclimate yourself to the greens speed.

Well placed bunkers dot the fairways. Take heed when prepping your tee shots.

There are three collections of flag positions, A, B, and C, labeled on the scorecard. A sign located on the first hole gives you the location.

There are stakes marking 150 yds to the center of the green. Additional markers can be found in the ground.

When we played the course, it was in very good condition. The bunkers were well manicured, the greens were smooth, and the fairways cut trim. A few tee boxes were lacking lush grass, but nothing too displeasing.

The water cooler frequency was reasonable; every 5 holes or so.

Images: 
Poolesville Golf Course, 1st Hole
Poolesville Golf Course, 2nd Hole
Poolesville Golf Course, 8th Hole
Poolesville Golf Course, 9th Hole
Poolesville Golf Course, 11th Hole
Poolesville Golf Course, 15th Hole
Poolesville Golf Course, 16th Hole
Poolesville Golf Course, 18th Hole
Disclaimer: 
Please remember that our rating information is subjective and course conditions can change on a day-to-day basis. We do our best to give you an idea of what to expect when you play the reviewed courses, but do not make any claims as to the accuracy of the information presented. By using this site, you agree to the terms and conditions. We are in no way responsible for any loss or injury that may occur due to the use of the presented information.

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