3 Courses To Play Near the Quicken Loans National

If you’re in the Potomac area to watch (or work at) the Quicken Loans National, and you have some free time for a quick nine (or 18), then this post may interest you.

Here are three championship golf courses to play. None of them you will regret.


1. The Club at P.B. Dye

45 Minute Drive From Bethesda, MD
Website: www.pbdyegolf.com

P.B. Dye, son of famous golf course architect Pete Dye designed this track on 225 acres. Like his father he makes use of pot punkers and railroad ties to challenge and entertain golfers. It’s surrounded by the Sugarloaf Mountains and offers magnificent views

The PB Dye Golf Club is located in Ijamsville, MD. It’s an 18 hole par 72, built in 1999. Credit: Ideal Golfer

2. Musket Ridge Golf Club

50 Minute Drive From Bethesda, MD
Website: www.musketridge.com

Course architect, Joe Lee, describes Musket Ridge as “…the best piece of property I have ever had the privilege of working on. The terrain and views are absolutely spectacular.” We agree, it’s a magnificent design and layout, with breathtaking views.

Musket Ridge is an 18 hole, par 72, located in Myersville, MD. Credit: Musket Ridge

3. Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club

90 Minute Drive From Bethesda, MD
Website: www.blueridgeshadows.com

Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club has some brilliant views. In 2007 it was ranked #6 on the Golf Digest Best New Affordable Public Course in America.

Blue Ridge is a Must-Play golf course located in Front Royal, VA. Credit: Travel Zoo

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