Golf is a lifetime sport that encourages good manners, builds friendships, embraces nature and outdoors and is a fantastic way for all ages to have a good time, socialize and get healthy! And this August, Golf Fairfax has National Golf Month down to a tee! From par-three to championship length, there are courses for social, newbies and seasoned players alike. Choose from seven courses conveniently located throughout the county, five driving ranges, and free short game putting and chipping greens at all courses. All courses are open year-round, weather permitting. Courses are owned and operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority.
Here are 10 ways to celebrate National Golf Month in Fairfax County this August.
Kids Play Free
Family Golf Month – “Grow the Game” / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
Bring the whole family out for a round at Burke Lake, Jefferson, Oak Marr or Pinecrest Golf in August for Family Golf Month. Parents pay for their round and accompanying kids and teens (ages 5-17) receive their round for no charge! Valid Monday thru Friday all day and weekends after 1 p.m. Limited to one child per paying adult.
Upgraded Ranges – Burke Lake Golf Center’s heated, covered and lighted range. / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
We’re on the up and up! Check out Burke Lake Golf Center’s double-decker range complete with LED lighting, covered and heated bays and enhanced food and beverage options! Don’t miss Oak Marr Golf Complex’s renovated range boasting lush Bermuda Sod and LED lighting. Both open late! See all practice facilities here.
Learn and Improve
Learn and Improve – Instruction Options for All Levels / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
No matter what stage of the game you are in, we have PGA, LPGA and USGTF professionals and tools to take your game to the next level! Join the fun with group classes or private lessons at Pinecrest, Burke Lake, Oak Marr, Twin Lakes, and Laurel Hill. Choose from Starting New at Golf for kids, Junior Golf, Get Golf Ready, TrackMan Simulator Classes, Yoga for Golfers and more! Find classes at these courses.
Summer Specials – Save at Premier Courses / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
Grab your golf squad and hit the greens while saving green! Beat the Heat at our premiere facility, Laurel Hill Golf Club, with foursomes Monday-Friday for $200, weekends and holidays for $300. (Warm up balls and power cart included.)
Hit up one of Twin Lakes Course’s beautifully manicured 18-hole courses for only $30, Monday-Friday and $40 on weekends and holidays, after 1 p.m. Play as many holes as you can handle (cart not included).
Party Rentals – Scenic Views at Laurel Hill Golf Club / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
Celebrate your next graduation, special birthday, baby shower, wedding or corporate outing with Golf Fairfax! Choose from elegant banquet rooms at Laurel Hill and Twin Lakes to laid back range rentals at Burke Lake, FootGolf fiestas at Pinecrest or Mini Golf parties at Jefferson!
Women & Golf – Join our Welcoming Community / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
Visit our new Women & Golf Fairfax one-stop-shop for all things women & golf! DYK a round of golf = 10,000 steps? Switch up your workouts with fun socials, ladies-only lessons, tournaments, and leagues! Golf Fairfax offers a relaxed, unintimidating atmosphere and welcomes ladies of all playing abilities.
FootGolf – Soccer + Golf = FootGolf Fun / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
Still amped from the US Women’s Soccer victory? Soccer + Golf = FUN. Come kick it with us with FootGolf at Pinecrest, Saturday and Sunday after 1:30 pm. Perfect for the whole family! If you can kick a ball, you can play FootGolf! Don’t miss our Kicks for Fun event October 19!
Indoor Golf - Pinecrest’s New TrackMan 4 Golf Simulator / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
Stay cool this summer at Pinecrest’s new indoor studio! Reserve a virtual round at famous courses using our TrackMan Golf Simulator or improve your game with more than 30 analytics provided on your swing. Indoor practice bays are also available.
Junior Golf – Classes, Camps & Clinics for Ages 5+ / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
Golf Fairfax is committed to growing the game! Our junior programs, classes, camps, and clinics introduce the game, encourage development and foster a love of golf all while having a blast! Juniors receive 35% off greens fees (days/times vary) access to $15 clinics and discounted range balls year-round!
Compete - Jefferson’s District Golf Course Summer Scramble / Image courtesy Don Sweeney
Not quite ready for the tour but ready to strut your skills? Compete in fun and friendly tournaments and special events for all levels, juniors, seniors, and women! Tournaments are an awesome way to socialize and meet new golf pals while upping your game.
For additional golfing experiences, courses, and more visit the Golf section of FXVA.com. Don't forget to also check out some of the area's mini-golf courses. You can also stay in the know with the Golf Fairfax Golf Club for the latest e-news from many of these courses!
*This guest blog post was provided by Roberta Korzen with Golf Fairfax & the Fairfax County Park Authority. For more fun park activities, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks.*