Fredericksburg Golf and Vacation Information
Cannon Ridge in Fredericksburg
Lee's Hill Golf Club in Fredericksburg
The Gauntlet in Fredericksburg
Augustine Golf Club in Fredericksburg
Meadows Farms Golf Course in Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg Golf – Augustine, Cannon Ridge, Lee’s Hill, and The Gauntlet
Your Fredericksburg golf trip is in a region chocked full of history. Located midway between Washington, D.C. and Richmond on I-95 Fredericksburg provides easy travel from both the North and the South. Golfers can enjoy some of the finest golf courses in the area with Augustine, Cannon Ridge, Lee’s Hill, and The Gauntlet. The rolling hills, natural wetlands, and forests of pines, oaks, poplar, and hickory create a gorgeous setting any golfer will appreciate.
Fredericksburg is set on the Rappahannock River and was an important Colonial port. Munitions for the Revolutionary War were manufactured in the region. During the Civil War several important battles occurred here including the Battle of Fredericksburg. Significant historical figures that spent time here include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Clara Barton, Robert E. Lee, and Abraham Lincoln.
In addition to great golf courses, the Fredericksburg Area offers plenty to see and do. Enjoy dining at restaurants ranging from fancy to funky, check out local breweries and wineries, and shop in Old Town. Some of the top attractions include:
· Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
· Battlefield Fredericksburg
· Historic Old Town
· The Rising Sun Tavern
· Chatham Manor
· Kenmore Plantation and Gardens
· Mary Washington House
The Fredericksburg Golf Courses
Augustine is a 6,871 yard Par 71 Rick Jacobson designed course set on rolling hills with pine and hardwood forests. Natural wetlands are in play on 8 rounds of the course. Augustine is ranked among the top 100 courses in the U.S.
Cannon Ridge opened in 2003 is a beautiful course with tall fescue rough, 103 sand bunkers, Bent grass greens and Bermuda tee boxes and fairways. Set on a historic Civil War site in the Virginia Countryside the Cannon Ridge Golf Club offers enjoyable golf for players of all skill levels. Designed by Deane Beman and Bobby Weed the course is a par 71 measuring 7010 from the back tees. Golfers will be challenged with its many hills and valleys on this gorgeous course.
Lee’s Hill is on the land General Robert E. Lee and his Confederate Army spent the winter of 1862. This champion golf course designed by Bill Love features forests of oaks and pines and natural wetlands. Near the #13 Tee Box are the historical trenches that housed Lee's men. General Lee's Headquarters were located near #6 Tee Box. And, near the #8 Tee Box was the location of General Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters. You will be walking in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers as you enjoy a truly rewarding golf course.
The Gauntlet opened in 1995 is a P.B. Dye championship course with 6,900 yards, par 72 featuring lush Zoysia fairways and smooth bent grass greens. The course wraps around the lake of Curtis Memorial Park in Fredericksburg. The front-nine is crossed by beautiful wetlands while the back-nine has smooth, tiered greens. Four sets of tees with please all levels of golfers.
Fredericksburg Golf Packages Lodging
Clarion Inn Fredericksburg is centrally located off I-95 in a great location for your Fredericksburg golf vacation. This pet-friendly hotel features an indoor heated pool and hot tub, outdoor seasonal pool, exercise room, and business center. Fuel up for you day of golf by enjoying a Free Hot Breakfast each morning.