Rock Creek Golf Course1600 Rittenhouse St. NW Washington,DC 20011 P: 202-882-7332
Rock Creek Golf Course is a public parkland style golf course in Washington, DC that was built in 1923. The course features a short layout of par 3's and 4's but still offers a very challenging golf experience. You’ll find that the front nine features more of the shorter and easier holes but then the back nine increases in difficulty with a premium placed on accuracy. The fairways are bordered by dense woods that will require good placement with your tee shots and you will need accurate approach shots to land on the small greens. The course also features a number of elevation changes that will add to the overall challenge.
This rustic golf course set in Washington, DC’s Rock Creek Park plays a total of 4715 yards from the back tees for a par of 65. With no par 5 holes, it has a course rating of 62.5 and a slope rating of 112. The course features poa annua grass fairways and bent grass greens and will not resemble a perfectly manicured country club. Rock Creek Golf Course is less about pristine course conditions and more about beautiful surroundings such as trees and wildlife. A round of golf here is very affordable and overall it is a very convenient and fun place to play golf in Washington, DC. Amenities are not extensive but there is a snack bar on the premises.