Looking for a driving range to practice your golf skills? There are a variety of good places to check out in the Maryland and Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. Many of the ranges offer modern amenities and professional instruction as well.
Driving Ranges In Maryland
South Germantown Recreation Park - 18056 Central Park Ci., Germantown, MD (301) 972-6770. The driving range features 40 tees, a putting green, and a clubhouse with a sand trap training area, putting green, and elevated greens on the range.
The park offers a variety of camps, clinics and classes for golfers of all ages.
Olney Golf Park - 3414 Emory Church Rd., Olney, MD (301)570-6600. Home to the Salute Military Golf Association (SMGA), the golf park offers a country club type experience for the public. The practice area includes a large grass tee complex, two-tiered, lighted, heated, sheltered hitting bays, short and mid-range targets with lasered distances and much more.
Laurel Golf & Recreation - 9801 Fort Meade Rd., Laurel, MD (301) 725-4646. The 30+ acre golf center features a 50 station driving range, with 6 target green a practice sand trap, covered tees, professional lessons and a full service pro shop. Laurel Golf Center provides a number of other recreation facilities including a 18 hole mini golf course, 9 batting cages with softball and baseball and a lighted Softball field.
Liberty Road Golf Center - 10810 Liberty Rd., Frederick, MD (301) 898-3035.
The practice facility has 20 hitting stations, 8 of which are sheltered hitting bays that feature free infra-red heating for cold weather practice. The facility also has a 9-hole course, state-of-the-art batting cages, private and group lessons.
I 70 Golf Range - 8400 E Patrick St. Frederick, MD (301) 695-4653.
The range is open daily and features 60 driving stations, golf lessons, mini golf and a practice sand bunker.
Arundel Golf Park - 150 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie, MD (410) 761-1295. The driving range is covered and heated. There is snack bar, picnic pavilion, batting cages and mini-golf course.
Driving Ranges In Northern Virginia
Hilltop Golf Club - 7900 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA (703) 719-6504. The driving range and practice facility features 68 hitting bays including 20 bays that are covered and heated so you can practice year round. Monthly memberships are available.
Oak Marr Golf Course - 3200 Jermantown Rd, Oakton, VA (703) 255-5390. The course has one of the largest short game practice areas in Northern Virginia including a lighted 78 station driving range with target greens and covered, heated tees. Practice facilities include sand bunkers, a putting green and chipping area. Private and group lessons are available year round.
Dulles Golf Center & Sports Park - 21593 Jesse Ct. Sterling, VA (703) 404-8800. The family recreation center has a golf practice range and teaching studio which is open year round day and night. Other activities include a minuature golf course, batting cages, volleyball courts, and more.
Woody's Golf Range - 11801 Leesburg Pike, Herndon, VA (703) 430-8337. Woody's is a family entertainment center with a driving range, putting green, batting cages, mini golf, basketball and volleyball. The facility is owned by a former PGA tour player. Lessons and parties are available.
Broad Run Golf & Practice Facility - 10201 Golf Academy Drive. Bristow, VA (703) 365-2443. The facility includes a 75 station, indoor and outdoor, all weather driving range with astroturf mats and a natural grass hitting area, a two-acre short game practice area, and a 10,000 sq. ft. putting area.