East Potomac Golf Course

972 Ohio Drive,

Washington, District of Columbia (DC) 20024

  • Office

    +1 (202) 554 7660
  • Pro shop

    +1 (202) 554 7660
  • Fax

    +1 (202) 554 3850
  • Golf pro

    Tim Krebs (PGA, General Mgr & Teaching Professional).
  • Academy

    GolfDC Academy at East Potomac

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Riverside. The courses are on an island (Hains Point) in the Potomac River, but without direct riverside holes and very limited river views.

  • Designer:

    Walter Travis

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6599
5706
5203
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
70.5
66.1
68.6

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Blue course. Also at East Potomac is the 9-hole par-33 White course (2420 yds from men's tees) and the 9-hole par-27 Red course (1142 yds from men's tees).

Location

Latitude:

38.875524

Longitude:

-77.027164

How to get there:

2 mi S of Washington, DC (The White House).

East Potomac Golf Course

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1921

East Potomac Golf Course is a busy and good quality layout, popular with local golfers. It is also the closest golf course to the White House and Capitol Hill, and sits on a peninsula of land, flanked by the Potomac River on one side and the River's Washington Channel on the other.

The 18-hole, tree-lined and open parkland Blue course (as distinct from the nine-hole White and Red courses), contains a variety of attractive holes and pleasant features, which should provide an enjoyable test of golf at a generally affordable rate.

The White course is a nine-hole Executive course, comprising par 3s and par 4s that will challenge new and experienced golfers alike. The Red course is a 9-hole course of all par-3 holes. Worth a visit if you are in the area and have some time to spare.

List of courses: Around D.C. & Baltimore

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Public course - visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on the Blue course: Mon-Thur $28; Fri-Sun $32.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Good (2-tier driving range).

Did you know?

East Potomac has been recognized by Audubon International as a Cooperative Sanctuary course.

Where2Stay

  • Holiday Inn, Capitol Washington DC4-star

    550 C Street S.W., Washington, DC 20024

    +1 (202) 479 4000

    Visit website

    The Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol offers an excellently located full-service hotel just one block from the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, five blocks from the US Capitol and just a few blocks from the National Mall, which includes many of Washington's most famous monuments.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      East Potomac

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Congressional CC (private); TPC Potomac (private).

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