Golf

Our championship golf course, the North Course, is the original 18 hole course in Rockville, and was designed and constructed by Course Architect Alfred Tull with input and assistance from Woodmont member Leopold Freudberg and Greens Superintendent Rudy Will. Its Grand Opening was on July 26, 1950 and it has played to rave reviews ever since.

In 1999, the North Course went through an extensive renovation, including replacement of the original 18 greens. The renovation was done by renowned Course Architect Arthur Hills. In the early 1950’s our golf courses also included a challenging 9 hole, par 3 course with holes ranging from 120 to 230 yards, known as the “Iron Duke”.

In August of 1957, a fourth 9 hole course opened. The “Iron Duke” was eventually converted into a regulation 9 hole course, was combined with the other 9 holes, and premiered on Labor Day of 1961 as the South Course that we enjoy today.

Over the years, our courses have hosted many special golf events including the 1953 National Celebrities Tournament, then a regular event on the Professional Tour. Participants included such legends as Sam Snead, Ben Hogan, Cary Middlecoff, Lew Worsham and the winner Ted Kroll. For many years, we have also hosted regional qualifying for the Men’s and Ladies United States Open Golf Championships, as well as all of the various championships of each of the local golf associations both Amateur and Professional. These events serve as a constant testament to the test of golf and conditioning of our courses.

  • National Celebrities Open Championship - 1953

  • Men's US Open Sectional Qualifier - began in 1986 and continued through 30 out of the last 31 years

  • Womens US Open Sectional Qualifier - 2010, 2011, 2012


Golf Pro Shop

The Pro Shop at Woodmont Country Club features the finest quality names and latest in golf apparel and equipment for both men and women. Members may browse our selections and the Golf Professionals have the knowledge to assist with all golfers needs.

Our Pro Shop and Golf Facilities area feature the following:

  • Drive-up bag drop area in front of the Clubhouse

  • Golf professional staff offices and retail area

  • Bag and club storage area

  • Golf club fitting and repairs

  • Driving Range/Short Game Practice Area/Outdoor and Indoor Putting Green

  • Indoor Hitting Bays/Instruction Bays

  • State-of-the-art GPS equipped Golf Cars

  • Golf Snack Bar food and beverage service/Take-out orders at the Pavilion Snack Bar

 

North Course

Hole 1

  • Black - 407
    |

  • Blue - 394
    |

  • White -295

Slight dogleg left with a fairway bunker approximately 150 yards from the green on the right side. A well bunkered green sloping from the center of the green right.

How to play the hole

A well placed tee shot leaves you short and right of the fairway bunker. This allows a mid-iron to the center of this green.

Toughest pin placements

Back left or anything on the right side.



South Course

Hole 1

  • Black - 378
    |

  • Blue - 367
    |

  • White - 324

A dogleg right with trees down right side. An uphill second shot with one bunker guarding left side of green.

How to play the hole

Tee shot should be played at the bunker down the left center of the fairway. This will give you an approach with a mid-iron. Long hitters can try to cut the corner and leave themselves a short wedge into the green. If you miss the green, miss it slightly right.

Toughest pin placements

A pin located back left does not give you much green to work with but a good shot there gives you an excellent run at birdie.

 
 
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