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2 Stars
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1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
86.8%
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418 out of 458 reviews
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4.3
19 Reviews (19)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
94.7%
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4.0
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
82.9%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6979 yards
Slope 134
Rating 73.1

Situated in the foothills of Bull Run Mountain, Bull Run Golf Club has a beautiful woodland setting that is conveniently located just minutes from many historic Civil War sites. The course plays through mature forests and across lush, grassy meadows. There are also several ponds that come into play throughout. The expansive layout covers over 450 acres, allowing plenty of room for the native flora and fauna. The risk-reward layout has plenty of challenges for more daring hitters but it also offers wide fairways that are molded to steer the ball towards the center. The landing areas are generous but they are often framed by grassy hollows, bunkers, or mature trees. Bull Run is challenging, but playable, which is why the club is considered one of the best golf courses in the D.C. area.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6979 yards 73.1 134
Blue 72 6534 yards 71.3 128
White 72 6219 yards 70.0 126
Green 72 5730 yards 67.3 116
Red (W) 72 5069 yards 68.3 110
Scorecard for Bull Run Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.0/138 380 535 177 432 384 162 553 356 452 3431 428 201 355 414 546 407 173 456 550 3530 6961
Blue M: 71.1/133 370 492 169 399 364 144 513 350 437 3238 398 188 323 397 522 375 160 424 527 3314 6552
White M: 69.4/130 W: 75.6/133 338 482 148 355 350 134 497 302 426 3032 384 169 311 388 507 360 156 404 508 3187 6219
Green M: 67.3/125 W: 72.7/128 330 462 127 315 338 112 466 283 423 2856 346 146 275 337 469 331 134 361 492 2891 5747
Red W: 67.5/115 279 406 114 310 229 101 423 245 391 2498 311 123 235 313 419 289 111 326 444 2571 5069
Handicap 11 7 17 3 9 15 5 13 1 6 16 18 4 14 12 10 2 8
Par 4 5 3 4 4 3 5 4 4 36 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rick Jacobson (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Raspberry Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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Reviews

4.1
458 Reviews (458)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 53
19th Hole Scenic Views 31
Patio Dining 21
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 61
Forced Carries 56
Water Hazards 48
This course/club is great for:
Locals 53
Advanced Golfers 52
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 43
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 72
In the 'Burbs 48
Near the Airport 17

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very Nice

My colleague and I finished work early in Leesburg and found a GolfNow deal for $45 so we hustled on over. We got there at the right time, hitting a big hole in the tee sheet so we were all by ourselves for the most part. Played the round in 3 and a half hours! Beautiful course, the greens and fairways are in great shape, the rough is pretty shaggy so if you didn't hit the fairway you'd better have a good eye to find your ball. Tee boxes could use some work but they weren't a problem, just the least perfect part of the course. There aren't a ton of elevation changes but it didn't strike me as the most walk-able course, some wide separation between holes. That's not a bad thing, just the fact.
The Grill makes an excellent hamburger and fries and Christian is the friendliest guys you'll meet. He does a great job taking care of customers in the grill.
Overall, very nice. Too bad it's in Haymarket and I live in Arlington, or this might be my home course!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Thumbs up

Great course nice lay out, challenging for all golfers highly recommended!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Excellent course - good overall experience

Despite us having had rain the day before, the course was in incredible shape. The greens were well-kept and rolled pure and the fairways are pristine. I will definitely be back in the future!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Stotmy Weather

A wonderful course, great golf spoiled by stormy weather. Course is in good to great condition and should soon recover completely from spring aeration.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Tournament Really?

My tee time for 12:20 was moved to 12:45 due to an ongoing tournament, You should not be taking tee times during a tournament.

I was given a cart to drive, then immediately had it taken away.

Next time I hope there is not a tourney.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pace of play

Played yesterday and was nice to play a quick round. The greens are coming back and will be playing again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Customer Service

I wrote the previous review and wanted to follow up saying I do think this course has great customer service and will rebound from the weathered tee boxes and some other things. I would recommend playing and will go back because of their great customers service. I had an issue after my round with lost property and they were great in helping me. Go play BULL RUN!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

What happened to this course?

A disappointing experience. I have played Bull Run many times and this was the first time this season. And wow, I can not believe how awful, and I’m sorry to say this but I mean awful experience this was. First off, I get to the driving range after paying $80 for my round to only find out they now charge for driving range balls. They used to be included. Next, we just went to the tee box at our time and there was no starter or Marshall and this was on a Sunday. At the tee-box, it looked like someone decided to kill all the grass and plant weeds. Then we got to the greens, which at one time I recall these greens being amazing, however they were being aerated so that made them bumpy, but ya know I can get and understand that. We stopped at the turn, my friend wanted a quick sandwich, but took awhile to get and then we ordered drinks and the amount of alcohol poured in them was equivalent to an ant pising, and I do t even care but the people behind us jumped us and now were right behind them on 10.
If I wanted a penny pinching service, with horrible tee-box conditions, bumpy greens, and nobody working on the course, I would have went to top golf. We paid $80 each and I would not have even wanted to pay $40, half that. I do not expect this from a course like Bull Run. I wouldnt be surprised if they look to sell the land for housing if this pattern continues, this was just awful and there is no other way to sugar coat it. For whatever its worth the bar tender was a cool guy to talk and enjoyed talking/venting to him afterwards about how awful the day was. This was not the bar tender who cheeped us on the drinks.. Do yourself a favor and don't play bull run until they get their act together and get some good reviews after mine.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 04/25/2019

I wanted to follow up and say I do think this course has exceptional customer service, and as such I will be coming back to play.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Day

Went out beautiful day but the wind was pretty intense. Didn’t spoil the day most definitely would go back!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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BullRunGM
Commented On 04/08/2019

Thanks for the five star review!

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 03/27/2019

Thank you for the five star review. Happy that you enjoyed the day!

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Fun course

The course is in decent shape for the time of year. Staff was friendly, cost was right. Enjoyed my time.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Well managed course

Courteous staff, good pace of play, nice course.
Will come back and play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pretty good shape for early early season!

Course was wet of course but considering we had snow less than a week ago, overall still in Very playbable condition! Geeens in great shape and relatively fast for mid March round. Overall I would def recommend and an excellent value for the money!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Course

Great course and I always enjoy playing here. At this price I couldn't fault the course. The conditions were very wet and windy but this was more than made up by the friendliness of the staff.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Back nine was a bit rough condition wise, other than that pretty solid.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Unprofessional staff

The staff was making snarky remarks of a customer who had difficulty explaining something because his English was not clear. One of the staff even suggested that I explain it to the other customer assuming I spoke the same language.

This happen on 12/12 in the morning.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Still a favorite

Bull Run is one of my favorites in the area and remains so despite some challenges coming out of a very rainy last few months. They are up front in posting info that they are working to get their tees and other spots back up to their standards with overseeding, etc. The greens were a little thin in places but still rolled well. Fairways were still very good. A warm day in Oct brought out a lot of folks so the round was kinda slow. Staff is always very friendly. I'll still try to get back to Bull Run whenever I can.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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