Reston National Golf Course - No. 10
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Reston National Golf Course - No. 10
The 10th hole at Reston National Golf Course heads straight downhill but is also the longest par 4 on the golf course at 455 yards. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
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Reston National Golf Course - No. 1
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Reston National Golf Course - No. 1
The friendly first hole is as wide open as it gets at Reston National Golf Course. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course - No. 2
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Reston National Golf Course - No. 2
Reston National Golf Course's par-5 second hole is a tight, dogleg left to an elevated green. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course near Washington D.C.
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Reston National Golf Course near Washington D.C.
Reston National Golf Course is a nature-friendly course near Washington D.C. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course - No. 7
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Reston National Golf Course - No. 7
Reston National Golf Course's par-4 seventh hole is a dogleg right. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course - hole 5
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Reston National Golf Course - hole 5
The par-5 fifth hole at Reston National Golf Course plays uphill to an elevated green. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course - hole 6
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Reston National Golf Course - hole 6
Trees line the fairway at No. 6 at Reston National Golf Course, a nature-friendly course near Washington D.C. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course - hole 12
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Reston National Golf Course - hole 12
The 12th hole is one of Reston National Golf Course's most difficult, a 428-yard par 4. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course - hole 14
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Reston National Golf Course - hole 14
The par-4 14th hole at Reston National Golf Course is a straight and narrow 378-yard hole. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course - hole 17
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Reston National Golf Course - hole 17
The par-4 17th at Reston National Golf Course is a tight, uphill hole with a bowled fairway. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor
Reston National Golf Course - hole 18
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Reston National Golf Course - hole 18
Beware the large bunker on 19 at Reston National Golf Course, a nature-friendly course near Washington D.C. Brandon Tucker/Golf Advisor

Reston National Golf Course near Washington D.C.

Reston National Golf Course in northern Virginia is a classically designed course built by Ed Auld in 1969.

The golf course sits on gently rolling, mature land filled with tall trees and features just a handful of water hazards. It's a par 71, playing 6,870 yards from the championship tees. There are three sets of tees total, with the forward set playing 5,890 yards.

Reston National is one of two golf courses in Reston but is the only public course, and it is located halfway between the District of Columbia and Washington Dulles International Airport.

Brandon Tucker is the Managing Editor for Golf Advisor. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and over 500 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at BrandonTuckerGC.
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