The Golf Club at Landsdowne (Norman)

The Golf Club at Landsdowne (Norman)

Architect: Greg Norman
Year: 2005

44050 Woodridge Parkway
Landsdowne, Virginia 20176
(800) 541-4801

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts available
on-site accommodations

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The Golf Club at Landsdowne (Norman)

The second round of golf that we played on our family vacation to Landsdowne Resort was on the Greg Norman course. We were expecting pretty good weather when we booked the trip but had a strange front blow through that made it unseasonably cold and caught us, especically me, a little off guard. I hadn't even packed a long sleeve shirt, so I had to borrow a jacket from my Dad the day we played the Norman course. Here we were just a few days before the start of June and the temperature never got out of the mid-50s. It was pretty crazy. The Greg Norman designed course at Landsdowne Resort opened in 2005 . . . 14 years after the first course opened. That seems like an unusually long period of time between the two course openings, but I'm not sure the resort needed anymore than one course until the golf and real estate boom of the early 21st century. With the Washington D.C. urban sprawl having reached what was once a rural area I would guess that the resort began seeing more local play on their course and decided that they could sustain a second 18. The Norman course differs greatly from the Jones course in that it is set amongst the trees and at times (2 or 3 holes) along the Potomac River which is a stark contrast to the Jones course's setting amidst the high rises and office parks. Below is a picture taken on the… More >