is ranked No. 2 on Golfweek magazine’s recently-released 2016 “Best Courses You
Can Play, State-by-State” list.
Billy Casper Golf management since late
2014, the widely popular layout 25 miles east of Washington, DC topped more
than 175 eligible courses in Maryland. Built
around a scenic, 30-acre lake in an upscale community, the course consistently presents
pristine conditions and a variety of challenging yet entertaining holes.
The state-by-state rankings – tallied by
hundreds of Golfweek raters across America – take into account overall strength
of routing, feature shaping, natural settings, greens, variety and remarkable
nature of holes, conditioning and maintenance, landscape management and other
“A high amount of repeat golfers shows we are
operating on all cylinders,” says Tim Woodruff, General Manager of Lake
Presidential Golf Club. “Steadfast
support from Ryko Development and Billy Casper Golf, combined with personable
service and unforgettable experiences, contribute to the club being a mainstay
on several ‘best-of’ lists.”
“We’re thrilled with the many improvements
done to the course,” says Mark Watt, a long-time member of Lake Presidential
Golf Club. “Thanks to the hard work and
dedication of Tim and his team, the greens are true and fast and the fairways
are plus and firm; it’s gorgeous here.”
Golfweek honor follows Lake Presidential being named a “Top 10 New Course in
the United States” by GOLF Magazine upon opening in 2008 and “the best kept
secret in DC golf” by Golf Channel.
Presidential Golf Club
Lake Presidential Golf Club’s 18-hole, par-72, 7,230-yard layout meanders through heavily
wooded terrain and rich, natural expanses.
Generous landing zones and entertaining green complexes make for a
balanced test for golfers of all skill levels.
Five sets of tees, handsomely groomed playing surfaces, white-sand
bunkers and picturesque streams round out the excitement.
its remarkable holes is the 570-yard, par-5 No. 8 that requires an accurate tee
shot through trees to set up an approach to a narrow green guarded by bunkers
and the course’s namesake lake. The
225-yard, par-3 ninth and risk-reward 515-yard, par-5 18th also play around the
30-acre Lake Presidential for memorable finishes to rounds.
the golf course is “The Institute,” Lake Presidential’s world-class,
indoor-outdoor training facility. PGA
professionals use high-speed cameras and motion-capture technology to produce three-dimensional
images of golfers’ swings. A short-game
practice area features a bunker, large putting green and a spacious, all-grass
stately, 11,000 square-foot clubhouse includes a fully-stocked pro shop with
equipment and apparel from top brands.
With a banquet hall accommodating 150 guests, Lake Presidential is a popular
venue for corporate meetings, weddings and other catered functions.
for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the grille offers indoor-outdoor dining and majestic
panoramic views of the expansive lake. A
menu of classic, American favorites, fully stocked bar and friendly wait staff
make it a popular spot for pre- and post-round meals with friends and
Surrounding the Lake Presidential
Golf Club is the award-winning residential community, BeechTree. Homesites
offer views of the golf course and the community’s sparkling 30-acre lake.
Townhomes start from the $300’s, single family homes from the $400’s and estate
homes from the $500’s. The resident recreation center includes a swimming pool,
tennis courts, fitness center and more.
information: www.lakepresidential.com, 301.627.8577.