Pro Shops in or Near Bethesda, MD

By Nicholas Katers

Bethesda, Maryland offers an ideal stop for tourists in the Washington, D.C. area. A Bethesda itinerary may include walks along the Capital Crescent Trail and shopping at the Bethesda Farmers' Market. This small community is located within 30 minutes of popular golf destinations like Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, Virginia. Visitors can also go shopping for golf attire, take lessons and get their clubs repaired at pro shops within 45 minutes of Bethesda.

Golf Pro Shop at River Bend

The Golf Pro Shop at River Bend offers equipment sales, repairs and other services 30 minutes west of Bethesda. Golfers can use the Golf Pro Shop at River Bend to arrange for USGA handicapping. Staff members at the shop are experienced in regripping and repairing clubs from major brands. This pro shop offers bag and club storage along with an annual equipment evaluation for an annual fee. The Golf Pro Shop at River Bend also handles cart rentals, tee times, golf lessons and guest passes.

Golf Pro Shop at River Bend
375 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066
(703) 759-3030

Algonkian Regional Golf Course

Golfers can head 45 minutes west of Bethesda to shop in the pro shop at Algonkian Regional Golf Course. Staff members are trained in custom club fitting and club making for most major brands. Visitors to this public golf course arrange for driving range balls and cart rentals through the pro shop. The Algonkian Regional Golf Course shop handles event planning and tournament organization throughout the summer. This pro shop also provides annual golf passes for every course in the North Virginia Regional Park Authority.

Algonkian Regional Golf Course
47001 Fairway Drive
Sterling, VA 20165
(703) 450-4655

RedGate Golf Course

The RedGate Golf Course located 20 minutes north of Bethesda features a full-service golf shop. The shop features individual woods, irons and putters along with full club sets for men and women. The shop employs a handful of club fitters certified by Callaway, Precept, Titleist and other major brands. The shop also handles club repairs ranging from regripping to lie angle adjustments. Golfers can call the pro shop at RedGate Golf Course to arrange for tee times up to five days in advance.

RedGate Golf Course
14500 Avery Road
Rockville, MD 20853
(240) 314-8730

East Potomac Golf Course

The pro shop at the East Potomac Golf Course in Washington, D.C. is located 25 minutes south of Bethesda. In addition to a full range of golf attire and equipment, this pro shop offers club repairs and re-gripping. The East Potomac Golf Course shop offers handicapping services that meet the standards of the Maryland State Golf Association. The pro shop carries tokens for the ball dispensers on the driving range. Visitors to the East Potomac Golf Course can call the pro shop up to seven days in advance for tee times.

East Potomac Golf Course
972 Ohio Drive Southwest
Washington, D.C. 20024
(202) 554-7660

About The Author

Nicholas Katers has been a freelance writer since 2006. He teaches American history at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis. His past works include articles for "CCN Magazine," "The History Teacher" and "The Internationalist" magazine. Katers holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in American history from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, respectively.


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