Just a short jaunt from where 295 meets 495 at the National Harbor, Henson Creek Golf Course in Fort Washington is a public, 9-hole golf course that is well-liked by folks just getting started with golfing, as well as experienced players looking to stay sharp in the mid-range game.
The course, which opened in 1964, is a par 33 over 2500 yards of Bermuda grass. The slope is 108, which makes it fairly easy to walk, and you’ll also find water stations every three holes, which is nice when the weather’s especially hot. Regulars say the forgiving length and slope of the course allows you to focus on finding the range with your irons, which can really help you in other aspects of your game. With games under $20, Henson Creek Golf Course is hard to beat on value.