River Bend Golf & Country Club

2012 GRAA Top 50 Golf Range / Private Facilities

River Bend Golf & Country Club

John Madden II, PGA Head Professional

375 Walker Road

Great Falls, Va 22066

(703) 759-3030



Facility Amenities:

  • Grass Tees (24)
  • Accurate Yardage Measurements on Tees to Targets
  • Short Game Practice Area
  • Grass Putting Green

Type of Range Targets:

  • Flags
  • Bunkers
  • Built-up Greens
  • Fairway Cuts

Instruction provided.

Number of PGA Professional Instructors: 5

Clubfitting services provided.

Total number of visits to range per year: 15,000

Number of range balls dispensed on range per year: 1,150,000

Number of range balls in inventory: 14,000

New balls are acquired: twice a year

A list of technologies used in instruction: Indoor Simulator, Ball Flight Monitor

Best range promotion: Junior Golf Game Day. We used multiple areas for our Junior Golf Kickoff that had over 80 attendees. We had numerous activities that included SNAG Golf and Birdie Ball. In the Spring & Fall our weekly Girls & Boys Golf Club used areas of the Golf Practice Facility that did not interfere with other members practice areas.

Special programs: Ladies Beginner Golf clinic of 175 women.