The Plot Thickens

The developer-owners of both golf course properties may be planning their next moves during the upcoming North County Site Specific Plan Amendment Process

Developer Disinformation Campaign Continues

The developer-owners of Reston National Golf Course have set their plan in motion. First, they paid for bogus surveys and focus groups. Now, they’re touting an innocent-sounding Reston National Neighborhood Study Group.

"The Reston National Golf Course area should remain as open space forever." - Robert Simon, Founder of Reston, August 14, 2015

The legal case regarding the land use designation of Reston National Golf Course has made it clear: An investor bought into a golf course, and a golf course is what they have.

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Rescue Reston is a grassroots community organization that is committed to defending Reston's two golf courses which have land use designations of private recreation use, more specifically to remain as golf courses.

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#ThankfulThursdayReston has a diversity of recreational options for all ages, including golf.24 players participated in the first Reston Cup Series event at Reston National Golf Course. They had three divisions Purple Tee (ages 7-10), Red Tee (ages 11-13), and Black Tee (ages 14-18). There are three individual Stroke Play events and two Partner events spanning Sept 11 to Oct 30th. The events are held every Saturday at 1pm. ... See MoreSee Less
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#motivationmonday - Sign Reston's Biophilic Pledge and #getoutdoors! ... See MoreSee Less
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Rescue Reston Interviews Supervisor Walter Alcorn

Walter Alcorn, Hunter Mill District Supervisor, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, met with Rescue Reston Board member David Burns to discuss issues affecting Reston's open space. It takes less than 2 minutes to go to the Action Center and tell Supervisor Alcorn and...

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Frequently Asked Questions – August 2021 Update

When will the golf course controversy be over? As long as there exists even the slightest possibility that either golf course property could be redeveloped into residential or commercial square footage, speculative developers will try to pillage the land. We can relax...

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Golf Courses by the Numbers

166 + 164

Golf Course Acres


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Reston National Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Golf Course Since


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The Kids of the 13th Fairway video!

Reston Association "Around Reston" Article

Reston’s Public Golf Course: Good for Wildlife, Too!
Article by Bill Burton with Photography by Ed Hass and Laurel Wanrow

Development/Environmental Song

Singer/Songwriter Chris Anderson shares her new release “Virginia” with our supporters. It rings true here in Reston.

“how your quiet manner eased my soul, Virginia, 
but there are others
watching you with bold desire.”