Washington National - Washington - USA

Washington National Golf Club,
14330 SE Husky Way,
Auburn,
WA 98092


  • +1 253 333 5000

  • Golf Club Website

  • Highway 18 East, then Auburn-Black Diamond Road

  • Welcome, contact in advance

  • Rolly Leonard

  • John Fought

  • David Putney


Situated around a half an hour’s drive south east of downtown Seattle, the Washington National course is a new millennium offering from respected architect John Fought. Featuring bent grass fairways and greens, the course has hosted a number of collegiate competitions since it opened, including several NCAA regional championships.

Toughest hole on the card is the long par four 6th, which plays all of 473 yards from the “Husky” back markers. Tee shots are afforded a generous landing area but from that point in the fairway to the pin there’s trouble all the way with water to the left of the green and a bunker positioned to the front right of a monstrous putting surface that measures 50 yards from back to front.

On the back nine, few birdies are ever made on the slightly doglegged 10th, and for a very good reason; it’s a beast of a hole. Tee shots that steer clear of trees flanking the right side of the fairway must also avoid a large waste area on the left which then encroaches onto the fairway as it swings right towards a long, back-to-front tilted green.

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Description: Washington National Golf Club combines world-class golf with the beauty, history and traditions of the University of Washington. Rating: 5 out of 6 Reviews: 5

A quick update to my review from October 2010. I just played the course today and the greens were all in superb condition. The at-issue #3 and #15 greens had been re-sodded in the Fall and have grown in nicely. Note the course recently hosted the NCAA (i.e., collegient) West Regional tournament. That should tell you it plays tough enough for some of the best Amateurs in America.
5 / 6
Washington National
May 23, 2011


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Geoff Harris
August 27, 2013
Awesome surroundings, great conditioning, quality design and reasonable prices. Great finish from 15 in to the clubhouse.
Washington National is part of the Oki Golf course ownership program in the Puget Sound area. It is a very good layout that can test all levels. A true test of a 'great' golf course is that it will require you to utilize all the clubs in your bag if you are scratch player. This course does.This course is the home course of the University of Washington golf team and the school's purple decor is a little overstated throughout the course. The course hosts a major collegian event in the fall with 16 top university teams from around America participating.I have played the course twice and really enjoy it. Though both times I found the condition to be a little worn because of the heavy traffic. I played it most recently a couple of days before the collegian tournament and the short par 4s greens - #3 and #15 - were terrible. Both greens were almost unplayable because of poor player support for fixing ballmarks.The stretch of holes from 15-18 is a great finishing stretch. Rarely do you find such a strong, diverse and memorable finish.I play at a private club owned by Oki and therefore get reciprocal rights at all of their courses. Washington National is really good and worth the 30 minute drive for me.
5 / 6
Washington National
October 31, 2010


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Wonderful golf course in great condition and not a single boring hole. The course has been bought by the Oki group and once an Oki member can be played for a much reduced fee. The only negative thing may be that some fairways display many divots due to the heavy golf traffic, particularly on weekends. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly.
5 / 6
Washington National
August 29, 2010


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Fun course that plays through neighborhoods. The practice range is really good. Worth a game.
4 / 6
Washington National
May 23, 2010


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Incredible Golf Course, one of the finest I have played Tees, Fairways, Greens were flawless and the views were beautiful. One of the best I have played
6 / 6
Washington National
March 19, 2007


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Mark Jasayko
November 08, 2008
Very underrated - course layout is strong, bunkering is excellent. The combinating of holes is stong and there are many architectural strengths. In the summer season, the fairway grass is cut amazing tight which is fun for a change.Too bad they are building more homes around the course.