Ocean City is a popular oceanfront resort located on Maryland’s coast that is also home to clean beaches, skyscraper hotels, restaurants, the boardwalk, and the array of amusement parks. Each year, the city caters to all kinds of visitors who want to take the more urbanized shore escape and enjoy the Atlantic Ocean’s natural beauty that pounds against the long stretch of sandy beaches. These days, the area in Ocean City continues to sprawl across the bay as the number of vacation goers flocking the city keeps on increasing. Along with the prominent shopping establishments, entertainment centers, and other recreational facilities are the award-winning golf courses that were designed by famous layout architects and designers. The Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club, the River Run Golf Club, the Eagle’s Landing Golf Club, the Bayside Golf Course, and the West Course of Bay Club are some of the finest greens that Ocean City boasts about.
The Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club is an 18-hole championship masterpiece of the legendary golf figure Robert Trent Jones Sr. This well-designed layout that has been considered as East Coast’s most challenging course, features the heavily guarded greens, tree-lined fairways, and the putting greens with subtle undulations. Golfers can also take advantage of the double ended driving range, the two practice putting greens, or the sheltered driving area before putting their swinging skills to test at the challenging holes.
Designed by the legendary Gary Player, the River Run Golf Club is a 6,705 layout that meanders through a natural foliage and terrain. An area that was once a forest and farmland has now turned into one of the finest golf facilities in Ocean City that has been flocked by golfers from across the nation. The layout features the challenging 18 holes that will test every golfer’s swinging abilities even that of the professionals.
An amazing golfing paradise that offers a sweeping vista of nature at its finest is what the Eagle’s Landing Golf Club is all about. The course features the variety of links style as well as the marsh land holes with the bent grass greens and the Bermuda fairways. In 1996, the course was cited among the “Top 75 Most Affordable Public Courses in America” by Golf Digest.
The Bayside Golf Course is an 18-hole signature masterpiece of Jack Nicklaus, one of the greatest golf champions. This 7,000+ yard par 72 championship layout features the woodlands and wetlands as well as the breathtaking coastline views that will greet golfers while on play. The course also offers a driving range, chipping green, putting green, and the multiple sets of tees that will challenge all sorts of golfers.
The West Course of Bay Club is an original island green, 18-hole championship layout that is home to the 100-yard “Green Monster” wide double green. This layout has the greens and tees that are perfectly nestled in the area’s natural woodlands with the gentle hills that slope back all the way into the water. If golfers want to experience the challenge and make it through the tough holes, all they have to do is pick the right kind of club to use.