A view of the 3rd green at Maryland National Golf Club
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4.6
449 Reviews (449)
5 Stars
301
4 Stars
127
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
94.5%
Recommend this course
429 out of 449 reviews
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4.5
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.7%
Recommend this course
49 out of 54 reviews
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4.5
72 Reviews (72)
5 Stars
45
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.7%
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66 out of 72 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6811 yards
Slope 139
Rating 73.6
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Course Details

Year Built 2002
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Hills (2002) Drew Rogers (2002)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code All sports shirts must have collars; ladies may wear golf specific collarless shirts.Shorts for ladies and gentleman must be of Bermuda style and length.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
449 Reviews (449)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
19th Hole Scenic Views 17
Patio Dining 12
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 41
Forced Carries 41
Bunkers 32
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 39
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 36
A Weekend Splurge 25
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 42
In the 'Burbs 14
Convenient to the City 7

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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Prettiest course!

The staff & club amenities were fabulous! For a public course, it was on par with a country club feel. Bloody Mary’s were excellent! We can’t wait to play here again!!! Our experience couldn’t have been any better! Thank you!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Not a bad track

Overall I thought the course was fun, lots of elevation changes, challenging holes. The best part was they offer a military rate on weekend mornings. Conditions were good, I wasn't a fan of the bunkers though, many seemed like they were more dirt than sand.

My gripe with the course was we had the 7am tee time. They made us tee off in darkness. It was three holes before we could see a shot. Common, this isn't the first year it's been been dark at 7am. We played Musket Ridge later that day, asked them what their first tee time was and they said 8am. Made perfect sense.

Minus the darkness I enjoyed the course, and would go back if in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Horrible layout

Not a flat tee box, greens were rock hard, fairways were in poor shape. Staff didn’t really want to be there - mostly golf shop employees.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Love this course, but ....

This is among my favorite courses and I was treating myself to a round here. I came as a single and booked it through GolfNow. When I arrived a friendly starter greeted me and when I asked to ride alone he contact a superior who said flatly that it would be $20 more for me to do that. There was no shortage of carts (no one had teed of for around 20 minutes) and I asked again about the single cart as I didn't know the man whom I was to share a cart with and have been very careful as I, and my wife, though vaccinated are in high risk groups. They made it clear that wouldn't happen. Then when we got on the tee there were 2 guys who had been waiting for a half hour to tee off and, since we were only 2 as well, we introduced ourselves and invited them along. At this point the staff came and wouldn't allow us to make a foursome. You tell me the reason as none was given. I get the impression they don't like Golfnow users and discriminate against them. If you don't want us, then don't use Golfnow. Great course, but the management needs to improve and remember we PAY THEIR salaries by playing there!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 109
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Maryland Advisor
Top 100 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Excellent Course Conditions

It's been several years since I played Maryland National, and I'm glad I made the hour trip out I-70. This course is quit a challenge with both narrow and wide fairways, and most of the holes weave and cut and there simply are not many straight holes. There are bunkers placed in landing areas throughout the course, and the rough is long, lush, and penalizing. From tee to green, this course is in excellent condition. Even though they aerated earlier this week, the greens were hard and fast. The small needle-point aeration marks were no problem. The pace of play for a Saturday morning was good...4 hours 10 minutes. We waited on every hole, but we were a twosome following a couple of foursomes, so it's going to be much slower for us. The scenery and vistas from many of the holes of the mountains are beautiful. And, Maryland National has a great grill for after the round. The $79 aeration special was a nice treat, as it's usually $95-$115 on the weekends so it was a nice surprise. If you've never played Maryland National, give it a try...but take your patience and think your way around the course for proper club selection (the elevation changes will add or reduce clubs).

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Anytime I'm in the area

I played Maryland National after it was recommended by a starter at another course. What a great experience. There was a lot of elevation change, great vistas, and an excellent layout. It has the feel of older courses that I have played with blind shots, and sloping fairways. I can't wait to return to the area and play the course again,

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course was unique in many ways,fairways and bunkers were very playable.Greens were a little shaky but fair.Inside staff was very nice and helpful,starters(cart boys)could improve their social skills?Overall we had a very good day and will certainly return!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Absurdly slow play

Ridiculously slow pace of play, like sitting in gridlock traffic for hours. Finally quit after 4+ hrs after hole 13. Group ahead of us still on tee box every stinking hole and had to wait for each and every shot-brutal. Quit after 13 holes and brought obnoxiously slow play to pro shop staff, they did nothing but make excuses. If u like a 5+he round play here. (Don't think they've ever heard of a Marshall)

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 70
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Always in Great Condition

2nd time playing Maryland National this year. Try to get there at least 4 times a year. Each time you leave the course you feel you should have scored 3 shots lower. Yes it has some quirky holes but they make you think.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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