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4.5
400 Reviews (400)
5 Stars
215
4 Stars
145
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
95.9%
Recommend this course
376 out of 400 reviews
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4.6
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
Recommend this course
10 out of 10 reviews
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4.5
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
95.5%
Recommend this course
42 out of 44 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6657 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.0

Ocean City Golf Club boasts 36 holes of championship golf. The Seaside Course opened in 1959 and it was later joined by the Newport Bay Course. Both offer scenic views of the surrounding marshes and bay. Newport Bay is a formidable challenge but it will test your ability to think strategically, not your distance. Strategically placed bunkers come into play and the subtle contours of the landscape were utilized to their full extent. The course is a formidable test but it is player friendly enough to appeal to all skill levels. The golf course also touts some of the most scenic views on the Mid-Atlantic coast, although the surroundings are more Carolinian in feel. Both of Ocean City's courses offer something different. Seaside has a more traditional design but both offer plenty of variety.

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Course Details

Year Built 1958
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Lester George

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
400 Reviews (400)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 30
Forced Carries 24
Bunkers 21
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 24
Locals 18
A Weekend Splurge 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 18
Worth the Drive 16
Near Local Attractions 10

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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great Course & Beautiful View!

I love the course and it is always in great condition! The water views are stunning!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Cart Path Only

This time of year, you can expect cart path only. They over seeded the fairways which makes for the fairways to be longer than normal. But their greens were grease lighting!! Very fast. A must play!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bayside Golfers

You are supposed to drive golf cart on cart path some areas that were flooded with water. Also some areas need better signs for directions to next hole. Maybe print a map with hole diagram on score card like some other courses.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good course and pace of play early in the morning. Back 9 is a bit more challenging than the front as it goes into the marsh land. Excellent greens. Snack bar didn't open until 9am which was a bit disappointing. Should have had more drinking water available on the course as well as some spike brushes. Course should also supply more yardage info as many shots are visually deceiving. Bring your laser yardage finder.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 20
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Try it, you'll like it.

One of the beautiful courses right on the marsh and water. You have to think about each shot to score well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 54
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Best of the second tier courses in OC

The best bang for your buck in OC if you can find it for around $60. At $100 you will be disappointed.

Great layout with some of the best finishing holes in OC. Scoring well of the front will give you the best chance to go low for the round. If the wind blows on the back 9, say your prayers!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Would like to play again

Some blind holes and hidden hazards. Lots of places to add strokes. Small greens on some holes. Need to know your distances.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of the top Ocean City courses

Arrived early and the staff took my clubs and put them in starting order. Starter explained the present course conditions. We had an excellent pace of play. A much better pace once it started raining (everyone else stopped)
Played 2 holes in the rain then the sun returned. I try to play this course 2x a year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Makes You Think

Tough but fair course. Lot's of water and marsh so you have to plan out your shots.

Great Fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Newport Bay is One of the Best in the OC Area

Lots of challenging interesting holes that make you think about each shot. The surrounding marsh land is beautiful - Great views of wildlife abound.

Play it - you'll like it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 34
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Solid Course with pretty back 9

Everything was very good with the golf course, nothing unbelievable just v solid tee to green. Also great people working there and great amenities that you can use inside

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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