On the waterfront: Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links near Ocean City, Maryland



BERLIN, Md. -- Opened in 1997, Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links is one of the Ocean City area's favorites for locals and visitors alike.

Designed by Pete and P.B. Dye, the golf course sits on Sinepuxent Bay overlooking Assateague National Seashore Park. The seaside location translates into water, bunkers and bayside views on nearly every hole. While not exactly a links course, it does have sort of a Scottish feel, especially when the wind is blowing.

The ninth and 18th holes mirror each other, ending below the deck of an inviting clubhouse that serves, of course, rum.

Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links is the only course in the area to feature bentgrass from tees to greens.

May 23, 2013



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Mike Bailey

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Mike Bailey is a senior staff writer based in the Houston area. Focusing primarily on golf in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, he contributes course reviews, travel stories and features as well as the occasional equipment review. An award-winning writer and past president of Texas Golf Writers Association, he has more than 20 years in the golf industry. Before accepting his current position in 2008, he was on staff at PGA Magazine, The Golfweek Group and AvidGolfer Magazine. Follow Mike on Twitter at @Accidentlgolfer.