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4.6
160 Reviews (160)
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102
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.6
97.3%
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155 out of 160 reviews
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4.7
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
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18 out of 18 reviews
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4.7
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Public
Par 71
Length 6801 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.0

The Hyatt River Marsh Golf Club is Maryland's leading Eastern Shore golf course. The classic design incorporates challenging elements including sculpted bunkers and mature trees but balances them with wide, player-friendly fairways and inviting greens. Water has a prominent presence on the course with Shoal Creek meandering through the course and the Choptank River serving as a backdrop to many of the greens. The riverside golf course has the look and feel of a seaside links course. The final two holes are the golf course's most memorable. The par-3 17th requires a dramatic carry over Shoal Creek to a large green strategically guarded by three bunkers. The 17th is a challenging and scenic hole but it only sets the scene for Hyatt River Marsh Golf Club's final hole. Touted as one of the best holes in the Mid-Atlantic region, this classic risk-reward par 5 has a bunker and the Choptank River running its entire length.

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River Marsh Golf Course @ The Hyatt Chesapeake Bay
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 71 6801 yards 73.0 132
Blue 71 6391 yards 71.2 129
White 71 5845 yards 68.5 126
Red (W) 71 4748 yards 67.8 111
Scorecard for River Marsh
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 73.0/132 372 369 493 440 538 217 360 194 484 3467 435 359 432 241 429 154 519 203 562 3334 6801
Blue M: 71.2/129 352 335 476 420 520 200 335 178 414 3230 410 336 421 206 412 141 503 185 547 3161 6391
White M: 69.5/122 345 294 460 397 475 179 319 147 399 3015 350 325 382 175 299 127 475 170 527 2830 5845
Red W: 67.8/111 263 259 384 329 417 122 251 136 348 2509 281 219 339 139 246 80 389 76 470 2239 4748
Handicap 18 16 8 2 10 14 12 6 4 1 15 7 11 9 17 13 5 3
Par 4 4 5 4 5 3 4 3 4 36 4 4 4 3 4 3 5 3 5 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 2002
Fairways Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Keith Foster (2002) Kevin Hargrave (2002)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

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Reviews

4.6
160 Reviews (160)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
Patio Dining 13
Watching the Game 11
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 30
Forced Carries 27
Water Hazards 26
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 28
A Weekend Splurge 22
Advanced Golfers 20
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 34
Worth the Drive 29
Convenient to the City 8

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Skill Intermediate
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4.0
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First Time Playing

Hot day

Rough too high. Needs cutting. Course decent shape and layout. Greens very good. Very hot day. Enjoyed myself.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Very nice course great shape good price just had to turn the heat down hot day

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sand traps

The course was amazing. The only complaint I have is the sand traps. Yes I spent way too much time in them. They didn’t have enough sand and the edges could have been kept up better. Again the course was amazing.

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

Always a winner

Always a lot of fun. Always in perfect shape and the staff are fantastic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Loved it

Bent greens, bent fairways and tees.
Great condition, great layout with a good mixture of holes; short, long, hard, easy, etc.
Loved the course and will surely be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

great course in excellent shape

This is a well laid out, well maintained course with lots of fun holes, including two that abut the Choptank River. Prices vary a lot, but if you can get a decent deal at golf.now, go for it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Such a Beautiful Course

Played the Course on Friday May 30th. My GF had stayed at the Hyatt Chesapeake on numerous occasions and played River Marsh during those stays. We decided to turn into the Resort to check on things and I decided to play a round at the GC. I was a Walk-on so the rate was $62.00 single player + $48.00 Cart Fee for 2 riders. She did not want to play so our Total Cost was $112.00. We followed 2 groups and we enjoyed the day looking at how this place has grown with Townhomes and Condo's. On the 2nd Hole, you will notice a row of T/H on the left, on the very end some of the homes at holes from hooked shots off the tees. SCARY!!. Upon heading to the 17th Tee, we noticed a plaque, which turned out to be a burial area of the previous residence back in 1935. We also came across another plaque which talked about the Plantation and Mansion. Such a historical place. The 17th, is a Par 3 across a small river, which played 184 to the pin. The 18th is a Par 5 with spectacular views of the Bay and the Hotel. When we got done, we decided to stop and have a late lunch. We decided we would plan a get away for the July 4th weekend back to the Hyatt at Cambridge.

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

Wonderful experience

The Hyatt golf course truly is a phenomenal destination for a round of golf. We booked a hot deal and made a long drive to play and were not disappointed. The course was in beautiful shape and the staff was excellent and very knowledgeable about the course. I would highly recommend this course to anyone if the price is right.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

River Marsh Golf Course

Staff was very pleasant during check in. Started promptly at our tee time. Course was not crowded. Pace of play was quick. Course was in excellent condition. Some holes were more challenging but basically the course was good for an intermediate golfer. Hole #18 is very scenic,

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course Conditions Were Very Good

The course was in excellent shape and the pace of play was very good.

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

Great layout, great course conditions, water in view was very nice compared to the normal round of golf, staff was amazing from clubhouse to cart men, would highly recommend to any golfer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This is an excellent golf course

One of my favorite golf course’s, I normally play it 2 to 3 times a year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Beautiful course

Excellent course! Even with all the recent rain the course was not overly soggy. Greens were perfect, with one exception. While playing, wild turkeys were spotted, along with 8 or 10 deer. A very enjoyable day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course in great condition

The River Marsh Golf Club is a fantastic course. The golf course is in great condition except that some of the tee boxes need to recover from too many divots.

The layout is challenging because there is water lining the side of many holes and marsh land strategically placed across many fairways. However, the fairways are fairly wide so only strong slices of hooks will generally find major trouble.

The course is women friendly because the you never have to carry across marsh land off the red (carry across marsh land is still required in many fairways).

We will definitely play River Marsh again!!!

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