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4.5
216 Reviews (216)
5 Stars
107
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
97.4%
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201 out of 216 reviews
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4.8
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
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4.6
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
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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

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Reviews

4.5
216 Reviews (216)

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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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

This is a beautiful course with wonderful views of the marsh, wetlands and water. These make the course interesting and challenging for accuracy. Fun course and it was in good shape in mid September.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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I Recommend This Course
5.0

Course was in great shape difficult holes Great views of the Bay the card girl was great

Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Scenic views of the bay . Course was in great shape. Challenged my game a bit. Definitely will play here again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Arguably the best bang for the golf buck at the beach. Sevearl f the other courses charge an obscene amount to play in the Summer. Note: The better course is Newport Bay, it's along the intercostal.The irony is that Seaside has no water views and is an distant 2nd to Newport.

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

Great time!

It was a very hot day, but the course was in great shape! I loved the fact that it was a fair layout that made you think and challenged you to make a few shots that you may be a little uncomfortable with. I’ll be back, for sure!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pretty course

The course was in good shape with some great views of the bay. It felt like there was some water/Marsh views from about half of the holes. I really like the clubhouse/pro shop as well. My only complaint is that there could be been more water coolers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Hot and humid day

Hottest and most humid day I have ever played golf!!!!!! The curse was good however they need water buckets on the course!!!! None to be found. The pro said their was one but I never found it the cart girl did come several times. Golf good weather bad heat index was over 100 !!!!!

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

Enjoyable Golf

Newport Bay is an enjoyable place to play golf. The layout has several holes had expansive views of the bay as you make your way around the course. It is in very fine condition, the greens are beautiful. The staff is professional and also friendly. You feel welcome there.
I hope more golfers take advantage of this gem.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Ocean City Newport

This course was in great shape after a wet winter. This is one of my favorite courses in the lower shore and really look forward to playing. I played with a large group and play was okay, not quick but not slow. Tine wise it was just short of 4.5 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fog day

Everything was great the course the people weather could've been better.

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Such a deal

I was pleasantly surprised by OCGC. The Newport Bay layout is very scenic and has some very challenging holes. The course was in generally good shape, although the fairways were still dormant and were light brown, instead of green (although they played fine.) I was skeptical because of the low price but our overall experience was fine and we'll definitely be back again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course has very scenic vistas!

Very scenic course & a great value for Ocean City area courses. Course was very crowded, but they got us off on time & played in under 4 hours on a Sunday. Beautiful views of the bay & enjoyed the layout.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great round

I have only been playing since 2013 and have played this course one time before, the course is in very good shape for the time of year greens are in great shape as well. I shot my best score with the temperature of 41 degrees and Cary path only with course soaking wet 78 . Look out , if I can do it under these conditions how low will I go in great weather. Great layout great people . Come enjoy the course.
Reginald Morrison

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

Always enjoy the staff friendliness and great atmosphere. A country club feel with great conditions. Can’t find the views of surrounding waters unless you’re in Myrtle Beach. Always on my list to play.

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