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4.6
230 Reviews (230)
5 Stars
115
4 Stars
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3 Stars
19
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
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215 out of 230 reviews
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4.5
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
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4.6
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
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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

4.6
230 Reviews (230)

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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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times 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
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

One of the best courses in the Ocean City area. Definitely worth what they are asking for around. Patient play with actual course conditions action

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Good course with nice layout - staff unfriendly/ unhelpful

Good course. Enjoyed round. Bag drop and pro shop staff had ZERO personality. No acknowledgement from bag drop guy when we arrived and had to head to 1st tee at tee time without any help / direction from him. Ran out of range balls.

Nice practice facility otherwise. Course is a good layout allowing you to hit different tee shots.

Tee boxes were in good shape. Greens were good not great. Some seemed bumpier. Fairways were ok, brown spots here and there. In general the course conditions were not manicured but didn’t really affect play. Really just aesthetically .

I was ok with value only because we paid afternoon rate. I wouldn’t have been happy paying full price in the morning.

Scenery is pretty though. Maybe next time it will improve.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyable round

Great value for the money. Great scenery and well maintained. We were first out, a twosome and finished in 3 hours

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Outstanding Golf Course!

My husband and I played here yesterday and were pleasantly surprised at both the conditions of the fairways and greens, but also the pace of play. We never waited on any shots until we reached one of the last holes and even then it was only for a few minutes. Plenty of shade for the front nine made it easier to play on a 95 degree day! Back side less shaded but the views made up for it! Would definitely return!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
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4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing course

This was my first time playing this course and I just say it was simply amazing. Great layout, had a few easy holes to gain your confidence then they throw a challenge at you right around the corner. This course definitely demands some accuracy and thought in each shot. There are several hazards on each hole to navigate around to test your skill. I am a beginner so I found this very challenging, but I was playing with more experienced golfers and they had the same things to say, challenging, fun, definitely keeps you on your toys. The staff was friendly and helpful with any questions. The rate of play was surprisingly smooth considering it was one of the few warm days we had there in a while, the place was packed but it never held up play. I will definitely be back to this course many more times. Hopefully lose a few less balls in the waters and marshes surrounding the greens and fareways.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bargain.

Wonderful day on the Newport’ course. Very good condition and the weather cooperated. Really love the views and the course layout.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
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

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
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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
Played On
Reviews 11
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
Reviews 2
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
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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