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4.0
269 Reviews (269)
5 Stars
100
4 Stars
139
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
88.3%
Recommend this course
247 out of 269 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.8
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
Recommend this course
8 out of 8 reviews
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4.0
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
3.9
87.5%
Recommend this course
35 out of 40 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6893 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.6
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Clustered Spires Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brian Ault (1991) Bill Love (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Maryland (2016 #9)

Reviews

4.0
269 Reviews (269)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 17
Thick Rough 16
Water Hazards 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 27
Walkers 16
9-Hole Rounds 12
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 20
Worth the Drive 14
In the 'Burbs 11

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Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Very Nice Course

The course was in very good shape. The only problem was the rough was too tall. It was hard to even find the ball. This slowed up play a lot. Also the ring in the hole was too big. It needed to be about an inch shorter. On other courses I've played the ring in the cup was just below the hole. This way the ball still went in the hole, but was sitting up so you didn't need to dig the ball out of the hole.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Superb condition!

The course was in excellent condition. Best conditions of any course I've played in MD. Will definitely be back!

Side note: my tee time was 7:45am on Friday, 5/15. The starter that morning was not very friendly, and the other two players I played with agreed. It didn't affect my round but surely it's worth mentioning.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good condition

Considering all the rain in the past couple weeks, the course was in great condition. No standing water anywhere in the fairways but the greens were a bit slow.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem in Downtown Frederick

This golf course is always in great shape, the greens are still running smooth and it's already December. Challenging enough to all levels of players. Fun course to play, because everything is in front of you.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great round w/ minimal air traffic

Played this course many years ago and my only lasting memory was the constant buzz of helicopter traffic overhead. Swore I’d never come back but decided to give another try.

Wonderful experience this time. Course was In great shape, greens were in excellent condition and rolled true, and staff was friendly and helpful. Course is next to municipal airport, but no plane (and minimal helicopter :-) traffic overhead.

Great value with Golfnow rate. I will return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent Day

Excellent weather for golf. Course was in fine shape. Real gem in the Frederick area. Even more pleasing was the hot deal pricing.

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

Good value

Course manager needs to reconsider policy of not allowing a Golf Now T time to go off early If And only IF conditions permit, I.e. first tee is empty and there are no grOups scheduled at the last minute. If a last minute “walk on” turns up and there are no other scheduled t times to conflict I see no reason to prevent a “golf now” group to tee off earlier by sending off the “walk on” AFTER the golf now group.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course but nothing special

I like the layout, thought it was fun. Conditions were pretty average. Not great but not terrible. The back tee boxes could use some work, some greens are better than others, and the rough is a bit patchy in spots.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Round of Golf

The course is in great shape, the greens were fast and the fairways are full and green not a bare spot anywhere. The rough is tough and you will need to wedge out sometimes.

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

Greens where true and fairways where nice to hit off

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow pace of play and no marshalls to speed things up. Very complacent

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course for beginners but keep it movin

This is a great Course for beginners burn please be respectful to those that are more advanced and keep your pace of play up. If you are three strokes over before getting to the Green...move on. The Fairways are wide. Nice level Course with some hill play. Greens are great shape. The T-Boxes could use some attention but with all the beginners/weekend Golfers I get it. Still a challenging Course for beginners to intermediate players. Bunkers have decent sand and are not too easy but just right. Great Course to practice and get better. The Grounds crew does a great job considering how much traffic this course gets! I love this course and will hopefully break 90 on it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Love this course!

We play this course often. Rates are excellent for this well maintained course. A fun course!

Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

1st Time - Easy Layout

Golf Now did NOT mention that the back nine was closed when I booked. I don’t blame the course for that. Not very crowded; maybe because others knew of the airation. Pace was fine. Greens were in very good shape, as were most fairways. The bunkers were basically packed down dirt. My fellow players pulled their’s out and played from the side. That was the only real negative. Not a very challenging layout, but certainly nothing wrong (with the nine holes I saw;: twice). Very friendly lady checked me in and got me out early.. Thank you! I’ll definitely go back.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Creed

My last 2 rounds of golf has been at this golf course. Both rounds bad experiences. This is in 18 hole golf course today they only used 9 holes because of work on the front 9.. There was entirely too many people on the golf course today for a 9 hole golf course.. After we turn the corner to go play the back 9 again there were 2 High school golf teams waiting to tee off. So we had to wait for around a half an hour to start about the back 9 over. Just my opinion not good off management

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 45
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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