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4.1
127 Reviews (127)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
91.0%
Recommend this course
116 out of 127 reviews
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4.0
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.7%
Recommend this course
22 out of 24 reviews
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4.1
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.9%
Recommend this course
30 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 5945 yards
Slope 120
Rating 69.2
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Westminster National Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Maryland (2016 #5)

Reviews

4.1
127 Reviews (127)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 16
Water Hazards 12
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Advanced Golfers 8
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 12
In the 'Burbs 10

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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

First Impressions

Westminster National Golf Club staff are first rate, friendly and helpful, this was my first time playing this course, the staff took the time to get me up to speed with current course conditions. As for the overall condition of the course I would say fair, I was a little disappointed in the condition of tee boxes, the bare spots were more than I am used to, cart paths are in need of serious work, rough and unusable in most places. Fairways and green were in excellent conditions considering the latest round of high temperatures the area has experienced. As for rating the difficulty of the course. If you like a coures to give you a good challenge on your ability to control your shots and read the fairway this us the course for you. Enjoy Yourself after a round on this course you will know exactly what you really need to work on with your game...

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Hilly course

Very hilly, a number of blind shots not knowing the course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Value

This isn't a course that I'd want to play all the time, but as a change up its nice to work in as the price is usually right. At 5950ish from the Blues, if you're a big hitter it's more about positioning, not always just gripping and ripping. The greens were a little slower than I'd like, but they did roll true, so it was a matter of adjusting to the speed. Played in just under 4 hours so I can't complain for a Sunday round.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 73
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Maryland Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Annual Trek to Westminster National

From the tips, this course is <6000 yards, but it will test every aspect of your game. There are no level lies, bounces that you don't expect, narrow landing zones on most all the holes, and crowned greens! It's extremely hilly and adds yardage--but be careful, because taking a longer club into the green will have you bounding off the side or rolling off the back into danger! Those crowned greens are exceptional...fast, true, and smooth! They keep the greens in exceptional condition and will rival some of your top private courses. The fairways are in good shape, and the rough can be penal. Bunkers were also in good shape. The only area that could use some TLC were the tee boxes. The pace of play was excellent...4 hours, so no complaints. This course is not a long-hitter's challenge, but it will test your skill at hitting your target, stopping your approach shot on the green, and putting. And, if you don't hit fairways, it will definitely test your scrambling ability!! Fun course as long as you come with patience and a good attitude.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
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
Reviews 11
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
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course for the price

This course is a GREAT value for the price. Course is in terrific condition and has some really unique and funky holes which make things interesting. My only complaint is that there was no marshal to keep the pace of play moving along. We were in a two some and somehow were playing behind a group of 6 which was really slowing things down. I had played the day before and had issues with pace of play as well. This is my only complaint, otherwise it’s a great course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in very good shape. My game wasn’t but that’s the way it goes.

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

This course is Aces

I had an ace on #12 so I am totally partisan about this course. However, course conditions were perfect. The greens are beyond perfect. And the staff was awesome. After the round we stopped in the pub for a pint and mentioned the ace. One of the staff offered, and delivered, by driving out to hole 12 and brought me back the flag to take home. That is above and beyond. Not a long course but some of the toughest greens you will ever approach and putt. As a plus handicap I thought I could dominate this course. Not the case. Total target golf from tee to green. Leave the driver in the car and test your short game. First time playing but will be back again and again. It was worth the 2 hour drive.

Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hills

Bring your hiking shoes, you’re literally playing on mountains. Be ready for 45 degree lies on hills.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in great shape

The course condition was in excellent shape! No traffic jams. Smooth day!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Another great round!

I play here often and for the price why not, $22 deal on golfnow. for 18 holes and a cart, although it's always affordable. The course is in awesome shape after COVID closure. That's so nice to see they maintained and probably gained from the closure. It's a short layout with lots of OB, some trouble on nearly every hole except #4 and #16. #5 is the toughest par 3 in the area. I was on in 1, but 3 putted from 25 feet.
Greens were faster than normal, and that green is a beast onto itself.. #9 and #18 are beautiful par 5's with a real chance for birdie, and double bogey with the pond in play and OB down one side the whole way. on both holes Great holes to finish your 9. Service there is always good and despite it being quite busy for a weekday afternoon, I played behind a twosome who finished up in 3:15 minutes. Also I did birdie 18, so I'll definitely be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Carts cleanliness

The cart was not cleaned, I used my own wipes to clean it. It looked like someone was four wheeling with it.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 46
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

This course is very beautiful. It's also challenging. I enjoyed the round and look forward to returning.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Time

Great round, course is in great shape. Greens rolling true!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

People in the course should follow the COVID-19 rules

The course is in general in a very good shape, and the staff is still working to make a better course in landscaping. However we found that some people chatting in the club house didn't wear face masks, which did not follow the COVID-19 social requirement, even though the club personnel wore masks, who should probably remind people to follow the rules.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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