Hyatt Regency Chesapeak Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina
About Hyatt Regency Chesapeak Bay Golf Resort, Spa and MarinaThe Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is a AAA Four Diamond property on 342 acres near the Chesapeake Bay. It features golf, a 150-slip marina, a spa, three pools and multiple restaurants – amenities perfect for leisure or business travelers. Facilities and equipment for tennis, basketball, beach volleyball, disc golf, min-golf and horseshoes and walking trails keep guests active and outdoors. The Rich Marsh Golf Club ambles through virgin hardwood forest, fields and pockets of native sand. The par-3 17th plays over Shoal Creek, followed by the finishing hole on the banks of the broad Choptank River that flows into the bay.
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I played this course last week. The first cut off the fairway was very high glass. And I mean 4-6" high. So it was a search and seek mission to find your ball. Very discouraged how the pace of play was disrupted. Green were not in the greatest condition. Bare spots throughout most all green. Tee boxes were in very not sure what you would call the condition. Overall, no way would I recommend this course to anyone. The ground superintendent needs to be replaced. The surroundings of the course is beautiful, the sitting is beautiful. But the course condition is down right terrible.
Have enjoyed your this course many times and recommend it to friends.
The xourse course was in terrible condition, from tee to green.
Our cart died and it took almost 30 minutes to get one out to us.
My wife and I have played this course 20 times over the past 10 years. It was a disaster today- I’ve never seen such awful conditions and the shame of it is last year it was beautiful. I don’t think it’s savable. Every aspect was real bad.
Very sad to see, it’s gone.
Course needs work but great layout
I’m guessing short staffed due to pandemic as IV e barely seen 2 or 3 greens keepers in four outings this year. The sand traps have been totally abandoned and some fairways have some blight. But it’s a fun course and pretty and I’m sure will be back to it’s full glory some day!
Photo is hole 19 (bar!) which overlooks the signature river view par 5 18th hole.
Course needs maintenance
The course is in rough shape, very rough shape compared to what it used to be. I'm willing to give it a pass for now, but there will not be an excuse in a month or two for it not being in better shape. As part of the Hyatt resort, it is comparable to the level of maintenance the resort has received this year as well.
Sad to see this place go
I’ve played this course dozens of times over the years — it’s always been in great shape and the layout is really phenomenal. Because of this, I was shocked when we played today. I should have known something was up with the price we got for a Sunday morning, however, the shape of course doesn’t even justify the $60. Nearly every bunker has been completely overtaken by weeds, some 2-3 feet tall. The fairways looked as if they had not been mown for a week, and weeds had overtaken most tee boxes and many fairways. I don’t know if Hyatt has just written off the golf course and stopped staffing the grounds crew, but it’s truly too bad. Sad to see such a nice course slowly fade to a field.
This course could e better
I played the course for the first time expecting good conditions with sand traps being questionable because of the covid situation. The course was not as well kept as expected as I have played several courses on the Eastern Shore in much better shape. I expected at least as good as area courses especially for it being a Hyatt property. The course didn't appear to be kept up with water as other courses have in the area. I didn't expect the sand traps to be raked throughout the day but I did expect the course employees to run a rake tractor through the traps each morning so there was some playability. This was obviously not done and it appears all care of the bunkers have been abandoned. Several had grass (much) growing in them so giving yourself a decent lie was not possible. That said I would play it again if they put more care in keeping it up.
I have played River Marsh quite a few times, this time was completely different. The staff at the course were very friendly and accommodating. The course condition was way below par. For such a great layout and destination to see a lot of weeds in the fairway and rough was disappointing. The traps were a mess and the greens were pocked with numerous ball marks. When I asked about the condition of the course, I was told that there was only one man taking care of the whole course. That is crazy!!! River Marsh please hire some people and get that course back to the incredible course it once was. On a high note the price was right at only $33.
This course was not in great shape. Looks like they have let it go. Not sure if it was because of the virus or not. Last time we played here a few years ago it was one of the best around. Do love the 17th and 18th finishing holes.
Course is a great sitting w beautiful river views. Course is in great shape and the employees were great
Great layout and scenic views of the Choptank River. 17 & 18 will bring you back to paly again.
Was very disappointed in speed of greens. Very slow for an up-scale type course.
Excellent as Always!
The Bad: Not much. It would have been great if the driving range were open and water coolers were out, but that is just the way it is. Covid sucks.
The Good: While the course starts off a little busy with surroundings (buildings, roads, etc), those sights are left behind by the fourth hole. There are plenty of hazards to engage even the most conservative player ant this keeps the course fun. The 17th and 18th holes make this course. 17 should be nicknamed "The old ball eater" as the carry over Shoal Creek can be a bit intimidating . 18 will pep you back up though with an excellent view of the Choptank river and an easy birdie for most.
I may have played better, but I have definitely played worse for the dollar. Don't miss this one if you are coming through.
Beautiful course with great view
The course was in great shape and running very smoothly during the reopening, great job to the staff
We played as a twosome teeing off at noon and finishing in just under 3 hours with no need to play through other groups. Greens were in good shape, most bunkers were not maintained, and the rough was a little overgrown. No problem with new protocols, and everyone at the course was very friendly and helpful.