Golf Courses Near Frederick, MD
Frederick, the second largest city in Maryland, is situated amidst rolling hills at the eastern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Golfers can choose between a rich array of courses when making tee times. The Monocacy River surrounds Clustered Spires Golf Club, an open, wind-exposed layout rated one of the top munis in Maryland. Valley Springs Golf Course and Event Venue is a short 9-hole layout designed with beginners and juniors in mind. In nearby Urbana, Worthington Manor Golf Club, a top course in Maryland and one of the best conditioned courses in the U.S., features up and down terrain and excellent greens. Two other layouts that vie for top honors in Maryland are Musket Ridge Golf Club, where the secluded holes follow the natural contours of the land, and Whiskey Creek Golf Club, a dramatic and strategic playing field that flows through an intriguing variety of environments amidst stone walls, springs and streams. Keep an eye out for Hot Deals when making your tee times.
Beautiful downtown Frederick exudes a cozy, small town vibe. The walkable, 40-block Historic District features fine examples of Federal architecture and is known for its proliferation of churches—witness the “clustered spires””. Over 100 specialty shops, galleries, and antique stores populate the downtown area. Frederick is also increasingly a town for foodies and beer lovers. In summer, the Frederick Keys baseball team plays in the MLB Draft League. Numerous local, state and national parks surround Frederick. Monocacy National Battlefield Park commemorates the 1864 Civil War site of “The battle that saved Washington.” Antietam National Battlefield is just 25 miles away and the Appalachian Trail is also nearby.