Golf Guide: Delaware Golf Courses

Where to golf in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties in 2013.

NEW CASTLE COUNTY

Back Creek Golf Club 
Middletown, (302) 378-6499, backcreekgc.com
Semi-private; Back Creek: 73.6/132, New Castle: 71.3/126,
Kent: 69.3/121, Sussex (ladies): 59.3/115; 7,014 yards; par 71;
pro Jamie Childs; pro shop, indoor driving range, outdoor driving range,
restaurant and bar, custom club fittings.

Bidermann Golf Club 
Wilmington, (302) 655-3336, vicmead.com
Private; championship: 72.8/126, forward: 72.6/125,
middle: 71.4/124; 6,421 yards; par 72; pro Anthony
Malizia, III; pro shop, restaurant.

Brandywine Country Club 
Wilmington, (302) 478-2110, brandywinecountryclub.net
Private; 70.7/130; 6,451 yards; par 70;
pro George McNamara; pro shop, restaurant, bar.

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Cavaliers Country Club 
Newark, (302) 737-1200, cavaliersgolf.com
Private; 70.3/128; 6,536 yards; par 71;
pro Ethan Pauxtis, pro shop, restaurant, bar.

Deerfield Golf & Tennis Club 
Newark, (302) 368-6640, deerfieldgolfclub.com
Public; blue: 71.6/136, white: 70.1/133, yellow: 66.9/128,
red: 72.4/129; 6,323 yards; pro Kurt Zolbe; pro shop and
Nike retail store, restaurant, bar, practice facility.

Delcastle Golf Club 
Wilmington, (302) 998-9505, delcastlegc.com
Public; blue: 70.8/121, white: 69.4/118, gold: 65.3/108,
red: 70.2/118; 6,625 yards; par 72; pro Peter Thien;
pro shop, restaurant, bar.

DuPont Country Club 
Rockland, (302) 654-4435, dupontcountryclub.com
Private; DuPont Course: 70.6/133; 7,120 yards; par 71.
Nemours Course: 69.6/123; 6,171 yards; par 71.
Montchanin Course: 59.9/98; 4,283 yards; par 61;
pro Kent Thomas; pro shop, restaurant, bar.

Ed Porky Oliver Golf Club 
Wilmington, (302) 571-9041, edolivergolfclub.com
Public; blue: 68.8/124, white: 67.7/123, red: 66.8/122;
6,115 yards; pro Dennis Taggart; pro shop, restaurant, bar.

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Fieldstone Golf Club 
Greenville, (302) 658-2600, fieldstonegolf.com
Private; black: 73.1/145; 6,748 yards, blue: 6,287,
white: 5,904 yards; par 71; director of golf Jim Larkin;
pro shop, restaurant, bar.

Frog Hollow Golf Club
Middletown, (302) 376-6500, froghollowgolfclub.com
Semi-private; blue: 72.1/128, white: 69.7/126,
red: 63.4/114; 6,124 yards; par 71; pro Brian Bryson;
pro shop, restaurant, banquet facility, driving range, practice facility.

Newark Country Club 
Newark, (302) 368-7008, newarkcc.com
Private; 69.8/124; 6,396 yards; par 71; pro Doug Frazier;
pro shop (open to the public), restaurant, bar, banquet facility.

Odessa National Golf Club 
Townsend, (302) 464-1007, odessanationalgolfclub.com
Public; black: 73.8/134, blue: 71.0/122, white: 69.0/118; 6,961
yards; par 72; pro Dale Loeslein; pro shop, practice facilities.

Rock Manor Golf Course 
Wilmington, (302) 295-1400, rockmanorgolf.com
Public; black: 70.9/125, white: 68.6/120, green: 66.1/112,
red: 66.3/106; 6,405 yards; par 71; general manager Kyle Dalton;
pro shop, restaurant, bar, driving range, practice facilities,
putting green and outing pavilion.

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White Clay Creek Country Club 
Wilmington, (302) 994-6700, whiteclaycreekgolfcourse.com
Semi-private; gold: 75.0/140, black: 72.2/135,
white: 69.6/131, green: 66.9/118, red: 68.7/117; 7,007 yards;
par 72; executive director of golf Ryan Kidwell; pro shop, restaurant, bar.

Wilmington Country Club 
Wilmington, (302) 655-6022, wilmingtoncc.com
Private; North course: blue: 72.2/136, white: 70.8/132,
green: 72/124; 6,390 yards; par 71; pro Joe Guillebeau;
pro shop, restaurant, bar.
 

KENT COUNTY

Eagle Creek Golf Course 
Dover Air Force Base, (302) 677-2988, Doverafb436fss.com
Open to active duty military and their guests; 67.8/121;
6,026 yards; par 70; pro Patrick Keefe; snack bar,
pro shop, driving range, practice area.

Garrisons Lake Golf Club 
Smyrna, (302) 659-1206, garrisonslakegolf.com
Public; black: 74.3/130, blue: 74.0/132, white: 71.6/125,
gold: 67.9/121, red: 69.5/121; 7,060 yards; par 72;
general manager Matt Spencer; pro shop, food concession.

Jonathan’s Landing 
Magnolia, (302) 697-8204, jonathanslandinggolf.com
Public; black: 70.9/119, blue: 68.4/113, white: 65.8/106,
red: 68.1/115; 6,657 yards; par 71; pro Craig Coffield;
pro shop, restaurant, bar, driving range, putting green.

Maple Dale Country Club 
Dover, (302) 674-4951, mapledaleclub.com
Private; blue: 71.7/126, white: 70/124, gold: 67.3/114,
red: 71.3/123; 6,672 yards; par 72; pro Mark Eckels;
pro shop, practice facility, banquet facility.

Wild Quail Golf and Country Club 
Wyoming, (302) 697-4653, wildquail.net
Private; blue: 72.6/126, white: 70.9/123, gold: 68.4/122,
red: 70.2/118; 6,803 yards; par 72; pro Rick McCall Jr.;
pro shop, restaurant, bar, banquet facility.
 

SUSSEX COUNTY

Bayside Resort Golf Club 
Fenwick Island, (302) 436-3400, golfbayside.com
Semi-private; signature: 77.4/146, championship: 73.6/142,
members: 71.2/140, club: 67.6/125, forward: 64.6/117; 7,545 yards;
par 72; pro Bob Crowther; pro shop, grill.

Baywood Greens 
Long Neck, (302) 947-9800, baywoodgreens.com
Public; gold: 73.4/135, black: 71/130, green: 69/125,
yellow: 70.9/124, white: 60.5/100; 6,983 yards; par 72;
pro Tony Hollerback; clubhouse, snack bar-restaurant,
pro shop, banquet facility.

Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club 
Ocean View, (302) 537-5600, beartrapdunes.com
Semi-private; gold: 72.1/126 to 72.7, ladies: 69.1/118;
6,800 yards; par 72; pro Neil Maurer; pro shop, restaurant,
snack bar, bar, banquet facility.

Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club 
Bethany Beach, (302) 539-1446, cripplecreekgolf.com
Private; 70.3/127; 6,667 yards; par 72; pro Brian Trout;
pro shop, restaurant, bar.

Heritage Shores Golf Club 
Bridgeville, (302) 337-7514, heritageshoresgolf.com
Public; brown: 73.5/131, blue: 70.5/129, white: 67.5/116,
gold: 66.4/113, red: 66.5/111; 7,005 yards; par 72;
pro Brooks Massey; pro shop, full restaurant, tavern.

Kings Creek Country Club 
Rehoboth Beach, (302) 227-7172, kingscreekcountryclub.com
Private; gold: 71.7/130, blue: 70.1/129, white: 67.0/121,
red: 70.9/124; 6,480 yards; par 71; pro Kevin Wiest; pro shop,
restaurant, bar, putting green, driving range, banquet facility.

Marsh Island Golf Club 
Lewes, (302) 945-4653, marshislandgolfcourse.com
Public; 63.3/101; 5,000 yards; par 65; pro shop,
restaurant.

Old Landing Golf Course 
Rehoboth Beach, (302) 227-3131, oldlandinggolfcourse.com
Public; blue: 68.7/114, white: 67.6/111, red: 70.8/115; 6,097 yards;
par 71; pro Jim Powers; pro shop, restaurant, banquet facility.

The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay 
Millsboro, (302) 947-4717, thepeninsulasales.com
Private; black: 75.4/143, gold: 72.4/137, silver: 70.9/136,
jade: 70.3/119; 7,302 yards; par 72; pro Michael Neider;
pro shop, restaurant, bar.

The Rookery 
Milton, (302) 684-3000, rookerygolf.com
Public; blue: 70.5/125, white: 68.6/123, red: 64.8/123,
gold: 63.3/105; 6,481 yards; par 71; pro Butch Holtzclaw;
pro shop, restaurant, bar, practice facility, banquet facility.

Rehoboth Beach Country Club 
Rehoboth Beach, (302) 227-3811, rehobothcc.com
Private; men’s: 70.5/129, ladies: 69.3/123; 6,306 yards;
par 72; pro Charlie Schuyler; pro shop, restaurant, bar.

The Salt Pond Golf Club
Bethany Beach, (302) 539-7525, saltpondgolf.com
Semi-private; 57.9/103; 3,174 yards; par 61; pro Art Whaley;
pro shop, snack bar, putting green, driving range.

The Rookery North at Shawnee 
Milford, (302) 422-7010, rookerygolf.com
Private; blue: 70.3/123, white: 68.3/115, red: 70.4/117;
6,393 yards; par 70; pro John Wallett; pro shop, restaurant, bar.

Sussex Pines Country Club 
Georgetown, (302) 856-3363, sussexpines.com
Private; blue: 72.2/130, white: 71.1/127, gold: 68.9/124,
red: 70.4/122; 6,659 yards; par 72; pro Jack Skilling;
pro shop, restaurant, bar, banquet facility.


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