Best golf courses: Baltimore

Baltimore: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Baltimore
Tillinghast, A.W.

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Private club

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Baltimore

Designer

East course: original layout by A. W. Tillinghast (1926); modifications by Brian Silva (1991), and restoration by Keith Foster (2015).
West course: opened in 1962; redesigned by Bob Cupp and Tom Kite (1990); renovation by Keith Foster (2012).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Baltimore
Dye, Pete

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Baltimore

Designer

Pete Dye
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Baltimore
Fazio, Tom

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Private club

Nearest city

Baltimore

Designer

Tom Fazio
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Baltimore
Lee, Joe

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Visitors welcome

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Baltimore

Designer

Joe Lee
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Baltimore
Hook, Gus

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Visitors welcome

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Baltimore

Designer

Gus Hook (Baltimore Parks Superintendent in the 1930s).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Baltimore
Ervin, Lindsay

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Baltimore

Designer

Lindsay B. Ervin designed both the River and Lakes courses.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Baltimore
Foster, Keith

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Baltimore

Designer

Keith Foster

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