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Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club

7 Clubhouse Drive,

Ocean View, Delaware 19970

  • Office

    +1 (302) 537 5600
  • Pro shop

    +1 (302) 537 5600
  • Fax

    +1 (302) 537 7947
  • Golf pro

    Neil Maurer (PGA, Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Open links-style. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Rick Jacobson

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Grizzly-Kodiak combination. At 3,460 yds from back tees, the Black Bear-nine is similar in length to the other two nines.






How to get there:

1 mi SW of Ocean View / 17 mi N of Ocean City.

Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1999

Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club is home to a well-rated and pleasantly testing 27-hole golf course that comprises the Grizzly, Kodiak and Black Bear nines. The course is located in the state of Delaware, a 30-minute drive north of Ocean City (which is across the stateline in Maryland).

This inland links-style layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Holes like the long par-3 3rd on the Black Bear nine will test your nerve, with water dangerously in play on your right. A hole-in-one here is certainly one to savour.

Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.

List of courses: Around Ocean City


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (mid-June thru' Aug): Mon-Thur $100; Fri-Sun $110. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf cart compulsory for non-members.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Located within a few miles of Ocean City, the Carl M. Freeman collection of golf courses includes Bayside Resort Golf Club, Bear Trap Dunes and The Bay Club. All the courses are managed by Troon Golf, a world leader in upscale golf course management.

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