American Classic Golf Club. Photo by Joelle Zimmerman

May the Course be with you

Drive, chip, and putt ’til your heart’s content at these Cape Region golf links

Escape the sandy shores for a bit and perfect your swing at these top-notch Cape Region golf courses. Whether your handicap rivals Tiger Woods or you consistently slice your drives, you’ll find the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing day on the greens. 

Rehoboth Beach Country Club 

With perfectly sculpted greens and a stunning view of the Rehoboth Bay, this 18-hole championship-length golf course won’t disappoint. The closeness to the water brings shifting winds, making your experience more challenging and exciting. The club also has several practice facilities and a pro shop with PGA professional merch. 

American Classic Golf Club 

If you’re looking to keep things fun and casual, check out American Classic Golf Club in Lewes. With different tee markers to suit all skill levels, this public course lets players use every club in their bag. To get an extra workout in, skip the riding cart—you can get 5,000 steps in a nine-hole round or 10,000 in an 18! There are also golf lessons, clinics, and an on-site eatery with regular live music.  

The Rookery Golf Course 

This Milton course is loved by locals for its well-kept greens and relaxed vibe. They also have golf tournaments and player development services, with highly skilled instructors that are dedicated to helping you step up your game. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, the Blue Heron Grille has plenty of delicious salads, wraps, and sandwiches to indulge in. 

Bear Trap Dunes 

Located in Ocean View near Bethany Beach, Bear Trap Dunes is a must for golf enthusiasts. Recognized as a top Delaware golf course by GolfWeek, 27 championship holes are split into three nine-hole courses. Plus, they offer instructional programs that cater to every level. Don’t forget to upgrade your gear at the renowned pro shop and grab a bite to eat at Coastal Kitchen while you’re there.  

Baywood Greens 

Found on route 24 between Millsboro and Rehoboth Beach, Baywood Greens’ lush landscapes, timbered bridges, and brick walkways make it one of the most beautiful golf courses in the area. Named Best in Delaware by Golf Digest, they have individual lessons and clinics for all ages and an impressive pro shop with everything you could possibly need. 

Salt Pond Golf Club 

Surrounded by sparkling ponds and natural woodlands, this 18-hole public course in Bethany Beach is affordable, convenient, and beginner-friendly. Most rounds only take about three hours, leaving you with plenty of time to hit the beach afterward! Need to refresh your golf wardrobe? The pro shop has a wide selection of high-quality apparel from leading suppliers.  

Bayside Resort Golf Club 

Located west of Fenwick Island in Selbyville, this award-winning course boasts dreamy pine forests and breathtaking views for a truly unforgettable experience. If you’re looking to improve your golf skills, book a lesson with a pro or try out their golf simulator for some reliable feedback and fun. Make sure to end the day with a refreshing drink at Signatures.   

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