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Ocean City Area Ranks High on GolfWeek's 2020 Best Courses You Can Play

Posted August 11, 2020

If you’re looking for the top tier of Mid-Atlantic golf destinations, your search begins and ends in Ocean City, Maryland. This bustling resort town features a wealth of championship golf at exceptional value. Beyond its acclaimed fairways and greens, there are abundant outdoor activities, including world-class fishing here at “the White Marlin Capital of the World.” Dining options abound, and likewise there are accommodations options to meet any needs, wants or budget. Temperate weather means Ocean City, while famously a summertime mecca, can be enjoyed year-round, and indeed the OC welcomes upwards of 8 million visitors annually. All this, and Ocean City is a tap-in to reach, a half-day’s drive from many major Northeast locales.

For a wonderfully self-contained destination, Ocean City features a vast array of golf. A total of 17 championship courses grace the area, from an array of A-list design talent. A Jack Nicklaus Signature layout, Bayside Resort, has earned its place in the “Top 100 You Can Play” list, as has Arthur Hills’ Links at Lighthouse Sound GC. Pete and P.B. Dye, Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Dr. Michael Hurdzan and Jim Furyk are among the other leading names to have planted their flags at Ocean City, with many of the local layouts established fixtures in “best in state” rankings. Longtime OC visitors know, and first-timers will find, that excellent course conditions come with the territory.

Ocean City’s longtime tagline is “Great Golf is Just the Beginning,” and it’s true: There are a myriad of things to do and places to see before or after the day’s final putt. A world-renowned three-mile boardwalk flush with activities and events year-round highlights Ocean City’s 10 miles of glorious sandy beach, with water activities galore. The vibrant food scene features a great mix of upscale and down-home restaurants to choose from, and nightlife here is equally happening. When it comes time for your head to hit the pillow, it will be at exactly the kind of place you want, whether it’s first-class oceanfront accommodation—condos or five-star luxury hotels where you’re lulled to bed by the gentle waves—or something more budget-centric.

The interactive OceanCityGolf.com website makes planning and booking this delightful golf getaway is as easy as an ocean breeze. There you’ll find Spring and Fall Stay-and-Play packages that include two nights’ stay and three rounds of golf starting at only $170 per person weekdays and $191 weekends. Superior quality and variety on and off the course, plus superior value: Ocean City truly has it all for golfers.

For More Information On Ocean City Golf Courses, Tee Times or Stay & Play Packages, Call (800) 4-OC-GOLF or Visit www.OceanCityGolf.com

- Golf.com (2020)

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