The Best 18 Holes

 Well, at least the best in the area. We asked local pros for their faves. Here’s what they chose—the most beautiful, most baffling, most bodacious holes you could ever want to play.

Research assistance by Deanna Candeloro



#2 Bayside Resort
Photograph by Greg Sachs
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Reporting on the best 18 golf holes in the area is tough. After all, the most poorly designed and poorly maintained par 3 can be tops if that’s where you scored your first hole-in-one. Likewise, the course where you recorded your best round suddenly becomes the greatest course ever.

So why rank them? For the same reason we play the game: for the fun of it. The discussion of which holes are best never ends, and it changes with every new character who enters the fray.

We asked a wide variety of golf course professionals which holes they thought were the best in the area. In sum, nine of the holes are on Delaware courses, seven are in Pennsylvania, and two are in New Jersey. (The duo is at the same very private club. Care to guess?) They represent a mix of public and
private courses.

So let’s tee up for a tour of the best 18. In alphabetical order…

Bayside Resort No. 2
Selbyville, Delaware
Bayside gets the ball rolling on its difficult par-5 second hole. “It’s the toughest par 5 I ever played,” says pro Steve Farrell of Maple Dale Country Club in Dover, Delaware. Farrell says both the tee shot and second shots are tough, mainly because of a lake that runs along the hole’s right side, which pinches your second shot into a tight landing area framed by a lake on one side and marshland on the left.


Bidermann Golf Club No. 14
Wilmington, Delaware
Lori Van Sickle of Inniscrone Golf Club in Avondale, Pennsylvania, says the challenge of Bidermann’s signature 14th makes it her “all-time favorite hole in the area.” The terrain overall is hilly, with water hazards in play on many holes. Trees and, sometimes, wind come into play as well. The hole demands an accurate shot from an elevated tee to a severely undulating green.

 



DuPont Country Club No. 15
Rockland, Delaware
Head pro John Rudolph of White Clay Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware, cites a First State grand dame of private clubs, DuPont, for its 15th—a “very, very challenging par 4. It is a good-looking hole, with bunkers down one side and a stream that bisects the fairway.”




Downingtown Golf Club No. 13
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Downingtown pro Peter Lovenguth cited his own par-5 13th as a great hole. Play for accuracy, not distance, on this George Fazio-designed 497-yarder (from the black tees).
If you keep the ball in the short grass, you can reach the green in two.

Fieldstone Golf Club No. 5
Greenville, Delaware
Kyle Mullin of Frog Hollow in Middletown, Delaware, goes for a little eye candy in choosing Fieldstone’s No. 5. The 530-yard par 5 represents the “overall layout with a lot of elevation change,” Mullin says. “It’s a very scenic, great hole.” The difficult hole plays up to a plateau green with a steep drop-off and deep-faced bunkers that guard the left side of the green.

 



Huntingdon Valley Country Club No. 11
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
The 11th hole at Huntingdon Valley is actually the second hole on the private club’s Flynn Nine. (Huntingdon features 27 holes that include additional nines named Toomey and Centennial.) Michael Moses of Concord Country Club in Concordville, Pennsylvania, likes the “short but demanding tee shot placement” of this little gem.   

 



Lookaway Golf Club No. 18
Buckingham, Pennsylvania
Home hole honors go to Lookaway Golf Club in Bucks County, a 1999 Rees Jones design that made Golf Digest’s Top 25 Pennsylvania courses in 2001. Dale Lafferty of Honeybrook Golf Club in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, especially likes the course’s finishing hole, a 434-yard par 4 with a creek bisecting the fairway, a large bunker right, then a classic six-bunker complex awaiting you on the right side of the green. There’s a large collection area to the left and back to give shaky players a chance to get up and down.

 



Merion Golf Club East Course No. 16
Ardmore, Pennsylvania
One of the area’s most venerated clubs, Merion (which hosted the 1981 U.S. Open and will host the Open again in 2013), joins the discussion with Nick Wolfe of Waynesborough Country Club in Paoli, Pennsylvania, and former PGA Tour pro Stu Ingraham, now head pro at Overbrook
Country Club in Radnor, both citing the famed East Course’s 16th hole. “It’s one of the most challenging par 3s, demanding both distance control and accuracy from the back tees,” Wolfe says.   

 



Peninsula Golf and Country Club No. 11
Millsboro, Delaware
When Jack Nicklaus unveiled his Peninsula Golf and Country Club, there was suddenly a new kid on the block of private clubs offering the best of the best. Ron Barrows of the Rehoboth Beach Country Club in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, says Peninsula’s par-4 11th is his top choice. It’s a hole with “good length, a dogleg to the left, with water running all down the left side,” Barrows says. But no matter where you are on this course, views of Indian River are spectacular.

Philadelphia Cricket Club No. 18
Wissahickon Course, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A finishing hole that made the cut is the 18th on the old Flourtown course, called Wissahickon since 2002, at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, cited by pro Dan Malley of Paxon Hollow Country Club in Media. The course is renowned for its difficult par 4s, especially No. 18, which stretches over 450 yards from the championship tees. History is the hallmark here. This is the oldest cricket club in the nation.

Pine Valley Golf Club No. 2
Camden County, New Jersey
Robert Crowther, head golf professional at Bayside Resort in Selbyville, Delaware, says that the second hole at the famed George Crump design is a “long, demanding par 4 with a green that looks like they buried an elephant under it.” (In golf parlance, a “buried elephant” refers to a surface that is uneven, lumpy and undulating.)

Pine Valley Golf Club No. 5
Camden County, New Jersey
Jay Horton of Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, offers the perennially No. 1-ranked Pine Valley Golf Club in Camden County, New Jersey. The historic track’s fifth hole is a “very unique, demanding hole.” Also one of the area’s most beautiful, the par 3 requires a 230-yard tee shot over a stream and up a narrow, elevated, tree-lined fairway. Well guarded by waste bunkers in front, the plateau green falls off sharply to the right, which puts a premium on both distance and accuracy.

Rehoboth Beach Country Club No. 13
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Here’s a hole that’s not even ready for play yet. The Rehoboth Beach Country Club is renovating its 13th, but pro Butch Holtzclaw of The Rookery in Milton, Delaware, can already see enough to spot a glittering gem. “They have taken a mediocre hole and made it into what could be their signature hole,” says Holtzclaw. “They’ve made it more accessible, but now have brought the water that guards the front of the green more into play. With a back bunker, the only safe place to be is on the green. It will be a true challenge, and a key to making or breaking your round.”

 



Stonewall Links No. 9
Elverson, Pennsylvania
Stonewall is one of the shortest tracks on the list: only 6,653 yards from the back tees. But Jay Horton of the Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, likes the 1993 Tom Doak design’s ninth hole. “From the back tee, it plays 225 yards, guarded by water along the entire left side,” Horton says. “There are bunkers tight, but with a green sloping away for the too timid who try to steer too far away from the water. Par is a very good score here.”

 



White Clay Creek Country Club No. 17
Wilmington, Delaware

The stunning new Arthur Hills White Clay Creek Country Club is part of the Delaware Park entertainment complex. White Clay’s head golf pro John Rudolph cites his own 17th as a “pretty par 3 with a lake down the left and a stadium-like view” surrounding the green. Play for the center of the green.

Whitford Country Club No. 4
Exton, Pennsylvania

The fourth hole at private Whitford is singled out for the difficulty of traversing its 575-yard par-5 length under regulation. “I think very few players have ever reached this hole in two shots,” says George Forster of Radnor Valley Country Club. A difficult tee shot to an extremely tight fairway and an accurately positioned second shot offers a clear approach to the green. But take care to avoid landing in a creek along the left side. “I have played this hole about 60 times over my career, and have never made a birdie until last year,” Forster says.

 



Wilmington Country Club South Course No. 3
Greenville, Delaware

Pro Robert Mancill of Delaware National Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware, says the 592-yard par-5 third hole at Wilmington’s South Course is a “beautiful hole, but with water fronting the green, it is most importantly a hard hole.” And there’s some legend to go with it: The longest final played in U.S. Junior history happened there 30 years ago.

Wilmington Country Club South Course No. 16
Greenville, Delaware

Doug Frazier, head pro at Newark Country Club in Newark, Delaware, says the 16th at Wilmington Country Club’s South Course—a Robert Trent Jones design—will not “yield a birdie without hitting two great shots.” It’s also the hole that Arnold Palmer had bet his caddie he could reach in two. Arnie lost when his approach to this 612-yard par 5 died in the fringe.

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Bayhealth Kent General Hospital
640 S. State Street
Private Dining Room #3
Dover, DE  19901
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Telephone: 800-855-2CALLGA
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Playing folk, Americana and blues, Sand Creek is a central Delaware institution of a band.   Friends of Folk is a nonprofit organization devoted to the promotion and preservation...

Cost: Free

Where:
First State Heritage Park
The Old State House
25 The Green
Dover, DE  19901
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Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
Telephone: 739-9194
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Art, the fourth element of hip-hop, comes alive for enthusiasts of both art and hip-hop. Let your inner creativity and love for hip-hop hit the canvas. "All I Need" is...

Cost: $40

Where:
Humpty's Dumplings
277 N Keswick Ave
Glenside, PA  19038
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Sponsor: Creative Paint Nites
Telephone: 267-312-8339
Contact Name: Charisse R McGill
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Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

Where:
, DE

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Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

Where:
, DE

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Christiana Care at the New Castle Farmers Market Location: New Castle Farmers Market, 110 N. Dupont Hwy., New Castle, Market Stage Area Time: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Routine screenings for...

Where:
, DE

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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

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, DE

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Our Winter Group Show features oil paintings by Rosemary Castiglioni, Jim Gears and Mary Ann Weselyk. Still-life paintings with subtle color variations by...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Station Gallery
3922 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-654-8638
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Features activities and crafts that help visitors learn about local and national political roles in environmental conservation. Visitors can learn about the battle that politicians fought for a...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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The Philly Home Show will inspire your inner HGTV star at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from Feb. 12–14 and 19–21. The show will feature highly interactive...

Cost: $13

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Explore some of the diverse ways that human beings have understood sex and sexuality, gender and gender diversity in this small but broad new exhibition, presented in conjunction with the 2015-2016...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission.

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts,...

Cost: Adults $20; seniors $18; students (with ID) $15; children (ages 6–17) $15

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Guests can explore three floors of exhibitions in the Visitor Center, stroll along the river through dozens of historic structures from the Industrial Revolution, and explore the gardens and...

Cost: $0-14

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Meg Marcozzi
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Penn Museum opens the world premiere exhibition The Golden Age of King Midas—featuring ancient treasures on loan from the Republic of Turkey—with a spectacular daylong public...

Cost: $15

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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This art exhibit features fine art works and three dimensional pieces that embrace the subject “red.” Artist are free to use their imagination and creativity, so works will include...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Gibby Center for the Arts
51 W Main St.
Middletown, DE  19709
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Sponsor: The Gibby Center for the Arts
Telephone: 302-449-5396
Contact Name: Caroline Zeitler
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For more information, please contact: Dave Ruffner ​Rehoboth Beach Film Society 107 Truitt Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 302-645-9095, ext. 4 administrator@rehobothfilm.com...

Cost: Free

Where:
, DE


Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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The Rehoboth Beach Film Society and CAMP Rehoboth will co-present "Tab Hunter Confidential" and "Portrait of a Serial Monogamist" as part of its annual Another Take...

Cost: $8

Where:
Metropolitan Community Church
19369 Plantation Rd.
Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
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Sponsor: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Telephone: 302-645-9095
Contact Name: Jeri Kaplan
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"La Sylphide" shares the beautiful and romantic story of our hero, James—a young Scottish farmer who, on the eve of hid wedding, abandons his betrothed, Effie, after being...

Cost: $25

Where:
Salesanium School
1801 North Broom St.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Academy of International Ballet
Telephone: 1-866-908-5666
Contact Name: Denis Gronostayskiy
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Venture back with us for an evening where we re-imagine the Victorian Industrial Age as seen through our steam-powered, futuristic goggles.  Our biggest fundraiser of the year and all proceeds...

Cost: $100-$110

Where:
Smyrna Opera House
7 West South Street
Smyrna, DE  19977
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A spoiled orphan girl is sent to live with her uncle on the Yorkshire moors and discovers renewed life, for herself and her sickly cousin, in bringing her dead aunt’s secret garden back to...

Cost: $15–$18

Where:
The Secret Garden
47 W Main St.
Middletown, DE  19709
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Sponsor: The Everett Theatre
Telephone: 302-540-8561
Contact Name: Chris Everett
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Location: St. Mark’s High School, 2501 Pike Creek Road, Wilmington Time: Registration: 11:30 a.m. Race: 12:30 p.m. Fee: $25 (until Thursday, Feb. 11), $35 after and day of event...

Where:
, DE

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Location: Beebe Healthcare’s Medical Center, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes Date: Saturday, Feb. 13 (and the second Saturday of each month) Time: 9 a.m. Fee: Free For more...

Where:
, DE

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Ditch the winter whites for a world of dazzling color at Longwood Gardens, where you can stroll through thousands of orchids in bloom. Kennett Square, www.longwoodgardens.org 

Where:
, DE

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A successful writer of Broadway thrillers is struggling to overcome a dry spell when he receives a script from a student —a potential Broadway hit. Thereafter suspense...

Where:
, DE

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Regional artists Carol Tippit Woolworth, Catherine Drabkin, Pahl Alexander Hluchan, Colleen Randall and Dan Jackson explore the concept of place—physical, emotional and spiritual—in...

Where:
, DE

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