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GF and I are heading out East next week for work and some fun. We will be driving from NYC to Baltimore on Wednesday the 17th and want to play a round on the way down. Looking for recommendations for where we should stop to play, what is the must play course in that area? Ideally it would be a challenging, top level course that's comparable to Rolling Ridge/ BRP / Harmony Bends, Branson Trails, or similar courses. Thanks!
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Old 10-09-2018, 12:49 PM
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Check out Iron Hill in Newark DE. Plenty of challenge and just off the highway.
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Stafford Woods in NJ is also very nice and just off I-95.

Tyler State Park has two excellent courses not far off I-95.

And if you take the scenic route near Allentown I highly recommend Nockamixon State Park.

Another option is Muddy Run - excellent course and a pretty drive through Amish country.

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Old 10-10-2018, 11:47 AM
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GF and I are heading out East next week for work and some fun. We will be driving from NYC to Baltimore on Wednesday the 17th and want to play a round on the way down. Looking for recommendations for where we should stop to play, what is the must play course in that area? Ideally it would be a challenging, top level course that's comparable to Rolling Ridge/ BRP / Harmony Bends, Branson Trails, or similar courses. Thanks!

Second the vote for Iron Hill as a challenging, top level course!

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Old 10-10-2018, 02:45 PM
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Nockamixon is a beast. 9,200 ft of challenge, with a great view of the water. Becker's Corner is a sweet lunch spot right next door and they have been good post round spot for us for years.

Tyler was a let down but it might have something to do with the hype. Expectations too high? Probably.

Iron Hill looked awesome in the Delaware open a few weeks back and I've heard muddy run is excellent but they're on my wish list so i can't provide any first hand perspective

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Old 10-10-2018, 03:00 PM
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Muddy Run is excellent indeed, 2 tees on each hole to choose from.

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Druid hill in Baltimore is a fun course, they have a lot of holes.

I can’t say it’s a top course in the world but it’s far from bottom of the barrel either.

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Old 10-10-2018, 07:34 PM
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Druid hill in Baltimore is a fun course, they have a lot of holes.

I can’t say it’s a top course in the world but it’s far from bottom of the barrel either.


We are staying at the Marriott Waterfront, looks like 15 minutes from Druid Hill. I plan on playing all three courses there on Thursday while my gf is at a conference.
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Nockamixon and Tyler are must plays IMO. Then Ironhill would be next in line. Tyler has the yetter memorial that weekend so it should be in good shape and all c pins.

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