Coastal Delaware is a golfer’s paradise, offering a variety of beautiful and challenging courses for players of all skill levels. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting started, this guide to golfing in Coastal Delaware will help you discover some of the best courses in the region.

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Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club

Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club, the only private country club in the Bethany Beach area, offers an exclusive golfing experience. The 18-hole course, designed by Algie Pulley, measures just under 6,600 yards and is meticulously maintained to provide a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all levels. The club features a practice facility for those looking to hone their skills, and the professional golf staff is always on hand to assist with club fittings, equipment purchases, and golf instruction. Located on the scenic Indian River Bay, Cripple Creek also offers additional amenities such as a saltwater pool, pickleball, and bocce, ensuring a well-rounded and luxurious experience for its members. Good news for residents of The Knoll at Irons Lane: the neighborhood borders this inspired course, offering closer-than-close access.

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Rehoboth Beach Country Club

Rehoboth Beach Country Club was the first course in Delaware to receive the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary designation for environmental preservation. This club features a challenging 18-hole course with sculpted greens, multiple tees, numerous bunkers and ponds, and spectacular views of Rehoboth Bay. It also boasts a 40,000-square-foot clubhouse with dining facilities, a seasonal racquets facility, a heated outdoor swimming pool, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The best part? It won’t be very far from our upcoming Suncrest neighborhood.

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Bear Trap Dunes

Just three miles west of Bethany Beach, Bear Trap Dunes offers a unique and memorable golfing experience. Designed by Rick Jacobsen, this course features 27 holes divided into three nine-hole courses: “Grizzly,” “Black Bear,” and “Kodiak.” The course is known for its winding bentgrass fairways, natural sand dunes, and impeccably groomed oversized greens. Named one of the top five best golf courses in Delaware by GolfWeek, Bear Trap Dunes is a must-visit for any golf enthusiast. And it’s only about 10 minutes away from Sweetbay and The Knoll at Irons Lane.

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King’s Creek Country Club

King’s Creek Country Club in Rehoboth Beach integrates woods, wetlands, and natural waterways, providing a scenic and challenging environment for golfers of all skill levels. The club prides itself on being inclusive and community-oriented, offering a range of superior amenities including golf, racquet sports, fitness facilities, and a first-class dining experience. It will also offer close proximity to our upcoming Suncrest neighborhood in Lewes.

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Midway Par 3

For a fun and family-friendly golfing experience, Midway Par 3 is the perfect destination. Located between Lewes and Rehoboth Beach, this 18-hole par 3 course is ideal for beginners and experienced golfers alike. With regulation-size greens and no water hazards or bunkers, it’s a great place to learn the game or enjoy a quick round of golf. The course is highly accessible and takes only about two hours to play, making it a convenient option for a leisurely outing. It’s also not far from our upcoming Suncrest neighborhood.

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Baywood Greens

Baywood Greens, often called the “Augusta of the North,” is Delaware’s most visually spectacular golf course, offering a memorable experience for golfers of all skill levels. The Woodside Nine showcases traditional, wooded beauty with wildflowers and wildlife, while the Waterside Nine features stunning water views, ponds, and unique bridges. Golfers who choose to live at our upcoming Suncrest neighborhood will love that it’s right around the corner!

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Shell We Golf

Bonus: Mini Golfing in Coastal Delaware

Coastal Delaware also offers fantastic mini golfing options for those looking for a fun, casual experience with family and friends of all ages. Shell We Golf provides a charming tropical setting featuring waterfalls, an aquatic pond, and homemade fudge at the Sea Shell Shop next door. Fire Mountain Golf lets you putt your way through an 18-hole course beneath the Fire Mountain volcano. (Watch out for the wreck of the Caribbean Express airplane as you navigate this exciting course.) Finally, Jungle Jim’s Water Park offers two newly renovated mini-golf courses featuring goofy characters and obstacles like water hazards, bunkers, and rolling terrain, perfect for family fun.

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Foxlane’s New Homes in Coastal Delaware Are a Hole in One

Whether you prefer traditional golf or mini golf, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So grab your clubs and head to Coastal Delaware for an unforgettable golfing adventure. Better yet, when you own a Foxlane home nearby you’ll have easy access to all of this golfing and more. Schedule a tour today of our Sweetbay and The Knoll at Irons Lane neighborhoods and join the VIP list for our Suncrest neighborhood coming soon.