Now that spring has officially arrived, Deep Creek Lake golf courses are gearing up for another great season. Four area courses offer a variety of options for hitting the links. Plus, Deep Creek Lake spring vacation rental specials make it an affordable time to get away.
Guide to Golf at Deep Creek Lake
Lodestone at Wisp Resort – 800.462.9477
Ranked the #2 public course in Maryland by Golf Week Magazine 2012-2015, this challenging course offers some of the largest greens on the East Coast. It was shaped by Hale Irwin, a 3 time U.S. Open Champion. The rugged natural landscape creates scenic focal points and sweeping lake views provide a beautiful backdrop at several points throughout the course. MORE INFO
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It appears that April showers do, in fact, bring May flowers. The mountain top is in full bloom right now and boasting a variety of brilliant greens, anticipating a much desired summer season. In the meantime, the temperature has been perfect and now is the ideal time to plan a nice weekend getaway. What would one do? Why, golf, of course! Although there are many various golf courses in Garrett County, 2 of the most easily accessible here at lake are Wisp Golf Course and Lodestone Golf Course.
|The boys taking advantage of the weather to play @ Wisp!
Wisp Golf Course has been named by Golfstyles Magazine as one of “100 Must-Play Courses of the Mid-Atlantic.” Taking advantage of the base of the ski slopes, this course is designed using their natural contours. Mix in spectacular mountain views, this 72 par championship course will provide excitement and challenges for all players. http://www.wispresort.com/wisp/info/s.golf.aspx
Lodestone Golf Course, a new course to our area, is located on a mountain ridge on top of Wisp Mountain. This course is a Hale Irwin Signature design in collaboration with golf architect Todd Schoeder. What exactly does this mean? I was curious. It seems that Hale Irwin is an American professional golfer and one of the few in history to win 3 U.S. Opens. He later developed a career as a golf course architect, designing some of the most prestigious and challenging courses to date.
With Father’s Day quickly approaching next month, now is the perfect time to plan dad’s golfing weekend getaway! We have many amazing homes that are just minutes away from both courses. Call us here Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations (1-866-351-1119 or go online www.deepcreekvacations.com) and let us know what you are looking for and we will do our best to find the perfect vacation home for you. Make it a couple’s getaway and we can recommend some fantastic massage and spa options for the women in the group. Summer is just around the corner so now is the time to begin planning that unforgettable family vacation. We can’t wait to see you at the lake!