Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Baywood Greens: A Gem In Delaware

Delaware’s Baywood Greens offers some of the most attractive scenery and challenging golf on the Eastern Seaboard. Just minutes from the seaside resort communities of Rehoboth Beach and Lewes, Baywood Greens is a top rated eighteen hole championship public golf course. It features an elegant Clubhouse with exceptional amenities and acres of spectacular woods, gardens, and lakes.

Baywood Greens has received considerable acclaim in recent years including being ranked number ten (best) in America by Golf Link (2008). It has received 4 1/2 stars from Golf Digest (2008). Pros n' Hackers named it Most Memorable Golf Experience and Number One Best Golf Course Conditions (both in 2008). Finally, the Zagat Survey, the food people, has named Baywood Greens, Best in Delaware (2007-2008).

The gardens at Baywood Greens are a prime destination for garden enthusiasts. The landscape designer’s mission was to create a visually dramatic landscape that provides inspiration to visitors and promotes and conserve of the natural beauty of the coastal plain. Achieving dramatic and harmonious color is one of the guiding principle at the gardens.

More than thirty acres of gardens are maintained on the 500 acre property and include naturalized wetlands and ponds, woodland parks, mixed borders, and extensive seasonal displays. The most intensive plantings are concentrated near the clubhouse with an English garden, a wedding garden, a tropical and texture garden and a tiered waterfall and pond. Natural beauty dominates in the fall and the year ends with a sparkling holiday display illuminating the gardens with over 100,000 lights.

The exquisite floral gardens near the clubhouse are free and open to the public. Baywood Greens is an ideal setting for weddings, banquets, other special occasions, and corporate events. The clubhouse verandah is the perfect vantage point to enjoy a light lunch and watch the golfers on the 18th green. Needless to say the food and serve at Baywood Greens is first rate.

An "Exclusively Public" 18-Hole championship course, Baywood Greens offers golfers the most scenic and spectacular golf on the Delmarva Peninsula.

The Baywood Greens website has a detailed map of every hole on the golf course. It provides the yardage from various tee locations, suggests possible club selection, and describes the challenges each hole presents. Your Blackberry or iPhone can be of great help here.

An "Exclusively Public" 18-hole championship course, Baywood Greens offers golfers the most scenic and spectacular golf on the Delmarva Peninsula. An additional nine hole course will open here in 2011.

Sometimes described as the “Augusta of the North”, Baywood Greens offers golfers the meticulously manicured Woodside and Waterside nines featuring eight timbered bridges, 27 acres of man-made ponds, two tunnels and more than 200,000 flowers, plants, shrubs and trees. It’s a golfer’s paradise.

Story and Photos by:
James Weaver

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