University of Maryland

The University of Maryland is the hub of our state’s higher education system. Many of the members and patrons are alumni, faculty, staff and students who view the golf course as the University community’s premier recreational venue.

University of Maryland Golf Course…
The Founding Steps…

In November 1954, Dr.Wilson H. Elkins, President, University of Maryland, commissioned a study for a proposed golf course to serve the University community. This effort was chaired by Mr.James M.Tatum, the Athletic Director. His committee consisted of six additional members, including the prime instigator for the project, Mr. Frank H. Cronin, University of Maryland class of 1939, track, boxing, and golf coach, and present day member of the University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame. Also serving on the committee were Dean Lester M. Fraley, College of Physical Education, Recreation and Health; Mr. George O. Weber, Director of the University Physical Plant; Mr. Mark M. Shoemaker, University Landscape Architect; Dean Gordon M. Cairns, College of Agriculture; and Mr. Robinson Lappin, Director, Dining Hall, who had assisted Mr. Cronin in garnering support for the golf course… Continue Reading

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2023 - 2024 Membership Pricing Update

The membership prices for the 2023 – 2024 season have been updated on the membership tab of the website.  Beginning Wednesday, February 15th the updated membership forms will be added to the website and we will start selling memberships for the 2023 – 2024 golf season.  For those interested in signing up for the Young Professional Membership there is a limited quantity available, any new member wishing to join as a Young Professional will be put on a waiting list and notified if spots become available closer to the start of the season (April 1st).