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5600 Maryland Blvd
Attn: Steap-Cf
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD  21005-1319
United States
P: (410) 278-4794
F: (410) 278-9957
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Ruggles Army Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

72 par | 7,230 yards


Ruggles Army Golf Course


The 18-hole "Ruggles Army" course at the Ruggles Golf Course facility in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland features 7,230 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Designed by Edmond B. Ault, ASGCA, the Ruggles Army golf course opened in 1918. Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command manages this facility, with David Hassinger as the General Manager.

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Time5am - 9pm
Price $0 - $500
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Reviewed July 03, 2014

Its not Bulle Rock, Beechtree, Maryland G&CC or Mountain Branch. But I can play 2-3 rounds at Ruggles for the price of one round at those listed above.

The course is well maintained, the greens roll true and the service is great. There are some drainage issues on a couple holes.

7400 yds or so from the tips can make this course a beast if you so choose. The course is fairly open, but trees will catch almost any overly wayward shot. Greens are very large but that can also change your approach shot by two clubs depending on the hole. Zero blind shots on the course allow for a much faster round.

New management came in around 2012 and really turned every aspect of this course around. Well worth the round over paying out the ear for any of the aforementioned clubs and in much better condition than Wetlands or Geneva Farm.

Reviewed July 11, 2013

I see no recent reviews of this course and there deserves to be more. Haven't played here in a few years and WoW is it nice. Very well maintained and in excelent condition. The addition of a few new tees and new greens are a big improvement. Head Pro Dave Correll and especially Superintendent Mark Burk have a gem on their hands. Can't wait to return. Thanks, Chuck Taylor

Reviewed May 27, 2010

Reviewed September 11, 2009

Nice course. not in great shape now, but it looks as though they are in the process of moving most of the tees.

Reviewed July 08, 2009

Difficult golf course, particularly from the back (black) tees. No real short par 4's or short par 3's. Pretty generous greens, but can leave you with long, long putts. Bring your 5-wood or rescue club for par 3's and even second shots on par 4's. Course is in great shape. Good sand and rough is consistent and not too difficult to play from.

Reviewed September 22, 2007

Reviewed September 08, 2007

Reviewed July 06, 2006

You will love this course whether you are a high handicap or not.

This is a great course for the value. On the par 5's eagle is obtainable even with a high handicap. The fairways range from very tight to very wide. There are several water hazards if that's your thing. The course is very well maintained through the Army's (MWR) Morale, Welfare and Recreation department.

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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Ron S. 29 54 25 06/16/11
2 matt W. 6 37 31 06/01/11
4 Greg I. N/A 49 49 08/19/13
5 Kyle T. N/A 50 50 04/02/09
6 bernie W. N/A 52 52 09/17/08
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
4 Greg I. N/A 55 55 08/20/13
4 Greg I. N/A 49 49 08/19/13
15 BJ K. 11 85 74 07/19/13
15 BJ K. 11 85 74 07/12/13
16 Ryan O. 12 86 74 05/24/13

Golf Course Information

About Ruggles Army

Ruggles Golf Course

Military facility

Managed by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command

18 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

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Course Staff

David Hassinger, General Manager
Dave Correll, PGA, Golf Professional
Mark Burke, Superintendent
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