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1190 Augustine Herman Hwy
Elkton, MD  21921-8251
United States

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Bittersweet Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

70 par | 6,101 yards | 125 slope

68.8 rating

Bittersweet Golf Course

The 18-hole "Bittersweet" course at the Bittersweet Golf Club facility in Elkton, Maryland features 6,101 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 68.8 and it has a slope rating of 125. Designed by Spike Williams, the Bittersweet golf course opened in 1962. Samuel Smedley manages the course as the General Manager.

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Time5am - 9pm
Price $0 - $500
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Crabgrass tees, temp/perm greens, no sign of a mower , grass seed or fertilizer. This isnt even a good practice course. Tisk, tisk, tisk.
I also lost balls in the fairway? as they havent been mowed for a few weeks. I think the place is done.

Reviewed May 30, 2012

Had not played this course in a year. It is on the way to extinction. If I called it a cow pasture the cows would be insulted. The grass is so long that I lost 3 balls in the fairway. It is very sad. At one time it was a decent course. I pains me to have to write this review. The bar is closed. I was told for liquor license violations. Very sad.

Reviewed May 30, 2010

bittersweet(formerly known as brantwood) is on the come back with new ownership this course is in the best condition i've ever seen it in kudos and a big thumbs up!!!

Reviewed May 28, 2008

Reviewed November 25, 2007

Course would be nice if it had grass. I thought that grass was a pre-requisite to having a golf course.

Reviewed November 20, 2007

My favorite course, and it gets better all of the time. There are some very challenging holes, especially 7 and 9. These holes have about 300 yards to a down hill water hazard followed by an up hill shot to the green. A tough second or third shot for these very challenging holes. I can't wait to go again.

Reviewed July 27, 2007

Reviewed June 20, 2006


i understand this course is undergoing a renovation with new owners. it must surly be one of those "best kept secrets" we hear about! with a little more work on the bunkers and water it will be very nice. building needs attention but service in the lounge on this past sunday (6/18) and the lunch offerings were first rate, especially given the get aquainted rate.


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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 David R. 40 104 64 07/05/11
2 joseph J. 25 91 66 05/28/10
3 Russell P. 2 69 67 07/11/11
4 Tim B. 51 119 68 09/26/07
5 John C. 25 95 70 08/08/07
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About Bittersweet

Bittersweet Golf Club

Golf Only facility

15 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at Bittersweet

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Course Staff

Samuel Smedley, General Manager
Jimmy Hacksord, Head Golf Professional
Rob Carroll, Superintendent
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