There is 1 golf course in Essex, Maryland and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 33 golf courses within 20 miles of Essex, including 9 public, 6 municipal and 18 private courses.
The oldest course in the Essex area is the The Suburban Club which was designed by A.W. Tillinghast and opened in 1895.
The longest course is Ruggles Golf Course, which is 7,230 yards. Rocky Point is rated the best course near Essex. The following courses have won various awards: Baltimore Country Club.