Golf club in Newark, Delaware
Deerfield Golf Course is an extraordinary 145-acre natural treasure that is a unique resource for residents and businesses in Delaware. Visitors from neighboring state also find it worth the short drive. The golf course is an outstanding 18-hole championship course and it also offers paddleball courts, public dining and it is one of Delaware’s premier wedding, meeting, golf outing and special event venue.
It was originally built by the DuPont Corporation for its employees in 1955, the club was called Louviers Country Club. In 1994 MBNA Purchases the club from DuPont and built the new clubhouse ballroom and recreational building, renaming it Deerfield. In 2005 the state if Delaware acquired the 145-acre property to protect the land from development. The club is part of Delaware’s White Clay Creek State Park supervised by the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation. In February 2006 the Division of Parks and Recreation retained Forewinds Hospitality to manage the property. Deerfield Golf Club was opened to the public for the first in 51 years on April 14,2006.
Golf course in Wilmington, Delaware
Rock Manor has been completely redesigned and lengthened and it has been lengthened from 5,779 yards to an 18-hole, 6,405-yard championship design by renowned golf course architect Lester George. Additionally, the course boasts new tee boxes, greens, bunkers and fairways. A state-of-the-art irrigation systems make for playing conditions all season long.
Rock Manor is certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International. The course is committed to protecting their local environment, conserving natural resources, and providing wildlife habitats.
The social center of Rock Manor is an elegant yet comfortable clubhouse offering guests a well-appointed Golf Shop. A circa 1921 building has been restored to retain the flavor of its original structure.
The On The Rocks Pub features a full-service bar & grille, which serves breakfast and lunch daily to golfers and non-golfers alike. They offer a great selection of favorites including sandwiches, salads, seafood and their 1/2 pound burgers along with over 20 different beers to compliment them. You can either enjoy the dining room or outside seating over-looking the course.
Rock Manor offers a full range of practice options to suit all skill levels of golfers. These include a large undulating putting green, chipping green, driving range and short game area. Their two-tiered driving range offers state of the art synthetic Astro turf. To practice on your scoring game head over to their short game area which includes 3 bunkers and multiple target greens.