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Compass Pointe Golf Courses

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Address: 9010 Ft. Smallwood Road, Pasadena, MD 21122
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Solid golf course

After not playing at Compass Pointe for a couple of years, we returned recently and played the North-East course. While the fairways and greens were in good condition (thanks... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2015
Baltimore, MD
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Smyrna, Tennessee
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Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a cold, windy day on late November, an impromptu game, we needed to rent right and left handed clubs, great staff, full service snack bar, well maintained and challenging course

Thank Lyn37167
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62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

A nice sized course, with good amount of greens scenery. Club house large with bar and restaurant area. Staff was nice and attentive as needed. Accessories available in sport shop good quality.

Thank Diane K
Arnold, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed September 12, 2016

i read the reviews and wanted to give it a try this past weekend with friends from out of town. very happy with north and west courses layout and degree of difficulty. we're 15-18 handicappers and felt the course was challenging for our skill levels.

Thank John D
Jessup, Maryland
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96 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

This place still needs a ton of work. I give this course a chance once every two to three years and every time I come back, it disappoints. We played the North East courses and started on the East. The fairways and tees were in good shape and the greens were about where they should be given they were probably... More 

Thank dsnyfan08
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230 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

It could be a nice place but I hear from staff at other courses that Compass Pointe just doesn't get the financial support for maintenance that a county course needs. I have played there several times and it is my "if nothing else is available" option. The holes themselves have some interesting layouts though some lack a bail out option... More 

Thank NikonGlass
Ocean City, Maryland
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160 reviews
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Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Look up dog track in the dictionary and you'll find...see compass point. The course was simply that badly conditioned. From the proshop to the driving range to the tee boxes to the greens everything just had an unkept appearance that influenced the attitude and service of the on site personnel. Maybe they simply have too many holes to keep...the course... More 

Thank GV27OCMD
Baltimore, MD
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102 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

After not playing at Compass Pointe for a couple of years, we returned recently and played the North-East course. While the fairways and greens were in good condition (thanks probably to all the rain we have gotten this Spring and now Summer), the traps continue to be problematic, either flooded out or barren of sand. The design is fine and... More 

Thank LarryMason
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was my first time playing this golf course, and it's safe to say I was underwhelmed. I had read mixed reviews the last few years, some of which mentioned specific or general renovations. When we paid and checked in with the starter, we were told that a few areas were still being renovated (we played the North 9 and... More 

Thank David H
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165 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2014

I've played Compass Pointe 4 times. Each time it has been in good shape. It is a tight course with woods or high grass. So if your wide you can go though some balls. Staff is friendly and service is good. We've stayed afterwards in the bar area and prices are good. They had two for one beers last time.... More 

Thank JRSears
Baltimore, MD
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102 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's hardly fair to judge the quality of a golf course in the winter, so take this with a grain of salt. Having played Compass Pointe many times, tho, I can say that the design exceeds the maintenance by a goodly bit. Traps rarely have sufficient sand (if any). But for the price (which is cheap), it's probably reasonable.

Thank LarryMason

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