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This is where fun lives! Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club offers one of the area's most unique and memorable golf experiences on the Eastern Shore and is located in Ocean View, Delaware, just 3 miles west of Bethany Beach. Winding bentgrass fairways are lined with native wetland grasses that drift into stunning sand dunes on this natural golf course. Impeccably groomed oversized greens and four masterfully placed sets of tees beckon golfers of every skill level. This 27-hole strategic masterpiece is also a visual delight. Experience unrivaled fun at Bear Trap Dunes!


Course and Slope Ratings Grizzly/Kodiak Kodiak/Black Bear Black Bear/Grizzly
Championship 72.1/126 72.4/130 72.7/130
Back 69.9/122 70.1/26 70.4/126
Club 67.2/117 67.3/120 67.7/121
Forward 69.8/120 69.1/118 69.4/121

A former associate of Jack Nicklaus, course architect Rick Jacobson has won acclaim for his course designs. In Rick’s own words, “Bear Trap Dunes is visually unique because of its ample use of sand dunes – adhering to the coastal area’s natural terrain. Because of strategically placed dunes, grassy hollows, bunkers and water hazards, players will have to ‘think’ their way through each hole.”

The Experience

PROFUNALISM – noun, pro-fun-al-ism
The behavior that is expected from a person trained to do their job exceptionally well who creates an environment for guests and associates that incorporates the utmost FUN and PROFESSIONALISM.

What you can expect to experience at Bear Trap Dunes! Profunalism