Course Overview

About Clustered Spires

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Clustered Spires Golf Club was established in 1991, as the first public golf course in Frederick County. The 185 acres on which Clustered Spires is located on what was formally a working dairy farm, set along the side of the Monocacy River. The Monocacy River surrounds the golf course on 3 sides, creating a beautiful setting while providing a natural barrier from outside distractions. Clustered Spires received its name from the grouping of 5 very old and distinct church steeples that make up the clustered spires of Frederick City’s skyline. The respected design team of Ault Clark was hired to create a first class championship golf course for the people of Frederick. The concept was to create a fun and enjoyable course from the regular tees but a challenging competitive course reaching almost 7000 yards long from the back tees. Clustered Spires, though in a rural setting, is only 2 miles from downtown Frederick City, making Clustered Spires very conveniently located. With a county population of 300,000 and 13 golf courses, Clustered Spires has earned ” Best of Frederick Golf Course” for the 3rd straight year and our 17th time out of 20 years! Golf Digest awards Clustered Spires a 4 star rating. Clustered Spires reputation is a great conditioned golf course with wonderful greens and considered the best value golf course in central Maryland. We prove every day that you don’t have to charge the most, to play the best! Please come and enjoy your next golfing day with us.

Course Awards

  • 2022 Voted Frederick’s Best Golf Course… 27th time
  • 4 star rating from Golf Digest
  • Washington Golf Monthly voted top 10 public golf courses in Maryland
  • Chosen by PGA as Play Golf America top golf course
  • USGA grant funded for being Junior Golf Leader
  • Top rated Titleist Professional Club Fitter
  • Top rated TaylorMade Professional Club Fitter

Practice Facility

Clustered Spires host the very best practice facility in the entire region. A 3 tier all natural turf tee area, with multiple target greens that go out beyond 300 yards. Two practice putting greens, IMG_7298one for putting exclusively and the other for chipping/putting, along with a practice bunker. Hitting mats will also be available when the grass tiers are closed so your practice does not have to be interrupted. Clustered Spires offers the ultimate practice facility, so you can work on your golf game just as the tour pros do. A discount range program is offered to assist you with your practicing.

Effective 4/5/23  the driving range closes on Wednesday afternoons at 4pm. It will reopen Thursday mornings at 11am. This is subject to change.





Handicap Flags

We understand and respect the needs of our disabled golfers and in non-cart path only situations we will issue handicap flags for those patrons who present documentation of the disability. Our course is commended for its condition and out of respect for all patrons who pay greens fees and the maintenance staff who work extremely hard to provide these great conditions, we are protective of the restricted areas for carts.  When there is a cart-path only situation, we cannot allow any cart into the grass which could cause damage to the turf. 

In the event that one is in a wheelchair and has their own modified cart, we will allow that individual access.

The use of spectator carts are generally not permitted at events.  However, a spectator with a physical disability may request an exemption from this policy.  This request must be made at least 72 hours prior to the event so that the Golf Club can make appropriate staffing and cart arrangements.  In situations where such a request is granted, spectator carts will only be used on cart-paths and in appropriate areas reserved for carts.