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Golf

The Baltimore Sun

's

golf guide

(www.baltimoresun.com/golfguide) gives a detailed and thorough overview of local courses.

Public Forest Park

(2900 Hillsdale Rd., North Baltimore, 21207. Tel. 410/448-4653) has 18 challenging holes (par 71), with a tight, tree-lined front 9 and open back 9. Greens fees are $30 weekdays and $33 on weekends; reservations are accepted. Designed in 1936,

Mount Pleasant

(6001 Hillen Rd., North Baltimore, 21239. Tel. 410/254-5100) was for many years the site of the Eastern Open. It has 18 holes of par-71 golf on bent grass. Greens fees are $36 on weekdays and $42 on weekends.

Golf Locations
1 Hyatt Arlington
Hyatt Arlington
1325 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22209

The renovations gods have recently kissed this Hyatt, leaving it a solid over-the-Potomac choice. Most guest rooms are large and modern and have comfy mattresses, flat-screen TVs, and large workstations. The hotel's restaurant, Cityhouse, serves classic American cuisine, and the lobby bar is a good place to relax with an early-evening martini or late-night drink. Jogging paths and golf courses can be found nearby. Pros:

free Internet access; across from Metro.

Cons:

outside the city; dull neighborhood. www.hyattarlington.com. 317 rooms, 8 suites. In-room: Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, gym, parking. Credit cards accepted.

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2 Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort
Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort
16701 Lakeview Rd.
Flintstone, MD 21530

With Evitts Mountain and Lake Habeeb as a backdrop, this resort is in one of the state's most idyllic spots. The lobby, dining room, and lounge overlook a 243-acre man-made lake. In keeping with the nature outside, the colors green and brown are used throughout the six-story hotel. Rooms, larger than usual, are appointed with Shaker-style furniture, and most have views of a breathtaking ridge of mountains. If traveling with your pet, request a special "V.I.P." room, which greets your furry one with a special treat basket. Suites include a gas fireplace and sitting area. Try a spa treatment, 18 holes on the golf course, a hike along the park's trails, or boating, fishing, and swimming. At this writing, Rocky Gap was planning an expansion to include a gambling area. Pros:

one of the region's best golf courses and a first-rate spa.

Cons

: not as intimate an experience as staying at a small B&B. www.rockygapresort.com. 203 rooms, 15 suites. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf course, pool, tennis courts, gym, spa, beach, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted.

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3 Wisp Resort Hotel
Wisp Resort Hotel
290 Marsh Hill Rd.
McHenry, MD 21541

Western Maryland's biggest draw features activities that run the gamut from skiing, fly-fishing, and a spa to a skatepark and paintball arena. Some of the rooms are ski-in, ski-out, and they all include modern appliances, fluffy comforters, and comfortable lodge furniture to sink into after a long day on the slopes, the water, or on your derriere. Parents can take advantage of the Club Wisp Kids' Night Out program as they skip out to the spa or for a round of golf. All activities are arranged through the hotel. Pros

: everything you want to do in one spot.

Cons

: big crowds and lots of kids make the resort feel chaotic. www.wispresort.com. 102 suites, 67 rooms. In-room: kitchen (some). In-hotel: restaurants, bar, pool, spa, some pets allowed. Credit cards accepted.

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4 Great Oak Manor
Great Oak Manor
10568 Cliff Rd.
Chestertown, MD 21620

On 12 acres sloping gently to a gazebo on the edge of its private Chesapeake beach, this stately 18th-century Georgian brick manor house provides a taste of Eastern Shore gentility. Its antique furnishings and Oriental rugs, along with an airy sunporch, re-create a bygone era. Of its 11 impeccably decorated guest rooms, 5 have working fireplaces. The manor's formal library is well stocked with both books and films. If needed, guests are provided transportation to the restaurant of their choice for dinner. Golf and tennis are available at neighboring Great Oak Landing. Pros:

stunning waterside location.

Cons:

formal period decor may be stuffy. www.greatoak.com. 11 rooms. In-hotel: beach, some age restrictions. Credit cards accepted. Rate includes: Breakfast.

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5 Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina
100 Heron Blvd.
Cambridge, MD 21613

This 370-acre complex is the Eastern Shore's first full-service, year-round resort, and one that takes full advantage of the soothing natural light and spectacular views of the Choptank River. The resort includes an 18-acre Blue Heron rookery, an 18,000-square-foot spa, and a golf course designed by Keith Foster. All rooms and suites have a private balcony; those on the upper level have raised ceilings. The resort's restaurants include the self-service Bay Country Market and the Blue Point Provision Company for seafood. Two outdoor sandstone fireplaces make perfect s'more hubs, and a 30-foot-high wall of windows welcomes you to Michener's Library. Pros:

features and amenities worthy of any world-class resort; expensive.

Cons:

strangely isolated in a region devoid of comparable lodging; can be overwhelmingly large. www.chesapeakebay.hyatt.com. 384 rooms, 16 suites. In-room: safe, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bar, golf course, pool, tennis courts, gym, spa, beach. Credit cards accepted.

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6 Lansdowne Resort
Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy.
Leesburg, VA 22075

With 312 acres of hills and tall trees bordered by the Potomac River, Lansdowne specializes in outdoor activities and has miles of hiking and jogging trails. Polished wood furniture, handsome wall decorations, and marble-accented bathrooms help make the property elegant. On the Potomac restaurant serves a seasonal menu with fresh fish options. The Riverside Hearth, an upscale café overlooking an 18-hole golf course and driving range, is best known for its decadent Sunday brunch buffet. Pros:

there's always something to do here between its tennis courts, pools, and 45 holes of championship golf courses; some areas of the hotel have beautiful views.

Cons:

the resort gets mixed reviews when it comes to service and friendliness of front desk staff; prices are high. www.lansdowneresort.com. 305 rooms, 14 suites. In-room: Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurants, bars, golf courses, pools, tennis courts, gym, spa, parking. Credit cards accepted.

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2014 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2014/1/1 48 39 30 32 24 15 76 59 42 30.44 30.32 30.16 10 10 10 13 5 15 0.00  
2013 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2013/1/1 45 42 38 31 28 25 70 58 45 30.02 29.99 29.92 10 10 10 15 6 17 0.00  
2012 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2012/1/1 60 49 38 46 38 27 92 67 41 30.15 29.96 29.77 10 10 7 22 9 29 0.01 Rain
2011 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2011/1/1 58 46 34 54 44 30 96 84 72 30.16 30.06 29.99 10 9 6 17 7 21 0.01 Rain
2010 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2010/1/1 44 37 29 34 28 12 92 69 45 30.01 29.97 29.92 10 7 4 23 9 30 0.00  
2009 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2009/1/1 34 29 23 14 8 4 53 43 32 30.42 30.31 30.20 10 10 10 20 10 31 0.00  
2008 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2008/1/1 54 45 36 37 27 16 76 52 28 30.04 29.90 29.81 10 10 10 26 13 36 0.00  
2007 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2007/1/1 53 49 44 52 47 33 100 78 56 30.13 29.90 29.78 10 4 1 29 7 41 1.03 Rain
2006 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2006/1/1 49 44 38 37 31 29 86 66 46 30.22 30.09 29.90 10 10 7 16 6 20 0.00  
2005 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2005/1/1 69 53 37 47 41 36 93 74 44 30.51 30.38 30.30 10 8 5 14 5 21 0.00  
2004 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2004/1/1 54 46 37 31 28 24 70 48 34 30.43 30.34 30.22 10 10 10 10 6 - 0.00  
2003 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2003/1/1 51 46 42 49 46 39 100 97 77 29.97 29.71 29.52 10 4 0 23 10 33 1.52 Fog , Rain , Thunderstorm
2002 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2002/1/1 33 26 19 10 9 8 62 48 37 30.34 30.24 30.16 10 10 10 18 13 24 0.00  
2001 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2001/1/1 36 31 26 22 20 17 71 63 52 30.30 30.24 30.16 10 10 10 15 8 20 0.00  
2000 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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2000/1/1 55 44 33 43 37 32 100 84 59 30.30 30.25 30.21 10 4 0 12 4 - 0.00 Fog
1999 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
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1999/1/1 30 26 21 21 11 4 89 56 36 30.58 30.34 30.13 10 9 5 22 8 30 0.00  
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