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Golfing at the Beach

Program Number: 8472RJ
Start and End Dates:
9/8/2013 - 9/13/2013; 5/5/2014 - 5/9/2014; 6/2/2014 - 6/6/2014; 10/6/2014 - 10/10/2014;
Duration: 5 nights
Location: Ocean City, Maryland
Price starting at: $925.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Golf
Meals: 13; 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners    
Meal Options: Kosher; Low Fat; Low Salt; Vegetarian    

Tee off at the beach! Learn golf basics or take your game to the next level through golf clinics taught by local professionals from the Original Golf School. Instruction will include fundamentals such as developing your swing, maneuvering the ball, analyzing your strengths and weaknesses and the basic rules and etiquette of the game. On a program great for beginners and intermediate-level players, hone your skills and learn to limit the mulligans.




Highlights

• Learn and play at The Bay Club, a championship golf course nestled amid the picturesque woodlands and natural wetlands of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
• Participate in clinics with a ratio of at most six students per instructor.
• No extra charge for greens fees, carts or club rentals (but you can bring your own clubs if you want).



Activity Particulars

Four days of golf instruction and play on course with mostly flat, occasionally slightly hilly terrain. Carts provided.




Date Specific Information

5-5-2014, 6-2-2014, 10-6-2014

Enjoy the latest in hearing technology — listening devices — on this date.



Coordinated by Delaware Technical Community College.




Ocean City

This 2001 “All-American City” best known for its vibrant, turn-of-the-century boardwalk and white-sand beaches is also home to nearby Assateague Island National Seashore, a barrier island rich in wildlife and famous for its wild pony herd.



Accommodations
Classic hotel with pool and fitness room on the beach and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Meals and Lodgings
   Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
  Ocean City, MD 5 nights
 Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Type: Resort
  Description: The Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel is the finest all Non-Smoking hotel in Ocean City, Maryland, featuring luxurious hotel rooms and a 40,000 square foot Conference Center. Located directly on the beach and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, you'll get the best in Ocean City resorts with unmatched comfort and convenience. For your comfort and enjoyment we feature luxury non-smoking, ocean-view rooms, two oceanfront restaurants, a nightclub, live entertainment both inside and on the beach (in season), a health club, year-round indoor pool, and heated outdoor pool (open in season). Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.
  Contact info: 10100 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 USA
phone: 800-638-2100
web: www.clarionoc.com/
  Room amenities: • All Non-Smoking Rooms • Standing Oceanview Balcony • Free Wireless Internet Access • 37 Flat screen with Free HBO • Microwave • Refrigerator • Coffee Maker • Hair Dryer • Iron and Ironing Board • Room Service • In-Room Safe • Valet Dry Cleaning Service • Voice Mail • Wake-Up Service
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: $69.00 Please contact hotel to arrange for additional nights.
  Check in time: 4:00 PM
  Additional nights after: $69.00 Please contact hotel to arrange for additional nights.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
4:00 p.m. at hotel on Sunday afternoon. You will be staying at Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel that night.
  End of Program:
Check-out is 11 a.m.on Friday. You will be staying at Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
Free parking on site.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Ocean City, MD
  Nearest city or town:  Salisbury, MD
  Nearest highway: Route 50
  Nearest airport:  KSBY - Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional
  From End of Program
  Location: Ocean City, MD
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Amtrak/Ocean City, MD

 

From Train Station

 
 

Service:

 

Public Transportation
Greyhound Bus Service
phone: 800-231-2222
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

~ Approx. $44.00 refundable fare; 7-day advance purchase - $31.00
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

2 1/2 hours 

 

Distance:

 

108 miles

   

There is Greyhouond Bus Service from Amtrak Wilmington, DE to Ocean City, MD. Call ahead for current prices and reservations.

 

BWI Marshall

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
BayRunner Shuttle
phone: 410-334-6440
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Approximately First Person $104.00; Party of (2) $158.00; Party of (3) $206.00; Party of (4) $246.00
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

~ 3 hours 

 

Distance:

 

110 miles

   

The above information is to the Park & Ride in Ocean City, MD; but then need to take taxi (Dave's Taxi (410) 250-2400 ~ approx. $50 & Aaron Taxi ~ approx. $65.00 (410) 430-7728 to Rehoboth Beach/Lewes, DE ) The Baltimore Washington International Airport does not provide commuter flights to the Wicomico-Ocean City Regional Airport. If you have chosen to fly into this airport, you must rent a car and follow driving directions from DC/Baltimore Area or use the BayRunner Shuttle.

 

Cape May/Lewes Ferry

 

From Ferry Landing

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
Dart Shuttle Bus
phone: 800-652-DART
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Free shuttle service from ferry terminal to downtown Rehoboth Beach, DE
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

30 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

8 miles

   

Shuttle service operates seven days a week June 15 to September 30. In May, early June and in October, the shuttle service runs on weekends only. For taxi service call City Cab 302-227-8294 or Eastside Cab 302-645-6800 approximately $25-$27.

 

Salisbury Wicomico Airport

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Taxi
Dave's Taxi
phone: 410-250-2400
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

~ Approximately $50 Call for reservations & current pricing
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

1-1/2 hours 

 

Distance:

 

45 miles

   

Dave's Taxi (410) 250-2400 ~ approx. $50 to Ocean City, MD &/or Rehoboth/Lewes, DE; Aaron's Taxi (410) 430-7728 ~ approx. $65 to Rehoboth/Lewes, DE &/or Ocean City, MD. Call for current pricing and reservations.

 
Driving Directions
  AIRPORTS Baltimore/Washington International 800-435-9294 Philadelphia International Airport 800-745-4283 Washington/Dulles Airport 703-572-2700 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 703-417-8000 Salisbury-Ocean City, MD Wicomico Airport 410-742-4190
  To the Clarion/Fontainebleau From Baltimore/Washington D.C. Take Rt. 50 over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Stay on Rt. 50 east to Route 90 east into Ocean City (coming over the Rt. 90 Bridge) Turn Left onto Coastal Highway at the light and proceed to 101st Street to the Clarion Resort, Oceanside
  To the Clarion/Fontainebleau From Great Lakes Region Take I-70 east to the Baltimore, MD area. From I-70, take the Rt. 695 “Beltway” southeast to the Glen Burnie area, and Rt. 97 south. Take Rt. 97 south to Rt. 50 east (Annapolis and Bay Bridge) Take Rt. 50 east to Rt. 90 east into Ocean (coming over the Rt. 90 Bridge) Turn Left onto Coastal Highway at the light and proceed to 101st Street to the Clarion Resort, Oceanside
  To the Clarion/Fontainebleau From NY/NJ Via Cape May/Lewes Ferry Take New Jersey Turnpike to Garden State Parkway to Route 109 Cape May/Lewes ferry in Cape May, NJ. From Lewes, DE take Route 1 south to Rehoboth/Lewes area. Continue on Route 1 through Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, and Fenwick Island, De. Route 1 enters Ocean City and becomes Coastal Highway at 146th Street. The Clarion Resort is on 101st St, Oceanside.
  To the Clarion/Fontainebleau From New England Area From the New England States, Take I-95 South, to the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Delaware Memorial Bridge. I-95 south to Exit 4-A to Route 1 (Christiana) South to Dover, DE. Continue South. Approaching Milford, DE follow Route 1 south/shore points. Follow Route One through Dewey, Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island, DE. Route One enters Ocean City at 146th Street. The Clarion Resort is on 101st St, Oceanside.
  To the Clarion/Fontainebleau From New York/Canada Take I-81 south, through New York, to Harrisburg, take I-83 south to the Rt. 695 “Beltway” around Baltimore, MD. Take Rt. 695 to Rt. 97, south to Annapolis, MD. Follow signs for Bay Bridge to Rt. 50 east. Take Rt. 50 east to Rt. 90 east, into Ocean City at 62nd Street and turn left and proceed north to The Clarion Resort on 101st St, Oceanside.
  To the Clarion/Fontainebleau From Norfolk, VA From Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, follow Rt. 13 North. At Pocomoke City, MD, bear right onto Route 113 north to Rt. 90 east into Ocean City (coming over the Rt 90 bridge).Turn left onto Coastal Highway at the light and proceed north to 101st Street to the Clarion Resort, Oceanside.
  To the Clarion/Fontainebleau From Philadelphia/Charlotte Airports Fly into the Philadelphia or Charlotte International Airports and transfer to a commuter flight to Salisbury Wicomico-Ocean City Regional Airport in Salisbury, MD. Call US Airways Charter Services at 800-428-4322 to make reservations and for current schedule, or call Salisbury-Ocean City Regional Airport directly at 410-548-4827. The Baltimore Washington International Airport does not provide commuter flights to the Wicomico-Ocean City Regional Airport. If you have chosen to fly into this airport, you must rent a car and follow driving directions from DC/Baltimore Area or make reservations with the BayRunner Shuttle Service.
  To the Clarion/Fontainebleau From Points North I-95 south to Exit 4-A to Rt1 (Christiana) south to Dover. Continue south on Rt. 1. Approaching Milford, De, follow Rt. South/Shore Points to Rehoboth/Lewes area. Continue on Rt 1 to Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, and Fenwick Island, DE. Route 1 enters Ocean City and becomes Coastal Highway at 146th Street. The Clarion Resort is on 101st St. Ocean side
Equipment Requirements: Golf clubs. If you do not own a set of clubs, the Original Golf School will provide a set for the week at no cost.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Arrival/Orientation
(Sunday, September 8)
   
 Afternoon: At 5:00 p.m. your on-site coordinator will meet you in the conference room to welcome you and go over your schedule for the week. You will receive your packet with schedule information, etc. at this time.
 Dinner: Dinner
 Evening: An evening to relax after dinner.
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Golf Instruction
(Monday, September 9)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Begin your week meeting with a golf pro presentating Rules and Etiquette, club design, and a discussion of grip and club selection.. Morinng session will prepare you for your week at the Bay Club, a 27 hole championship course located in Berlin, Maryland.
 Lunch: Lunch
 Afternoon: Departure after lunch to Bay Club Golf Links for range instruction by assigned pros associated with the Original Golf School. Each pros group of 6 students is prepared for the advanced golfer to the novice. Groups based on golf survey provided.
 Dinner: Dinner
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Tee Times
(Tuesday, September 10)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Departure for Bay Club Golf Links after breakfast. Begin day with range instruction (i.e. chipping, driving, putting). A video of your swing will help to bring home the necessary work for your week.
 Lunch: Lunch at Bay Club Golf Links Club House
 Afternoon: Following lunch the instructors will accompany you for your tee off for the afternoon. Holes are surrounded by a mature stand of trees, water holes and sand traps.
 Dinner: Dinner
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Tee Times
(Wednesday, September 11)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Departure for Bay Club Golf Links following breakfast. Morning Tee Times, instructor accompanied on front nine.
 Lunch: Lunch at Bay Club Golf Links Club House.
 Afternoon: Independent Afternoon. Remain on and play another nine holes at a nominal charge. Or, if you need a break, return to the hotel or do some sight seeing in the area.
 Evening: Free time to enjoy the coastal community of Ocean City, MD.
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Field Trip/Instruction
(Thursday, September 12)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Departure for Bay Club Golf Links following breakfast. Begin day with range instruction and practice..
 Lunch: Lunch at Bay Club Golf Links Club House.
 Afternoon: Tee times following lunch. Scramble Tournament followed by Awards Ceremony and social..
 Dinner: Dinner
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Departure
(Friday, September 13)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Review and critique following breakfast. Pros will go over each persons needs and suggestions to inspire you to improvement. Program ends at 11:00 a.m.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  Ocean City, MD Ocean City, MD
Vacation Guide - Information and Calendar of Events for Ocean City, MD and local area For additional information, visit www.oceancity.org
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


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