- 9-Hole Regulation Course, designed in 1923
- Short Game Practice Range
- Bunker Practice Putting Green
- Cart Rentals
- Rental Clubs Available
- Computerized Handicap System
- Pro Shop Offering Golf Essentials and Snacks
- Golf Instruction Available
- Outings and Tournaments Throughout the Season
- Exton Fees
Our fee structure offers both military and civilian golfers the opportunity to play a challenging course. Harford County residents may play the courses, or become a member, enabling them to participate in club-sponsored events.
Exton - Daily Green Fees
Status 9 holes 18 holes Twilight (after 6 p.m.) 9 holes E1 - E6 Active Duty Military /Junior (18 and under) $8 $13 $7 E7 - O3 $10 $15 $8 O4 & DoD Civilians $13 $17 $11 Guest $17 $21 $15 Senior (55 years and over) $10 $17 $9 Senior Special (w/cart) $20 $30 --- Sunday Special (after 2 p.m.) $18 $28 ---
Annual Membership Fees
Annual memberships are available and structured according to the individual's rank or grade. Membership fees are valid for 12 months from date of purchase and allow the patron to participate in club-sponsored events.
E1 - E6 Active Duty Military $450 $720 E7 & DoD Civilians $870 $1,390 Guest $1,110 $1,775
Exton - Rental Fees
Cart (9 holes): $11 per person
Cart (18 holes): $17 per person
Pull Cart: $3
Golf Clubs (9 holes): $7
Golf Clubs (18 holes): $10
All prices subject to change.
- Golf Lessons
Even the best players take regular lessons to keep their game in top form. Most amateurs are not trying to achieve the level of top professionals however, regular instruction and coaching are important to improving and enjoying the game of golf.
APG Golf Professionals are available for lessons at Ruggles and Exton Golf Courses 7 days a week. All lessons are by appointment only. Group lessons are also available. To defray some of the cost, form your own group of 2 or more. Playing lessons are available for up to 3 players. Please continue to check this website for upcoming clinics and events.
Lessons are available at Exton Golf Course April through November. Call the Pro Shop at +1 (410) 436-2213 for information and to schedule a lesson.
Get Golf Ready Special
Get five 1.5-hour sessions, meeting once per week. Cost: $120 Authorized Patrons; $145 Guests. To register, call the Pro Shop at: +1 (410) 278-4794.
Ruggles' PGA Professional
Ruggles' resident PGA Professional began playing golf in 1974. After winning the 1989 Maryland Amateur Stroke Play Championship, he turned professional in 1990. He enjoys playing tournament golf and has won tournaments both as amateur and professional. He developed a loyal following of students shortly after he turned professional, and has been helping golfers of all ages and skills to improve their game for nearly 20 years.
The Ruggles PGA Professional also serves as the Head Coach of the Harford Community College men’s varsity golf team. He and his family reside in the Aberdeen area.
Ruggles' Golf Pro says,
"My philosophy is quite simple: there is no such thing as one golf swing for everyone. I pride myself on being able to apply the correct swing principles to each person, based on his or her physical and psychological make up. I have one other basic belief: golf lessons should be enjoyable, as well as informative. Bottom line, my students improve! What may be even more important is they enjoy the process of improving, practicing, and working on their game."
Private Lesson Pricing
10% discount for Active Duty Military
Description Price Single 30-minute session $40 Single 60-minute session $65
All fees subject to change.
- Exton Tee Times
Active Duty Personnel:
Seven days in advance (by Sat for following Sat)
Authorized Annual Patrons:
Six days in advance (by Sun for following Sat)
Other Authorized Personnel & Public Annual Patrons:
Five days in advance (by Mon for following Sat)
All Other Persons:
Four days in advance (by Tue for following Sat)
- APG Courses - FAQ
Q: Can I play Ruggles and Exton if I do not have a government ID?
A: Yes. Ruggles Golf Course is located on MD route 715 outside the gate. No ID required. Exton Golf Course is behind the security gate off of Maryland Route 152. You will need your driver's license, registration and proof of insurance to gain access. At this time the Garrison is also offering long term visitors passes for frequent visitors.
Q: Can I make tee times at Ruggles and Exton?
A: Yes. You can make tee times at Ruggles up to two weeks in advance for a single group and up to six months in advance for larger groups. Please call Ruggles at 410-278-4794 or 410-278-9452. Exton Golf Course is always on a first come, first serve basis. Please call 410-436-2213 for current conditions of the Golf Course and availability.
Q: Can I purchase an annual membership to play Ruggles and Exton Golf Course?
A: Yes. Please visit the website https://aberdeen.armymwr.com for current prices.
Q: Can I host a golf tournament or outing at Ruggles or Exton?
A: Yes. To set up an event at Ruggles please call 410-278-4794. To set up an event at Exton please call 410-436-2213.
Q: Does Ruggles and Exton have practice areas?
A: Yes. Ruggles has a fee-based practice range that includes one acre of grass, bunker and free practice green. Exton has a free short game warm-up area.
Q: Can I have a non-golf event at the club houses at either Ruggles or Exton?
A: Yes. We host parties of all sizes both inside and outside all year long. To set up an event at Ruggles Golf Course please call 410-278-4794. To set up an event at Exton golf course please call 410-436-2213.
Q: Can I get lunch at Ruggles and Exton?
A: Yes. You can get lunch at Ruggles from April through November which includes hot meals, sandwiches, daily specials and a full-service bar. Exton has light snacks, hotdogs beer and sodas.
Q: Can I get lessons at Ruggles or Exton?
A: Yes. All private and group lessons are currently being conducted by a PGA Professional at Ruggles Golf Course, please call 410-278-4794.
- Advertising Opportunities at Exton
(1) Yard Sign (Advertiser/Sponsor supplies material and installation)
- $2,000 - 7 months (May-Nov)
- $1,000 - 3 months (any months)
- $400 - 1-2 months (any months)
(1) Weekend Table Display & Signage in (10) Carts (May-Sep) (Advertiser/Sponsor supplies materials, table and installation)
Counter Wraps - A counter featuring your brand and a special message. (Advertiser/Sponsor supplies material and installation)
- $3,600 - 12 months
- $2,000 - 6 months
- $1,000 - 3 months
- $600 - 1-2 months
Window Clings (Advertiser/Sponsor supplies material and installation)
- $3,000 - 6 months
- $1,500 - 3 months
- $2,000 - Front or Back Cover (color ad: 4.5” x 3.75”)
- $1,000 - Inside Cover (color ad: 4" x 1")
- $500 - Watermark (per edition)
Other: Napkin Holders, Golf Cart/Beverage Cart, Outdoor Banner Advertisements, Stickers, Cart Key Rings, etc. (Advertiser/Sponsor supplies the printed materials)
- $750 - 6 months
- $500 - 3 months
- $300 - Each day (up to 2 months)
Special Note: All advertising must be approved by legal on the installation and have the public disclaimer. “Advertisement does not imply or actually constitute an endorsement of the U.S. Army, federal Government, or Department of Defense.”
APG's current Mask Policy & COVID-19 Information. Please read and follow the guidance.
IMPORTANT - Installation Access Information for Guests:
All Non-DoD ID card guests over the age of 18 must register for access. This can be done at the Visitor Center (on Rt 24) Mon-Fri or online at AIE online web registration site: https://pass.aie.army.mil/apg
Failure to obtain a pass prior to the event day will result in delays in access at the gate.