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About Deerfield

Originally built by the DuPont Corporation for its employees in 1955, the club was originally called Louviers Country Club. In 1994, MBNA purchased the club from DuPont and built the new clubhouse ballroom and recreational building, renaming it Deerfield. In 2005 the state of Delaware acquired the 145-acre property to protect the land from development. The club is part of Delaware’s White Clay Creek State Park and is supervised by the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation. In February 2006, the Division of Parks and Recreation retained Forewinds Hospitality to manage the property. Deerfield opened to the public for the first time in 51 years on April 14, 2006.

Golf and Paddleball

  • 18 holes – par 70
  • Blue - 6323 yards – 71.6/136
  • White – 6005 yards – 70.1/133
  • Yellow – 5348 yards – 66.9/128
  • Red – 5348 yards – 72.4/129
  • Book tee times online
  • Dramatic elevation changes and superb conditioning
  • Four sets of tees enable all levels of ability to enjoy the course
  • Bent grass greens provide smooth putting surfaces year round
  • Rye grass tees and fairways are always in great shape
  • Large putting green and full-service practice range available
  • Fully-stocked pro shop
  • Northern Delaware’s premier wedding, banquet, meeting and special events facility
  • The Pub + Grille serves lunch, dinner and cocktails
  • Heavily wooded, well secluded 145-acre site surrounded by White Clay Creek State Park

For complete information about golfing at Deerfield, visit deerfieldgolfclub.com

Deerfield also features paddleball courts and programming. Whether you are an experienced paddleball player, a tennis player interested in trying something new, or brand-new to racquet sports, you should consider the fun, camaraderie and exercise that paddleball offers. Throughout the year, the Delaware Tennis & Paddle Association hosts Introduction To Paddleball events, tournaments and league play for participants to enjoy. Lessons and instruction are also available.

Hours vary by season. Deerfield Golf and Tennis Club is professionally managed by Forewinds Hospitality.


The Pub & Grille

The perfect place to gather with your friends after your next round of golf at Deerfield is at the Deerfield Pub & Grille. Enjoy daily drink and appetizer specials at the bar, order a tall draft from any one of our twelve draft beer options, or get comfortable at the bar or high-top tables. You’ll have a great view of “the game” on our six flat screen TV’s. And the patio offers an outstanding view of the golf course and the setting sun. Deerfield’s Pub & Grille Menu features an array of popular menu items perfect for after golf and hanging out with your friends. Whether it’s shared appetizers for the whole foursome to enjoy or a burger, sandwich, or fresh salad Deerfield’s Pub + Grille has a selection for you.

Weddings and Events

Located on the picturesque grounds of White Clay Creek State Park, Deerfield is one of Delaware’s premier wedding, banquet, meeting and special events venues. This versatile, elegant events facility that can accommodate almost any need – from corporate meetings in one of several distinctive meeting and function rooms, to a grand reception for up to 500 guests in The Ballroom. In addition, Deerfield features several smaller banquet spaces ideal for more intimate functions.