Sharpen your skills, improve your score and build friendships on the greens of a premier Maryland golf course.

HD Golf Simulator

The Golf Club at South River is pleased to offer "High Definition Golf" a lifelike golf simulator with extremely realistic capabilities to capture the essence of the real course.  Courses include - Pebble Beach, St. Andrews, Pinehurst, Spyglass and over 100 world class golf courses from around the world! With revolutionary image processing software the HD Simulator combines high resolution digital images, satellite data and geophysical data into 3D models of each golf course that not only look real - they are completely accurate everywhere on the course.  Every tree, bunker and hazard is faithfully reproduced exactly as you would see it if you were playing the actual course.  Call the golf shop at 410-798-5865 and get your tour and demo TODAY!


The Golf Club at South River has PGA professionals on staff available for golf instruction. Whether you are at the beginning level or just looking to fine tune your swing we cater to ALL. To arrange a lesson please call the golf shop at 410-798-5865. South River is also able to provide an indoor facility on those occasions when the weather isn't cooperating which may utilize video swing analysis to capture all those great shots.

  • Lesson Rates
    • Michael Thomas, PGA – Director of Golf

      Individual 1 hour - $100
      Junior 1 hour (15 & under) - $50

      Matthew Hoffmann, PGA – Assistant Golf Professional

      Individual 1 hour - $90
      Junior 1 hour (15 & under) - $45

      PGA Member

      Individual 1 hour - $90
      Junior 1 hour (15 & under) - $45

      PGA Apprentice

      Individual 1 hour - $50
      Junior 1 hour - $40

      Group lessons and playing lessons are available, please contact an instructor for rates.

Golf Outings

The Golf Club at South River welcomes businesses, schools, charities and other organizations to use our exclusive golf course as their outing destination.
If you or your organization are interested in hosting a golf event at the Club, please contact Michael Thomas at or call 410.798.5865 x2305.

Meet Our Golf Professionals


Michael Thomas, PGA

Director of Golf

Mike is a graduate of Penn State with a degree in Psychology and then went on to receive his degree in Golf Complex Operations from the Golf Academy of the Carolinas. In 2004, he started as Assistant Golf Pro at Cross Creek Golf Club and in 2007 he moved on to The Member’s Club at Four Streams where he earned his PGA Class A status. In 2010, Michael was hired at Woodmont Country Club, in Rockville and leaves there as Head Golf Professional. He has served the Middle Atlantic PGA as Central Chapter A-8 Director, Secretary, and Vice President as well as the Junior Golf Committee Chair and the Commissioner of the Frank Emmett Junior Interclub League.



Matthew Hoffmann, PGA

Head Golf Professional

Matt is a graduate of Limestone College in South Carolina and has been working in the golf industry for over 18 years. Matt became a PGA Member in 2004 and began his golf career as an Assistant Golf Professional at Eisenhower Golf Course in Crownsville before moving on to The Courses at Fort Meade, where he served as the Tournament Coordinator for 8 years. In 2006 he moved to Crofton Country Club where he was Head Golf Professional. Since leaving Crofton in 2011, Matt has been a freelance instructor for the last few years with connections to Compass Pointe, before joining our team at South River in the Spring of 2015.