- Newport National – Middletown, RI
Private course condition with public course tee times, Newport National was named #1 Public Access Course in New England by New England Golf Monthly. From the tips, the links style course plays around 7,200 yards from the tips. The lush green fairways and beautiful backdrops make for a scenic round. This par-72 course will be a challenge, but a must play for any golfer in the area visiting for a weekend or staying for the summer.
- Agawam Hunt Club – Rumford, RI
Agawam Hunt’s unbelievable 18-hole Donald Ross course is a great add on to everything they have to offer. That includes a beautiful clubhouse, a huge racquet club that includes 16 tennis courts and 3 squash courts and a wide variety of great dining options. If you are going to join a club, golf should be your priority but a fun place for family is important, and that is what Agawam Hunt offers.
- Highland Links – Morth Truro, MA
Nine holes shouldn’t turn you away from playing a course, especially Highland Links. With some of the best prices on the Cape, you get amazing views of the Cape Cod lighthouse and the ocean during your round that will make for great Instagram pictures. You cant play here without getting a bite to eat at the Lighthouse Café after your round and enjoying the views over a beer or burger… Or both.
- The Ridge Club – Sandwich, MA
Sandwich, MA is the home of a challenging 18-hole championship course that includes water, bunkers and even an island green. Aside from the golf, you get a gorgeous pool for the familt and dining options to satisfy anyone. The golf country club is every golfer’s dream club as they offer great golf, a full pro shop and certified Titlest club fitters for when it is time to upgrade that driver.
- Fox Hopyard GC – East Haddam, CT
Links style golf meets the hills and woods of New England at Fox Hopyard in East Haddam. They also have to offer three practice bunkers, two pitching greens and a massive putting green so you can dial in your short game whether you are a member or just warming up for your afternoon tee time. If you’re looking for lessons they offer hourly lessons where their pros will use Trackman technology to give you the best feedback for your game.
- Wallingford CC – Wallingford, CT
Home of great greens, tough fairways and great all around golf, Wallingford Country Club is a great club to join if you live in Central Connecticut. Just minutes off I-91 it makes the course very easy to get to whether you’re heading to the course after a day in the office, or with the whole family on a Sunday morning for a quick 9. The great dining and friendly atmosphere will make Wallingford CC a home away from home.
- Beaver Meadow – Concord, NH
Voted the state capitals favorite course, Beaver Meadow is a must play for locals and well worth the drive if you aren’t in the Granite State. “The Beav”, as the locals call it is a relatively short course playing 6,400 yards from the back tees makes it a perfect walking course, while still getting some exercise. The course makes up for its lack of length with its tight fairways and tough bunkers.
- Sky Meadow CC – Nashua, NH
Looking for a country club with a great course that also has great people? Look no further than Sky Meadow in Nashua, NH that has both of these things and more. Named the top course in New Hampshire by Golf Digest, the price may not say that. Lessons and practice areas will help you on your journey of winning the club championship. Sky Meadow has one of the most affordable memberships around without compromising good golf.
- Jay Peak GC – Jay, VT
It is hard to find a public course that isn’t also a home to a ski resort when that white stuff is on the ground. But most of the time, when they are green not white, the courses are some of the best in New England. Jay Peak was voted best public course in Vermont by Golf.com and for good reasons. The gorgeous views of the rolling hills of Vermont will have you wanting to come back and play the next day.
- Burlington CC – Burlington, VT
Vermont isn’t just ski country; it is home to one of the best private courses in New England. The par 71 Donald Ross design has a little bit of everything from woods, crazy greens, sand traps and water hazards. But joining a club isn’t all about golf, it is about having somewhere to make friends and network. They offer a heated swimming pool, summer camp for the kids and even social events like holiday parties and a summer concert series.
- Fox Ridge GC – Auborn, ME
Just north of Portland, Fox Ridge is a course lined with trees, as you would expect in Maine. A very affordable yet maintained very well course is the perfect place to tee it up with some buddies on a weekend away in Maine. Fox Ridge offers a discounted tee time if you bring in a non-perishable food item, save some money and do a good deed. Can’t beat it.
- Abenakee Club
Biddeford, Maine is the home of a gorgeous 9-hole private golf course with views of the rocky shore line and ocean in three directions. The fairways are relatively wide so you can let it rip and try to play the tough ocean breeze on every tee shot. The golf only club is a golfers dream club when trying to improve their game or meet golfers who love the game like themselves.