Review: Newport Country Club

Newport Country Club is a timeless gem. A tremendous history, superb Tillinghast design, and strong amenities make this seaside paradise one of America’s finest golf experiences. Don’t hesitate to accept if you’re lucky enough to get an chance to play. … More Review: Newport Country Club


Review: Kirkbrae Country Club

Course Name: Kirkbrae Country Club Designer: Geoffrey Cornish/Bill Robinson (1961) Location: Lincoln, Rhode Island History: Established in 1961, Kirkbrae is the premier private club north of Providence. Serving the Blackstone River Valley, this club is also a very popular spot for weddings and other events. Conditions: 8/10, A very well kept course, Kirkbrae is notable for its thick rough and speedy, … More Review: Kirkbrae Country Club

Review: Wannamoisett Country Club

Course Name: Wannamoisett Country Club Designer: Willie Campbell (1898), Donald Ross (1914, Redesign) Location: Rumford, Rhode Island History: Few courses can match the rich golfing history Wannamoisett has. Originally founded in 1898, the course received immediate acclaim, as Harry Vardon played an exhibition match here in 1900. In 1914, Wannamoisett commissioned famous architect Donald Ross to redesign the course. … More Review: Wannamoisett Country Club

Review: Winnapaug Country Club

Winnapaug is a conflicting course for me. There’s a lot to like – a good Ross design, reasonable price, and location on the beautiful RI seashore. However, slow pace of play and mediocre conditioning have never put Winnapaug at the top of my list. For visitors to Watch Hill/Westerly, Winnapaug is a solid option, but there are definitely better ones (Shennecossett, Lake of Isles, Meadow Brook) if you’re willing to drive a bit. … More Review: Winnapaug Country Club