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Get Out and Play Golf During High Summer Season
Golf remains as hot during the summer of 2022 as the weather. And that’s a god thing for the game we love so much.
Many golfers have been taking advantage of Golfing Magazine New England’s Course Play Stimulus Program. We have half a year of golf left, so sign up and join the thousands of individuals who are playing over 135 courses this year, all with no greens fees. Call 860-563-1633, or visit www.FreeGolf.net.
Here’s the scoop on what going on in this issue:
There’s a youthful vibe circulating around Hartford, Ct.’s Goodwin Park Golf Course. That’s because the First Tee of Connecticut has taken over partial stewardship of the course as it seeks to grow its Hartford area footprint and enhance its programming.
The LIV Golf Invitational Series is coming to the Boston area September 2-4 when the new circuit rolls into The Oaks golf course at The International Golf Club. While surrounded in controversy, this is an opportunity for golf fans to see some of the best players in the world tee it up.
The Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts is a superb area to spend a day playing nine or 18 holes. The area’s courses are routed over open land and gently rising hills. And après golf, spend a few hours visiting the villages and towns of the area, where can discover fine restaurants, cool pubs, boutiques, museums, historic landmarks and hiking trails. You can easily build a week’s vacation out of your visit to the area, play as many courses as you can, and drink in this special part of the region.
Eastern Massachusetts also offers a plethora of great daily fee golf courses. From the Blackstone Valley to the Boston area, we tell you about some of the best layouts you can play.
There’s a new vitality surrounding Quarry Ridge Golf Course in Portland, Ct. New management has invested money and effort in making the club one of the finest in Connecticut.
Chicopee Country Club in Chicopee, Ma. is one scenic and challenging layout. Conditions are superb and readers will not be disappointed with a visit to the club.
Blackledge Country Club has opened its sparkling new practice facility where you can work on your game or tune up for a round.
New Hampshire is where you will find one of the most challenging courses in New England. The Shattuck Golf Club (www.ShattuckGolf.com) in Jaffrey was carved out of granite and mature woodlands and demands a well thought out approach to every shot on every hole. This is a tough routing and target golf at its best. You must hit your spots, both off the tees and on approaches to the greens.
We also tell you about a great golfing getaway, Hilton Head Island of South Carolina, offer up some courses you simply “Must Play” and present valuable instructional tips from our cadre of top-notch golf pros.
Enjoy our digital magazine, take advantage of our Course Play Stimulus offer, and play golf! We hope you enjoy this issue and that you always hit ‘em straight and long.
We thank you for your enduring love of golf.
All that is Good,