June 19th, 2011

Top Rated Golf Courses In Connecticut To Live By

Many may not think so but Connecticut has a large population of avid golfers and a dense population of golf courses for at state of its size and region. There are over 200 golf courses in the state.

The Top 10 Cities with the Most Golf Courses in Connecticut:

Greenwich
Fairfield
West Hartford
Avon
Bloomfield
Darien
Ellington
Farmington
Groton
Hamden

The Buena Vista golf course in is only 12 miles from the center of West Hartford. This 9-hole course features 1975 yards from the long tees. The course’s par is 31 and opened in 1960

In Greenwich, the Griffith E. Harris is a municipal golf course that is 18 holes consisting of 6,512 yards of golf. The course was opened in 1963 and has a par of 71.

The Country Club of Darien is a private establishment brimming with comfort and sophistication. It has 6,908 yards and a par of 72. The course has been in operation since 1957 and was designed by Alfred H. Tull of the ASGCA (American Society of Golf Course Architects).

Golfing in Connecticut has a storied past. The CSGA (Connecticut State Golf Association) was founded in 1899. With this long history of dedicated golf oversight it is no wonder that the courses are in such high demand.

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