14 Beautiful Golf Courses to Play in Massachusetts

Courtesy of Miacomet Golf Course
Courtesy of Miacomet Golf Course
Photo of Natasha Chang
12 August 2017

Golf has emerged and become an important sport in each part of the globe, with each course boasting its own unique style. Massachusetts has a number of courses to play on, well kept by greenskeepers who keep them looking beautiful as they do. So whether it’s for the love of the game or to say “I do,” enjoy the view with this list of courses that might even convince non-players to pick up a golf club. Fore!

Taconic, Williamstown

Located on the campus of Williams College, Taconic Golf Club is 109 acres of rolling terrain and considered a classic Golden Age design—featuring back-to-front sloped greens on most holes. It is consistently rated among the top college courses in the country and is a regular fixture on any “Classic” Top 100 ranking.

Taconic Golf Club, 19 Meacham St, Williamstown, MA, USA, +1 413 458 3997

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Courtesy of Taconic Golf Club

The Ranch, Southwick

With narrow fairways, deep roughs, frequent obstacles, and significant elevation changes, this is a challenge even for the best golfers. The Ranch course has well-maintained lush fairways and fast greens straight out of a postcard.

The Ranch, 65 Sunnyside Rd, Southwick, MA, USA, +1 413 569 9333

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Courtesy of The Ranch Golf Club

Pinehills (Nicklaus), Plymouth

The Nicklaus design of Pinehills Golf Club offers a different experience. With trees bordering the course and challenging green complexes, this is a course that will have you coming back for more.

Pinehills Golf Club, 54 Clubhouse Dr, Plymouth, MA, USA, +1 508 209 3000

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Courtesy of Pinehills Golf Club

Miacomet, Nantucket

Nantucket has only one public, 18-hole golf course, and that is Miacomet. A quick trip over will provide the perfect backdrop for a weekend getaway, complete with an 18-hole layout with challenges for every level.

Miacomet, 12 W Miacomet Rd, Nantucket, MA, USA, +1 508 325 0333

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Courtesy of Miacomet Golf Course

Granite Links, Quincy

Located just seven miles (11.3 kilometers) out of Boston, this Granite Links course provides breathtaking views all around, including that of the Boston skyline, the Harbor Islands, and the beautiful forested Blue Hills Reservation.

Boston Golf Club, Hingham

Boston Golf Club is an ode to an older, more traditional course. With a clubhouse that resembles a log cabin in the woods and a serenity hard to believe as it is so close to Boston, this course provides a unique playing experience.

Boston Golf Club, 19 Old County Rd, Hingham, MA, USA, +1 781 741 5123

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Courtesy of Boston Gold Club