Nothing says vacation like a drink by the water, fresh lobster, and a picturesque course to golf. Take a look at these four Connecticut golf courses, each with it’s own unique offering. Whether boasting cutting-edge innovation, historic relevance, or an easy breezy atmosphere, each course provides a depth of experience that goes beyond the game itself. Half the fun of the game is the beauty and terrain of the course; these four courses (yes, including the mini golf) each offers a different kind of course and a different atmosphere. Take your pick, and golf the day away.
Old Lyme Country Club
Located just over the bridge in Old Lyme, this charming Connecticut golf course offers guests a 9-hole course in an lovely, picturesque setting. No vacation itinerary? No problem! This course has no tee times and is the perfect combination of laid-back and challenging.
Fenwick Golf Course
The oldest public golf course in the state of Connecticut, Fenwick Golf Course offers nine-holes situated on the mouth of the Connecticut River. Designed in the style of the courses of the British Isles, historical integrity is at the forefront of this course. Golf like 19th century gentry on this historic course.
Fox Hopyard Golf Course
Up the river in East Haddam, Fox Hopyard Golf Course boasts 530 acres of rolling hills, dense forest, and open pastures — and a full 18 holes to play. Work up an appetite on the course, then head over to Fox Hopyard’s own restaurant, On The Rocks. A fusion of traditional and contemporary American cuisine, On The Rocks has something for everyone, and the entire menu is available all day long. If you’re feeling a little adventurous after your delicious lunch, ditch the golf cart and try out a brand new GolfBoard — it’s skateboard meets segway meets cart, and we’re all about it.
Mini Golf at Saybrook Point
No need to travel far for a round of mini-golf — just steps from Saybrook Point Resort & Marina, you’ll find a whimsical putt-putt course, open May through October. Traverse through Old Saybrook landmarks like the Breakwater Light as you putt your way to victory. Bring the kids for a round by the river at the mini golf course.
After a long day of golfing, come home and put your feet up at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina. Order a cocktail, go for a swim in one of our saltwater pools, or schedule a massage at The Spa. Pamper yourself; you deserve it.