Keney Park Golf Course first appeared in 1927, when Devereux Emmet crafted the front nine. The sporting centrepiece of one of America’s first public parks, this layout was renovated by Matt Dusenberry in 2016.
Formed in 1899, Shuttle Meadow Country Club engaged Willie Park Jr. to set out its course just before the end of the Great War. Nestled within a 400-acre property, the course retains many of its original design traits.
Founded by Lawrence Arthur Wien, a lawyer turned real estate investor, Connecticut Golf Club opened for play in the mid-1960s, with members playing on a golf course designed by Geoff Cornish.
Willie Park Jr. designed the course at Woodway Country Club in 1917. The par three 9th is a new hole, built when the clubhouse was replaced in the late 1990s, but nearly everything else on the layout is a hundred years old.
Designed by Pete Dye in 2005, the 18-hole layout at Wintonbury Hills is set in Bloomfield, to the north west of Hartford, and it’s one of the best municipal courses in all of New England.
The back nine holes on the Great River Golf Club course play through woodland whilst the front nine are laid out on more open terrain, with six of the holes set alongside the Housatonic River.
A 27-hole facility, the Red and Blue nines at the Hartford Golf Club are often combined to form the premier 18-hole course. That’s not to say that the 9-hole Green circuit is any way inferior, however.
The South course is the private 18-hole layout at the 36-hole golf complex where fairways were literally routed around the 90-acre Lake of Isles by architect Rees Jones.
The Robert Trent Jones Snr golf course at the Black Hall Club occupies heavily wooded terrain on a tight, 160-acre tract of land that lies less than a mile inland from Long Island Sound.
Owned and operated by the town of Groton’s Parks and Recreation Department, Shennecossett Golf Course is the only public Donald Ross layout in the Constitution State.