The North course at Rees Jones’s upmarket 36-hole Lake of Isles golf facility is the public one that all golfers can play, albeit for a significant green fee.
Despite not being one of Donald Ross’ most notable designs, Wampanoag Country Club is celebrated for the beginnings of the Donald Ross Society in 1988, when a group of members campaigned arduously to reverse "out of character" course alterations.
An early Robert Trent Jones design from the late 1940s, the golf course at Rockrimmon Country Club is laid out across more than 200 acres of former farmland and is considered a “club in the country”.
Mohegan Sun Golf Club closed in 2014, allowing the casino course to be upgraded with the installation of five new holes, the redesign of every bunker and the reconstruction of all the greens.
Located on the northern shores of Long Island Sound, the course at Madison Country Club is a Willie Park Jr. design which Brian Silva completely renovated in 2015, building three new holes from the drive zone to the green.
Located on the shores of Lake Whitney, the course at New Haven Country Club is a Willie Park Jr. design, dating back to 1920. Narrower and a little longer nowadays, the layout still conveys much of the architect’s strategic intent.
Located on the Cigna headquarters campus (formerly known as Connecticut General Life Insurance), the course at Gillette Ridge Golf Club is a public golf facility that Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay fashioned in 2004.
Designed by Roger Rulewich, the semi-private layout at Fox Hopyard is a sister golf course to Fox Hollow in Florida and Crumpin-Fox in Massachusetts, all three of which are owned by businessman Bill Sandri.
Mark Mungeam laid out the course at the Golf Club at Oxford Greens in 2005. Routed through woodland to the west of Naugatuck State Forest, it harks back to the architecture of yesteryear but on a grand scale.
Almost 100 years after Devereux Emmet designed the Country Club of Farmington’s course in 1924, architect Matt Dusenberry and superintendent Scott Ramsey (who spent 15 years at Yale) embarked on an ambitious renovation/restoration project for the layout.