A Player’s Course: Segregansett Country Club

Posted in Golf Course Reviews, What's News by on April 16th, 2013

Segregansett Country ClubIf you are a golfer and you love the game then finding the perfect place to hang your spikes is sometimes one of the most difficult decisions to make. Today players who enjoy private club membership have a multitude of choices with so many private clubs looking for members. Lets face it if your joining a private club then you are obviously looking to play more golf, so choose to play on a great golf course.

Segregansett Country Club has a rich history dating back to 1893 and is the fourth oldest established golf club in Massachusetts. The original 9-hole course was re-designed to its present 18-hole layout by Geoffrey Cornish in the 70’s. The course is just less than 6700 yards and is a par 72 rated 73.3 at a slope of 133 from the blue tees. What makes this course so interesting is that it is somewhat opposite from traditional course layouts done by course architects, especially Cornish. The front nine is noticeably more difficult than the back nine and requires focus on the first tee, a 427- yard par 4 the number 3 handicap hole. You will find one of the regions true challenges in golf on the front nine at Segregansett, and have fun on the back nine.

Segregansett Country ClubThe club is a players club with a wonderful layout a range and also a short game practice facility. There is pro shop a full clubhouse with locker rooms, saunas and a gym for members. There is also a full service restaurant and function facility with a great outdoor deck and dinning area overlooking the course. The staff is friendly and helpful as are the members at the club.

There is never a problem finding a game or getting out to play, and there are plenty of club run tournaments for all levels of players. If you thinking about joining a golf club you need to give Seggy a look, it is a wonderful facility to hang your spikes at and a course you will never get tired of playing. www.segregansett.com

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