Best golf courses: Newport

Newport: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Newport
Jones Jr & Montgomerie

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newport

Designer

Front-nine orginally laid out by Robert Trent Jones Jr (1999) as part of the former Wentwood Hills course. These holes revamped and a new back-nine added by Colin Montgomerie (2006/07).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Newport
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newport

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Sr.
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Newport
Jones Jr & EGD

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newport

Designer

Holes 6 thru' 13 and the par-4 15th originally laid out by Robert Trent Jones Jr (1999), as part of the former Wentwood Hills course. In 2006/7, to create the 2010 Ryder Cup layout, nine new holes were designed by Ross McMurray of European Golf Design.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Newport
Fernie, Willie

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Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Newport

Designer

Willie Fernie
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Newport
Urbis Planning

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Newport

Designer

Urbis Planning
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Wkends - rsrt guests only
Newport
Cotton, Ken

Visitors?

Wkends - rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Newport

Designer

C.K. (Ken) Cotton

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