Highland Links

10 Highland Light Rd,

Truro, Massachusetts 02666

  • Office

    +1 (508) 487 9201
  • Pro shop

    +1 (508) 487 9201
  • Golf pro

    James Rondeau (PGA Teaching Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    9 holes. Seaside links.

  • Surroundings:

    Clifftop woodland, directly alongside the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Designer:

    Original layout by Isaac Small (1892); redesigned by J. Henry McKinley (1913).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
2753
2280
Par
35
36
SSS or slope
33.5
33.9

At the same location:

If 18-holes are played (two rounds on the nine-hole layout), the course measures 5,332 yds for men and 4,587 yds for women.

Location

Latitude:

42.038416

Longitude:

-70.064343

How to get there:

2 mi E of North Truro / 40 mi NE of Barnstable.

Highland Links, Cape Cod

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1892

The nine-hole Highland Links in North Truro is one of America’s oceanside golf treasures. Perched high on windswept bluffs, the course overlooks the Atlantic Ocean next to the vintage Cape Cod Lighthouse. Course description, images and other details to follow soon.

List of courses: Boston / Cape Cod / R.I.

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 9-holes: $35 (all days).

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

The original Highland House Golf Links was part of an ocean hotel and cottage resort operated for years by Isaac Small of Truro and his family. They promoted the layout as “2000 yards around; in attractiveness not equaled on the New England coast.” Legendary U.S. amateur golfer Francis Ouimet, played an exhibition round here after the original sand greens were converted to grass.

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