280 Harrison Ave,
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
Office+1 (401) 846 3701
Pro shop+1 (401) 846 0461
Fax+1 (401) 842 0930
Golf proBarry Westall (Head Golf Professional)
18 holes. Mainly open, links-style. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Coastal brush, scrub and woodland.
Original nine-hole layout designed by the club's first professional, William F. Davis (1894), and extended by him to 18-holes (1899). Later improvements by Albert W. Tillinghast (1924) and Ron Forse (1999). Although Donald Ross was thought to have been involved at some stage in Newport's design, this was not apparently the case.
6 mi SW of Newport, R.I.
Newport Country Club is home to a legendary golf course. One that plays fast and true, as all great seaside links courses should do. This renowned and prestigious club also enjoys a special place in the pantheon of America's greatest. Newport is one of the five founding clubs of the United States Golf Association (USGA), an honour it shares with Shinnecock Hills, The Country Club (Brookline), Chicago GC and Saint Andrew's.
This open and linksy layout is laden with threatening bunkers throughout. Whereas the front-nine loop takes you down to the water's edge of Rhode Island Sound, and the breezy thrills of oceanside golf, the "inward" half keeps you closer to the club's imposing chateau-style clubhouse ... a classic Beaux Arts design from celebrated architect Whitney Warren.
Limited access: like most other private courses in the United States, Newport is generally playable only by its members and their invited guests.
Newport Country Club is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.
Walking permitted. Caddies available.
Newport CC is one of the five founding clubs of the United States Golf Association (USGA), together with Shinnecock Hills, The Country Club (Brookline), Chicago GC and Saint Andrew's.
Newport has staged many top level tournaments, but none more prestigious than the inaugural US Amateur and US Open Championships, both staged for the first time in 1895 at Newport CC. One hundred years later in 1995, Newport again staged the US Amateur Championship, the winner on this occasion was Tiger Woods. In 2006 Annika Sorenstam won the US Women's Open at Newport CC. (See our Tournaments section >by Venue >Newport CC).
2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 134th best course in the USA and No.1 in Rhode Island.
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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