Newport Country Club

280 Harrison Ave,

Newport, Rhode Island 02840

  • Office

    +1 (401) 846 3701
  • Pro shop

    +1 (401) 846 0461
  • Fax

    +1 (401) 842 0930
  • Golf pro

    Barry Westall (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Mainly open, links-style. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal brush, scrub and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Original 9-hole layout designed by William F. Davis (1894), extended to 18-holes by Donald Ross (1915). Later improvements by Albert W. Tillinghast (1924) and Ron Forse (1999).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6943
6584
5581
Par
70
72
72
SSS or slope
72.4

Location

Latitude:

41.462299

Longitude:

-71.347361

How to get there:

6 mi SW of Newport, R.I.

Newport Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1894

Newport Country Club is home to one of the top-rated and finest championship golf courses in New England. The excellent open, links-style layout contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. Definitely a course that will challenge your all-round game. However, this is a private course generally playable only by members and their guests.

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

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Newport Country Club is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Other information

Walking permitted. Caddies available.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

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).

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 134th best course in the USA and No.1 in Rhode Island.

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