Salem Country Club

133 Forest St,

Peabody, Massachusetts 01960

  • Office

    +1 (978) 538 5400
  • Pro shop

    +1 (978) 538 5400
  • Fax

    +1 (978) 532 3519

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Course designed by Donald Ross (1925), when club moved to its current Peabody site.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6823
5891
5174
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.5
69.2
70.0

Location

Latitude:

42.529812

Longitude:

-70.960892

How to get there:

2 mi W of Peabody / 17 mi N of Boston.

Salem Country Club

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

Est. 1895

Salem Country Club is home to one of the top-rated and finest championship golf courses in Massachusetts. The excellent tree-lined parkland 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?

Salem 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

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent (including a double-ended driving range).

Did you know?

Salem CC has hosted many top level tournaments and national championships, including US Women's Opens, a US Women's Amateur Championship and US Senior Open (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Salem CC).

It was on November 4, 1895, that twelve of Salem city's wealthier citizens, intrigued and for the most part uninformed about a game with Scottish origins, met at the old Salem Club, today known as the John Bertram House on Salem Common, to organize the Salem Golf Club.

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 8th best course in Massachusetts.

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