Best of 2017: Top 25 golf courses in New England according to reviews

Golf Advisor is looking back on the top-rated courses in each state for 2017 according to your ratings and reviews, but we've combined the six states of New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont) into one list. Golf courses needed to receive at least one review from an active and trusted member in the calendar year to be considered eligible for our state lists. To view more details on how we compile our best-of lists, visit our Top 50 U.S. Courses list.

New England golf courses reviewed in 2017: 316
Total reviews of New England golf courses in 2017: 3,865

Top 25 courses in New England in 2017

25. Ledges Golf Club

South Hadley, Mass.

24. Wintonbury Hills Golf Course

Bloomfield, Conn.

23. Breakfast Hill Golf Club

Greenland, N.H.

22. Crumpin-Fox Club

Bernardston, Mass.

21. Chicopee Country Club

Chicopee, Mass.

20. Connecticut National

Putnam, Conn.

19. Segregansett Country Club

Taunton, Mass.

18. The Ranch Golf Club

Southwick, Mass.

17. The Brookside Club.

Bourne, Mass.

16. Loudon Country Club

Loudon, N.H.

15. Squirrel Run Golf & Country Club

Plymouth, Mass.

14. Agawam Hunt

Rumford, R.I.

13. North Conway Country Club

North Conway, N.H.

12. The Links at Poland Spring

Poland Spring, Maine

11. The Meadow At Peabody

Peabody, Mass.

10. Country Club of Halifax

Halifax, Mass.

9. Taconic Golf Club

Williamstown, Mass.

8. Mount Washington Course at Omni Mount Washington Resort

Bretton Woods, N.H.

7. Sugarloaf Golf Course

Kingfield, Maine

6. Cape Arundel Golf Club

Kennebunkport, Maine

5. Red Tail Golf Club

Devens, Mass.

4. Shaker Hills Golf Club

Harvard, Mass.

3. Woodstock Country Club

Woodstock, Vt.

2. Nicklaus Course at Pinehills Golf Club

Plymouth, Mass.

1. Granite Links Golf Club At Quarry Hills

Quincy, Mass.

Feb 08, 2018

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Poof's avatar
Poof wrote at 2018-05-13 19:48:33+00:00:

How Peabody meadows is on this list blows my mind

Andy's avatar
Andy wrote at 2018-03-07 22:17:54+00:00:

Squirrel Run does not belong on this list. I am one of the reviewers and I gave it 5 stars and will play there again. Everything about it is great. But not a top 25 in New England. Quite a disservice to Newport National (RI) not to be near the top of the list. Acushnet CC (MA), Atlantic CC (MA), Richmond CC (RI), and probably a dozen others could make the list. Golf is alive and well in New England.

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