Golf In The Green Mountains
Killington’s par 72 Championship Golf Course is open for the season featuring a fleet of golf carts plus GolfBoards. The Killington Golf Course includes a practice facility with a 12,000 square-foot putting green and practice bunker, full-sized pro shop and private lessons. The course features league nights, tournaments all season long and gorgeous views of Killington Resort and the Green Mountains of central Vermont. Golf Season Passes are on sale now and include discounts on “Bring a Friend” greens fees, Golf School programs, food at the Clubhouse Bar & Grill and gear at the Pro Shop.
Buy a Magic season pass and you can get an golf upgrade for $60 which provide playing privileges (and a free round) at private member-only Manchester Country Club in scenic Manchester, VT. One of the best courses in Vermont and playing privileges (including guests) for 5 rounds of golf. It’s a great way to get to know one of the best courses in the area whether you are a local Vermont resident or 2nd home/condo owner in southern Vermont. For more information visit magicmtn.com/passes-cards.
Mount Snow Golf Club, located in the heart of the Green Mountains, offers some of the best in mountain golf. Vacation starts the moment visitors pull into bag drop and lasts to the final sip of their favorite post-round beverage, with beautiful tees, greens, and fairways in between. Located in southern Vermont and easily accessible from anywhere in New England—the feeling is far away from the everyday. Designed by renowned golf course architect Geoffrey Cornish, the length and mountainous undulations of the course provide a unique challenge, though there is forgiveness to be found in the wide fairways and expansive greens.
If golfing with a ball and a dress code is your thing, Smugglers’ staff are happy to help point you in the direction of the best local course. Otherwise, the Smugglers’ Notch Disc Golf Center is a great place to try something new or hone your skills in a relaxed and natural atmosphere. Disc golf, one of the fastest growing sports in America, is incredibly popular at Smugglers’, thanks to two World-Class courses; home of the 2018 PDGA Professional Disc Golf World Championships and the 2019 PDGA Professional Masters World Championships.Smugglers’ even offers a third, 9-hole course aimed at beginners, situated right in the center of the resort’s mountainside Village. A 1,500 square-foot pro shop offers discs and merchandise from top disc golf companies as well as local craft beer and cider to enjoy while you play. www.smuggs.com; 855-581-5906.
Stowe boasts two of New England’s finest courses, both on and off the mountain. In the heart of it all you’ll find the Stowe Country Club; with its beautiful undulating fairways and manicured greens with 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains. Stowe Mountain Golf Club is the course that has caught the attention of the golfing world. Stowe Mountain Club meanders along the slopes of Mount Mansfield and Spruce Peak, reaching an elevation of more than 1,800 feet. The resort course is available to Stowe Mountain Club members, as well as guests of the extraordinary new Stowe Mountain Lodge. More Stowe Golf Info.
Noted course architect Geoffrey Cornish took full advantage of natural contours, water and trees to create Stratton’s scenic and challenging course, which Golf Digest describes as one of the top resort courses in New England. With three distinct nine-hole layouts — Forest, Lake and Mountain — golfers have 27 reasons to play Stratton. Stratton is also home to two PGA Junior Golf camps for young players who love the sport as well as those looking to up their game. Founded by Arnold Palmer in 1969, Stratton Golf School offers customized programs for the beginner as well as low-handicapper with options for on-course instruction. Stratton offers twilight rates, memberships, discount cards and stay and play packages.
The Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed Sugarbush Resort Golf Club has received improvements totaling over $220,000. These include clubhouse updates and brand new fleet of golf carts for the 2019 summer season. $35 Thursdays return to the club where foursomes pay just $35/per person for a round of golf. Other popular events include Vermonter Day with just $50 rounds for Vermonters, High Fives Golf Tournament, Vermont Troops and Families Tournament, and New England Craft Beer Open, as well as a number of women’s clinics and events.
The Woodstock Country Club has been named by Golf Advisor as the #3 Top Golf Course in New England, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. this course is an 18-hole masterpiece. Voted #7 for Golf Conditions in the U.S., and #3 Friendliest Staff in the U.S., you will enjoy one of the best golf experiences in the country. Surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views of the Kedron Valley, the full-service club also features a pro shop, practice range, putting green, private lessons, and the Fairway Grill restaurant and bar. We look forward to seeing you on the links.
The Quechee Club features two golf courses, Highland and Lakeland, with both rated among Vermont’s Top Courses by Golf Digest. Designed by noted architect, Geoffrey Cornish, both courses offer stunning views and unique play. Highland offers challenging play with varying hillside elevations, and Lakeland is known for its panoramic views and holes that meander along the Ottauquechee River. The Club has a very active event and tournament schedule, including hosting the 2019 NEPGA New England Open and NEGA Amateur Championship. The Quechee Club golf courses are available to Members and guests staying in Quechee Lakes. Learn more at QuecheeClub.com.