Where better, for summer and fall golfing, than the climate of the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont! If tee-times and golf clubs are your pleasure, the various breathtaking golf courses of Central Vermont are for you. From the panoramic views of the Champlain Valley to the nooks and crannies in higher elevations, you’re bound to feel your body and spirit exhale as you embark on the golfing adventures each area has to offer.
The closest is Sugarbush Golf Club, just a stone’s throw from The Bridges ‘home base.’ Constructed in 1962 and described by Golf Digest as “the essence of a mountain course,” this course offers breath-taking scenery, twelve dog-legs, numerous blind shots, and more, and is the local option for golf in the Mad River Valley. Private lessons, clinics and kids camps taught by PGA pros are offered to strengthen your game. Call our front desk (800-453-2922) before your arrival to reserve specially priced passes for Sugarbush Golf, available exclusively to Bridges guests.
Cedar Knoll Country Club is located over the mountains in beautiful Hinesburg, VT, in the heart of the Champlain Valley. Family owned and operated, this course, about a 45 minute scenic drive from The Bridges, offers 27 holes over rolling hills amidst Vermont’s stunning landscape. With a full practice area, 18 and 9 hole rates, 75 gas powered golf carts, professional lessons and a restaurant and full bar, every golfer is bound to have a spectacular experience at Cedar Knoll.
About a half hour drive over the Roxbury Gap, you’ll find Northfield Country Club‘s U.S.G.A. rated, 9 hole championship golf course. With bent grass greens, native sand bunkers, gentle rolling hills, and the Dog River running through, this scenic course it sure to please golfers of all levels.
Open since 1913, the Montague Golf Club in Randolph, Vermont is the second oldest operating golf course in Vermont. Located in rural Randolph, VT about a 45 minute drive from The Bridges, Montague offers an $80 “Get the Rust Off” package, which includes a 1/2 hour lesson at the driving range, a 1/2 hour lesson on short game on the putting green, and a 1/2 hour (or so) of playing golf to take what you’ve learned onto the course. What better way to start off a Vermont golf tour vacation?
West Bolton Golf Club in Jericho, Vermont is a public 18 hole course surrounded by Vermont’s Green Mountains. “We pride ourselves on our picturesque views, wildlife, and family atmosphere. As one of Vermont’s best, this course is sure to provide a great golf experience at an unmatched value.” Approximately 1 hour from The Bridges, this scenic drive from The Bridges captures traditional Vermont views at their finest.
A delight for any golfer, Basin Harbor Country Club offers an 18-hole championship with rolling terrain, well-placed bunkers, large, healthy trees, contoured fairwayscourse and service to match. World-known architect Geoffrey Cornish designed the player-friendly and attractive course to create Lake Champlain golf at is finest. This was the first in Vermont to become a sanctioned Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Golf Course. The program is dedicated to preserving natural resources and enhancing wildlife habitats.