Has it been a while since you packed up your golf clubs and hit the links? Summer and Fall are the perfect time to update your handicap and get back on the green during your stay at Devonfield Inn in Lee, Massachusetts. Golf aficionados have been visiting Devonfield Inn ever since we opened because of our perfect location near several courses guaranteed to sharpen your skill as you unwind.
Greencock Country Club
Located only 100 yards from the Inn, the course at the Greenock Country Club is one of America’s earliest golf courses, dating back to 1895. Updated over the years, this course retains it’s classic beauty and rich history even as modern touches ensure a perfect experience. This is a 9-hole course, so you’ll have plenty of time to visit others after your playthrough, or to linger back at the inn with a glass of wine while taking in our panoramic views. This club also boasts another unique amenity – authentic clay tennis courts, perfectly maintained, and open to the public.
If you’re looking for a golf course that many reviewers call a “Bucket List / Top 100 Pick” you won’t want to miss the 18 holes at the Cranwell Resort. This course is perfect for golfers looking to work on their control over elevation changes, as the undulating hills of the course are a highlight of its challenge. Also about 7 minutes from Devonfield Inn, you won’t waste any time traveling to and from your game. Grab a delightful breakfast at the inn (and ask us to pack you a picnic to go!) and get an early start to enjoy the deep greens and shady trees. Just keep the ball in the short grass!
Bas Ridge Course
If you’re willing to drive a bit farther, the Bas Ridge Course is open to the public and ready to delight you. About 30 minutes from the Inn, the drive itself will take you past the beautiful October Mountain State Forest. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this course led one reviewer to say, “This is where I go to feel good about my golf game”. This unassuming secret is a fairly short course, so leave your woods at home – but don’t let that scare you away. The course is incredibly picturesque, well-maintained, and does offer several challenging holes. With a par of 70 and just over 5,000 yards, you are sure to enjoy any day spent golfing at this hidden gem.
Stay at Devonfield Inn
Already played these courses on your last visit to Devonfield? No problem! With 12 public courses within 20 miles, dozens more just a little further, and beautiful drives between any destination, golfers of all skill levels will be able to find something that suits them. Non golfers also a part of your group? There are ample shopping, dining, and nature exploring opportunities nearby… and an infinite number of cozy places to read a book, take a nap or drink some wine on the sprawling Devonfield Inn grounds. Book your stay with us today for a getaway to remember!