Warm weather means more players on the links. Fortunately, Rhode Island has plenty of awesome golf courses to challenge all skill levels. These are some of our states’ best rated, both public and private.
This 18-hole, par 71-course overlooks Narragansett Bay. It was designed in 1911 by renowned golf architect Donald Ross. The course suits all skill levels and is certainly sufficiently challenging for top-notch players.
This scenic course rises and falls often and many rock walls line the course. Players enjoy open vistas, sweeping fields on native grasses, and glacial boulders carefully placed alongside the course. Two carefully disguised rustic bunkers make the course especially challenging.
This private 18-hole regulation course offers stunning Atlantic views and all the amenities. Besides the well-groomed course, you’ll also find a great pro shop, driving range, and clubhouse.
This links-style course offers exceptional views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Sakonnet Passage. Bentgrass fairways, tees, and greens and the fescue-lined fairways work well with the restored natural areas for a harmonious round of golf.
You’ll find this convenient course in the middle of the city, making it easy to slip away for a game without a big commute. Residences line this Ken Venturi course that travels through wetlands, rolling hills, and oak trees. It’s suitable for all skill levels.
Formerly the Carnegie Abbey Club, this private sporting estate on Narragansett Bay features a world-class 18-hole Scottish links golf course, marina, clubhouse, spa and fitness facilities and an equestrian center.
This historic 18-hole links-style course traverses rolling hills. It’s challenging, yet approachable for less seasoned players and it has hit the top 10 in Rhode Island in many golf publications and websites in recent years.
Donald Ross designed this impeccable championship golf course and many consider the course to be one of his finest layouts. The country club recently invested $3 million on improvements, including reconditioning 99 bunkers and buying a top-notch irrigation system. The course suits all ages and abilities and it is easy to walk.
Warwick offers an 18-hole, par-69 Donald Ross designed classic seaside golf course. Players enjoy views of Narragansett Bay from every hole and its’ suitable for all skill levels.
This golf course is conveniently located 30 minutes from Providence and it’s known as Southern New England’s “hidden gem.” Players love the unpretentious layout, impeccable grooming, and lengthy fairways. The course is highly-accessible to players of all skill levels and features stunning fairway corridors lined with trees.