Review: Wanumetonomy Golf and Country Club

Wanumetonomy sees a somewhat restrained Seth Raynor with only a couple of templates, but a lovely seaside location and many strong holes make it a must play for fans of MacRaynor. With additional tree-removal and a commitment to Raynor’s original bunkering hopefully coming in the next few years, Wanumetonomy could become one of the elite private courses in Rhode Island. … More Review: Wanumetonomy Golf and Country Club

Review: Wannamoisett Country Club

Course Name: Wannamoisett Country Club Designer: Willie Campbell (1898), Donald Ross (1914, Redesign) Location: Rumford, Rhode Island History: Few courses can match the rich golfing history at Wannamoisett. Originally founded in 1898, the 9-hole Willie Campbell course received immediate acclaim, as Harry Vardon played an exhibition match here in 1900. In 1914, Wannamoisett commissioned Donald Ross to redesign the … More Review: Wannamoisett Country Club

Review: Winnapaug Country Club

Winnapaug is a conflicting course for me. There’s a lot to like – a good Ross design, reasonable price, and location on the beautiful RI seashore. However, slow pace of play, mediocre conditioning, and lack of upkeep have never put Winnapaug at the top of my list. For visitors to Watch Hill/Westerly, Winnapaug is a solid option, but there are definitely better ones (Shennecossett, Lake of Isles, Meadow Brook) if you’re willing to drive a bit. … More Review: Winnapaug Country Club