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Chippanee Golf Club
860/585-7931
6 Marsh Rd
Bristol , CT
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Herb Lagerblade

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Hawks Landing Golf Club
860/793-6000
201 Pattonwood Drive
Southington , CT
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Country Club of Farmington
860/677-1754
806 Farmington Ave
Farmington , CT
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Devereaux Emmet

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Pattonbrook Country Club
860/747-9466
201 Pattonwood Dr
Southington , CT
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Farmingbury Hills Golf Club
203/879-8038
141 E St
Wolcott , CT
Type
Public
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1931

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Pequabuck Golf Club Of Bristol
860/583-7307
School St
Pequabuck , CT
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1902
Course Architect
Geoffrey S. Cornish

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Southington Country Club
860/628-7032
Savage St
Southington , CT
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18

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Tunxis Plantation Country Club -White
860/677-1367
87 Town Farm Rd
Farmington , CT
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Westwoods Golf Club
860/675-2548
7 Westwoods Dr
Farmington , CT
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Geoffrey Cornish

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Pine Valley Golf Club
860/628-0879
300 Welch Rd
Southington , CT
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1960
Course Architect
Orrin E. Smith

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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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