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Essex Country Club
(802) 879-3232
332 Old Stage Rd
Essex Junction, VT
 
Essex Country Club
802/879-3232
332 Old Stage Rd
Essex Junction , VT
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Joe Chastaney

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Catamount Club
(802) 878-7227
1400 Mountain View Rd
Williston, VT
 
Vermont National Country Club
802/864-7770
1227 Dorset St.
South Burlington , VT
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Jack Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II

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West Bolton Golf Club
802/434-4321
Rural Route 1
Jericho , VT
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1983
Course Architect
Xen Wheeler

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The Links At Lang Farm
(802) 878-0298
39 Essex Way
Essex Junction, VT
 
Williston Golf Club
802/878-3747
424 Golf Course Rd
Williston , VT
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18

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Marty Keenes Family Golf World -Links
802/879-4005
1400 Mountain View Rd
Williston , VT
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Vermont National Country Club
(802) 264-9418
1227 Dorset St
South Burlington, VT
 
Marble Island Resort Golf Course, CLOSED
CLOSED
1223 Marble Island Rd
Colchester , VT
Type
Resort
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1925
Course Architect
A. W. Tillinghast

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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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