Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Get Your Game on with a Game of Golf

It’s the perfect time of year to go golfing. The 1896 House has 2 great golf courses less then 5 minutes away from the inn and 2 more with in close driving distance.

Taconic Golf Club (less then 5 minutes from the Inn)|
19 Meacham Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
Originally designed in 1927 by Wayne Stiles of Stiles & Van Cleek, our par-71 course was renovated in 2009 by renowned golf course architect Gil Hanse of Hanse Golf Course Design, Inc., Golf Magazine’s 2009 Architect of the Year. Taconic Golf Club is located on land owned by Williams College and is operated by an independent board of directors.

Waubeeka (less then 5 minutes from the Inn)
18 Hole Public Golf Course
Routes 7 and 43
South Williamstown, MA 01267
The base elevation of the golf course is 850 feet with the Taconic Range on the West side, the Brodie Mt. Range on the South, the Hoosac Range (includes Mt. Greylock, at 3,491 feet the highest point in Mass.) to the East and the Green Mountains of Vermont to the North. T'hecounty seat city of Pittsfield is 15 miles to the south and Bennington, VT, is 20 miles to the north. New York's Capital District is 35 miles to the west.

Forest Park Country Club (less then 25 minutes from the Inn)
Forest Park Ave.
Adams, MA 01220
Forest Park Country Club is a nine hole golf course located in Adams, MA.  Forest Park Country Club is open to the public.  We are a user friendly, yet challenging course. Forest Park Country Club was founded in the year 1900 is one of the oldest clubs in the United States!   We are located near the base of scenic Mt Greylock, the highest peak in Massachusetts.  We have a Function Room that can host parties up to 100 people.  Forest Park is open for guest play from 8:00AM until sunset everyday.

Mt. Anthony Country Club (less then 25 minutes from the Inn)
180 Country Club Drive
Bennington, VT 05201
Established in 1897, Mt. Anthony Country Club is nestled in the green Mountains and it's located in the heart of Historic Old Bennington. The course has gone through a renovation under the direction of Golf Course Architect, A. John Harvey, of the RBA Group. The new changes take full advantage of the spectacular Green Mountain location and challenge players at every level. The restoration includes new shaping of bunkers and tee complexes. A systematic agronomic program continues in all existing grass areas, fairways and greens which results in a superb quality of the turf. Come and enjoy the new Mt. Anthony. A monumental Golfing Experience!
Guest Rates http://www.mtanthonycc.com/golf.html Non-members can register 3 days in advance.