10 RI Golf Courses Open for Play During Pandemic
Despite just about everything in Rhode Island being shut down due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus, most golf courses across the state are open for play.
Keep in mind, due to relatively new restrictions, carts are not allowed so you will have to walk.
Here are ten courses that you can play right now:
Metacomet Country Club
Located in East Providence, Metacomet opened for play in 1901 and was ranked as the tenth best course in Rhode Island in 2018.
It is set on 105 acres of land and is 6,500 yards from the tips, playing to a par 70.
Metacomet is in its last season before being closed down, so be sure to take advantage.
Newport National, which started out as a 200-acre landscape nursery, is now deemed the “Number One Public Access Course in New England,” by New England Golf Monthly.
The 18-hole links-style course sports sloping fairways, marshes, and strategically placed bunkers.
Agawam Hunt is a family-friendly club located on 130 wooded, riverside acres in Rumford, just over the river from Providence’s East Side.
Agawam’s rolling, links-style course evolved from its original 9-hole layout designed by Willie Parks into its current 18-hole Donald Ross design.
Richmond Country Club
Richmond Country Club offers the unique concept of an exclusive public golf course & clubhouse.
Located in a country setting, the 18-hole course is sculpted out of a pine forest.
The clubhouse is nestled between the fairways with panoramic views of the golf course, ponds & a footbridge.
North Kingstown Golf Course
The Municipal Golf Course is a Public Golf Course in the State and hosts over 40,000 rounds of golf a year.
Due to the coronavirus, tee times are only available by phone.
Kings Crossing is a nine hole course located on 655 Old Baptist Rd. in North Kingstown.
As GolfNewsRI reported, Kings Crossing will be closed for aeration on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.
Kings Crossing is open to the public and also offers membership packages.
Meadow Brook is challenging in it’s length and certainly demands the attention of the short game with large contoured greens that present subtle slopes.
With expansive stunning fairway corridors and five sets of tees, it is highly accessible to players of all skill levels.
Conveniently located 30 minutes from Providence, South County Beaches and Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casino.
Laurel Lane’s golf course is an 18 hole, par 71, 6128 yard course with few bunkers, affordably priced, and a great place for all skill levels to play.
The golf course is situated in a secluded and natural setting within a borough of South Kingstown.
This links style course is situated on Rt. 3 off Exit 2 of interstate 95, 15 minutes north of Mystic, Conn. or 15 minutes south of Warwick, Rhode Island.
While playing, one is surrounded by panoramic views, generous fairways, 17th century stonewalls, and the unspoiled woodlands of Southwestern Rhode Island.
Family owned and operated since 1959, Coventry Pines is one of the most unique nine-hole public courses in Rhode Island.
Carved out of a pine forest, our course features tree lined fairways with numerous elevation changes that rewards smart play.
This makes Coventry Pines a fun and challenging course for a variety of skill levels.