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Value
3.3
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
2.8
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6391 yards
Slope 124
Rating 70.6
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Winnapaug Golf & Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1922
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Donald Ross (1922)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.2
37 Reviews (37)
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Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great golf course

I just love this golf course, always have. I can see there's been a lot of good improvements. The only disappointment I had was the restaurant wasn't open which I was looking forward to. Also, while I realize you have a lot of members who just like to jump on the 10th hole, it's rather unprofessional. It's the only reason why I didn't give you five stars.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/26/2020

Hi hillsider1, thanks for the feedback. It's great to hear you enjoyed our course and can see improvements. While we are sad to hear your other comments about the restaurant and course, we understand why these things would be disappointing to you. We will take your comments into consideration when making changes to the course in the future. Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviews 39
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Potential with a little more work.

This is a seaside course with part of the back nine going out towards some salt marshes. It is scenic with a diversity of topography depending on which part of the course you’re on. Much of it wends through an upscale neighborhood with large house, manicured lawns and upscale German automobiles. The houses are set back from the course, so you needn’t worry over hitting them.
The shortcomings of the course are unfinished changes begun the previous year with equipment sitting in them. Some of the fairways are weedy and thin, others plush and thick. Most of the greens are in good shape, running at medium speed. To be fair, COVID 19 may have had an impact on scheduled maintenance ,maybe not. Nevertheless, improvement is called for in these areas.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/18/2020

Hi, jinglesii53. Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create a seamless experience with so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course. Your comments are presented in a way we can incorporate them into actual change. We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game. Thank you for visiting and playing at Winnapaug Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

golf course needs to shutdown

the course layout is moderate, the cart paths are beyond horrible riding on potholes, concrete/dirt/sand. course maintenance needs some serious help asap!!! friendly service. the price to play needs to be lower it is not worth the price.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/11/2020

Hello, redfolk73. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the condition of the cart path. Your feedback is important to us, and we are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Winnapaug Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice course and good value for the price. A lot of leaves if you miss the fairway but no complaints. Small greens with a lot of slope so it will challenge your putting. Would definitely go back.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/11/2020

Hello, Theedjfinesse. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Winnapaug Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/23/2020

Hello, u314159339530. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Winnapaug Golf Course.

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Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Horrible shape

The tee boxes and fairways were absolutely terrible for September golf. Tee boxes didn’t have any grass as well as the fairways, greens were at best average. Sandy/dirt everywhere, would hit a good first shot and get a bad break with all sand and dirt in fairways. Nice lay out and several holes on the water but overall conditions and manicuring was just poor. Seems like they don’t have a ground crew

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/21/2020

Hi u6575548. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Winnapaug Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/07/2020

Hello, jake1234568. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Winnapaug Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 67
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Oklahoma Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Aced this place

This course has its rough spots but looks like they are working to get in shape. There was plenty of elevation changes and the greens were in good shape.

You do not pass the clubhouse after 9, so they do have a cart girl that comes around.
The one bad mark on the day is the locals who cut in at 10... we had been following a twosome the whole front 9 and when we get to 10, we are now following a 4some. I guess they let the first twosome go through, but not us, so the back nine got kinda slow at times as a few of them probably went through a dozen golf balls.

The highlight of the round was the Ace on the par 3 107 7th... it is slightly uphill and we thought that the ball just went over a ridge on the green...
we got to the green and when we didn't see the ball on the green, we realized what happened!!!!! WooHoo My first

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Winnapaug is the DAWG

Awesome public course and great food. Well worth it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/25/2019

Thank you! We appreciate the positive feedback. We hope to see you back soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/25/2019

Thank you for the 5 star rating!

Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

A Classic Comeback

Winnapaug is worth a trip now and hopefully in the future. This Donald Ross course has excellent greens but the rest is still shaggy. The question is are the owners putting the $ back into the course? Any course by the shore in RI beach turf charge a good sum in the summer. The competition in the area for your dollar is now steeper than ever. Winnapaug must improve the tees and fairways to compete. Way too many bare spots on the fairways. The greens are tiny and you can see that over time they have gotten smaller as the distance between greens and supposed greenside bunkers has increased. Ross laidout a fine tract and the fact you get to see the water on holes 10-13 is still a treat. Please give the greenskeeper and staff the funds they need to keep bringing it back!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 03/25/2019

We have put a lot of effort back in to the course. Come back and give us another try.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Hidden Classic

This course is being brought back from some years of lacking care. A lesser course would probably have gotten 3 stars, but this is a great layout and the greens were beautiful. The rest is coming along. On a nice morning, playing a Ross design on the ocean is about as good as it gets for me. Nice folks, too!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 03/25/2019

Come try us again this year! We've gotten even better!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 03/25/2019

Thank you for the four star rating!

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

labor day weekend gem

Was driving home to New Jersey and used golfnow.com to find course on way home. Great find. Turns out I played a Donald Ross course, Triggs Memorial in Providence, RI, the previous day. Pefect day. Fairways could use some water but greens in great shape. Good old rustic, New England course. Hole #12 overlooking water was very cool! Look forward to playing this Fall!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/16/2017

uFVPT2783FV ,

It's been while, come on back soon!

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Typical Ross, fun and challenging.

A great Donald Ross design. Amazing views of the ocean. Tricky greens that can be small at times. Challenging holes like 14 and 18 but playable. It is just a shame to see a Ross course in poor condition like this one. Fairways need water, many bare spots.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/16/2017

elvischamp,

I think it's time you come back and give us another shot!

Played On
Reviews 56
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor

First time there, difinitely a replay

Late in the fall, on the course facility for the wife were removed so it turned out to be a bit of an issue. Otherwise, we enjoyed the day.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

fun course to play

not in the best of shape . cart paths are horific. the views of the Atlantic Ocean are good. Each hol;e is different and has a different challenge.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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