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With six par 3s and two short par 4s, Bay Pointe Club in Onset, Mass. seems to be ripe for the taking, but it rarely happens. Low scores tend to be derailed by long par 3s, rolling topography, 38 bunkers and two ponds. The operative word about playing it is fun. Thanks to the par 3s, golfers get a couple extra chances at a hole in one. It's one of the best values of golf on or near Cape Cod.
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Squirrel Run Golf & Country Club in Plymouth, Mass. may be short at just 2,859 yards -- which is what you get when you have 15 par 3s out of 18 holes. But it's long enough and interesting enough to get most golfers excited. The course is enjoyable for everyone, especially high handicappers and beginners, Mike Bailey writes.
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In a town more known for its famous "rock" than its green grass fairways, golf is slowing taking over the tourist scene in this New England tourist town. Striking daily-fee courses aren't the norm in the country club world of the East Coast havens like New York and Boston, but that is changing as golf booms continue to build bigger and better public places to play, like the Pinehills Golf Club.
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Few regions can compare with Cape Cod's wealth of golf courses, which number more than 40. Best of all, most of them are open to the public. One of these, however, Sandwich Hollows Golf Club, has been more like a secret haven just for locals and in-the-know vacationers. Leigh MacKay has more on this no-longer-hidden gem.
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Enjoy 3 nights of accommodations at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort and 4 rounds of golf at the Ocotillo Golf Club, McDowell Mountain, Papago Golf Club and Eagle Mountain Golf Club. Papago, the home of Arizona State University's men's and women's golf team, added a new clubhouse in 2018. It is just two miles from the Sky Harbor airport, making it an ideal starting or ending point for a golf trip. Eagle Mountain and McDowell Mountain are nestled in the foothills and ravines of the McDowell Mountains. Ocotillo offers 27 holes designed by Ted Robinson.