Skungamaug River Golf Course, is a , 18 hole golf course located in Coventry, Connecticut.
Skungamaug River Golf Club opened in 1965 with 9 original holes. The second 9 holes were developed and opened in 1978. Chet Jenkins was the architect of the original 9 with John Motycka engineering the second 9 holes completing the course's 18 holes.
Although relatively short by today's standards, Skungamaug is a true test of golf in every sense of the word. (Blue tees 5,785 yards, White tees 5,624 yards and Red tees 4,427 yards) (Par 70 men, Par 71 women). Picturesque at every turn, every hole is unique. Selected as the fifth best public golf course in Connecticut by CT Golfer Magazine's Ed Crnic. In addition to the golf course, there is a complete practice facility with grass tees, a large putting green, and a private lesson tee for instruction.
(cart included), played on Tuesday, January 2012 at 6am
In response to Mr Bill Monteiro of Winterhaven Florida and his ranking of our course, some clarification is needed. Mr. Monteiro identified himself, when he booked his tee time, as a member of the professional staff of his golf course in Winterhaven Florida (PGA or Golf Course Superintendents of America). Upon his arrival, Mr Monteiro could not produce the required identification which is required for a complementary round. Hence he, and his foursome, were charged green fees to his displeasure. Upon further investigation, a phone call to his club in Florida revealed he was a cart barn employee whom occasionally rangered. Complementary rounds are extended to PGA members and members of the GCSAA only. This should help clarify Mr Monteiro's displeasure with the staff and the golf course.
$31 (cart included), played on Monday, June 2011 at 8am
visited the golf course on my vacation from Florida I'm used to more professional aproach from the staff--very disapointed
$46 (cart included), played on Monday, June 2008 at 8am
Family run course, $ put back into course for upkeep, great people
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