Atlantic Golf Club is a Private 18 hole golf course located in Bridgehampton, New York.
Atlantic Golf Club opened for play in 1992. The course was designed by Rees Jones.
The course Rees Jones built at Atlantic can best be described as "links-like." Most of the holes are framed by a stunning array of knobs, mounds and moguls that look as if they had been crafted over time by the hands of nature. The land rises and falls, rolls and ripples like the swells at sea, with tall fescue rough swaying and shimmering in the ever constant breezes and ever-changing lighting. Moguls to accentuate the target, and for the most part feature subtle rolls, rather than bold contours frame the greens. Large bunkers that take away half the entrance create a "dogleg" effect on the approach to most holes generally protect greens. But Jones, among the fairest of the strategic architects, has also carefully crafted alternate routes to the flag and leaves the decision of how to play the holes to the golfer. While the course has nary a water hazard to speak of, it does have wind. An ever-present whistling breeze that can kick up and change direction - in a heartbeat, which ultimately demands that a player have a full repertoire of shots to call on.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 7,117 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5,300 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 18, a par-5 that plays to 611 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 11, a par-3 that plays to 128 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 2, a 437 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole at Atlantic Golf Club is # 11, the 128 yard par-3.
Guest (cart not included), played on Friday, August 2014 at 6am
Very nice Reese Jones golf course.
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