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US New England Division Best in State Rankings 2016

We conclude our biennial Best in State re-ranking exercise for the USA with new listings for courses in the New England Division. This final, ninth article concentrates on the Northeast states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

US New England  Division Best in State Rankings 2016

Tom Doak - Back in the Ballyneal Sandbox

Ballyneal announces the addition of a short course to complement its existing 18 holes. Tom Doak and his team at Renaissance Golf have signed on for the project and are currently routing the 13-hole short course.

Tom Doak - Back in the Ballyneal Sandbox

Response to Course Reviews


Clearly this review was written by a Northumberland member, a 6-ball rating suggests the reviewer hasn’t played any world class courses. What rating would you g...


Lovely review, and from a whimsical point of view I should point out that the fairway markers are repurposed bollards and pelican crossing marker !


I am glad that you enjoyed other aspects of the course and apologies that yes, we have had some issues with the greens during the later part of June and early J...


Ok, so I see you have only done one review ever so I will go easy on you as maybe you are a beginner? The members and frequent guests of this course quite right...