Applegate Inn, in Lee, MA is surrounded by fun things to see and do. That’s the nature of the Berkshires of western Massachusetts: there’s a little something for everyone, no matter where you go.
When it comes to Berkshires golf courses, there are almost too many to choose from. A full list of the greens within our area alone would be overwhelming.
Instead, we put together this short list of public Berkshires golf courses within easy driving distance of our B&B.
Berkshires Golf Courses Near Lee, MA
Greenock Country Club – Across the street from Applegate Inn!
Greenock Country Club offers a scenic, 9-hole, public golf course. The club dates back to 1895 and is one of America’s first golf courses. The course was redesigned by Donald Ross in 1927 and is a member of the Donald Ross Golf Trail. Greenock also offers tennis and a restaurant and lounge. 220 West Park Street, Lee, MA 01238 – www.greenockcc.com
Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort – Just 5 minutes from Applegate Inn.
Cranwell’s 18-hole golf course was designed in 1926 by Wayne Stiles and John Van Kleek. The carefully preserved fairways and naturally contoured greens offer spectacular views and a challenging game. 55 Lee Road, Lenox, MA 01240 – www.cranwell.com
Downswing’s Indoor Golf Center – Only 20 minutes from Applegate Inn.
Downswing’s has four golf simulators presenting 100 different courses apiece. Downswing’s is PGA recognized and an excellent alternative for bad weather days or just working on your game. 10 Lyman Street, Suite 7, Pittsfield, MA 01201 – www.downswingsgolf.com
Berkshire Hills Country Club – 25 minutes from Applegate Inn.
Berkshire Hills Country Club’s spectacular 18 hole course is the only A.W. Tillinghast design in the state. It offers a unique, challenging game and stunning panoramic views. Berkshire Hills Country Club golfcourse is semi-private with unaccompanied guests playing at the club’s discretion. 500 Benedict Road, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201 – www.berkshirehillscc.com
Wahconah Country Club – Just 30 minutes from Appelgate Inn.
Wahconah Country Club is a semi-private, 18 hole course offering lessons, rentals, a driving range, and lounge. The course features rolling fairways, beautifully sculpted bunkers, and challenging elevation changes. 20 Orchard Road, Dalton, MA 01226 – www.wahconahcc.com
Applegate Inn makes the perfect home base for any and all of your Berkshires getaway plans. Our Berkshires inn offers 10 guest rooms and a Carriage House on 6 park-like acres. Let us pamper you with candlelight breakfasts, afternoon wine and cheese service, evening cognac and chocolates, and attentive service. Book your Berkshires getaway at Applegate Inn today!