Greenock Country Club is one of America’s first golf courses. The club features a classic, 9-hole, Donald Ross designed course, clay tennis courts, a restaurant, and more. Plus it’s literally just across the road from our Berkshires bed and breakfast!
We’ve mentioned the convenience of our Lee, MA location before. So much of what brings people to the Berkshires is very easily accessed from Applegate Inn: Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow, the Norman Rockwell Museum, The Clark Art Institute, Mass MOCA, and so much more.
But … did you realize our Berkshires B&B is just across the road from golf, tennis, and more?
Greenock Country Club
220 West Park Street, Lee, MA 01238
Greenock Country Club is – not figuratively but quite literally – just across Stockbridge Road from Applegate Inn. Though a proper country club, Greenock is open to the public, as well as its members.
The golf course at Greenock dates back to 1895, making it one of the country’s oldest and first golf courses. It’s also one of America’s first formally recognized clubs.
If you enjoy beautiful panoramic views as your game backdrop, you’ll love playing a round or more at Greenock. Well-groomed fairways and greens offer challenging play for all skill levels.
The 9-hole course was redesigned in 1927 by legendary golf architect Donald Ross. It is one the few existing 9-hole golf courses designed by Ross and part of the Donald Ross Golf Trail.
The Ross course remains largely intact and features many of the designer’s trademarks. Elements like elevated greens, tightly mown chipping areas and incorporating natural terrain into the green. The course offers 3,080 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35.
challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Greenock Country Club difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round.
More than Golf
The courts are currently operated by the Lee County Community Tennis Association (CTA). If you’d like to get in a game during your visit, call the Lee County CTA at (413) 243-3240 and block out some time.
The club also includes a restaurant and lounge operated by KJ Nosh. The menu features soups, salads, sandwiches, pub eats, and full entrees, along with cocktails, craft beers, and more.
Hours for the club Restaurant & Lounge are Monday through Saturday 11am to 9pm and Sundays, 11am to 6pm. View the full menu here.