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Newport National Golf Club

324 Mitchells Ln, Middletown, RI 02842-5349
+1 401-848-9690
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Challenging Greens Make for a Challenging Course

Well manicured layout with interesting holes. The greens were undulating, quick, and hard to... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Allen G
Gardner, Massachusetts
Rates were increased by a tremendous amount for the promise of a nice experience in a few years

We have a place in Newport and bring the clubs every year. Not too many public courses around here... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
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Newport National Golf Club is one of New England's finest golf courses. Located in Middletown RI, this award winning 200-acre golf course is your number one choice for a round of golf in Rhode Island. Newport National which started out as a landscape nursery is now deemed the "Number One Public Access Course in New England," by New England Golf Monthly. Newport National is a 7,200-yard, par 72 championship golf course as well as an open space tribute to environmental sensitivity. Built to challenge golfers of every skill level, including the best in the world, this links-style course will take your breath away with its beautiful vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and the Sakonnet Passage. The fescue-lined, bentgrass fairways, tees and greens will remind you of the great courses of Ireland. The bridle trail and restored natural areas will illustrate our vision of a golf course built in harmony with the land. Golf course architects Arthur Hills and Drew Rogers used this former nursery farm and orchard as the canvas upon which to craft their masterpiece. We are honored to have you experience our addition to the rich golf heritage of Rhode Island and encourage you to see it for yourself.
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  • Average13%
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“pro shop” (2 reviews)
“great layout” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
324 Mitchells Ln, Middletown, RI 02842-5349
+1 401-848-9690
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Well manicured layout with interesting holes. The greens were undulating, quick, and hard to master. Well marked to get from hole to hole. Not a very walkable course. Snack bar under tent plus on course snack cart to keep you hydrated and energized. Our foursome...More

Thank Allen G
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We have a place in Newport and bring the clubs every year. Not too many public courses around here but we bounce around. Newport National was always on the list. At $100- ish it never warranted a review but at the new fees of $150...More

Thank Jpresss
Reviewed 1 August 2017

all the hacks are off the course under new owner. greens are once again pristine. grass cutting around the course is superb. a very challenging layout. across the street is a new driving range(not ready yet) , a layout for 9 more holes, plans for...More

Thank nycnyc12
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I played in a trade group outing today. It is a great course. Very open. A few holes have odd layouts that are difficult to figure out. Be aware there is no range so if you are accustomed to arriving early to hit balls to...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Went up to Newport RI for the Memorial Day Weekend, got rained out for Sunday, played Tuesday morning 8:15 am tee time, No one was there, course was in beautiful condition, a little wet in spots, but the bunkers, greens and fairways were in pristine...More

Thank pansman
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I drove two hours early yesterday morning from Connecticut to get to Newport National and would do it again in a heartbeat. Played with a good friend from Boston with a handicap less than two (I'm about a 10). He played from the back tees...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Actually, my wife and I are members for about eight years. This is the best course in NE that you can play. Irish Links style, fescue, bunkers,hard to read greens, a challenging track for the seasoned golfer. Ranked in the top 100 links courses in...More

Thank vietvet5
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I'm an avid golfer and had a chance to play while in Newport. NNGC is excellent golf. Staff is very friendly, and the course is very demanding your first time out but very playable. Arthur Hills built a great layout, but some local knowledge is...More

Thank K550025V
Reviewed 18 April 2016

played today. really good layout and course condition is good for this time of year. $55 with a cart is a good deal. Not many amenities other that the great course but we had a round on the outdoor deck after the round. Yes the...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Just played yesterday. Not as much as I was hoping for. Not even a real club house. What happened here? Course is in nice condition though. Quite a few odd lay outs. Shooting gallery here and there. Greens are the oddest I have played. So...More

Thank johnfacchianoj
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