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New Hampshire, long been an artist’s inspiration for its calmness and natural beauty, is a golfer’s paradise. Also known as the “granite state”, it has a large number of public and private golf courses on offer .And when one is talking about golf courses in New Hampshire, it is a cardinal sin not to mention the Maplewood Golf Club. Situated in Bethlehem under the protection of Mount Washington, New England’s highest mountain peak, Bethlehem is known for its clean mountain air.
A two and a half hour drive from Boston, Bethlehem, apart from it’s tree lined fairways and historic stonewalls is renowned for a rare par six hole. So, if you are looking for a challenging game of golf, the demanding par threes and natural water hazards at Bethlehem will make sure you get what you want. For those of you who admire art, the 18 hole public golf course at Amherst Country Club will certainly please your eyes. Artistically designed with panoramic views, this 40 acre course poses a challenge to any and everyone with both wooded and water hazards present. And the ménage of manicured greens with full grown native trees and wild vegetation sure make it a masterpiece. Still looking for something else?
Now all those who thought Vermont is all about adrenaline pumping skiing and snowboarding, I am here to prove you wrong. Though skiing is the most popular leisure activity in Vermont, golf cannot be left far behind. With panoramic views and astounding landscape, Vermont has on offer one the best golfing experiences all across the United States. And when talking about golf, the Country Club of Barice cannot be far behind. Founded in 1924, it is a golfer’s paradise. With the stunning view of the Vermont landscape as it’s background, you have to live the Barice experience to feel it. But for those looking for some exclusivity, the Brattleboro Country Club is meant for you. It is a membership operated club providing a professional atmosphere and an immaculately well maintained 18 hole golf course. And if Ayn Rand was to write about it, she sure would have loved the “integrity” of the place as it relies and follows the natural shape of the rolling hill tops without being overtly tailored. It has a driving range, practice area and a well stocked pro-shop making golf a pleasurable experience. Mentioning golf courses, how can I forget Vermont’s best public golf course- The Green Mountain National Golf Course. Located in Central Vermont, it offers activities specifically designed for ladies. Ladies do have fun all the time. With its gently sloping fairways, it offers myriad challenges in elevation making it an intriguing game.