Golf in Guilford

One or Two 30-Minute Private Lessons or One 60-Minute Group Lesson at Pro Golf Academy (Up to 61% Off)

Pro Golf Academy

Cromwell

$75 $29

Proper swing mechanics and hand-eye coordination constitute the focal points of instructional sessions from a Class A PGA member

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart at Rolling Greens Golf Club (Up to 53% Off)

Rolling Greens Golf Club

Rocky Hill

$80 $39

Golfers play the 9-hole course twice for 18-hole round, allowing them a 2nd chance to master the narrow fairways, large greens, and bunkers

Connecticut Golf Playbook for One or Two from the Connecticut State Golf Association (Up to 50% Off)

Connecticut State Golf Association

Rocky Hill

$40 $20

Discounted access to 40 golf courses; saves playbook holders an average of $25 per round

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart at Farmingbury Hills Golf Course (Up to 48% Off)

Farmingbury Hills Golf Course

Wolcott

$80 $45

Nine-hole course emulates a full 18-hole layout with variations such as separate tee boxes, greens, and pars

One or Three Private 60-Minute Golf Lessons at Golf Smarter (Up to 60% Off)

Golf Smarter

Easton

$125 $62

During lessons for players of all skill levels, Jerry Chylkowski assesses each student's game and implements useful tweaks

One Lesson, or Two Lessons with Option for Two Practice Sessions at Studio Golf (Up to 54% Off)

Studio Golf

Wilton

$60 $29

PGA professional Angelo Lopiano helps clients aged 3 and older improve their mechanics and learn new game-play strategies

Round of Golf with Cart Rental and Range Balls During the Weekend or Weekday (Up to 41% Off)

Centennial Golf Club

Carmel Hamlet

$100 $59

27-hole championship course leads golfers across a multitude of landscapes as they make their way over hilly fairways with lush greenery

$25 for $50 Groupon — Performance Clubworks At Golf Quest

Performance Club Works

Brookfield

$50 $25

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Twin Lakes Golf Course is set on grounds that have been walked by golfers for more than 50 years, but enjoy the modern touches of a recent revamping. New tee boxes reside atop the professionally manicured greens that carpet the 10-acre course. Its renovated clubhouse offers guests the supplies they need for gameplay, including clubs and pull carts. After a round, players can return to the clubhouse where pizza bubbles in a wood-burning oven and cool beverages flow freely from taps.

241 Twin Lakes Rd
North Branford,
CT
US

At The Fairways Driving Range, players can practice all the skills they need to excel on the course. Golfers can take aim at grass target greens at a range with grass tees as well as covered mat hitting areas. A greenside sand trap lets golfers hone their scrambling skills, and a 4,000 square-foot, bent-grass practice green provides a slick surface for golfers to work on their touch with the putter. The practice facility also lets players demo a number of training aids to perfect their form.

19 Tipping Dr
Branford,
CT
US

A diverse collection of mature trees populates Oronoque Country Club's 18-hole course, their sturdy trunks imbuing the 6,575-yard layout with the venerable feel that only comes with age. However, the trees are far from just a cosmetic asset. Whether casting their shadows over straight fairways or using their knotty arms to block corner-cutting drives on the course's five dog-leg holes, the trees play a major role in making the mid-length course both challenging to golfers and attractive to retirement-age squirrels. The course also features two ponds that come into play, including one that creates a forced-carry tee shot on the par 3 third hole. Elsewhere, the club boasts a driving range, a practice green, and a trio of golf instructors that help correct swings and teach visitors to ride bareback on golf carts.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 6,575 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 73.7 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 131 from the farthest tees * Four tee options * Scorecard

385 Oronoque Ln
Stratford,
CT
US

Measuring 5,825 yards from the farthest tees, Hawk's Landing Country Club's 18-hole, par 70 golf course doesn't require extreme length off the tee?but it does demand accuracy. Dense groves of trees squeeze nearly every fairway and green, and water hazards lure errant golf balls and thirsty golf carts on seven holes. On the 5th and 6th holes?two midlength par 4s?and the par 5 hole 17, golfers must exercise caution on both their drives and approach shots to avoid peripheral waterways that run along the length of the fairways. After carefully working around ponds and streams throughout the course, the 18th hole brings the round to a fitting end: a 190-yard par 3 where tee shots must somersault directly over a water hazard stationed right in front of the green. Before rounds, golfers can warm up their swings at the club's grass-tee driving range or sign misbehaving short irons up for a lesson at Hawk's Landing's golf academy.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 70 course * Length of 5,825 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 68.6 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 124 from the farthest tees * Four tee options

201 Pattonwood Dr
Southington,
CT
US

Despite its seemingly short length of 2,668 yards from the back tees, Minnechaug Golf Course keeps rounds interesting by packing a cornocopia of hazards into a 9-hole layout. Players confront an onslaught of elevation changes, dogleg turns, and trees that won’t respond to verbal commands throughout the par 35 course. And the degree of difficultry truly ramps up on the par 3 eighth, which invites players to unsheathe their 9-iron or pitching wedge, take stock of the prevailing winds, and send tee shots flying toward an island green that rests on the other side of a 126-yard water hazard.

16 Fairway Xing
Glastonbury,
CT
US

The sounds of jovial chit-chat, sharply struck drives, and golf balls rattling into holes fill the air at Canton Indoor Golf Center, where guests can hone their swings or putting strokes in a festive environment with its own sports bar. Stationed around the center’s perimeter, eight high-definition Year Roundz golf simulators transport clubbers to digital models of courses such as Pebble Beach and Bay Hill. Throughout rounds, swing-tracking technology ensures that each flush tee shot finds the fairway and each errant swing prompts digital avatars to berate their 9-iron. An indoor green fosters freestyle putting practice, and the colorful, pirate-themed corridors of Glow Cove’s black-light mini golf offer a more competitive challenge to slope-reading skills. The multifaceted practice facility provides a climate-controlled venue for lessons conducted by PGA-certified instructors, who use the simulators’ swing analysis features to sharpen their observational prowess and gather intelligence for mankind’s reckoning with intelligent machines.

Sudsy libations from Year Roundz Sports Bar & Grill keep guests in high spirits as they engage in golf fun or simply lounge in the glow of sports-tuned TVs. Guests hungry after a simulated round of golf or a club-shaft-bending competition can curb their appetites with a burger, cheesesteak, or margarita pizza from the kitchen.

220 Albany Tpke
Canton,
CT
US