What is the slope of Shennecossett Golf Course??
The 18-hole "Shennecossett" course at the Shennecossett Golf Course facility in Groton, Connecticut features 6,562 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 71.5 and it has a slope rating of 122 on Blue grass.
Who owns Shennecossett Golf Course in Groton??
Owned and operated by the town of Groton’s Parks and Recreation Department, Shennecossett Golf Course is the only public Donald Ross layout in the Constitution State. According to bethpageblackmetal.com “Shennecossett Golf Club in Groton, CT has had ups and downs, like all munis, but it’s currently sitting in a very “up” place.
What is the history of Shennecossett??
Shennecossett’s history is complex and fascinating, starting initially as a resort and hotel in the 1800’s. Amazing photographs of its Griswold Hotel and golf course can be found on its website, and also are posted weekly at Shennecossett’s Facebook page.
How many rounds have been played on the course at Shennecossett??
Shennecossett hosts 33,000 rounds annually. In 1916, Donald Ross was commissioned to redesign the course, which was played for three years, when in 1919 he remodelled three of his original holes to better suit his ideas of how the course should best be played.