Tunxis Plantation Country Club – White

87 Town Farm Road, Farmington, Ct.

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Architect: Al Zikorus

Terrain: Parkland / Lakes

Type of Course: Public

Driving Range: Yes

Club Pro: Lou Pandolfi

Dining Options: Tavern, Dining Room, Halfway House

Year Opened: 1962

Green Fee: flag in holeflag in holeflag in hole

Par: 72

Lodging: No

Tel: 860-677-1367

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Greens are excellent and water can be a nemesis


Two long openers allow you to stretch out your driver with relative impunity


Nice ratio of wide-open holes to those requiring precision


Long and challenging course for women


Scorecard

Tee Station Yardage Slope Par Rating
Blue 6638 131 71.7
White 6241 128 69.8
Gold 5964 125 68.6
Red 5744 116 71.5

Beyond The White Stakes

Brewskies Wood-n-Tap, Craft Brews (2 miles)
Stop for a Bite Naples Pizza  Pizza, Italian, Sandwiches / Subs  (0.9 miles)
Make a Day of It Hill-Stead Museum (2.3 miles)
Splash! Splash! Dunning Lake – Winding Trails Recreation Area (2 miles)
Sundae Golfer Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream (1.2 miles)
Native Nick Greenwood, Pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals

Pros:

  • Snack bar is shady and overlooks Farmington River
  • Friendly pro shop
  • The water fountain between 8 & 9 – strong contender for best in the world
  • Excellent hole separation

Cons:

  • Toadstool heads in the rough can raise false hopes
  • All other water fountains
  • Greens could afford to be stimped up one level

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Pricing

  • Weekdays:
    • Walking $41, Cart $59.50
  • Weekends and Holidays:
    • Walking $48, Cart $66.50
    • After 1 p.m., Walking $38, Cart $56.50

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