Shennecossett Golf Course

93 Plant Street
Groton, CT 06340


The Shennecossett Golf Course continues to offer golfers of all playing abilities a scenic and challenging place to play golf. There are fantastic views of the Thames River and the Long Island Sound looking from the 16th and 17th holes, and at any time, one might see the U.S.C.G.C. Eagle or a nuclear submarine navigating the waterways.

The course is extremely rich in history; founded in 1898, the course was originally a four-hole layout. Over the next 18 years, the course was enlarged to a six, nine, eleven, and eventually eighteen-hole track. Then, in 1916, famed golf course architect Donald Ross redesigned the course layout (one of only five courses in the State of Connecticut that he designed), and in 1919, he rerouted three of the holes to complete his work. The course remained this way until 1997, in which a land swap with Pfizer gave the course the property to build three holes overlooking the water.

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