Massachusetts Golf Vacations…In the Berkshires
Jiminy Peak is located within a short drive of some of the best golfing in Massachusetts, not to mention some of the most beautiful golf courses in New England. Golf in the Berkshires, especially in the spring or fall, means tee times at your convenience, a pace of play that suits your style, and meticulously maintained fairways and greens that are a dream to play. While we can’t guarantee a lower handicap, you will enjoy your day of play at any of the area’s golf facilities.
Golf Courses in the Berkshires
Bas Ridge Golf Course: This short, well-maintained course is located east of Pittsfield in the town of Hinsdale. It has been likened to the famed Carnuesti. Bas Ridge is a Par 70, public course that offers very affordable rates. Carts are available. (413) 655-2605
Cranwell Golf Course: This resort sports one of the finer public courses in Berkshire County. Located in Lenox, this Par 72 course is long, challenging and meticulously maintained. Carts are available and tee-times are recommended. www.cranwell.com (413) 637-1364
GEAA: This nine hole course is conveniently located in the heart of Pittsfield on Barker Road. This course is a Par 36, but do not let the first 7 holes lull you in a false sense of security. Coming back up to the clubhouse can be tricky. Carts are available. (413) 443-5746
Pontoosuc Golf Course: If you want some extra yardage on your drives, then come to Pontoosuc. The fairways are always dry which allows you to get that extra bounce. Trust me, you will need it here. This course sports two nearly six hundred yard par fives on the back nine, both uphill. Carts are available and recommended.
Skyline Golf Course: One of the hillier courses in the area, this course supplies beautiful views of the Berkshire Hills, including a breathtaking glimpse of Mt. Greylock from the fourth green. Very affordable, and a Berkshire County favorite. Carts available and recommended. Skyline Country Club (413) 445-5584
Waubeeka Golf Course: Centrally located on Route 7 north of Pittsfield, this course boasts a healthy, well-maintained appearance that is a favorite of many. Closet golf course to Jiminy Peak, and the host site for many local tournaments. www.waubeeka.com (413) 458-8355