Best Boston Golf Courses, Stores, Driving Ranges & More

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All of you that found our blog better be ready to take a deep dive into the local Boston golf scene. Courses, stores, driving ranges, Topgolf, and miniature golf near you will all be getting a shout out right here.

We thought about getting creative but the truth is there is no better way for us to begin than by listing the best public and private golf courses in your area. After they are out of the way we will mention the best golf stores to buy new clubs, bags, balls, tees, apparel, and all kinds of great gear.


Then it will be time to talk about golf driving ranges in Boston along with putting greens for anyone that is itching to get some practice swings in. Topgolf and miniature golf courses in town will round things out before we share our local golf map.

Feel free to check out our other posts on cities around the Northeast if you want.

Best Golf Courses In Boston

Many would agree that the best public and private golf courses in Boston are:

Fresh Pond Golf Course is a 9-hole municipal par 36 course with a length of 3,000 yards which opened in 1932.

Newton Commonwealth opened their 18-hole golf course near you in 1897 which has a course rating of 67, slope rating of 125, and a total length of 5,305 yards.

You can find a private 18-hole par 72 course with 6,657 total yards, a 72.7 rating, and 131 slope rating at Charles River Country Club which opened in 1921. It also has a nice pro shop that offers a variety of services from custom club fittings and regrippings to clothing, clubs, balls, and everything in between.

Wellesley Country Club opened in 1910 and has a private 18-hole par 71 course with 6,903 total yards.

Many people have been playing at Sandy Burr Country Club’s private 18-hole par 72 local golf course since it opened in 1922 and it has a total length of 6,427 yards.

Wayland Country Club also has a private 18-hole course with a length of 6,836 yards for a par of 70. If you are trying to find the best places to take golf lessons in your area expect most of the above to have PGA Certified trainers on staff

Best Local Golf Stores

These golf stores near you are great places to buy new clubs, balls, bags, apparel, or any other supplies:

CityGolf Boston offers custom golf clubs with fittings, lessons, simulator installations, and all kind of accessories. They also have an indoor golf course and if you sign up for a membership you get unlimited access to their PGA golf lessons and their simulators.

You can also sign up for individual lessons if you don’t want to pay the full membership fee.

Golfers’ Warehouse in Braintree offers full service club repair, golf clubs, golf balls, bags, carts, apparel and golf shoes.

Club Champion in Needham specializes in custom fittings and has over 50,000 head, grip, and shaft combinations to choose from.

There will also be nice pro shops at those golf courses we just listed and they should sell most of what you need.

Driving Ranges & Indoor Simulators

The more time you spend at one of these local driving ranges and indoor simulators the better your handicap will be:

Of course any of the top courses will have nice driving ranges and putting greens to practice on, and you don’t want to forget about CityGolf either. The range at McGolf is open from 8am to 10pm plus they also offer miniature golf in Dedham from 9am to 9pm.

Topgolf In Your Area

There is not a Topgolf in Boston at the moment but if that changes we will update you.

Miniature Golf Near You

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Get some putting practice in or just have some fun at one of these miniature golf courses in your area:

Monster Mini Golf is about a half hour drive outside of downtown but its worth it. Don’t forget about the miniature golf near you at McGolf from our driving ranges list either.

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Enjoy Golfing In Boston

For now that is all we have to share but we will be back to update this post often. The best public and private golf courses, local pro shops, driving ranges, practice putting greens, Topgolf, and miniature golf courses near you were all covered and you should be ready for your next round.

Don’t be afraid to use the comments to let us know if we got anything wrong or if you notice that anything we posted has become dated. Now go have fun playing golf in Boston.

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