When discussing why people aren’t playing as much golf these days, nine words are often invoked: The game takes too long and costs too much.
About the Golf Club
The 9 hole course measures 3,075 yards/par 35 from the white tees and 2,724 yards/par 36 from the forward tees. The layout includes elevated tees and greens, strategic green-side bunkers, and greens that are famous for being fast and true. Built in 1905, the course was designed by Walter Hatch, a Donald Ross protege. Slope Rating: 117. Course Rating: 68.7 (M), 72.6 (W)
Become a Member
Amherst Golf Club is accepting membership applications for the 2015 golfing season for only $600 for a Single Membership and $900 for a Family Membership. Normal discounted memberships are available for senior, families and youth. Membership renewals are also due for 2015, with three free passes if renewals are submitted by January 31st.
Play the Course
The Amherst Golf Club course is open to the public and maintains a family atmosphere. Play all day for $25 w/o cart. For available playing times, call the pro shop at (413) 256-6894 or simply swing by the course located at 365 Pleasant St (Rte 116) in Amherst, Massachusetts. There are plenty of tournaments and leagues to enjoy, along with excellent golf instruction from PGA pro Dave Twohig.