Granite Links Awarded Four Stars / Best Places to PlayGolf Digest, in partnership with ESPN, invited on-line readers to rate America's publicly accessible golf courses to reveal the Best Places to Play state by state.
Granite Links scored an impressive four stars with just a handful of other Massachusetts courses (likeTaconic Golf Club in Williamstown and Farm Neck Golf Club on Martha's Vineyard) receiving a slightly higher 4 1/2 stars.
|1 Star||Basic Golf|
|2 Stars||Good, but not great.|
|3 Stars||Very Good. Tell a friend it's worth getting off the highway to play.|
|4 Stars||Outstanding. Plan your next vacation around it.|
|5 Stars||Superb. Golf at its absolute best. Pay any price to play at least once in your life.|
Reviewer comments on Granite Links had this to say:
Features include "lots of hills," an "excellent mix of holes" and "exceptional conditions with great views of Boston and Massachusetts Bay." "Pray you don't miss a fairway since the rough can be harsh." "Absolutely the most challenging course you will ever set foot on in the state," Granite links is "challenging but fair."
In all, 114 Massachusetts golf courses appeared in this 2008/2009 Golf Digest/ESPN on-line rating. A minimum of ten reader ratings was required for inclusion.