Boston Golf Club (Hingham, MA)                   2011                                                                                     19th Hole Staff Ranking: Four Golf Balls (an Eagle)

Located 18 miles south of Boston, MA, Boston Golf Club is quite possibly one of the best layouts in New England.  Its topography alone will challenge most players to think strategically about where to play each shot while taking in the absolute beauty of this secluded private golf club.

Built in 2005 by golf course architect Gil Hanse, Boston Golf Club looks as if its been there for a century because of the architect's focus on limiting any earth moving while constructing the greens, fairways, and tee-boxes.  The 19th hole mimics this combination of "Old meets New" by maintaining an older outdoor patio after recently completing an inside restaurant full of modern amenities (i.e., varnished pine flooring and a custom-built bar plus flat panel TVs).

Our advice, after the round be sure to enjoy a local beer such as Sam Adams or one of the other Boston-area micro brews while munching on crab cakes (that have zero filler).  If the weather accommodates your view (see photo top left), be sure to enjoy your after-round meal on the patio which overlooks the 18th hole...a rare treat for bets amongst your playing partners as its an uphill partially blind par 3. Good luck!

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