TPC River Highlands

TPC River Highlands

Architect: Robert Ross & Maurice Kearney / Pete Dye / Bobby Weed
Year: 1928 / 1982 / 1989

1 Golf Club Road
Cromwell, Connecticut 06416
(860) 635-5000

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available

Tee Yardage Par Rating / Slope

Originally founded as Middletown Golf Club in 1928 this parkland course has under gone two major redesigns since that time and has hosted the annual PGA Tour event The Travelers Championship (formerly known as the Greater Hartford Open and The Buick Championship) since 1984.

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Sam Williams

TPC River Highlands

Growing up in southeast Wisconsin, I took for granted being able to play world class golf within an hour’s drive. Some of you are probably saying to yourself, “Wisconsin? Did he just grossly misspell Florida?” It’s true, living in Milwaukee put me an hour’s drive from Whistling Straits (Straits and Irish Courses), Blackwolf Run (River and Meadow Valley), The Bull (a hidden gem of a Nicklaus course), Erin Hills, and the Lake Geneva area courses. Keep in mind that these are just the courses in Wisconsin - there a number of great courses in Illinois which is also only about an hour’s drive away. Well, about two years ago I took a new job in Connecticut and was forced to leave my little slice of golf heaven. One of the first things I did was to go online and check the Top 100 Golf Courses to see which new ones I’d be able to play. The answer? Zero. I was shocked and a little disappointed. However, as I arrived in Connecticut to start my new job, I soon realized that to my delight that Connecticut had something Wisconsin did not - a regular PGA Tour stop. I attended the Travelers Championship the first month I was in town and I knew I wanted to play the course. Lucky for me, my company has a deal with TPC River Highlands, which is a private club, where employees can play on Tuesdays for a discounted price. So, on a gorgeous Tuesday two… More >