The Best Golf Courses Near Chatham

At Chatham Bars Inn, many of our guests are veteran golfers who travel to Cape Cod to take advantage of the plethora of incredible golf courses in the region. We’ve put together this list of 15 of our favorite courses, sorted by their distance from CBI, to make it easier for golfers to find their next destination. Whether you’re a beginner or on the verge of going pro, you’re sure to find a course you’ll love.



Chatham Seaside Links


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Chatham Seaside Links is located right next to Chatham Bars Inn, making it the obvious choice for players who want to sneak in a quick 9 during their vacation. The course has been in operation since 1895, but recent renovations and great groundskeeping mean the course remains in stellar shape all season long.


Address: 209 Seaview St, Chatham, MA, 02633

Phone Number: (508) 945-4774

Website: http://chathamseasidelinks.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 9

Par: 34

Distance from CBI: .1 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 1 minute


The Captains Golf Course


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The Captains is actually two championship golf courses in one location. Both the “Port” and “Starboard” courses are challenging, 18-hole courses designed to keep golfers of all levels engaged. If you’re interested in checking the courses out before you book a tee time, we recommend taking a look at The Captains’ in-depth course flyover to get a feel for what you’ll be faced with.


Address: 1000 Freemans Way, Brewster, MA 02631

Phone Number: (508) 896-1716

Website: http://www.captainsgolfcourse.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18 for each course

Par: 72 for each course

Distance from CBI: 6.3 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 12 minutes


Harwich Port Golf Course


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The Harwich Port Golf Course offers 9 walkable holes perfect for a quick game with friends, family or by yourself.


Address: 51 South St, Harwich Port, Massachusetts 02646

Phone Number: (508) 432-0250

Website: https://www.facebook.com/harwichportgc/


Access: Semi-Private

Number of Holes: 9

Par: 34

Distance from CBI: 7.8 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 17 minutes


Cranberry Valley Golf Course


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Cranberry Valley’s 18 holes are a favorite of “serious golfers” due to their level of challenge and distinct personalities, according to New England Golf Guide. And, as Northeast Golf notes, the club’s amenities and attention to detail help all golfers to feel welcome.


Address: 183 Oak St, Harwich, Massachusetts 02645

Phone Number: (508) 430-5234

Website: http://cranberryvalley.golf


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 72

Distance from CBI: 7.9 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 16 minutes


Blue Rock


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The meticulously-maintained Blue Rock Golf Course in South Yarmouth is an award-winning 18-hole par 3 course, challenging for experienced golfers yet welcoming for new golfers. Named one of the "Top 10 Par 3 Courses in the World" by Golf Magazine, Blue Rock’s holes range from 103 to 255 yards, with four holes over water. Lessons, clinics, a full-service pro shop and dining are also available. Ask about the Lessons, Links and Lunch or Breakfast Club packages.


Address: 48 Todd Rd, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02664

Phone Number: (508) 398-9295

Website: http://www.bluerockgolfcourse.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 54

Distance from CBI: 13.4 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 26 minutes


Bass River


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Bass River is a challenging-but-enjoyable course in Yarmouth known for its wide fairways and small greens. At 18 holes, it’s still very walkable, and the view of the river can’t be beat.


Address: 62 High Bank Rd, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02664

Phone Number: (508) 398-9079

Website: http://www.golfyarmouthcapecod.com/


Access: Semi-Private

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 72

Distance from CBI: 13.9 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 27 minutes


Dennis Pines


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Dennis Pines isn't just one of the best golf courses in the region - it's regularly touted as one of the top 10 public golf courses in all of New England. This course bills itself as “one of the toughest layouts on Cape Cod,” demanding accuracy and intelligent play all the way through. Even if you have a rough day on the course, you’ll enjoy the views - Dennis Pines runs through 170 acres of gorgeous pine forest.


Address: 50 Golf Course Rd. East Dennis, MA 02641

Phone Number: (508) 385-8347

Website: http://www.dennisgolf.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 72

Distance from CBI: 15.5 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 25 minutes


Dennis Highlands


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From its “impressive entranceway among wild flowers and trees” to its completely renovated grounds - the clubhouse and all 18 holes have been updated in the last four years - Dennis Highlands is a sight to behold. Get your swing going on their impressive practice range and test your skills on their 18 challenging, visually striking holes.


Address: 825 Old Bass River Rd, Dennis, Massachusetts 02638

Phone Number: (508) 385-8347

Website: http://www.dennisgolf.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 71

Distance from CBI: 16.4 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 27 minutes


Bayberry Hills


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Another one of Yarmouth’s beautiful courses, Bayberry Hills offers challenging, varied play, and lots of it. Between the Red, White and Blue courses, there are 27 holes to enjoy in total.


Address: 635 W Yarmouth Rd, West Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02673

Phone Number: (508) 398-9079

Website: http://www.golfyarmouthcapecod.com/


Access: Municipal

Number of Holes: 27

Par: 72

Distance from CBI: 18.4 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 28 minutes


Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds


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The Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds golf course used to be the home of the Barnstable County Fair, but since 1992, it has been a destination for golfers on Cape Cod looking for a great day out.


Address: 1460 Route 149, Marstons Mills, Massachusetts 02648

Phone Number: (508) 420-1141

Website: http://barnstablegolf.com/fairgrounds_course/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 71

Distance from CBI: 26.1 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 35 minutes


Highland Links


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Founded in 1892, Highland Links is known as Cape Cod’s oldest golf course and one of its most beautiful. Featuring “deep natural rough, Scotch broom, heath, non-irrigated open fairways and spectacular ocean views,” Highland Links claims to be “as close to the Scottish tradition” as any course in the eastern US.


Address: 10 Highland Light Rd, North Truro, Massachusetts 02652

Phone Number: (508) 487-9201

Website: http://www.highlandlinkscapecod.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 70

Distance from CBI: 29.3 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 47 minutes


Brookside Club


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Calling itself “a public golf course with a private club feeling,” the Brookside Club aims to elevate each golfer’s experience. The course is not as long as some of the others on this list, which may turn off some veteran golfers. But as Cognizant Golf states, “what the course lacks in length, it makes up for in strategy,” demanding smart play all the way through.


Address: 11 Brigadoon Rd, Bourne, Massachusetts 02532

Phone Number: (508) 743-4653

Website: http://www.golfbrookside.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 70

Distance from CBI: 41.6 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 50 minutes


Pinehills Golf Club


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Pinehills offers two separate and extremely challenging courses - the Nicklaus Course and the Jones Course. Both offer excellent variety and gorgeous views and avid golfers should find the time to try both while they’re in the area.


Address: 54 Clubhouse Dr, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360

Phone Number: (508) 209-3000

Website: http://www.pinehillsgolf.com/


Access: Semi-Private

Number of Holes: 18 for each course

Par: 72 for each course

Distance from CBI: 44.5 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 51 minutes


Little Harbor


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Little Harbor bills itself as “challenging, but not intimidating” for golfers of any level of skill. If you don’t mind making the drive, it’s a great place to take younger golfers for a day out.


Address: 1 Little Harbor Rd, Wareham, Massachusetts 02571

Phone Number: (508) 295-2617

Website: http://www.littleharborcountryclub.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 56

Distance from CBI: 47 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 61 minutes


Squirrel Run Golf and Country Club


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Squirrel Run is also a great place to bring junior golfers for an exciting outing. There are no par 5s and most holes require more strategy than they do distance. It’s also about halfway to Boston from CBI, making it a nice place to stop and get a bit of golf in on your way to and from the city.


Address: 32 Elderberry Drive, Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone Number: (508) 746-5001

Website: http://www.golfatsquirrelrun.com/


Access: Public

Number of Holes: 18

Par: 57

Distance from CBI: 53.2 miles

Drive Time from CBI: 61 minutes

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