Ellington Ridge Country Club is widely regarded as one of the best private courses in the state of Connecticut. The 18-hole championship golf course was designed by the noted golf architect, Geoffrey Cornish, in 1959 and has undergone numerous major improvements in the last 50 years. Practice areas include a top rated driving range, 2 practice putting greens and new sand and chipping green.
The 2017 Connecticut Open will mark the fourth time that Ellington Ridge Country Club has played host to this prestigious event. The club has previously hosted the Connecticut Open in 1975, 1979 and 1998, the Connecticut Amateur in 2008, and annually hosts the UCONN Connecticut Cup.
PAR AND YARDAGE: Ellington Ridge Country Club will be set up at 6,936 yards and will play to a par of 36-36--72.
USGA COURSE RATING AND SLOPE RATING: The USGA Course Rating for Ellington Ridge Country Club is 73.8; Slope Rating is 139.
Holes 1-9 will play at 3,417 yards and a par of 36
Holes 10-18 will play at 3,519 yards and a par of 36
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Monday, July 31st- First Round, 18 Holes
Tuesday, August 1st- Second Round, 18 Holes
*The low 40 players including ties will advance to the final round on Wednesday, August 1st
Wednesday, August 2nd- Final Round, 18 Holes