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Address: Nantucket, MA
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Beautiful course with ocean view

Wow! Played 9 holes with my Dad and Step-mom. It was a blast! Fantastic weather and beautiful view. Make sure to bring a windbreaker because there are no trees to block the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2015
Perrine C
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English first
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sankaty Head Golf Club, is one of the Eastern-most golf courses in Massachusetts, perched on the edge of Nantucket Island in Siasconset, Massachusetts. The course was designed by Emerson Armstrong and opened in 1923.

Thank MendesJuniorMonteiro
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Wow! Played 9 holes with my Dad and Step-mom. It was a blast! Fantastic weather and beautiful view. Make sure to bring a windbreaker because there are no trees to block the wind.

Thank Perrine C
Framingham, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

It's a gem. If you get a chance to play it do it. One of the great links courses in this country. And during the summer they run a caddie camp, the last one in the country.

2 Thank Johno1972
Charlottesville, Virginia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Greens fees not cheap but not exorbitant either. Course was in great shape and really beautiful, especially from the fifth tee right beside the Sankaty Head Lighthouse. Great walking course, pull carts available. I don't think visitors can get on during the summer, but offseason, there was no problem.

2 Thank drewbiesviews
Milton, Delaware
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91 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The venue, food and staff were all outstanding and made this a memorable occasion. We enjoyed the wedding ceremony at the Beach Club venue and the reception at the Golf Club venue.

5 Thank Jim T
Nashua, New Hampshire
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94 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Sankaty Head Golf Club is a private course but the public can play it before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. My friends and I just returned from Nantucket after playing this course and we certainly lucked out. We were only on island for 1 day and the weather forecast looked bleak. We took the Fast Ferry from Hyannis in... More 

2 Thank CambridgeJim
Boston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This (although) private club, has some of the greatest grounds anywhere. Excellent staff, both the golf staff, pro, and the clubhouse. From the early 1920's, this place has modern golf covered, as well as the real feel of the history of the game.

3 Thank MusicalTraveler
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

and dont forget to check out the Bluff and how it is eroding...but be careful has to be 75 to 100 ft straight down!!

4 Thank Scott237
Memphis, Tennessee
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

eating brunch with friends at sankaty beach club with its vintage 1950's style--quintessential nantucket! one of the nicest labor day mornings ever with the brilliant blue sky above and the gorgeous blue of the atlantic below. food was very good but atmosphere rocked!

2 Thank connie l
Washiington, DC
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35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I attended a wedding reception at the Sankaty Head Golf Club. The event was everything it could be, but the setting atop a hill on Nantucket was breathtaking: mozzafiato, as the Italians say. I don't recall anything similar, except in 19th century paintings of the New England coast. When it came time for pictures, the backdrop was the Sankaty lighthouse... More 

3 Thank JFCoates

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