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A look at some of the country clubs in Greenwich

13 Aug 2012 2:28 PM
A look at some of the country clubs in Greenwich

Country clubs are often a fun place to enjoy sporting and social facilities, and Greenwich residents have a variety of options to choose from. Each of the following resorts provides top-notch accommodations, amenities and features that help them draw visitors year-round.

Fairview Country Club
The Fairview Country Club was founded in 1904, but relocated from its Bronxville, New York, location to Greenwich, where it has served the community for over 43 years. The resort offers an 18-hole, par 72 course that presents a variety of challenges to experienced players.

Additionally, this country club features a state-of-the-art tennis facility for its members. It has two hard courts and 10 green clay courts, so players can enjoy both styles. In fact, the courts provide a great facility for intercollegiate and varsity scholastic players to learn the game or improve on their skills.

The Greenwich Country Club
Founded in 1892, The Greenwich Country Club is the fourth-oldest of its kind in the United States. The resort features an 18-hole golf course, driving range, swimming pool and fine dining and social facilities. Additionally, sports enthusiasts can take advantage of the club's paddle, squash and tennis courts.

This club has grown extensively, and currently boasts about 650 members, including some from Europe, South America and the Far East. Enjoy the resort's elegant country club architecture - a classic design - at the resort's clubhouse, which is a common meeting spot for members.

Tamarack Country Club
Originally called the Port Chester Country Club, the Tamarack Country Club has served the Greenwich community for over a century, providing high-quality amenities close to many of the area's luxury homes. The club offers a beautiful landscape, including Tamarack trees that are native to the area. Its countryside is located about 500 feet above sea level, featuring pristine ridges and tree-laden valleys that allow visitors to enjoy a quaint, peaceful setting.

Golfing, tennis, and swimming are just a few of the activities available to club members. Resort members might follow up an active day with fine dining at the club's restaurant, which offers delectable lunch and dinner meals. Enjoy grilled and sauteed specialties such as the 5.5 oz. Kobe hot dog, Montauk lobster roll or yellow fin tuna burger when you join this country club.