Bridgton Highlands in Bridgton was designed by none other than A.W. Tillinghast, who also created such iconic layouts as Baltusrol, Winged Foot and Bethpage. The course offers some of the best views in the state of Pleasant Mountain, New Hampshire’s White Mountains and Mount Washington. Tillinghast worked on the original nine, with Geoffrey Cornish and Brian Silva building two new holes (the current fifth and 14th) in the 1980s to replace the seventh and eighth. In 1992, the course was expanded to 18 holes, and the new holes were intertwined with the original Tillinghast holes and those designed by Cornish and Silva.
Sanford Country Club
Sanford Country Club in Sanford, voted one of Maine’s best semi-private courses, has hosted qualifiers for the U.S. Amateur, befitting its reputation as a course of true championship pedigree. Fast bentgrass greens, manicured fairways and beautiful scenery make this a challenging and enjoyable experience.