SOUTH KENT, CONNECTICUT | As a golfer, I prefer to play my rounds on links-style courses that run along big bodies of water. But as a native New Englander, I also appreciate a good walk in the woods. Which is why I have fallen so hard for the course Tom Fazio built at the Bull’s Bridge Golf Club in this sleepy, northwest Connecticut town.
I find peace amid the stands of old-growth maples and oaks on the property, and in meadows bordered by stone walls that in many cases were built by settlers centuries ago. I also admire the weathered wood barns I pass as I drive the narrow, two-lane roads that cut through this country, and the glimpses I catch of the Housatonic River. That waterway runs for roughly 150 miles from the Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts to Long Island Sound in Connecticut and is crossed in this area by a pair of covered bridges dating back to Colonial times, one of which gives the club its name as well as its logo.
The visuals are stunning. So is the sense of history.
The visuals are stunning at Bull's Brid...
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