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Samoset Resort Golf Course

Rockport, ME, United States Public

Overview

Regarded by some as the “Pebble Beach of the East,” Samoset is located on the Maine coast in Rockport. The course plays along the Penobscot Bay, with views of the Atlantic Ocean on 14 of the 18 holes. The third and fourth holes draw the closest Pebble comparisons. The par-3 third hugs the rocky shoreline, playing uphill to a double green, where a left miss will fall into the Atlantic. The par-5 fourth is Samoset’s version of Pebble’s 18th, hugging the coast as it doglegs to the left. Players choose how much ocean to take on off the tee, and the bold will be able to get home in two. The course turns away from the coast at the turn, before returning to the exposed hillside to close out the round. Though many of the holes are straightforward and lack architectural nuance, Samoset is a scenic opportunity to experience a Pebble-like aesthetic at a fraction of the cost.



About

Holes 18
Length 6548
Slope 133
Price $175
Facility Type Public
Designer Bob Aldred/(R) Geoffrey S. Cornish, ASGCA/Brad Booth

Awards

Best Courses in Every State

Best in State: Ranked fourth, 2015-'16. Ranked fifth, 2011-'14. Ranked inside the top 5, 1993-2010. Ranked seventh, 2017-'20.

Golf Digest Logo Panelists

Ratings from our panel of 1,900 course-ranking panelists

3.5

100 GREATEST/BEST IN STATE SCORES

Shot Options
6.1497
Character
6.1988
Challenge
6.1048
Layout Variety
6.3967
Fun
6.3741
Aesthetics
6.8225
Conditioning
6.0883

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