Where can I go golfing?
Waukewan golf course, 18th green and clubhouse, in 1967
Waukewan golf course, 8th green, in 1967
Waukewan golf course, 7th green, in 1967
There are quite a few golf courses in the area, but one of the nicest, and most convenient from Weirs Beach, is the 18-hole Waukewan golf course in Meredith. Call them at (603) 279-6661.
In Laconia, the Laconia Country Club (603) 524-1273 offers a semi-private, 18-hole Championship course. Another good choice is the 18-hole Pheasant Ridge (603) 524-7808, in Gilford. Completing the list of 18-hole courses in the area is the Lochmere Country Club (603) 528-4653.
Nearby, nine-hole golf courses in the area include Oak Hill (603) 279-4438, in Meredith; the Jade Trace course in Laconia (603) 528-3057; the Par 3, Bolduc Park in Gilford (603) 524-1370; Lake View in Belmont (603) 524-2220; Den Brae in Sanbornton (603) 934-9818; and the resort course at Steele Hill, also in Sanbornton.
An aerial view of the Waukewan golf course, mid 1960’s
HISTORY OF GOLFING
Laconia Country Club, 1920’s. The oldest, most prestigious golf course in the area.
Built in 1922, the original clubhouse burned November 9, 1965
Laconia Country Club, 1950’s
Aerial photo of the Laconia Country Club, circa 1940s