The $20 Million Preserve OPEN, is Announced and Dubbed, “Greatest Day in Golf”
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The event will be played on June 18, 2015 on the championship course at The Preserve in Richmond, RI and will be broadcast by ESPN and NESN.
“The course at The Preserve, stretching over 3200 yards, was designed by famed golf course architect Robert McNeil. Its 200-foot elevation changes and rolling hills offer game-raising challenges for professionals and novices alike,” said Paul Mihailides, chairman of The Preserve.
"Our goal at BENRUS is to focus on investing in the United States and in Rhode Island first and foremost,” said Giovanni Feroce, Chairman and CEO of BENRUS, LLC. “The Preserve Open presents an opportunity for us to showcase our state’s natural beauty, fantastic workforce, and BENRUS' superior marketing capabilities in partnership with a world class organization in the PGA Tour. We look forward to being the Presenting Sponsor of ‘Greatest Day in Golf’” said Feroce.
Tee shots in the 18-hole, par 3 tournament final provides opportunities for golfers to earn $1 million for a hole-in-one.* The resulting high drama and intense pressure will grab the attention of the golfing world plus a huge general audience. The tournament will be broadcast by ESPN and NESN.
The Preserve is an exclusive, four-season sporting retreat unique in the Northeast. “I have placed the preservation of some of Rhode Island’s most glorious natural resources among my highest priorities,” said Mihailides. “I am certain that our diverse facilities, like The Preserve OPEN they host, collectively will become a long-term, major economic engine for Rhode Island, generating significant tourism revenues and employing over 500 people.”
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Rated one of the Top100 Golf Ranges in America for eleven straight years, this golf course may be the very best in Rhode Island. Mulligan’s Island offers not one but two 18-hole mini-golf ranges and 60 stall golf driving ranges. Mulligan’s Island also offers individual and group training at their golf academy so you can become the best of the best. During the spring season Mulligan’s Island is open every day from 10am- 6pm. For more information, click here.
Mulligan’s Island: 1000 New London Avenue Cranston, RI, 02920
Monster Mini Golf
Monster Mini Golf is the perfect way to enjoy miniature golf when it’s raining outside. Monster Mini Golf in Seekonk is a monster-themed indoor miniature golf course that is fun for teenagers and their friends or the whole family. For more information, click here.
Monster Mini Golf: 140 Taunton Avenue, Route 44, Seekonk, MA, 02771
Blue Rock Golf Course
Open all year, the Blue Rock Golf Course is the perfect course for both beginners and veteran golfers. This Cape Cod golf course measures 3,000 yards and was designed by famous golf course architect Geoffrey Cornish with holes ranging from 103 to 255 yards. For more information, click here.
Blue Rock Golf Course: 39 Todd Road, South Yarmouth, MA, 02664
Triggs Memorial Golf Course
Triggs Memorial Golf Course is one of Rhode Island’s premier public courses which offers weekday and weekend afternoon specials throughout the month of April. On weekdays you can enjoy the 18-hole course, a cart and lunch for $49. Schedule your tee time on their website and view a virtual map of their golf course. For more information, click here.
Triggs Memorial Golf Course: 1533 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI, 02909
The Meadow Brook is the longest public golf course in Rhode Island and has been designed with rolling fairways and elevations. The Meadow Brook course is a challenging one with strategically placed water and sand traps, but its five sets of tees allows the course to be suitable for golfers of all levels. For more information, click here.
Meadow Brook: 163 Kingston Road, Richmond, RI, 02898
Mini Golf is only one of the many attractions available at Adevntureland in Narragansett. Their vertical course is a challenging one, featuring water traps, caves and scenic views. Once you get to the very top you finish your game by tapping your ball down the hill. Don’t miss out on the other amenities at Adventureland like their bumper boats and go carts. For more information, click here.
Aventureland: 112 Point Judith Road, Narragansett, RI, 02882
Newport National Golf Club
The Newport National golf course has been voted the best public New England golf course four times. The Newport National Golf Club website allows you to experience their course before you hit the green. Check out their website for aerial footage and video footage of every hole. For more information, click here.
Newport National Golf Club: 324 Mitchells Lane, Middletown, RI, 02842
The Ranch Golf Club
The Ranch Golf club is an 18-hole golf course that is open 7 days a week. The golf course extends through meadows, woodlands, and beautiful water making each hole a memorable one. Each hole can also be played in different ways making each trip to The Ranch Golf Club a unique one. For more information, click here.
The Ranch Golf Club: 65 Sunnyside Road, Southwick, MA, 01077
Winnapaug Country Club
The Winnapaug Country Club golf course aims to test your accuracy with fairways, water hazards, and sand traps. They challenge you to improve your golf game on their course while taking in the scenic views that surround the Winnapaug Country Club. For more information, click here.
Winnapaug Country Club: 184 Shore Road, Westerly, RI, 02891
Montaup Country Club
The first three holes of the Montaup Country Club golf course are considered by some to be the toughest in Rhode Island. This fairly open and flat course is accompanied by tricky winds and holes that overlook the scenic Mt. St. Bay and bridge. For more information, http://www.montaupcc.com/~montaup1/" target="_blank">click here.
Montaup Country Club: 500 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI, 02871
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