Raceway GCRaceway Golf Club

205 E Thompson Rd
Thompson, Connecticut 06277
Windham County

Phone(s): (860) 923-9591
Fax: (860) 923-9821
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The 18-hole Raceway Golf Club in Thompson, CT is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1940. Designed by Don Hoenig, Raceway Golf Club measures 6523 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 119 and a 71.1 USGA rating. The course features 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.

2.5 stars out of 5 (based on 3 reviews)
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A view of a hole at Raceway Golf Club

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Don Hoenig
  • Public/Private: Semi-Private
  • Year opened: 1940
  • Golf Season:
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed:
  • Fairways:
  • Greens:


  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code:
  • Credit cards accepted:

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Blue 72 6523 119 71.1
Red 72 5531 117 71.3
White 72 6050 111 68.9

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • 4 stars out of 5
    by Lou
    on September 06th, 2017 07:40
    Love the course. Very interesting layout and in great shape. Play can be very slow as course does not seem to care about teaming up twosomes.
  • 1.5 stars out of 5
    by Steve
    on September 04th, 2016 06:44
    Very interesting layout that has potential.

    A couple very pretty holes, the Par 3 3rd was very nice however the old bridge that was left with just old metal still there took away from what would be a stoic hole that could be used to show-case the track.

    The most interesting 6th Horse-Shoe Hole.

    12 was a pretty hole with a very interesting green.

    No Starter on the first tee which lead to a long wait on every tee box because of no time allowed between groups. Over booked course or under managed tee times. Yes it is important to get every time allotted played, to create the most revenue, however standing on every tee box with 3 groups aligned on every hole made for a long wait and play atmosphere.

    Understandably the greens had been recently punched and sanded, (very good for future play) but that should reduce the cost to play. To pay a full rate (we did not as we booked on golfnow.com) would be robbery.

    The fairways were ok for a mid-range municipal course but not to standards of a semi-private golf course.

    Very little markings of distance so you should bring a GPS. They did have small blue disks (200) and small red (100) yard markers but you had to hunt to find them. 150 white stakes clearly visible.

    Carts were standard low level seemed to run ok, but no windshield or bag cover for misty days of play. Sand for the most part did not have large rocks, (although some traps did). More Crab-Grass than any other type on the course.

    I would most likely not play this course again, but I am not upset I tried it.
  • 1.5 stars out of 5
    by Jim shaw
    on April 12th, 2013 23:57
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