TRUMBULL, Conn. — Golfers from Trumbull and beyond are already hitting the links as the Tashua Knolls Golf Course & Recreation Area celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2016.
On a recent picture-perfect spring day, a number of students were arriving for golf lessons, while a few seasoned veterans were hitting the back 9.
This 27-hole facility features an original par-72 golf course stretching 6,540 yards from the championship tees. The original 18-hole layout was built in 1976 by golf architect Al Zikorus, according to the website.
The golf course is set on farmland originally inhabited by the Tamtashua Indians and later the Mallet family of Trumbull, the website says.
An additional 9-hole layout, designed and supervised by golf architect Michael Zikorus (Al's son), was completed in 2004.
The setting, with its rolling hills and great views, features mature trees, original stone walls and a 200-year-old church and cemetery. Deer, turkeys, and other wildlife are frequently spotted across the course.
The facility also features two putting greens, a chipping green, a full practice range including bunker, locker facilities for men and women, a full-service pro shop, as well as restaurant and banquet facilities.
Tashua Knolls Golf Course & Recreation Area is located at 40 Tashua Knolls Lane in Trumbull. It is located along the northern edge of Trumbull, near the Monroe border. Access to the course is off Route 25 and just north of Exit 49 of the Merritt Parkway.
For more information on Tashua Knolls, click here or call 203-452-5186.