Nehoiden Golf Course is a private, 9 hole course, owned and operated by Wellesley College. The course is one of the oldest college courses in the country, with its origin dating back to 1893. Total yardage on the course is 3,061.

Nehoiden is a walking course. Motorized carts are not allowed. The course is open dawn to dusk, mid-April through late fall, weather permitting. It is closed Monday until noon for maintenance. (Monday holidays being the exception.)

Nehoiden Club at Wellesley College The First Tee is located at:
91 Dover Road, Wellesley, MA.
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Please review Nehoiden's Local Rules before playing the course.

Membership Information

Membership is open to residents of the Town of Wellesley, Wellesley College Alumnae, and qualified employees of the Town of Wellesley as well as Wellesley College. Membership is currently closed to Town of Wellesley residents and there is a wait list for new members. Other Membership tiers are eligible to bypass the wait list based on Membership availability. Please visit our Membership Tiers page for additional information and qualifications.

To apply, please fill out and submit the Nehoiden Golf Club New Member Information Form. You will receive a response from Nehoiden Golf Club that includes next steps to initiate your Membership if you are eligible and there are Membership positions available. Responses may take up to 3 business days.

Please see below for information on how to join the waiting list:

Medical Leave of Absence Policy

Any member in good standing may request from the Club a Medical Leave of Absence (MLOA). The request for a MLOA must be made in writing to the Nehoiden Golf Club at Wellesley College Operations Team at Inquiries related to MLOA can be made to Susan Chapski during regular Golf Office business hours, or by calling 781-283-3398. Please note the terms of the Nehoiden Golf Club Medical Leave of Absence Policy before submitting your request.


Guests can play at Nehoiden when accompanied by a current member. Members must stay with their guests while on the course. Daily greens fees apply for guests of members and can be purchased at the first tee.

Practice range

There is a practice range of approximately 165 yards available for members use only. The range is located between the 1st and 2nd fairways, with vehicle access from Service Drive. The range machine operates on a token system. Tokens are available from the starters at the first tee or at the golf office. Tokens are sold as a bag of 10 tokens for $30.00.

The practice range is available:
Mon 12-6
Tues-Sun 8-6

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Maintained by: Susan Chapski
Date Created: Aug 12, 2009
Last Modified: May 25, 2011
Expires: Aug 12, 2011