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.)
The First Tee is located at:
91 Dover Road, Wellesley, MA.
Please review Nehoiden's Local Rules before playing the course.
Membership is open to residents of the Town of Wellesley, Wellesley College Alumnae, and qualified employees of the Town and the College. Membership is currently closed and there is a waiting list for new members.
Please see below for information on how to join the waiting list:
Members may bring up to 3 guests on the course at a time. Members must stay with their guest while on the course. The current guest rate is $25 for a weekday round and $35 for a weekend. Weekends include Fridays and Holidays.
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:
The teaching pros at Nehoiden are Ken Bellerose and Sherry Makerney - Wellesley College Golf Coach. To schedule a lesson at Nehoiden, please contact either directly:
Ken (508) 353-0144
Sherry (512) 496-2105
Players between the ages of 12-15 must be certified by one of the two Nehoiden teaching pros before using the course. Arrangements for certification may be made directly with one of the two pros listed above. Once certified, juniors may play at any time but must be accompanied by a Nehoiden member and play with their own clubs. No one under the age of 12 is allowed on the course or on the driving range. The junior fee is $15.00 per round and will be charged to the junior's sponsor/parent account and billed monthly. The complete Junior Policy is available here.