Its nice when a PGA Tour player recommends your course. Brad Adamonis, who is in his second year on tour, played a pro mini-tour event here a couple of years ago and tipped his brother, Dave, who runs a respected junior program. Soon, the juniors were lining up an event at Wintonbury Hills, which is owned by the Town of Bloomfield just 15 minutes northwest of Hartford.
A lot of people who have quit private clubs play here now, said Dave Juhasz, general manager of this course, which opened in the fall of 2003. People come here because of the architect, but whats most interesting about the course is that the nines are totally different.
Besides its typical greens fee, Wintonbury Hills has a twilight rate starting at 2 p.m., and a moonlight rate beginning at 5 p.m. The moonlight rate is $39 on weekends for nonresidents, and just $30 for residents of Bloomfield.