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Tee-Up New England 2024 Auction: April 15th-22nd was successfully completed!

The 12th Annual auction closed at 9pm, on April 22, 2024....We thank everyone who participated.  Our 2025 auction will be held April 14-21, 2025.

See you then!

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Tee-Up New England 2023 (April 11-18th) was another huge success!  You helped us raised nearly $50,000 for turfgrass research!  We wish to thank everyone who had bid, each of our donors and we send a congratulations to each of the 2023 bid winners! 

Our 2024 auction will be on April 15-22nd, 2024.

Have a great 2023 golf season!


  Click on the Golf Courses tab to review committed facilities for Tee-Up New England 2023, March 10-17, our 11th Auction!

2022 Auction: Another Huge Success!

The 2022 auction completed on April 18th with all lots sold!  $39, 742 was generated from 99 rounds, 1 Passport and 1-day of Tennis at the Longwood Cricket Club.  More than 200 bidders were reported, and more than 2000 bids were submitted.  We thank all donors and bidders for supporting turfgrass research through Tee-Up New England.........Enjoy your Golf and Tennis!

Thank You!

Our 2021 Auction has completed.  We are very pleased with the outcome and the participation!  More than $27,000 was raised for the NERTRT and Turfgrass Research here in New England.  Thank you to everyone who donated to the 2021 auction and to all bidders.  Congratulations to all the winners!  We hope you enjoy your rounds of golf, and participate again in 2022!

.....2020 Tee-Up New England  Online Auction was Cancelled due to Covid-19, but we are excited to be back in 2021!  This will be our 9th Online Auction.  We are in the process of collecting donations and setting up advertisements for the auction. Our initiative still focuses on turfgrass research in New England.  We hope you will enjoy going through the list of golf courses, consider playing a day of Tennis on the fabulous turf at the Longwood Cricket Club and pick-up the New England Golf Course Owners Passport to New England Golf that will give you great deals to more than 40 clubs in New England!   

We are excited to be hosting our 9th Tee-Up New England Online Auction event April 12-19th, 2021.  Our hopes are that we are able to promote the game of golf through participation in this event that will contribute to Turfgrass Research Funding.  This event opens to golfers, courses that they might not normally have access to in New England.  We also have asked, all courses in N.E. to contribute and to be involved, hoping that all will benefit from the research. Thank you for your interest in golf in New England and for helping to make it a better game through Turfgrass Research!

Check out the golf courses participating, so far, by clicking on the Golf Courses tab!  We will be adding to that list as we approach the auction.


2016 & 2015 Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2015 auction.  We had 100 rounds in New England with courses participating all over New England which resulted in a record number of funds generated.  All funds will be applied to ongoing turfgrass research in New England in 2015.  You can see a list of research projects at  Turfgrass research work could benefit all courses in New England and supports the industry in great ways. Our 2016 auction will be our 5th and the dates are: April 11th-18th, 2016!  We hope to have even more clubs participate in 2016 and to attract a record number of round seeking golfers.  Tee-Up New England creates a circle of involvement in the golf industry to help insure the future of this great game!  Thank you for your interest and may your golf feel like the wind is always at your back!


Tee-Up New England!: a Turfgrass Research Fundraising Initiative organized by the New England Regional Turfgrass Foundation to bring together the support of the average golfer and the efforts of the researchers to better the game of golf by improving the playing conditions through turfgrass research.

This initiative invites the golf facilities to donate a round of golf for 4, to be then advertised throughout the golf community and to finally be auctioned online to the public on dates to be determined (April 11-18th, 2022).  All proceeds will go to the New England Regional Turfgrass Research Trust (NERTRT), a 501(c)(3) organization, then be applied to turfgrass research projects in New England at state universities.  These efforts will encourage individuals to play the game, expand the ability to improve conditions, promote those clubs that participate and involve golfers who enjoy these benefits the most in turfgrass research funding.

Below is a sample of some of the great golf courses from each state in New England that are participating in Tee-Up New England! in 2022:

Connecticut–Black Hall Club & Wintonbury Hills Country Club

Maine– Willowdale Golf Club & Abenakee Golf Club

Massachusetts– Cape Cod Country Club & Essex County Club

New Hampshire–Rochester Golf Club & Laconia Country Club

Rhode Island–Green Valley Country Club & Wanumetonomy Country Club

Vermont– Quechee Club & Stowe Mountain Club at Bald Peak

(Click on the Golf Courses tab for a more complete list) 

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