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  Welcome to the Thomson Club in North Reading Massachuetts. Simply stated,the Thomson Club is the best golfing proposition in the north suburban Boston area. If golf is your thing and you like the idea of belonging to a private, beautiful golf course with the best membership rates, then the Thomson Club is for you.
     
The 18 hole private golf course is challenging and beautifully maintained.
It is nearby major residential areas with easy access from routes 93, 95,114, 62, and 1.
There is no initiation fee.
All you pay is a very reasonable annual dues.
The tournament progam is unlike any in the area.

 
        
The Thomson Golf Course was designed by famed architect Geoffrey Cornish who has designed more New England golf courses than any other architect. His courses include Nashawtuc in Concord, The International in Bolton, and Wentworth by the Sea in Rye,NH.
 
For a complete list of courses designed by this great architect, please click Geoffrey Cornish.
 
The Thomson Club continues in the Cornish tradition. It is a challenging par 72 known for its tight fairways and large tricky greens. Every hole is a distinct entity with its own character. Once played, each hole is easily recalled for the unique challenge all 18 present.
 

The Grill Room at the Thomson Club
The restaurant has a bar and dining area in addition to a spacious deck with views overlooking the 18th green. With its westerly exposure, the restaurant and deck are the ideal settings for post golf camaraderie. The Grill Room features great pub food, a full bar, daily specials and a rotating craft beer list that is second to none.  Our Clubhouse Manager, Trevor Fuller, recently collaborated with a local brewery to create a beer exclusively for the members of our club. Click here to read about Out of Bounds IPA, brewed with our friends at Bone Up Brewing.



 
 
What else is going on at the Thomson Club?
 
Over the past couple of years, the Thomson Club has continued to add great value to what is already the best golfing proposition in the North Shore. Here are some of those improvements and others that are in progress.
  • Five Year Golf Course Capital Improvement Plan (2018-23) - in progress
  • Recently upgraded electric golf cart fleet with luxury seats and USB charging ports.
  • The addition of a motorized retractable awning over our deck.
  • Considerable tree removal that will help maintain and improve turf conditions.
  • Many newly paved cart paths.
  • Offering new membership categories that provide flexibility for our members.
  • A junior league golf program that provides professional instruction, exposure to a variety of courses throughout the north shore, and access to the course on a regular basis.
  • A tournament schedule second to none with tournaments every weekend and major events scheduled several times during the season.
  • We were featured in the 2019 summer issue of North Shore Golf Magazine. Click "A Golfer's Club"  to read the article. 
The best golfing proposition in the North Suburban Boston area continues to get better!

Best Value Proposition
Please complete your virtual tour of the Thomson Club by stepping through our website. Then come on by and take a look for yourself and meet our membership director. We think you will agree that when comparing a Thomson Club membership to other country clubs near you, it is clear that the Thomson Club is the best value proposition. For more information, please click Request More Information on the menu bar to the left.

 
History of the Thomson Club
The Thomson Club was founded in 1910 in Nahant Massachusetts as a social club for the engineers of General Electric. In 1963, the members decided to relocate to North Reading where the club stands today. 
In 2010 The Thomson Club celebrated its 100th anniversary with a gala celebration and produced a commemorative magazine to document the history of the Thomson Club.