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Chippanee Full Service Golf Shop

Welcome to our fully stocked golf shop.  Whether you need to stock up on supplies before your round or rebuild your inventory afterwards, we have what you are looking for.  If your wedges aren't giving you the spin you need to stop on the greens, it might be time to replace those old worn out grooves.  Perhaps the weather isn’t what you planned for and you need a shirt, hat or rain jacket…  we have them, and our prices for apparel are unbeatable.  Please stop in to see our PGA Director of Golf, Gary Sassu, Our Head Golf Professional, Nick Calabrese
and our assistant Golf Professional, Brandon Banks.  They'll have what you need and they might even have that tip you need to bring your game to the next level.

Call 860-585-7931 or email  [email protected]

Director of Golf:

Gary Sassu A-1, P.G.A.

  • 1975 Graduate of Bristol Central High School
  • 1979 Graduate Stetson University
  • P.G.A. of America member since 1985
  • Head Professional of Chippanee Golf Club since 1985
  • Competed in National P.G.A. Club Professional Championship in 1990, Palm Springs
  • Competed in the Sammy Davis Jr. GHO, P.G.A. Tour in 1987
  • Awarded the CT Section P.G.A. "Merchandiser of the Year for Private Clubs" in 1994
  • Awarded the Ping Golf Company "Northeast Regional Club Fitter of the Year" in 2002
  • Awarded the CT Section P.G.A. "Junior Golf Leader" in 2004
  • 2009 Recipient of the "Bristol Tramps Sports Reunion Ed Lodovico Award" for his outstanding service to community & sports activities in Bristol
  • Awarded the CT Section P.G.A "Bill Strausbaugh Award" in 2014 for integrity and character reflecting positively upon the profession and outstanding involvement in charitable and community activities.
  • Inducted into the Bristol Sports Hall of Fame 2014
  • 2018 Connecticut PGA Professional of the Year

Certified Custom Fitter

  • Ping Golf
  • Taylor Made Golf
  • Titleist Golf
  • Callaway Golf
  • Cobra Golf

Head Golf Professional:

Nick Calabrese

  • Assistane Golf Professional, Wampanoag Country Club March 2018 - November 2020
  • Assistant Professional Chippanee Country Club 2017
  • Assistant Golf Professional Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club 2016
  • Graduate of Golf Academy of America, Mirtle Beach, South Carolina 2016