Garden State Golfing
Whether it's wide or narrow fairways, chipping or putting, a light round for fun or a competitive game, New Jersey's fairways match your golfing desires to a tee. Golfers can choose from some of the finest public courses in the nation.
The state has a long tradition and strong association with the game, along with some of the highest rated public and private courses in the country. With an illustrious history, New Jersey has proudly played host to USGA and PGA tournaments.
Just one example of excellence in golf course design is the Atlantic City Country Club, one of America's oldest and most prestigious clubs and the “birthplace of the birdie." In addition to iconic golf, the club also features a bar and grill for casual dining and event venues for weddings, receptions, bar mitzvahs, business meetings, parties and other gatherings.
For a truly unique golfing experience, play Vineyard National Golf Course in Egg Harbor City. Players are treated to majestic views of Renault Winery’s vineyard as they meander through this Pinelands course. Then toast your triumphant round with your favorite Renault wine. You can even book a stay and play package that includes overnight accommodations at Château Renault and a round of golf for two.
Enjoy world-class golf in the beautiful Skylands Region by playing the award-winning golf courses at Crystal Springs Resort in Vernon. Year-after-year, Golf Digest has ranked Crystal Springs among its top 10 public courses in New Jersey.
In Galloway there's the Seaview, a Dolce property that has been a landmark destination since 1914. Along with its luxurious accommodations, Seaview is home to two challenging 18-hole championship golf courses.
The Architects Golf Club in Lopatcong is aptly named for its well-designed holes—each inspired by America's greatest golf course architects—giving the course both character and challenge. The 13th hole is a long par 5 that has a creek running in front of the green, similar to the famous 13th at Augusta National.
Twisted Dune in Egg Harbor Township is like no other course in the area and is often ranked as one of the top public courses in the state. It is a links-style course with a twisted landscape, rolling fairways and filled with dramatic elevation changes. With more than 100 sand bunkers and 7,200 yards of play, this course will challenge the best of golfers—and yet the design is made so every golfer can enjoy their game.
Scotland Run Golf Club in Williamstown was built in and around an old sand quarry. It offers a mix of wooded, quarry and links-style holes on one of the most diverse and interesting plays in the Garden State. Course distinctions include expansive waste areas and an imposing display of cliffs.
Hominy Hill in Colts Neck is a Robert Trent Jones classic course and has hosted multiple USGA National Amateur Public Links Championships. Seasonal wildflowers enhance the beauty of the course while 138 bunkers placed in challenging spots give this 7,000+ yard course a 73.8+ slope from the blue tees.
And that’s just the beginning! You can explore a complete listing of all New Jersey golf courses here. Then it’s just a matter of readying your clubs for golfing good times in the Garden State.