Golfing Enthusiasts visiting New Jersey will not run out of great golf courses to try while they are staying in the Garden State.
Forbes magazine has nothing but praises for the golf courses in the state saying that the courses are excellent. In one of their articles, they rounded up 10 best golf courses for enthusiasts to check out when travelling to New Jersey.
“New Jersey is chock full of terrific golf courses — many of them private clubs — from the densely-populated towns in North Jersey to the sandy and piney stretches that extend down to Cape May at the southern end of the state. This is the 11th major championship played in New Jersey, which is home to the United States Golf Association and a golf course regarded by many as the best in the world.”
Read their full article here.
Top Golf Courses in NJ
The website Golf Digest ranked the best golf courses in New Jersey to guide golfers on where best to tee off when in NJ. Pine Valley Golf Club topped their list.
“A genuine original, its unique character forged from the sandy pine barrens of southwest Jersey. Founder George Crump had help from now-legendary architects H.S. Colt, A.W. Tillinghast, George C. Thomas Jr. and Walter Travis. Hugh Wilson (of Merion fame) and his brother Alan finished the job. Pine Valley blends all three schools of golf design – penal, heroic and strategic – throughout the course, often times on a single hole.”
Check out the rest of their list here.
10 Best Golf Courses
CBS Local also came up with their list of best golf courses in New Jersey. Ballyowen Golf Club is one of those in the list. State of New Jersey Official Website
“Consistently ranked as one of America’s best golf courses in the country by magazines like GolfWorld, Ballyowen Golf Club is a premiere public course. Ballyowen is a unique golf site as it is crafted out of 250 acres of native rough grasses and the links-style layout allows golfers to preview the upcoming holes as they navigate fairways and bunkering.”
Take a look at the rest of their write-up here.
New Jersey in indeed a great place to play for golf enthusiasts.