New Jersey’s Top Public Golf Courses

Our exclusive ranking of the best golf in New Jersey

Ballyowen, our #1 golf course and flagship of the Crystal Springs Resort, spreads across a treeless expanse whose rippling fairways, rugged mounds and deep swales bring Scottish linksland to mind and make each hole visually memorable and uniquely challenging.
Courtesy of Crystal Springs Resort.

No need to pine for a round at peerless Pine Valley. Jersey has plenty of other golfing treasures—and the beauty is you can play them whenever you want, at a price you can actually afford.

Click on the links below to read more from our golf package:

The Top Ten Public Golf Courses
We convened a panel of experts and asked them to identify the state’s 40 best daily fee and publicly owned courses. Here’s why these 10 topped the list.

The Top Golf Courses: Category Leaders
Our rankings for the most scenic courses, most creatively designed courses, the best conditioned courses, and more.

The Top Golf Holes In New Jersey
Our round-up of the top golf holes in the state.

Value Golf: Good Deals on Great Rounds
Just as good golfers use strategy to reduce their strokes per hole, smart golfers do the same to lower the sport’s high cost.

Galloping Hill’s New Giddyap
Losing money on golf, Union County bet $17.6 million on a bold plan to turn its decaying 1928 flagship into a state-of-the-art facility. And pulled it off.

Top Golf Methodology

Top Golf Panel of Experts

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