The best golf courses in New Jersey serve both Philadelphia and New York City golfers among other metro areas on the eastern seaboard. It's a longtime golf destination, thanks to such historic clubs as Seaview and Atlantic City Country Club. The new breed features a nice mix of scenic, affordable and championship-caliber layouts to choose from. Crystal Springs Resort, one of the most complete resorts in the U.S., serves as a convenient getaway, while Atlantic City has a collection of great golf as well.
To compile our state lists, we used a similar method to that of our our national Top 50 ranking. A course's score is based on their overall (50%) rating and subcategory average (50%). Reviews are weighted based on how prolific that reviewer is on Golf Advisor, and a course receives a bump in their rating if their score is better than that reviewer's average score.
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Top courses by subcategory in New Jersey in 2016
Course layout: Scotland Run Golf Club
Course conditions: Ballyowen Golf Club
Value: Sky View Golf Club
Off-course amenities: Ballyowen Golf Club
Pace of play: Scotland Run Golf Club
Staff friendliness: Scotland Run Golf Club
Top 15 golf courses in New Jersey in 2016
No. 17 in the U.S. for Pace of play in 2016