Mays Landing Golf & Country Club was late PGA President Leo Fraser's labor of love

MAYS LANDING, N.J. -- Mays Landing Golf & Country Club opened in 1962 with an exhibition match between Sam Snead and Tony Lema.

Leo Fraser, former president of the PGA of America, designed the course. While the layout offers a fair amount of challenges, Fraser wanted the course to appeal to players of all skill levels. The course is both picturesque and playable, making it the perfect destination for a casual round.

The course has more forgiving tees, gold and red, that are excellent for those just learning the game, and the blue and white tees present more formidable challenges for more advanced golfers. Water comes into play on several holes. Be prepared for a few forced carries as well.

The toughest hole on the course is the par-4 sixth hole. A long straight tee shot is needed in order to avoid the waste area on the right. Then there is a small green with a bunker to the left and water to the right. To make the hole even more difficult, it usually plays into the prevailing winds.

In addition to top-notch conditioning and impeccable service, Mays Landing Golf & Country Club offers affordable green fees in keeping with Fraser's commitment to making the game accessible to all.

Jan 04, 2013

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Oleg Volovik


Born and raised in the former Soviet Union, photographer Oleg Volovik moved to the United States in 1992 and now lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles. He joined the TravelGolf editorial team in 2010. Originally graduated with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering he continued to dedicate his time and energy to his passion for visual arts and photography. Oleg has extensive experience in fine arts, fashion, event, architecture and journalistic photography. His work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Moscow, where he also taught a master class, sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, in April 2007. He may be a novice golfer, but Oleg always wears a white leather glove during photo sessions. "Golf photography is my own 'game' with the beauty of nature and human creativity."