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Although it is just a few minutes outside of Atlantic City, Harbor Pines Golf Club is tucked away amongst pristine pinelands, lending a secluded and peaceful atmosphere to your round. Preserving the beautiful natural terrain was a major priority during the construction of the course.
Playing Twisted Dune Golf Club Egg Harbor Township feels like taking a mini-vacation to Scotland. The traditional links layout is virtually treeless, in keeping with Scottish seaside golf courses, while providing a different option from the abundant forested layouts that line the Jersey Shore.
Roughly 2 million cubic yards of earth was moved to make Twisted Dune Golf Club, located roughly 15 miles from Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The 7,248-yard course looks like the love child of Whistling Straits and Ballybunion. The course Web site calls its unique design "Scottish Golf, Jersey Style." Holes 13-17 might be the best continuous stretch of public golf in the state and are a major reason why Golfweek ranked Twisted Dune third among New Jersey's best public courses for 2013. It's twisted, wicked fun.
McCullough's Emerald Golf Links, located 15 miles from Atlantic City, offers a different Irish-Scottish golf experience in the heart of New Jersey. Designer Stephen Kay transformed a former landfill into a golf course filled with replica holes from famous courses like Prestwick, Royal County Down, Gleneagles and Royal Troon. The site's 100 feet of elevation changes gave Kay the opportunity to include the quirky blind shots prevalent on true links courses.
Some locals teasingly call McCullough's Emerald Golf Links "the dump" -- not for what it is, but for what it once was. Architect Stephan Kay transformed an old city landfill into an affordable, intriguing replica design that pays tribute to Europe's most famous courses. McCullough's may never be confused for the best course in the region, but dollar for dollar, it provides a fun, lower-cost alternative.
Most golfers love Twisted Dune Golf Club. The course continues to rank among the top three public golf courses in New Jersey by almost every golf publication. The manmade mounds, irregular-shaped bunkers and the tall fescue give it that "links" look.
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