Northfield Golf CoursesThe term "birdie" was coined at Atlantic City Country Club, which exudes an elegant country club vibe few public golf courses can replicate. It all traces back to a deep connection to the history of the game, which includes hosting six United States Golf Association championships. What attracted all this history? A 6,577-yard, par-70 golf course worthy of legends. The club remains one of the game's true treasures.Atlantic City Country Club is full of history and golf lore. The clubhouse has tons of memorabilia, making it feel like a museum of golf. The course has hosted six United States Golf Association championships, and the golf term "birdie" was invented here. Today, the 6,577-yard, par-70 course remains a pure classic, ranking as the no. 1 public golf course in New Jersey.