Atlantic City Golf CoursesThere are only 19 golf courses in the Greater Atlantic City Golf Association, but the great mix of unique and traditional courses and historic and modern clubs is second to none. Picking five must-play courses near this gambling hotbed along the Jersey Shore wasn't easy, but Jason Scott Deegan rolled the dice. Check out where they landed.Outside of Las Vegas, there isn't a better golf-and-gambling option than Atlantic City. The number of quality golf courses in this Jersey shore destination only slightly outnumbers the number of casinos. Stephen Kay, a New Jersey resident who has designed four courses in the area, said, "I don't think anybody touches this (destination) with a 10-foot pole.