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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 70
Length 6705 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.0

The course at the Greate Bay Golf Club is an 18-hole course and although it is semi-private, the Club has an "open" guest policy. The beautiful location in Somers Point, NJ makes is an ideal distance from Ocean City and Atlantic City. It is also located within walking distance to Great Egg Harbor Bay.

A Scotsman, Willie Park, Jr., designed the golf course with a traditional links-style layout. Accurate shot-making is required due to the bay breezes, hazards, and elevation changes. Although it is a semi-private course, membership at Greate Bay Golf Club often costs less than a membership at many public golf courses.

Course Details

Year Built 1923
Golf Season Year round
Architect Willie Park, Jr. (1923) Ron Garl (1986) Donald Ross (1921) Tom Fazio (1972) George Fazio (1972)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis, Squash

Reviews

4.0
2 Reviews (2)
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Reviews 278
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Top 10 Contributor
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Good weather
Used cart

Greate Day...

... at Greate Bay. An enjoyable course. It is very forgiving for errant tee shots. The challenge is on the greens, very quick and undulating. My favorite hole was #12, short par 4, dogleg left, over the pond.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

First Time at this Gourmet Course

I had the opportunity to play this very nice course as part of a SJGA tournament. Normally, I would play this course from the white tees, but because of my very advanced age (62), I was required to play from the gold tees (about 5,500 yards). I found the course to be relatively easy from these tees. The most difficult part of the course was on the greens which were fast, and some of which had more undulations than others. There was only one water hazard that I could recall on the entire course. Considering the heavy rains earlier in the morning, the course was in excellent shape. Also, considering that the course is close to beach resorts, I would expect to see more sand in the bunkers. Overall, I recommend this course for a nice easy going round of golf.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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