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4.5
301 Reviews (301)
5 Stars
182
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
96.0%
Recommend this course
283 out of 301 reviews
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4.8
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
42 out of 42 reviews
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4.7
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
44
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
98.4%
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 7065 yards
Slope 128
Rating 73.7

Neshanic Valley Golf Course is a 27-hole layout that sprawls across 420 acres of rolling farmland. It is the flagship course of the five-course Somerset County Park Commission system. The design team of Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry crafted the layout, which is divided into three nines called the Lake, Ridge, and Meadow. The nines can be played in different 18-hole combinations. The Lake/Ridge Course, as the name would imply, starts out with a few water holes. In addition to the lakes on the front nine, environmentally sensitive wetland areas come into play throughout. The fairways and greens are bordered by ample fescue and the putting surfaces are closely guarded by strategically placed bunkers. Neshanic Valley also offers a nine-hole, par-32 Academy Course, which is great for beginners.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7065 yards 73.7 128
Gold 72 6665 yards 71.6 125
Blue 72 6210 yards 69.3 121
Blue (W) 72 6210 yards 76.7 136
Silver 72 5580 yards 66.9 115
Silver (W) 72 5580 yards 72.4 126
Green 72 5061 yards 64.5 110
Green (W) 72 5061 yards 69.2 120
Scorecard for Lake/Ridge
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.6/134 434 362 174 458 588 422 382 204 525 3549 418 380 430 181 536 223 391 555 402 3516 7065
Gold M: 71.8/132 412 343 155 433 564 394 355 187 495 3338 390 352 408 172 518 202 368 532 385 3327 6665
Blue M: 69.7/130 W: 76.8/139 387 316 132 404 533 361 330 170 471 3104 365 324 384 152 497 175 342 503 364 3106 6210
Silver M: 66.6/117 W: 72.8/131 356 286 105 377 501 332 300 142 443 2842 336 299 349 117 422 150 310 459 296 2738 5580
Green M: 64.5/110 W: 69.3/122 332 244 82 357 464 300 259 117 417 2572 301 256 311 111 392 123 271 438 286 2489 5061
Handicap 8 14 18 6 2 10 12 16 4 7 13 5 17 3 15 11 1 9
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 5 36 4 4 4 3 5 3 4 5 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2005
Fairways Bent grass
Greens Bent grass
Architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan (2004) Dana Fry (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

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4.5
301 Reviews (301)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Patio Dining 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 36
Undulating Greens 34
Thick Rough 33
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 43
Locals 36
A Weekend Splurge 32
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 45
In the 'Burbs 31

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful day. Course is in great shape. Greens are firm and fast.. Scenic holes all around. Challenging from any set of tees, and there are plenty of choices to play from. Nice to see sand in the bunkers! Definitely play this course when you can.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Outstanding value!

My first time and I'm hooked (poor golf term). I already am coming back Monday! The quality of the facility, the practice area and obviously the shape of the course is amazing. For a public course, better than 80% of the private courses around the state I have played.

Well done staff!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good day

This was the first time playing the lake course. It was rather nice and the weather held out so we could finish our rounds without being reasoned on. Hitting out of the rough was difficult as it is rather think.

We also stayed to eat after the round and were pleasantly surprised. They had enough on the menu to choose from and the food was alright.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful New Jersey course

Certainly the most beautiful public course in NJ and nicer than many private courses that I have played. There is a terrific warm up practice range and a great practice green. The fairways and greens are in excellent shape. You will find very playable conditions almost any time, even after a couple of days of rain. Neshanic never disappoints.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Pristine conditions, great pace, excellent value!

Key word “VALUE”, now granted I played on a Monday, but 3 of us played in under 4 hours (none of us broke the course record). The conditions were mint. Biggest surprise, as a frequent public facility player, was the bunkers. Sure that means I was in there more than I cared to be, but the sand was soft, consistent, and RAKED! So compliments to the staff and fellow golfers. The greens rolled perfectly (not my stroke), there were virtually no visible ball marks. Fairways, I probably could’ve taken a nap. So you get my point, tremendous facility, oh a grass driving range also. For me, the value is nearly impossible to beat. Will be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Course

I have played this course many times and have never had a bad time. Always in great shape and the staff is always friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course well maintained greens a little slow. Traps were in excellent condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

EXCELLENT FACILITY

This is an excellent facility to play at. Everything from the practice facility, to the clubhouse is top notch. Course conditions were great. Tee boxes, fairways, rough, greens were all A+. Highly recommend playing this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice golf course

The course was in great shape I played the ridge (liked it best) and lake
The people in the pro shop were great!
I would recommend this course and I would play it again if I’m in the area

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I live outside of this county. But I joined Somerset County as a non resident because Somerset County courses are usually in great shape. I love Neshanic Valley. It is a super nice course, but a little pricey for the average person.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

PGA Championship Saturday

Our club played today on the 1st sunny Saturday. It was worth the weight. The rough was up and the fairways pristine. We felt like we had our own championship. No complaints whatsoever regarding the course. Since it's a composite, we played Ridge/Lake. 1 suggestion, water every few holes would be good.. the staff was cool. We even got a lost club back.
The clubhouse was slammed with traffic but it was handled professionally. I ordered the grilled chicken. The marinade came through in the cooking. Best I've had. Kudos

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Neshanic

Great views and playability on this well maintained muni !!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great GC

Always looking forward playing this one. 27 holes to choose from.
We almost didn't finish because of impending thunderstorm. I would always recommend this course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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