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4.5
583 Reviews (583)
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
96.5%
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4.7
46 Reviews (46)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
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72 Reviews (72)
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Conditions
4.4
Value
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Layout
4.8
Pace
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Amenities
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4.6
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6863 yards
Slope 131
Rating 72.5

The Architects Golf Club is a unique layout that honors legendary course designers including Donald Ross, A.W. Tillinghast, and Alistair Mackenzie. Each hole is named after a famous designer, beginning with Old Tom Morris. The opening par 5 pays homage to St. Andrews' designer through the use of the existing features as hazards such as the rock wall and the sloping hillside that the green is deftly carved into. One of the most memorable holes is the 13th, another par 5 that will give you a taste of what it's like to play Augusta. This Alistair Mackenzie-inspired hole offers many risks and rewards. Golfers will face fairways bunkers and a pond on the left and then a creek that runs diagonally in front of the triple-tiered green. Position is the key to maneuvering this tough hole.

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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Whitten (2001) Stephen Kay (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire must be worn at all times. Jeans (denim), tee shirts, bathing or gym shorts, tank tops and halter-tops are not permitted.

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4.5
583 Reviews (583)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 55
Patio Dining 37
19th Hole Scenic Views 28
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 98
Elevation Changes 64
Undulating Greens 62
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 81
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 64
A Weekend Splurge 61
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 99
In the 'Burbs 48
Convenient to the City 16

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Winter Golf

For January, this course was in great shape. Love the layout. My favorite NJ course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Handicap 5-9
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Conditions Good
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Excellent condition of course for this time of the year

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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5.0
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Perfect weather
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very nice

Great day for November weather. Course was in great shape. Challenging holes with a ton of variety. Chance to use all the clubs in your bag. Worth the price in the early winter weather. Greens were good and the fairways were very nice. Recommend getting out before the snow.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Fall Golf...

Course was empty thanks to the rain the past couple of days...cart path only, but we were happy to get the extra work in!

Greens were imacculate and this continues to be a challenging course off the Blues - Golds would be very tough in these conditions..

Some renovations limiting club house use, but not a concern for us.

Finished in 3 1/2 hours, even with the cart path only rule..when it's this pace, a truly great day out and excellent value...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great course.

I had a great time today. The course was in great shape. It has a great layout and the fairways and greens were very good. Staff were great getting me paired up and golfing as well as service in the dining area. I will always look forward to playing at Architechs. We’ll done!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great time in the wind

It was very windy the day we played with the wind moving the ball sometimes 20 to 30 yards on our drives. The condition of the course was so nice this didn't effect us at all. Will definitely come back. One of the nicest coused in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worth the Ride

I live 1 1/2 hours away from this course, nice ride, and the course looked great, with great views of the area. As a single, joined with,3 gentlemen, had a good time. Every hole was different, and greens in good shape got quicker as they dried from the morning dew.
If one has the opportunity, I recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

great course

would highly recommend! we had a makeshift "tournament" occupying 12 tee times in front of ours, they played very slow but the staff rode around doing their best to keep pace while also letting my group and other groups behind know what was going on and what they were doing to try and get it moving better. course itself is awesome, a lot of fun and beautiful scenery.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great variety

This was my first time playing this course, and oh what a beauty! Course conditions were fantastic. Tea boxes, fairways and greens all in great shape. The greens themselves were fastThis was my first time playing this course, and oh what a beauty!
Course conditions were fantastic. Tea boxes, fairways and greens all in great shape. The greens themselves were fast and true.
I think the best thing about this course is the variation in the different holes. As the course name implies, each hall is designed after a different classic golf architect. What this means to the player is that each hole has a different character. You won't get bored playing this course.As the course name implies, each hall is designed after a different classic golf architect. What this means to the player is that each hole has a different character. You won't get bored playing this course. It is a very good test of golf with some quite difficult holes. Overall I had a great time and will be back to play this again.
It is a very good test of golf with some quite difficult holes.
Overall I had a great time and will be back to play this again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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Previously Played

Great course great layout friendly staff great burgers at the turn I love the course and drive an hour and 15 minutes to get there but it is well worth the trip!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome course

Highly recommend the course in great shape. The only issues are the traps need major work and more drinking water on the course. A must play, great layout and very challenging

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Awesome Golf Course

I'm playing here as part of a group at the end of September so I decided to go out on my own to check it out first. The design concept is really cool, with each hole designed after some famous designer's concept. The fairways were really good (lush) as well as the greens (not too fast or slow). Not too hilly so you can walk this course if you're so inclined (I'm not). The only surprise was the condition of a lot of the bunkers; fairway and green side. They were flooded with water and with a lot of rocks (baseball sized ones). It hadn't rained for a few days so this was really odd. I would expect a place like this to not have these types of blemishes. I didn't land in any of these types of bunkers, but some were so bad that if I would have landed in one, I might not have been able to retrieve my ball. That's how much water was in some of them. Except for this problem, the course was amazing with a friendly staff and great amenities (cart girl came around a lot). One other thing was the carts they provide. For the greens fee you pay, I would expect a better cart, GPS and other bells and whistles. Like at Bowling Green for example. Those have Bluetooth and a few other cool features. I don't really care about that stuff, but if you do, the carts at Architects will disappoint you.

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

Must Play

Great course to play...the course was in excellent condition...some interesting features at each hole.

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

Nice course

Loved the layout, very well taken care of. The only down side were the bunkers, they need a lot of work. I would recommend playing here, just stay out of the bunkers.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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