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4.3
305 Reviews (305)
5 Stars
100
4 Stars
143
3 Stars
45
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.6
95.8%
Recommend this course
279 out of 305 reviews
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4.4
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.7%
Recommend this course
22 out of 23 reviews
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4.5
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.6
98.2%
Recommend this course
56 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 70
Length 6692 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.0
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Great Gorge at Mountain Creek
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bentgrass and Poa Annua
Greens Bentgrass and Poa Annua
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect George Fazio (1970)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Lockers

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in New Jersey (2019 #23)

Reviews

4.3
305 Reviews (305)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 19
Water Hazards 16
Bunkers 11
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 18
Advanced Golfers 11
Locals 9
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 16
At a Resort 7
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 46
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Horrible experience - course nice, staff and policies horrendous

Staff kept us off the course after a thunderstorm cell rolled through. Thunderstorm was done and gone through the area, and sunny skies were out. They made us wait about 75 minutes after the sun came out before they allowed us to get back on the course. It was 5:30 at the time the storm came through and was gone by 6pm. The staff just wanted to go home and not let anybody back out on the course. Pretty unreal. Lack of common sense applied. Won’t be back which is a shame because it’s a nice course. The photos show the time after the storm when we still weren’t allowed back out. I understand safety, but this was stupidity.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

One of my favorite courses. Love to play mountain courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather

Great Value

Great Gorge is definitely a diamond in the rough type of course in northern NJ. The value based on what you pay per round and the course conditions are one of the best in the state. The 3 9-hole courses all have challenging , forgiving, and holes that you would love to play over and over again. I will definitely be back to play in the near future.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 4
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
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome

Haven’t played here in years. Cart paths a little beat up, but course layout, condition is terrific. Must play for $45!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Outstanding greens!

You can tell that this resort was special back in the day, and I was pleased to see the course being very well maintained. The bent grass greens were absolutely perfect, maybe rolling on the 11s on the stimpmeter. Fairways we also in terrific conditions. Friendly staff and worth the drive. Don’t let the abandoned resort facilities deceive you and try this fantastic layout for yourself.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

First time I played there. I played the Rail Course to the Quarry Course, a little confusing to go from the 1st hole to the 2nd, could use better signage, but other than that I will go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great to be back

I don’t think I’ve played here in 10 or 12 years don’t know why . I think it may have been closed for a while but can’t wait to get back.Three nines great holes beautiful views can’t say enough about it so I will not . Maybe a Hidden gem are maybe I just forgot.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Friendly staff . . Course was in great shape. Greens were hard and rolled well. Great pace of play. Finished 18 holes in 2:45 with zero waiting.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 93
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A New Favorite

I played this course for the first time (quarry/rail) and loved it. The course is in great shape with a nice variety of holes and elevation changes. There are a couple of blind shots but that was part of the challenge. With COVID 19 rules allowing only 2-somes, it felt like playing a private country club. I forgot to mention the great scenery.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Haven’t played this in many years.Visited recently and will absolutely trickier than I remember come back. Played on 3 1/2 hours as 2 and never waited. Greens trickier than I remembered

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