Water come into play on several holes at Bowling Green Golf Club
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4.4
314 Reviews (314)
5 Stars
143
4 Stars
134
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
95.5%
Recommend this course
294 out of 314 reviews
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4.5
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.4%
Recommend this course
27 out of 28 reviews
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4.5
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.2%
Recommend this course
60 out of 63 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6863 yards
Slope 134
Rating 73.2

Bowling Green Golf Club is in the heart of northern New Jersey, surrounded by miles of idyllic countryside. An abundance of mature oaks and towering red pines characterizes the scenic course. This quick, shady layout is a great round for walkers. The golf course has a classic links design that is easily played in less than four hours. Like most traditional links courses, the gently undulating terrain has the perfect pitch and roll. It also provides each hole with unique challenges that require accuracy and strategy. Trees heavily line the fairways, presenting some of the course's most formidable challenges. Bowling Green Golf Club's front nine is slightly more forgiving than the back nine, which incorporates the natural ponds and wetlands on a few holes. There are also some tricky doglegs to contend with.

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Course Details

Year Built 1967
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Geoffrey Cornish (1967) Bill Robinson (1967)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

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Reviews

4.4
314 Reviews (314)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 30
Patio Dining 12
Dinner 11
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 40
Bunkers 32
Water Hazards 32
This course/club is great for:
Locals 33
Advanced Golfers 30
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 26
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 41
In the 'Burbs 33
Convenient to the City 8

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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dope course!

I've been golf a while and this course has quality. The fairways, greens and layout were great. Good mix of challenging and moderate holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Fun day

Course was in OK shape but greens were a bit slow. No rangers and needed as pace slowed considerably on back 9. Also greeting staff was not present for about 10 minutes after arrival but once there was great.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Course, Great Staff, Great Pace

This Is a beautiful and very well maintained course. One of the best within 1 hr of nyc. Staff was super friendly and helpful. Played as a single in 3 and half hours on Saturday afternoon - multiple groups let me play ahead. Overall great experience. Will definitely be back soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Round

Just finished playing a round today. Started the round at 2:28, finished around 6:15. Great course, tight fairways, plenty of doglegs to the left, and oh my goodness, those par 3s!!!

Fairways were in excellent shape, greens were fast, but true.

Definitely recommend!! Unfortunately we did not partake in a post-round meal, but it smelled good as we passed it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Day for golf

Never had to wait they spaced us out so the round couldn't get any better. Played with my son for Father's Day!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice course. Pretty challenging.

Lots of trees lining the fairways make the course pretty challenging.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 8
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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The Way Golf Should Be

Played a round (first time this course) on a Sat afternoon in June...usually a prime time for crowded conditions and slower play but we experienced neither. Course is very well kept and was in great shape despite heavy rains the night before. Even under pandemic restrictions, with the range open and the halfway house laying down some righteous dogs you could almost a normal world existed for 4 hours. Staff were very helpful and seemed genuinely glad to be there accommodating golfers. If this is what slightly off the beaten path gets you, then I’m a believer in the effort: driving a short piece afforded us enjoying the game in peace and without the annoyances that so often accompany higher trafficked venues.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Enjoy

Very peaceful and good management on those courses. Letting one person per cart due to COVID19. Would love to come back again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Well maintained, great value.

Grabbed an end of the week tee time with three co workers. Staff was great especially with some of the recent complications. Played through a wet day and course was still in really good shape. Would absolutely play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great day

Been a year or two since playing there and course was in great shape just like last time I played there. Definitely will be back there more often!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 60
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor

Slow greens

Course is in good condition. Greens were recently aerated, very slow and bumpy..staff, especially the starter very unfriendly almost rude. Wish they pave the cart paths.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Great Course

This course is a fun track to play but it does not come at a cheap price. Would recommend.

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