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Atlantic County

Atlantic County

Green Tree G.C.

1030 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, Egg Harbor Township; 609-625-9131; 18 holes

Greens fees: Atlantic County residents with paid annual identification card offered discounts. Weekdays: $14 resident, $21 non-resident. Weekends and holidays: $17 resident, $26 non-resident. After 2 p.m. weekdays: $12 resident, $18 non-resident; after 2 p.m. weekends $13 resident, $20 non-resident. Juniors and seniors weekdays: $12 residents, $18 nonresidents. $14 for cart, $13 for senior carts for residents, pull cart $3. Twilight nine-hole cart rate is $7.50.

Metal spikes: Not banned, but soft spikes preferred.

Amenities: Limited pro shop, driving range.

Course description: Short, fun and inexpensive course that is great for beginners.

Blue Heron Pines G.C.

550 W. Country Club Drive, Cologne; 609-965-1800; http://www.blueheronpines.com" target= "_blank">www.blueheronpines.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: $88 Monday to Thursday, $99 Friday to Sunday and holidays. Noon to 3 p.m.: $78 Monday to Thursday, $89 Friday to Sunday. After 3 p.m.: $49.

Tee times: Recommended, and may be made up to 10 days in advance. Reserve tee times online or by calling 800-GOLF-222.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, restaurant, the Golf Academy at Blue Heron Pines.

Pro's description of course: Five sets of tees on championship holes offer variety and playability for golfers of every level.

Hamilton Trails C.C.

620 Harbor Avenue, Mays Landing; 609-641-6824; http://www.hamiltontrails.com" target= "_blank">www.hamiltontrails.com; 9 holes

Greens fees: $16 weekdays, $18 Saturday, Sunday and holidays. $7 for a riding cart. Replay rate to play a second nine holes: walking, $8, riding, $10.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Driving range, individual lessons and clinics available on Wednesday and Saturday.

Pro's description of course: Course is fairly flat. Easy walking. Large greens. Regulation length. Par threes require a carry over ponds. Challenging par fours.

Harbor Pines G.C.

500 St. Andrews Drive, Egg Harbor Township; 609-927-0006; www.harborpines.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: Call for latest greens fees.

Tee times: Recommended. Available 30 days in advance for members and 14 days in advance for non-members. Reserve tee times at www.harborpines.com or 609-927-0006.

Metal spikes: Not allowed. Collared shirts required, no denim, no pull carts.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, restaurant, liquor license, putting and chipping green, teaching program, individual and group lessons, clinics.

Pro's description of course: A parkland-style course. Designed to challenge players of all abilities. Seventeen acres of large greens, water and distinctive bunkering.

Pomona G & C.C.

400 W. Moss Mill Road, Pomona; 609-965-3232; 9 holes

Greens fees: $16 weekdays, $13 after 4 p.m.; $18 weekends and holidays, $15 after 4 p.m. Pull carts $2. Electric carts $10.50, $21 for 18 holes. Student, military, senior citizen and police officer rate $2 off all regular rates with identification.

Tee times: Not required.

Metal spikes: Soft spikes preferred.

Amenities: Limited pro shop, driving range, luncheonette.

Manager's description of course: Located in the Pinelands of Galloway Township. Course is relatively flat with small greens, making approaches a challenge. Course plays well for the novice as well as experienced golfer.

Seaview Resort & Spa

401 S. New York Road, Galloway Township; 609-748-7680; http://www.seaviewmarriott.com" target= "_blank">www.seaviewmarriott.com; two 18-hole courses

Greens fees: To Sept. 30 - Monday to Thursday: $99, $59 after 3 p.m.; Friday to Sunday: $109, $69 after 3 p.m.

Tee times: Recommended and available 14 days in advance. Hotel guests 60 days in advance. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Metal spikes: Not allowed. Proper golf attire required.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, hotel, restaurant, liquor license, chipping and putting greens, Seaview Golf Academy, learning center.

Pro's description of course: The Bay Course, completed in 1915, reflects Scottish influences with small, undulating greens guarded by steep-faced bunkers. The Pines course, built into the New Jersey Pinelands, is considered Parkland in style, with long, tree-lined fairways winding wonderfully through the pines.

Twisted Dune

2101 Ocean Heights Ave., Egg Harbor Township; 609-653-8019; www.twisteddune.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: To Nov. 1 - Monday to Thursday: $79, $70 noon to 3 p.m., $60 after 3 p.m. Friday to Sunday: $89, $80 noon to 3 p.m., $65 after 3 p.m.

Tee times: Call for tee times. Book 10 days in advance by calling 609-653-8019. Booking is still possible beyond the 10 days at a charge of $5 a player.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, snack bar, chipping and putting greens, teaching academy.

Pro's description of course: 18-hole Scottish links with mounds, bunkers, quarry, water. Course challenges golfers of all levels.

Cape May County

Avalon C.C.

1510 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House; 609-465-4653; http://www.avalongolfclub.net" target= "_blank">www.avalongolfclub.net; 18 holes

Greens fees: To Oct. 23 - Monday to Friday: $64; $54 after 1 p.m.; $44 after 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: $74; $64 after 1 p.m.; $44 after 3 p.m. Wednesday: $44.95 all day.

Tee times: Recommended. Tee times can be scheduled two weeks prior at http://www.avalongolfclub.net." target= "_blank">www.avalongolfclub.net.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, restaurant and bar.

Pro's description of course: Located across the bay from Avalon, this layout offers four sets of tees for the enjoyment and challenge of all levels of golfers. Dogwoods, oaks and pines line all fairways on both sides, putting the premium on accuracy.

Cape May National G.C.

834 Florence Ave., Erma; 609-884-1563; http://www.cmngc.com" target="_blank">www.cmngc.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: $85, $65 after 11 a.m., $50 after 2 p.m.

Tee times: Required and available seven days in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed. Proper golf attire required, no denim.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, grill room, bar, putting green. Players have full use of locker room and facilities.

Pro's description of course: Classic, turn-of-the-century-designed golf course. The greens are reputed to be among the best in the tri-state area. Course has won many honors, with a number of holes named "Best of Jersey."

Cumberland County

and West

Centerton C.C.

Route 540 and Almond Road, Pittsgrove; 856-358-2220; http://www.centertoncc.com" target= "_blank">www.centertoncc.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday - $34 with a cart and $24 to walk; after noon, $29 with a cart and $20 to walk. Saturday, Sunday and holidays - $48 with a cart; after 11 a.m., $39 with a cart and $25 to walk; after 1:30 p.m., $35 with a cart, $20 to walk; after 3 p.m., $30.

Tee times: Required and available seven days in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed. Proper golf attire required.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, restaurant, liquor license.

Pro's description of course: Tree-lined, rolling fairways.

Cohanzick C.C.

Bridgeton-Fairton Road, Fairton; 856-455-2127; http://www.allforeclub.com/ccc" target= "_blank">www.allforeclub.com/ccc; 18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday: $19, $15 after 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: $25, $19 after 1 p.m. Includes cart.

Metal spikes: Not allowed. Proper golf attire required.

Amenities: Pro shop, members-only driving range, restaurant, liquor license.

Pro's description of course: Narrow fairways, small greens. Straight drives and approach shots a must.

Ocean County

Ocean County G.C. at Atlantis

Country Club Boulevard, Little Egg Harbor; 609-296-2444; www.ocean.nj.us/parks/golf.htm; 18 holes

Greens fees: Residents of Ocean County (with purchase of $25 resident card, $10 to renew each year): Monday to Friday - $18 in a.m., $12 in p.m. Saturday and Sunday - $24 in a.m., $16 in p.m. Non-residents: Monday to Friday - $35 in a.m., $20 in p.m. Saturday and Sunday - $42 in a.m., $24 in p.m. Students and seniors - $15 in a.m., $12 in p.m. Carts are $12 per person.

Tee times: Can be made up to eight days in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Limited pro shop, driving range, restaurant.

Sea Oaks G.C.

Route 539 and Sea Oaks Drive, Little Egg Harbor Township; 609-296-2656; www.seaoaksgolf.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Thursday - $90. Friday to Sunday - $105; 2 to 4 p.m. $55, after 4 p.m. $40.

Tee times: Mandatory, five days in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, clubhouse, restaurant.

Pro's description of course: Sea Oaks Golf Club was designed by popular golf course architect Ray Hearn. The course layout is specific to southern New Jersey, with wind-blown sand, pines and oaks incorporated into uphill and downhill designs.

Camden County

Pinelands G.C.

887 S. Mays Landing Road, Winslow; 609-561-8900; http://www.allforeclub.com/pgc" target= "_blank">www.allforeclub.com/pgc; 18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday - $33. Specials on Wednesday - $29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $25. Senior discounts on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - $3 off. Saturday and Sunday - $39, after 3 p.m. $29. Includes carts.

Tee times: Recommended Monday to Friday, required on weekends and holidays.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range.

Pro's description of course: Short but tight with numerous elevation changes. A challenge at any level.