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Atlantic County

Atlantic County

Green Tree G.C.

1030 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, Egg Harbor Township; 609-625-9131; greentree.aclink.org; 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: $14 resident, $21 non-resident. Resident Golf ID card $14. Electric carts $14 per rider, $13 seniors, $7.50 for nine holes and twilight.

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. Fairways are narrow, some greens are sloped. Only two par 5s on course.

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: To Sept. 7 - Monday to Thursday: $88 to noon, $78 noon to 3 p.m., $59 after 3 p.m.. Friday to Sunday: $99/$109 to noon, $89 noon to 3 p.m., $69 after 3 p.m. Replay rate: $38.

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, new restaurant and bar and grille called The View at Blue Heron Pines, the Golf Academy at Blue Heron Pines.

Pro's description of course: Rated No. 34 in GolfWorld's top 50 public courses in the country in 2010. Five sets of tees on championship holes offer variety and playability for golfers of every level. The West Course plays from 6,777 yards to 5,053 yards, with a slope rating of 133 to 119.

Buena Vista C.C.

Route 40 and Country Club Lane, Buena; 856-697-3733;

18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday: $29 to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: $39 to 10 a.m., $33 to noon. Golf cart: $36.

Ride and play specials: Tuesday and Thursday: $32 to 11 a.m., $29 to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday: $35 to 1 p.m., $20 after 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: $39 10 a.m. to noon, $25 after 3 p.m.

Nine and dine: $29 for nine holes plus a buffet from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays only. $3 senior discount Monday, Wednesday and Friday until 1 p.m.

Tee Times: Members can schedule tee times 14 days in advance. Non-members can schedule tee times 10 days in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range.

Pro's description of course: All fairways are tree-lined. Course is relatively flat and well-bunkered. Course is an excellent challenge.

Frog Rock C.C.

420 Boyer Ave., Hammonton; 609-561-5504;

Greens fees: Monday to Friday: $21. Saturday, Sunday and holidays: $31. Greens fees include a cart. Walking prices - Monday to Friday: $15. Saturday, Sunday and holidays: $25. Wednesday Night Open Scramble: Every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. $23, includes 9 holes, dinner, prize.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Tee times: No tee time required.

Amenities: Restaurant open for lunch every day, dinner on Saturdays, pro shop.

Course description: The former Hammonton Golf & Country Club expanded from a 9- to an 18-hole course that may be difficult for beginners. Fairways are narrow, greens are fast, and water comes into play on six holes.

Hamilton Trails C.C.

620 Harbor Ave., Mays Landing; 609-641-6824;

Greens fees: Weekdays: $16. Saturday, Sunday and holidays: $18. $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. Tree-lined, challenging par fours.

Latona C.C.

Oak and Cumberland roads, Buena; 856-692-8149; http://www.latonagolfcourse.com" target= "_blank">www.latonagolfcourse.com; 9 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday: $17 to walk. Saturday and Sunday: $19 to walk. Call for additional rates and cart pricing.

Tee times: Not required.

Metal spikes: No preference.

Amenities: Limited pro shop.

Manager's description: 9-hole regulation course that proves to be difficult. Very well-maintained greens have steep bunkers surrounding most holes.

The Links

at Brigantine Beach

1075 N. Shore Drive, Brigantine; 609-266-1388; http://www.brigantinegolf.com" target= "_blank">www.brigantinegolf.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: To Sept. 6 - Monday to Thursday: $75, $55 1 to 4 p.m., $35 after 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday: $85, $65 1 to 4 p.m., $40 after 4 p.m. Seniors and casino employees: $45 Monday to Thursday.

Tee times: Recommended. May be reserved up to 14 days in advance. Reserve tee times at http://www.brigantinegolf.com" target= "_blank">www.brigantinegolf.com or 609-266-1388.

Metal spikes: Not allowed (T-shirts, denim and cut-off shorts also prohibited).

Amenities: Fully stocked pro shop, full-service restaurant, bar and grill, liquor license and full banquet facilities.

Pro's description of course: The Links at Brigantine Beach is an authentic Scottish links golf course and was ranked No. 2 best value golf in the entire state of New Jersey by Golfing Magazine.

McCullough's

Emerald Golf Links

3016 Ocean Heights Ave., Egg Harbor Township; 609-926-3900; www.mcculloughsgolf.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Thursday: $69, $56 after 1 p.m., $41 after 3 p.m., $31 after 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday: $79, $66 after 1 p.m., $51 after 3 p.m., $31 after 5 p.m. Discounts available for township residents and casino employees.

Tee times: May be booked 12 days in advance for non-residents and 14 days in advance for residents. Book tee times online or by telephone.

Metal spikes: Not allowed. Proper golf attire required.

Amenities: Pro shop, restaurant and bar.

Description of course: Tremendous vistas abound at this Stephen Kay Irish-Scottish design, just 15 minutes from Atlantic City.

Pomona G & C.C.

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

Greens fees: Weekdays: $18, $15 after 4 p.m. Weekdends and holidays: $20, $17 after 4 p.m. Fee good for 9 holes; play another 9 holes for free. Pull carts $2. Electric carts $10.50, $21 for 18 holes per cart. 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.

Twisted Dune

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

Greens fees: To June 10 - 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 per 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.

Victor's Par 3

6444 Pittsburgh Ave., Mays Landing; 609-625-4931; 18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday: $18. Saturday, Sundays and holidays: $19.

Owner's description of course: Good for beginners. All holes are par 3. Course and greens kept in good condition.

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 June 11 - Monday to Friday: $59, $49 after 1 p.m., $39 after 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: $69, $59 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

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 a 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 2:30 p.m. Parent/child special: 9 holes after 4:30 p.m. $20 per person.

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."

Cape May Par 3

& Driving Range

Fulling Mill Road off of Route 47, Rio Grande; 609-889-2600; www.capemaypar3.com;

18 holes

Greens fees: $15.95 for 18 holes, $10 for juniors ages 10 and younger. $1 extra for clubs, bag and pull cart.

Metal spikes: No preference, but discouraged.

Amenities: Driving range, pro shop.

Pro's description of course: 18-hole, par-3 course with regulation greens that is beginner friendly with large greens and no hazards except trees.

Heritage Links

1375 S. Shore Road, Palermo; 609-390-4500;

heritage; 9 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday: $25 walk, $40 ride, seniors $20 walk, $32 ride; after 1 p.m., $20 walk, $30 ride, 9 holes $15 walk, $22 ride. Saturday and Sunday $50, $30 walk, $40 ride 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., $20 walk, $30 ride after

2 p.m.

Tee times: Recommended. Available seven days in advance.

Amenities: Pro shop, snack bar, putting green.

Pro's description of course: Nine-hole, links-style course. Designed to be unintimidating for beginners, yet challenging for accomplished golfers.

Pines at Clermont G.C.

358 Kings Highway, Clermont; 609-624-0100; http://www.thepinesatclermont.com" target= "_blank">www.thepinesatclermont.com; 9 holes

Greens fees: To Labor Day: $22 to walk, $25 for hand cart, $28 for electric cart. Replay $12.

Tee times: Recommended. Reservations are available one week in advance by calling 609-624-0100.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, putting green.

Description of course: Built on 34 acres of land, each of the nine holes is tree-lined with an assortment of ornamental grasses making up the fringes. Water comes into play on three holes.

Sand Barrens G.C.

1765 Route 9 North, Swainton; 609-465-3555;

27 holes

Greens fees: Call for latest fees.

Tee times: Required. Available 10 days in advance. Reserve tee times at www.gacga.com or 800-GOLF-222.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range.

Manager's description of course: The Sand Barrens Golf Club has been named by The Golfer Magazine as one of the "Top Ten New Courses in America" and by Golf Magazine as one of the "Top 10 Courses You Can Play."

Shore Gate Golf Club

35 School House Lane, Ocean View; 609-624-8337;

18 holes

Greens fees: To June 18 - Monday to Thursday: $75, $60 after noon. Friday: $85, $65 after 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: $89, $65 after 1 p.m. June 19 to 30 - Monday to Thursday: $75, $60 after noon. Friday: $89, $65 after 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: $95, $65 after 2 p.m. July 1 to 5 - Thursday to Sunday: $115, $99 after noon, $65 after 3 p.m. Monday: $105, $75 after 1 p.m. July 6 to Aug. 15 - $105, $85 after 11 a.m., $69 after 2 p.m. Aug. 16 to Sept. 2 - Monday to Thursday: $95, $85 after 11 a.m. Friday to Sunday: $105, $69 after 2 p.m.

Tee times: Required. May be made up to 14 days in advance. Reserve tee times at http://www.shoregategolfclub.com" target= "_blank">www.shoregategolfclub.com or 609-624-8337.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, restaurant, free junior clinic.

Manager's description of course: Carved from more than 245 acres of pristine forest only a few miles from the Atlantic Ocean, Shore Gate is a unique combination of parkland and Scottish links-style designs that also presents a dramatic sculptured and undulating feeling.

Cumberland County

and West

Eastlyn G.C.

4049 Italia Ave., Vineland; 856-691-5558; 18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday: $17, $23.50 with cart, $15, $21.50 with cart after 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays: $19.25, $26.75 with cart, $17.25, $23.50 with cart after 4 p.m. Pull cart $2.30.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range.

Pro's description of course: Water comes into play on 11 holes. Greens are small and well-bunkered. Excellent for your short game.

Scotland Run G.C.

Route 322 and Fries Mill Road, Williamstown; 856-863-3737; www.scotlandrun.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Thursday: $95. Friday to Sunday: $105. $70 after 3 p.m. every day.

Tee times: Mandatory. Available seven days in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed. (Coolers not allowed.)

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, restaurant.

Course description: One of the area's most beautiful and challenging courses, the par-71 Scotland Run wraps around an abandoned quarry and incorporates the woodlands, quarry and links-style holes for a memorable golf experience.

White Oaks C.C.

2951 Dutch Mill Road, Newfield; 856-697-8900;

18 holes

Greens fees: Monday to Friday: $49, $39 after 1 p.m., $33 after 3 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays: $65, $49 after 1 p.m., $33 after 3 p.m. Senior, law enforcement, military, veterans, casino employees: $37 before 1 p.m. Monday to Friday. Ages 18 and younger: $25.

Tee Times: Recommended. Available seven days in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed. Proper golf attire required.

Amenities: Pro shop, restaurant, hitting net.

Pro's description of course: A very player-friendly course with large, undulating greens. It boasts a very long, 641-yard par 5, which is the highlight of the course.

Ocean County

Ocean Acres C.C.

925 Buccaneer Lane, Manahawkin; 609-597-9393; http://www.allforeclub.com/oacc" target= "_blank">www.allforeclub.com/oacc; 18 holes

Greens fees: Call for fees and specials.

Tee times: Required. Must be made one week in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range.

Manager's description of course: Open front nine, tight back nine. 10th hole (par 3) is signature hole, with a true island green.

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.

Manager's description of course: George Fazio design. Four water holes. Challenging, championship course.

Sea Oaks G.C.

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

Greens fees: To Sept. 6 - Monday to Thursday: $90. Friday to Sunday: $105, $75 after noon $75, $55 2 to 4 p.m., $40 after 4 p.m.

Tee times: Mandatory. Available five days in advance.

Metal spikes: Not allowed.

Amenities: Pro shop, clubhouse, restaurant.

Pro's description of course: Encompassing more than 194 pristine acres of natural terrain, 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;

18 holes

Greens fees: Call for latest rates.

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.