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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: $15 resident, $22 non-resident. Weekends and holidays: $18 resident, $27 non-resident. After 2 p.m. weekdays: $13 resident, $19 non-resident; after 11 a.m. weekends: $15 resident, $22 non-resident. After 5 p.m. $10 resident, $15 non-resident. Resident Golf ID card $14. Electric carts $14 per rider, $13 seniors, $7.50 for nine holes and twilight. Pull carts $3.

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.

Atlantic City C.C.

Shore Road and Leo Fraser Drive, Northfield; 609-641-7575; www.accountryclub.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: Through Sept. 30. Mondays to Thursdays before 8 a.m. $150, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $195, 1 to 3 p.m. $150, after 3 p.m. $125. Fridays to Sundays and holidays before 8 a.m. $175, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $225, 1 to 3 p.m. $175, after 3 p.m. $150.

Dress code: Proper golf attire required. No denim.

Classes: Classes taught by staff PGA-certified teaching professionals

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, restaurant

Course description: This renovated, 110-year-old course features classic holes altered to challenge even the most dedicated of golfers. The architects rebuilt every green and tee in order to put a new spin on this classic course. Ranked by Golf Digest as one of the greatest courses in the state.

Ballamor G.C.

6071 English Creek Ave., Egg Harbor Township; 609-601-6220; www.ballamor.com; 18 holes.

Greens fees: June 10 to Sept. 11: Mondays to Thursdays $95. Fridays to Sundays $105. Sept. 12 to Nov. 14: $89.

Amenities: Pub and Grille at Ballamor.

Classes: Private and group instruction, along with ladies' clinics and kids' camp.

Course description: This once-private course in now open to the public. Carefully carved out of gently rolling land and dense woods, Ballamor was named one of New Jersey's Best Private Courses by N.J. Golf Magazine. Designed by nationally renowned architects Ault, Clark & Associates, the course uniquely blends traditional architecture with subtle, modern-day nuances capturing the property's distinct beauty. Each hole possesses its own individual character, with a total package that presents a strong composition, testing every type of golf shot.

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: Mondays to Thursdays: $78 to noon, $68 after noon, $49 after 3 p.m. Fridays to Sundays: $88 before noon, $78 after noon, $59 after 3. Replay rate $38.

Tee times: Recommended, and may be made up to 10 days in advance. Reserve tee times online or by phone.

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. Two holes are replicas of holes at Pine Valley, one of the top courses in the world. One must play this outstanding layout to appreciate it. Club has been described as a "private club for the public."

Buena Vista C.C.

Route 40 and Country Club Lane, Buena; 856-697-3733; http://www.allforeclub.com/bvcc" target= "_blank">www.allforeclub.com/bvcc; 18 holes

Greens fees: Mondays to Fridays: $40 to 11 a.m. $29 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., $19 after 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays: $49 to 10 a.m., $44 to noon.

Ride and play specials: Tuesdays and Thursdays: $35 to 11 a.m., $29 to 3 p.m. $3 senior discount Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until 11 a.m.

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

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, Grille Room and Bar open for lunch.

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; http://www.frogrockgolf.com" target= "_blank">www.frogrockgolf.com; 18 holes

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

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; http://www.hamiltontrails.com" target= "_blank">www.hamiltontrails.com; 9 holes

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

Amenities: Driving range, individual lessons and clinics available Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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.

Harbor Pines G.C.

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

Greens fees: Call for latest 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.

Dress code: 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.

Latona C.C.

Oak and Cumberland roads, Buena; 856-692-8149; 9 holes

Greens fees: Mondays to Fridays: $17 to walk. Saturdays and Sundays: $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. Well-maintained greens have steep bunkers surrounding most holes. Interesting course for beginners and the low-handicap player.

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 end of Sept. - Mondays to Thursdays: $75 before 1 p.m., $56 after 1 p.m., $37 after 4 p.m.; Fridays to Sundays; $85 before 1 p.m., $66 1 to 4 p.m., $42 after 4 p.m. Seniors and casino employees: $45 Mondays to Thursdays.

Tee times: Recommended. May be reserved up to 14 days in advance.

Dress code: T-shirts, denim and tank tops 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 noted for having the best greens at the beach. Four stars from Golf Digest "Places to Play."

Mays Landing G.C.

1855 Cates Road, McKee City; 609-641-4411; 18 holes; http://www.mayslandinggolf.com" target= "_blank">www.mayslandinggolf.com;

Greens fees: To Sept. 10 - Mondays to Fridays: $58, $45 after 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays: $74, $45 after 1 p.m.

Tee times: Recommended, seven days in advance. Reserve tee times at www.gacga.com , 800-GOLF-222 or call 609-641-4411 ext. 10

Amenities: Pro shop, banquet facility, group and individual instruction, children's and women's classes. Beginner clinic 6 p.m. Tuesdays and ladies clinic 5:30 p.m. Thursdays with on-course instruction.

Pro's description of course: An upgraded course, its 18 holes are cut into the pines of southern New Jersey. Each hole has its own unique design. Course will challenge all levels of play.

McCullough's Emerald Golf Links

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

Greens fees: Mondays to Thursdays: $69, $56 after 1 p.m., $41 after 3 p.m., $26 after 5 p.m. Fridays to Sundays: $79, $66 after 1 p.m., $51 after 3 p.m., $26 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.

Dress code: 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 3 p.m. Weekends and holidays: $20, $17 after 3 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. Course plays well for the novice as well as experienced golfers.

Seaview Golf Resort

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

Greens fees: To Oct. 31 - Mondays to Thursdays: $99, $59 after 3 p.m. Fridays to Sundays: $109, $69 after 3 p.m.

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

Dress code: Proper golf attire required.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range, hotel, restaurant, liquor license, chipping and putting greens, Seaview Golf Academy, learning center, site of the ShopRite LPGA Classic.

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 Sept. 6 - Mondays to Thursdays: $89 before noon, $80 noon to 3 p.m., $65 after 3 p.m. Fridays to Sundays: $105 before noon, $90 noon to 3 p.m., $75 after 3 p.m.

Tee times: Call for tee times. Book 10 days in advance by calling 609-653-8019.

Dress code: Proper golf attire required.

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. This course is very unique for the region. Recently recognized in GolfWeek as one of the top three public courses in New Jersey.

Victor's Par 3

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

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

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

Vineyard G.C. at Renault

72 N. Bremen Ave., Egg Harbor City; 609-965-2111; vineyardgolfatrenault.com; 18 holes.

Greens fees: Mondays to Thursdays: $74, $59 after 2 p.m. Fridays to Sundays and holidays: $89, $74 after 2 p.m. Includes cart. Everyday special: $40 after 3:30 p.m. Police/Fire/EMT on Mondays, Ladies on Tuesdays, Seniors on Wednesdays: $55.

Dress code: Denim prohibited. Proper golf attire required.

Amenities: Pro shop, award-winning restaurants, Tuscany hotel and banquet facilities.

Pro's description of course: Vineyard-style, 18-hole course with five sets of tees stretching from 5,176 to 7,213 yards. Unique attraction of this course has golfers teeing off from within the vineyard on select holes. The course offers strategic elements that create risk and reward opportunities on every hole.

Cape May County

Avalon C.C.

1510 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House; 800-MIDIRON; http://www.avalongolfclub.net/" target= "_blank">www.avalongolfclub.net; 18 holes

Greens fees: To Sept. 5 - Mondays to Sundays $84, $69 after 1 p.m., $54 after 3 p.m. Wednesdays: $59.95 includes lunch.

Tee times: Recommended. Tee times can be scheduled two weeks prior online or by phone.

Dress code: Proper golf attire required.

Amenities: Pro shop, restaurant and bar, banquet facilities.

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 skill levels.

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: June 1 to June 30: $75 Fridays to Sundays, $59 Mondays to Thursdays, after 2 p.m. $50. After June 1: $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.

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.

Heritage Links

1375 S. Shore Road, Palermo; 609-390-4500; 9 holes; http://www.linfieldnational.com/heritage" target= "_blank">www.linfieldnational.com/heritage

Greens fees: Mondays to Fridays: $32 walk, $39 ride; 9 holes $22 walk, $29 ride. Seniors Mondays to Fridays: $17 walk, $22 to ride 9 holes, $10 replay. Pull carts $3.

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.

Ocean City Municipal G.C.

26th Street and Bay Avenue, Ocean City; 609-399-1315; 12 holes

Greens fees: Weekdays: $12, $10 for ages 62 and older and 14 and younger. Weekends: $12 for everyone. Pull carts $3, riding carts $10, plus tax. $95 for 10-play card.

Manager's description of course: A small course set in the wetlands. Good for irons play. Greens are small but in very good shape. Longest hole is 240 yards, shortest is 65 yards, average length is 120 yards.

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: $23, after 5 p.m. $18. Hand cart $2, electric cart $7 per 9 holes.

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

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; http://www.sandbarrensgolf.com" target= "_blank">www.sandbarrensgolf.com

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: 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; http://www.shoregategolfclub.com/" target= "_blank">www.shoregategolfclub.com; 18 holes

Greens fees: Call for latest fees.

Tee times: Required. May be made up to 14 days in advance.

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.

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: Mondays to Fridays: $35 with cart and $24 to walk, $29 with a cart and $20 to walk after noon. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: $48 with a cart, $39 with a cart and $25 to walk after 11 a.m., $35 with a cart, $20 to walk after 1:30 p.m., $32 after 3 p.m.

Tee times: Required and available seven days in advance.

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

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

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: Call for latest fees.

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

Pro's description of course: Narrow fairways, small greens.

Eastlyn G.C.

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

Greens fees: Call for latest fees.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range.

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

Scotland Run G.C.

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

Greens fees: Mondays to Thursdays: $95. Fridays to Sundays: $105. $70 after 3 p.m. every day.

Tee times: Mandatory. Available seven days in advance.

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.

White Oaks C.C.

2951 Dutch Mill Road, Newfield; 856-697-8900; 18 holes; http://www.whiteoaksgolf.com/" target= "_blank">www.whiteoaksgolf.com

Greens fees: Mondays to Fridays: $54, $39 after 1 p.m., $33 after 3 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays: $69, $49 after 1 p.m., $33 after 3 p.m. Senior, law enforcement, military, veterans, casino employees: $39 before 1 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Ages 18 and younger any time: $25.

Tee Times: Recommended. Available seven days in advance.

Amenities: Pro shop, restaurant, hitting net.

Pro's description of course: A 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.

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

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, $25 to renew each year): Mondays to Fridays: $21 in a.m., $15 in p.m. Saturdays and Sundays: $27 in a.m., $19 in p.m. Early bird 9 holes for active military $15. Seniors and students in a.m. $17. Non-residents: Mondays to Fridays: $38 in a.m., $23 in p.m. Saturdays and Sundays: $45 in a.m., $27 in p.m. Early bird 9 holes for active military $23. Seniors and students in a.m.: $31. Carts $27 for 18, $17 for 9. Pull carts $6.

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

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. 5 - Mondays to Thursdays: $80 walk, $92 to ride. Fridays to Sundays and holidays $95 walk, $107 ride. Sept. 6 to Sept. 30 - Mondays to Thursdays: $65 walk, $77 ride. Fridays to Sundays and holidays: $80 walk, $92 ride. After noon $65 walk, $77 ride. After 2 p.m. $50 walk, $57 ride. After 4 p.m. $35 walk, $42 ride.

Tee times: Mandatory. Available five days in advance.

Amenities: Pro shop, clubhouse, restaurant.

Pro's description of course: Encompassing more than 194 pristine acres of natural terrain, 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: Call for latest rates.

Tee times: Recommended Mondays to Fridays, required on weekends and holidays.

Amenities: Pro shop, driving range.

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