Golfers' Choice 2020: Best of New Jersey golf courses

Best courses you can play from Atlantic City to Jersey City according to our reviews community.
Berkshire Valley Golf Course showcases the state of New Jersey's natural side.

Editor's Note: To view the latest New Jersey Golfers' Choice lists for 2021, click here.

The annual Golf Advisor state Golfers' Choice lists are compiled by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of our review community throughout the year. We use our Golf Advisor Index logic that weights newer reviews and combine it with a course's weighted subcategory averages.

Reviews from trusted and active reviewers are weighted heavier than inactive members.Courses must offer public access and have received at least one review in 2019 to be eligible for this year's list.

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New Jersey golf courses reviewed in 2019: 163
Reviews of New Jersey golf courses in 2019: 4,680

  1. Atlantic City Country Club
    Northfield, New Jersey
    Public
    4.7535
    75

  2. Heron Glen Golf Course
    Ringoes, New Jersey
    Public/Municipal
    4.6416823529
    459

  3. Ballamor Golf Club
    Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.7084529412
    366

  4. The Bay Course at Seaview
    Absecon, New Jersey
    Public/Resort
    4.3885764706
    472
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  5. Woodcrest Country Club
    Cherry Hill, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.5999571429
    130

  6. Knoll West Country Club
    Parsippany, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.6660470588
    96

  7. Neshanic Valley Golf Course
    Neshanic Station, New Jersey
    Municipal
    4.8725588235
    50

  8. The Architects Golf Club
    Phillipsburg, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    3.6391058824
    610

  9. Skyway Golf Course at Lincoln Park West
    Jersey City, New Jersey
    Public
    4.5187941176
    327

  10. Eagle Ridge Golf Club
    Lakewood, New Jersey
    Public
    4.5959882353
    652

  11. Bowling Green Golf Club
    Oak Ridge, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.3656117647
    443

  12. Knob Hill Golf Club
    Englishtown, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.4053882353
    420
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  13. McCullough's Emerald Golf Links
    Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
    Public
    4.4534117647
    356

  14. East Course at Mercer Oaks Golf Club
    Princeton Junction, New Jersey
    Municipal
    4.2595
    365

  15. Berkshire Valley Golf Course
    Oak Ridge, New Jersey
    Municipal
    4.5441176471
    430

  16. River Vale Country Club
    River Vale, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.4123176471
    505

  17. Farmstead Golf & Country Club
  18. Ocean County Golf Course at Forge Pond
    Brick, New Jersey
    Public/Municipal
    4.2281176471
    425

  19. Fox Hollow Golf Club
    Branchburg, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.1735823529
    428

  20. Blue Heron Pines Golf Club
    Galloway, New Jersey
    Public
    3.9867588235
    477

  21. Colts Neck Golf Club
    Colts Neck, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.0078941176
    540

  22. Twisted Dune Golf Club
    Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
    Public
    4.2281352941
    764

  23. Great Gorge at Mountain Creek
    McAfee, New Jersey
    Public/Resort
    4.3169
    514

  24. High Point Golf Club
    Montague, New Jersey
    Semi-Private
    4.0691
    266

  25. Ballyowen Golf Club
    Hamburg, New Jersey
    Semi-Private/Resort
    4.4815588235
    273

Golfer's Choice rankings are determined by our community of reviewers.
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Don't listen to this list. So bad. Great Gorge better than Ballyowen? Ballyowen is 25?!?! Should be top 3. Bowling Green is good but should not be top 20. Same with Berkshire and Farmstead. Twisted Dunes is top 6 in my opinion. Where's Hominy hill? Worst list ever.

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Where is Hominy Hill??? The majority of these are NOT top 25 courses. The Atlantic City Country Club is doing a great job of pricing itself out of existence,

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What an awful list! The people reviewing these courses wouldn't know a good course if it bit them in the ass! Ballyowen 25? Twisted Dune 22, really? both top 10 courses in the state. Berkshire is also a top 10 course. Get Bowling Green, and Farmstead off this list. Fox Hollow isn't a top 25 course in the state, so take that away too. Knob Hill is too high. What about courses like Crystal Springs, Wild Turkey, Black Bear, Royce Brook, Hominy Hill, Charleston Springs? You might as well throw East Orange Golf Course on this list in the top 5, thats how bad this is lol.

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This list stinks

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No Pine Valley LOL

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Didn't realize Pine Valley allowed public access lol

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