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4.6
482 Reviews (482)
5 Stars
304
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
96.7%
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4.6
84 Reviews (84)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
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2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.4%
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81 out of 84 reviews
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4.6
121 Reviews (121)
5 Stars
81
4 Stars
33
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.7%
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117 out of 121 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 7069 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.5

The 27-hole Neshanic Valley Golf Course is the flagship course of the Somerset County Park Commission system. The renowned design team of Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry created the course. Divided into three nines known as the Lake, Ridge, and Meadow, the course provides three different 18-hole combinations. Each par-36 nine has five different sets of tees. The Meadow/Lake Course features ample amounts of fescue along both the fairways and greens. If you don't hit straight off the tees, you may find yourself in some trouble. There are cavernous bunkers framing the greens, which are also subtly sloped for even more of a challenge. The golf course begins and ends with water holes but you'll find environmentally sensitive wetland areas that come into play throughout. In addition to the 27-hole course, Neshanic Valley also has a nine-hole, par-32 Academy Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 2004
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan (2004) Dana Fry (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Food & Beverage

Catering

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
482 Reviews (482)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Patio Dining 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 36
Undulating Greens 34
Thick Rough 33
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 43
Locals 36
A Weekend Splurge 32
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 45
In the 'Burbs 32

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Slow

Greens are bumpy and slow,
Otherwise in decent shape

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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4.0
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Conditions Excellent
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Conditions Good
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4.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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Handicap 20-24
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4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Conditions Average
Value Good
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Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Friendliness Excellent
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Plays Once a week
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Can't wait to come back

What a beautiful golf course. Condition was very good except the green were show and bumpy (airated recently) But more than exceptable for December. I can't wait to come back in the spring

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

the greens - what an atrocity

the tee boxes, fairways, & sand traps were in great condition, as expected. The greens were the worst I played all year. Obviously the early Nov aeration hurts BUT you could roll or cut the greens, maybe move the pins. Atrocious would be the word I would use to describe the greens. No one fixes their ball marks so there were craters everywhere. It was disappointing because I know how good they are. They were punching the fairways so they maybe sanding the fairways.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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