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4.2
466 Reviews (466)
5 Stars
173
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
91.4%
Recommend this course
424 out of 466 reviews
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4.2
15 Reviews (15)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.7%
Recommend this course
13 out of 15 reviews
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4.3
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.1%
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41 out of 45 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7040 yards
Slope 137
Rating 74.1
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Mercer Oaks West Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brian Ault (1991) Bill Love (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Mercer County Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Locker Rooms

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in New Jersey (2018 #19)

Reviews

4.2
466 Reviews (466)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Patio Dining 8
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 24
Water Hazards 12
Thick Rough 9
This course/club is great for:
Locals 15
Advanced Golfers 14
Walkers 13
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 14
Worth the Drive 14

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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

course well maintained

Great course to play. Well maintained. Staff friendly. Nothing bad to say about course, it's all good.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 03/18/2018

This review has been up for 5 years only 5 more to go

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Commented on 12/01/2015

Thank you, DNICE123, for the great review and feedback! We're so happy that you had a great time with us. Come and see us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This course is definitely worth it!!!

I absolutely loved this course. Even when it was freezing outside, that didn’t stop me from enjoying this beautiful links style course. The fairways were sized for the beginner type golfer but offered a challenge for the experienced golfer as well. The greens definitely challenged every putt. The bunkers were beautifully kept and the sand was very soft punishing any errant shots. I’d play this course every day!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mercer Oaks West

Frost delay caused a slow start. Staff was engaging, friendly, and helpful. Course conditions were great. Beautiful fall weather was the highlight of an enjoyable round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Played On
Reviews 55
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Why did they let this great golf course go to pot

I’ve played this course many times over the years. The conditions now are simply awful: slow, bumpy greens; little to no sand and uneven conditions in the bunkers; raggedy mowing around bunkers and hazards; and crab grass seemingly everywhere. Truly a shame. They played the State Amateur here just a few years ago and the course was pristine, but the conditions have really deteriorated. Many more public courses nearby (many Somerset and Monmouth County options come to mind) that are in much, much better shape and much better experiences overall. And to make matters worse, the group in front of us took 2:25 to play the front 9. Brutal.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Only 1 issue on Mercer West

Pace of play is excellant. Tees, fairways and greens are in great shape. Only 1 issue...the bunkers on this course are in horrible shape. Most do not have any sand. It doesn't appear that the bunkers have been worked on this year. Most still have water from the recent rains.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Public Course

Course was in fabulous shape. Pace of play was also great. Would definitely play here again soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Average course

Average maintenance, tee boxes and Greens are not in good shape

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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