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4.0
140 Reviews (140)
5 Stars
45
4 Stars
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3 Stars
19
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.1
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
89.7%
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4.1
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
91.1%
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41 out of 45 reviews
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4.1
75 Reviews (75)
5 Stars
27
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
4.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
92.0%
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69 out of 75 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 65
Length 4996 yards
Slope 115
Rating 64.2

Pinch Brook Golf Course in Florham Park may be a short course, but it should not be underestimated. The layout offers all the challenges of a championship course conveniently wrapped in an executive-length course. Water hazards come into play on nearly every hole, including a pond on the seventh that is shaped like the state of New Jersey. The elevated and undulating greens putt fast and true. They present a test for even the most seasoned golfers. The par-3 holes are particularly tough. Most of them feature strategically placed bunkers fiercely guarding the double-tiered greens, that or a forced carry. The golf course is great for honing your short game skills or for squeezing in a quick but challenging round. Pinch Brook G.C. is hailed by locals as the best short course in northern New Jersey.

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Course Details

Year Built 1983
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/30
Architect Rees Jones (1983) Keith Evans (1983)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Locker Rooms

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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Conditions Good
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Conditions Good
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Course is in good condition but the bunkers need a lot of sand they we’re unplayable and the greens had so many ball marks and scuff marks!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

TeeOff Screws Me

Well, I was comparing tee times from different sites, and when I settled on a Pinch Brook tee time offered by TeeOff, flipped back to the window I had open and booked the round. I should have been more careful, but TeeOff had rolled back to its default date and not to the date I had originally selected, and so when I booked, I booked a round for yesterday, not today as I discovered when I got to the course. This rollback to the default current date has almost gotten me in the past. This time it did. Its an awkward quirk to TeeOff, which I think could be fixed fairly easily.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not on time opening

Woman inside opens the door when she feels like it when there's a line of people outside and the sun is already coming up ...should open sooner then start a line to the first tee just saying

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Walk !

Wonderful layout. Easy to walk or carry.. Challenging greens. Staff very friendly. Play early for quicker pace of play & bring your A putting game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Day !

Very nice course. Enjoyed playing executive style layout. All around in excellent condition. Greens were very quick and well maintained. A few extra ball marks in spots ( fixed a few on every green to help out ). Staff was very friendly. Tee’s /Fairways we’re green & lush. A few nice forced carriers over water and marsh. Pace was a bit slow, Some nice short par 4’s & 5’s. A few par 3’s can be tough.With water & marshlands . Will return to this beautiful layout & natural setting.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Preakness Looks Good

Played East Course for second time. Still haven’t played west. Course in good shape but pace of play needs to improve.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

GreatCourse. I was really impressed by the maintenance of the fairways and greens. No crabgrass. The pace of play was fast almost no wait time at any holes. Slightly on the easier side. Only downside it was kind of expensive and they charge per person riding the cartAs opposed to charging just for the cart.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course is in great shape

Several par threes and short holes but nice for seniors and to practice short game.

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

Nice course

Love this course
Only annoying thing is no water jugs on the course but this is common on many courses due to COVID

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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