Cape May, New Jersey
About Cape MayLocated at the southern-most tip of New Jersey, Cape May is nestled ocean-side with great views, vibes, and even better food. There’s plenty of options when it comes to exploring out on the water. Head over to the Pier 47 Marina to rent a boat that can accommodate up to 10 passengers.
Harry’s Ocean Bar and Grille offers a little something for everyone. From the indoor/outdoor bar, to the upstairs deck and live entertainment, what could be better? If you’re looking to cool down on a hot day, head over to the Original Fudge Kitchen. There’s amazing homemade fudge, saltwater taffy, chocolates, candies, and much more. It’s a wonderland for the sugar lover.
Union League National Golf Club is a great course to play golf over in Swainton, New Jersey. Sitting on 236 acres of land, this 27-hole course features an 18,000-square-foot clubhouse, and is always the go-to for golfers coming in and out of the New Jersey area. There’s no such thing as a bad day here.
Avalon Golf Club is a premier golf course that looks and feels like that of a private club. With a restaurant serving food all day long and an outdoor bar, the only thing you’ll be hungry for at the end of your round is to play more golf.
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Whether you're a scratch player or a beginner, Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club has a tee time for you. There are multiple sets of tees and three different combinations of 18 holes, and the club has several programs to make new golfers feel welcome. And once on the golf course, what you'll find is unique topography on the Delaware/Maryland coast.
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Some locals teasingly call McCullough's Emerald Golf Links "the dump" -- not for what it is, but for what it once was. Architect Stephan Kay transformed an old city landfill into an affordable, intriguing replica design that pays tribute to Europe's most famous courses. McCullough's may never be confused for the best course in the region, but dollar for dollar, it provides a fun, lower-cost alternative.
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The term "birdie" was coined at Atlantic City Country Club, which exudes an elegant country club vibe few public golf courses can replicate. It all traces back to a deep connection to the history of the game, which includes hosting six United States Golf Association championships. What attracted all this history? A 6,577-yard, par-70 golf course worthy of legends. The club remains one of the game's true treasures.
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Blue Heron Pines Golf Club, located 15 miles from downtown Atlantic City, is experiencing a rebirth of sorts under the new ownership of Ron Jaworski, the former NFL quarterback turned TV analyst who bought the facility in 2012. Jaworski gobbled up the 6,810-yard course to create a perfect Jersey shore golf getaway. It's a rock-solid round of golf that won't disappoint, Jason Scott Deegan writes.
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Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club in Galloway: A historic home to the ShopRite LPGA Classic along the Jersey shore
Crews are hard at work on the Bay Course at the Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club. The home course of the ShopRite LPGA Classic, which will reopen in spring 2014 after the work is completed, has a tremendous golf history beyond the ladies tour. The Bay Course remains the draw, but there's much more to love at Seaview, including an inland course (Pines) and a fine historic hotel across the street.
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New Jersey's famed Seaview resort -- located eight miles from Atlantic City -- continues to attract guests from all over the world. The handsome, white hotel entrance with its hotel wings stretching out from the center in a crescent around sweeping lawns and gardens, has changed little since those days when Grace Kelly -- later Princess Grace of Monaco -- celebrated her 16th birthday in the Oval Room.
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Unique. Innovative. Eminently playable. The Robert Cupp course is a stunningly original design that tests the better player, but accommodates higher handicappers as well. Cupp, Golf World’s former Architect of the Year, opened his signature course at Palmetto Hall in 1993, and the course continues to draw high praise for its flexibility, sound shot values and impeccable year-round conditioning.
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