GolfDay Top 10 Public Courses: Southern New Jersey – GolfDay

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Our list of the Top 10 public courses in southern New Jersey is below. For the highest rated courses in the entire state, click NJ Top 75 Public and for top rated public courses nationally, click GolfDay Top 500 Public courses.

The GolfDay rating is based on a variety of criteria, including the stature of the architect who did the original design, updates that have been done since the course was built, USGA Course and Slope Ratings, current local and national rankings by Golf Digest and Golfweek (as well as other authoritative sources), the quality and diversity of practice facilities, general course conditioning and current course reviews.

Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, Galloway Township NJ
  1. Seaview Hotel & Golf Club/Galloway Township, NJ
  2. Dolce Hotels
    • Holes: 36 (2 Eighteen Hole Courses)
    • Course Architects: Donald Ross/AW Tillinghast/William Flynn/Howard Toomey/William F. Gordon/David W. Gordon/Alyn Janis/Bob Cupp
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating:
    • Bay: 69.8 Rating/125 Slope
    • Pines: 72.4 Rating/123 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Grass Driving Range with Targets, Putting and Chipping Greens with Bunkers and Nine Hole Putting Course (Turtle).
    • Accommodations
    • Rankings: Golfweek New Jersey Top 15 Public
    • GolfDay Rating: 92.7
Indian Spring, Marlton NJ
  1. Indian Spring Golf Club/Marlton, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architect: Rees Jones
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 71.3 Rating/128 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Grass Driving Range (with Lighted and Covered Stalls), Putting and Chipping Greens with Bunker and Indoor Golf Studio.
    • Junior Golf
    • GolfDay Rating: 91.9
Scotland Run, Williamstown NJ
  1. Scotland Run Golf Club/Williamstown, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architect: Stephen Kay
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 72.7 Rating/135 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Grass Driving Range (Friday-Sunday)/Mats (Monday-Thursday), Putting and Chipping Greens with Bunker.
    • Junior Golf
    • Rankings: Golfweek New Jersey Top 15 Public
    • GolfDay Rating: 91.3
Ballamor, Egg Harbor Township NJ
  1. Ballamor Golf Club/Egg Harbor Township, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architects: Brian Ault/Dan Schlegel
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 74.6 Rating/136 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Grass Driving Range with Targets, Putting and Chipping Greens with Bunker
    • Rankings: Golfweek New Jersey Top 15 Public
    • GolfDay Rating: 90.2
Twisted Dune, Egg Harbor Township NJ
  1. Twisted Dunes/Egg Harbor Township, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architect: Archie Struthers
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 74.9 Rating/130 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Driving Range with Targets (Grass/Thursday-Sunday/Mats/Monday-Wednesday), Putting and Chipping Greens with Bunker.
    • Rankings: Golfweek New Jersey Top 15 Public
    • GolfDay Rating: 88.9
McCullough’s Emerald Links. Egg Harbor Township NJ
  1. McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links/Egg Harbor Township, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architect: Stephen Kay
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 72.2 Rating/135 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Expansive Putting and Chipping Green with Bunker
    • Rankings: Golfweek New Jersey Top 15 Public
    • GolfDay Rating: 88.9
Harbor Pines, Egg Harbor Township NJ
  1. Harbor Pines Golf Club/Egg Harbor Township, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architect: Stephen Kay
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 72.9 Rating/133 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Grass Driving Range with Targets, Putting and Chipping Greens with Bunker.
    • Junior Golf
    • GolfDay Rating: 88.0
Cape May National, Erma NJ
  1. Cape May National/Erma, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architect: Karl Litten/Robert Mullock
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 73.0 Rating/136 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Grass Driving Range with Targets, Expansive Putting and Chipping Green with Bunker
    • GolfDay Rating: 85.8
Shore Gate, Ocean View NJ
  1. Shore Gate Golf Club/Ocean View, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architects: Ronald Fream/David Dale/Kevin Ramsey
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 75.5 Rating/140 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Expansive Grass Driving Range, Putting and Chipping Greens with Bunkers.
    • Junior Golf
    • Rankings: Golfweek New Jersey Top 15 Public
    • GolfDay Rating: 84.7
Blue Heron Pines, Egg Harbor City NJ
  1. Blue Heron Pines Golf Club/Egg Harbor City, NJ
    • Holes: 18
    • Course Architect: Stephen Kay
    • USGA Course/Slope Rating: 72.2 Rating/133 Slope
    • Practice Facilities: Grass Driving Range with Targets, Putting and Chipping Greens with Bunker
    • Junior Golf
    • GolfDay Rating: 82.7
  • GolfDay Top 10 Public Courses: Southern New Jersey
  • GolfDay Top 10 Public Courses: Southern New Jersey

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