How to Enjoy the Last Month of Golf Season in Northern NJ

The writing is on the wall….the end of golf season in Northern NJ is in sight, but before we all call it a day, here’s a light hearted ode to the late season golfing experience. The pressure is off your game – you’re liberated from all those exacting golf formalities – no score posting for handicap – lost balls mean the leaf rule is invoked – winter rules (roll the ball over) are in effect – weather conditions add strokes to your game – now’s the time to just enjoy the beauty of Fall. So ok, Indian Summer has come
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Two New Takes on Golf You Should Take a Look At

National Golf Day was April 15th and the We Are Golf coalition of industry leaders was in front of Congress to lobby for golf’s economic impact as an industry composed of 15,000 small businesses. Jack Nicklaus & PGA Commisioner Tim Finchem with First Tee’s Joe Barrow & Bryan Yan on Capital Hill Not withstanding We Are Golf’s assertion of economic impact, those in the golf industry realize golf is competing with many other forms of leisure activity. Golf being the difficult game that it is, entry to the sport and continued skill improvement can be daunting. “Play it Forward” and
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10 Reasons Why You Should Host Your Next event at a NJ Golf Course

The golf outing has long been the go to event for groups of allkinds wanting to gather together forfun and good cause. If you’ve been handed the assignment of planning an event for your organization, you will want to understand some of the advantages of a golf outing. Here (with a nod to David Letterman) are the top 10 reasons why you should host your next event at a Northern NJ golf course. 10. Non golfers can be included. 9. Your organization is only limited by imagination when deciding what additional activities to offer for the day. 8. Golf events
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15 Golf Tips with Universal Appeal for Golfers

Some golf tips are universal – boasting the ability to positively impact everyone’s game, from beginning players to seasoned golfers alike. Others address the two most common golf swing faults – the hook and the slice. Still others address problems with the short game. It’s virtually impossible to find something that hasn’t been said before, so we humbly offer the following tips as a review of golf instruction fundamentals. These 15 tips will help you get warmed up, strike the perfect drive, get out of tough spots and stroke putts with more confidence. They are especially tried & true for
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Your Guide to NJ Public Golf Course Rain Check Policies

New Jersey publicgolfcourserain check policies vary greatly so we prepared this guide to help you identify player-friendly policies. Weather within our small State of New Jersey fluctuates from region to region: from the shore to the inland pinelands, from the urban areas in the north to the mountains of the northwest. That means when you’re playing golf in Northern New Jersey but listening to a New York City or coastal forecast or playing golf in Southern New Jersey and listening to a Philadelphia forecast you can’t be sure you know what the weather will be on your favorite golf course.
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Average Pace of Play for a Round of NJ Golf: How to Manage Your Time

Few things can disrupt an otherwise pleasant day of northern NJ golf like a round that meanders past five hours. After all, the option to spend an entire day on the course is a luxury for most of us! Fortunately, golfers have a number of tools and options to take control of their round and play 18 in close to four hours. Arrive early to northern NJ golf coursesSure, it’s common sense, but arriving early doesn’t just help ensure you’re punctual for your tee time: It gives you time to stretch, clean your clubs, and get your balls and tees
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6 Options NJ Golf Courses Offer for Fun and Golf Fitness

It’s not easy comparing northern New Jersey golf courses head to head when trying to decide which course to call home. Your primary concern will be the excellence of the course layout and maintenance of fairways, tees and greens. Are the greens smooth and quick? Are the tee boxes level? Is the fairway turf plush? And after that, are there some holes with stunning scenery and interesting playing challenges? Once you’ve made the choice to take up golf for fitness, and you’ve identified a course or two with a layout you’re in love with, you’ll want to take a look
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The Best Golf Clubs in Oak Ridge and Northern NJ for Seasoned Golfers

Beginner and seasoned golfers around Oak Ridge and throughout northern New Jersey share many of the same general expectations of course conditioning and customer friendly relations when choosing a course to call home. New Jersey Golfers, beginner and experienced alike, enjoy a course with well-maintained fairways, greens & bunkers plus a pro shop staff which is genuinely glad to see them when they arrive. However,as beginners develop from folks looking for a relaxing afternoon with pals in a beautiful surrounding into more seasoned golfer, their expectations become heightened. Over time, experienced golfers begin looking for course design features which challenge
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New Jersey’s Top 5 Golf Courses for a Quick Weekend Round

There are a number of factors to consider when picking the right golf course for a quick weekend round in northern New Jersey: location, crowds, price and a pace of play program that works. Maybe the course’s location is ultra-convenient – on weekends it’s likely to be crowded and pace of play slow. Again, maybe the location is convenient – but there’s not so much scenic beauty. Maybe the price is extremely reasonable – it’s likely to be crowded and slow. Maybe the course is off the beaten path but still accessible – and you won’t have to compromise on
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Private, public and semi-private golf courses: What’s the difference?

Private, semi-private and public golf courses offer many different advantages and disadvantages, from access and price to service level and pace of play. Choosing whether private, semi-private or public golf courses are the best option for you begins with deciding what type of experience you want. If you’re a beginning golfer looking for value, public courses are likely the best option. If you’re a seasoned player looking to fine-tune your game while the family enjoys other club amenities, then a private club may be the best choice. What if you want the best of both worlds? Fortunately, there are plenty
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