A seaside city that has become a popular spot for casino gambling and many other kinds of entertainment in New Jersey, Atlantic City is always flocked by guests from the different parts of the world to experience an exciting escape. The city boasts of its boardwalk, sandy beaches, as well as Atlantic Ocean’s picturesque views. This magnificent city also serves as a golfer’s haven where some of the world’s finest layouts thrive. Amidst the islands and marshlands are undulating greens and wide fairways that will put to test every golfer’s swinging abilities. Among the best golf courses that the city takes pride on include the Shore Gate Golf Club, the Links at Brigantine Beach, the Blue Heron Pines, Mays Landing Golf and Country Club, and the Harbor Pines. Each course comes along with exciting golf vacation packages.
The Shore Gate Golf Club is a par 72 championship layout set right in the heart of the Cape May County and was designed by the experienced golf course architect Ronald Frearm. The course, which is set near the ideal vacation spots of the city, features the giant oaks, laurel, holly, and the towering pines that serve as the frame for all of its challenging holes. Aside from the best tee times, local and foreign guests will also have their fair share of the majestic sceneries while honing their skills from the undulating greens.
Inspired by its rich historic Scottish roots, the Links at Brigantine Beach is a seaside layout that features the native marshes and the gently rolling terrains that are nearly treeless. Moundings, tidal water hazards, and the berms are scattered around the 14 holes of the entire layout. While taking the various challenges of the course’s 18 holes, golfers can also take the best bay views that no other resort can offer. GPS in every golf cart is also featured.
Set along the natural pinelands and the majestic vistas of the tree line frames, the Blue Heron Pines was cited as one of the “Places to Play” and was given a rating of 4 stars by Golf Digest. Designed by the famous Stephen Kay, the course offers the challenging 18 holes that will test the various swinging skills of golfers of any ability levels. The course was also recognized as “The Best 18-hole Course at the Jersey Shore by prestigious golf publications.
Designed by the renowned golf pioneer Leo Fraser, Mays Landing Golf and Country Club is set on 175 acres of pristine pinelands. The course features the wide landing areas as well as the tree-lined fairways to challenge the novice and advanced golfers. The layout also has the full-size practice area and driving range and offers the affordable green fees that no other country clubs can offer.
Just minutes off the city’s boardwalk and casinos is the 4-star rated Harbor Pines Golf Club. This parkland-style layout is perfectly set in the perimeter of a heavily-wooded site that is about 520 acres. The course features the large undulating greens, the unique bunkers across the holes, and the ponds. Golfers of all ability levels can test their skills on the course’s challenging holes while enjoying the best tee times with friends.