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The 7 Best Golf Courses in Atlantic City, NJ

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Many visitors have no idea that just over the bridge from Atlantic City, NJ are 20 top rated golf courses.  Many of these golf courses have received accolades from Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, Zagat’s, Golf Styles and many more. Atlantic City will once again host the ShopRite LPGA Classic in June at the Seaview Golf Resort and Spa. On your next trip to the Jersey Shore, be sure to make arrangements to play one of these fabulous Atlantic City Golf Courses.

Check out these Top Ranked Atlantic City Golf Courses

1. Ballamor Golf Club – Magnificent layout that just became public in 2010.
2. Atlantic City Country Club – historical golf course overlooking Atlantic City.
3. Twisted Dune Golf Club – You won’t even believe you’re in the state of New Jersey.
4. Vineyards at Renault Winery – Cut through a real NJ Winery, newest course in the region.
5. Cape May National – The Natural won’t disappoint, a golfers golf course.
6. McCullough’s Emerald Links – Changes in elevation, lots of dune grass and a fun layout.
7. Seaview Resort Bay Course – Annual host of the LPGA ShopRite Classic.

Ballamor Golf Club was a premiere private golf course for 7 years before turning public this year.  The golf course is incredible, start with the 5 sets of elevated tee’s on every hole, all the trouble can be seen from each tee including, all bunkers, water hazards, fescue and much more.   Fairways are lined with 20 feet of 3 inch high rough, Fescue after about 20 feet of rough.  Wide rolling fairways and perfect conditions await you.  Members over the years raved about this course design, you will too!

Atlantic City Country Club is the most historic golf course in the region.You may not know that the term “Birdie” was coined on the 18th hole at Atlantic City Country in 1898.  In addition to the incredible history, ACCC is located on the water across from the seaside towns of Margate, Ventnor and Atlantic City.  ACCC has hosted 5 LPGA US Opens, The very first ever PGA Senior Tour Event in 1980, US Amateur Championships ans many many more. ACCC was the home of John J McDermott when he won the US Open Championship in the years 1911 and 1912.

Twisted Dune Golf Club is carved from a sand quarry and boasts large changes in elevation, lots of mounds and dune grass along with beautiful fast greens.  Designed by local businessman Archie Struthers, Twisted Dune is a hit for every golfer that plays the course.  Perennially a Golf Digest 4 star places you can play award winner, Twisted Dune will not disappoint you. Enjoy this first rated courses in South Jersey.

Vineyards at Renault Winery is the newest course to be built in the South Jersey Region and is a recommended stop in the Atlantic City area.  Always in good shape with very distinct holes, you especially enjoy teeing off over the Vineyards along with the tough par 3′s.  No driving range here but generally offers a practice net to get loose.

Cape May National Just off the Garden State Parkway a few miles South of Atlantic City and very close to Wildwood, Cape May, Stone Harbor, Avalon, Ocean City and points south.The layout is designed on a natural piece of land surrounded by parks and bird sanctuary’s, nature is everywhere on this course. Cape May National is family run, Zach runs the pro shop and Jennifer the groups and F & B, John Applegate is the Philadelphia section PGA pro.

McCullough’s Emerald Links is a Scottish links style course with lots of changes in elevation. Built on a former dump, the course will actually surprise you.  Very cool layout with tricky holes.  Aim for the Tower on Number 11 a blind tee shot to a short par 4,   Guaranteed day of fun.

Seaview Golf Resort has 2 courses the Pines and the Bay Course.  The Pines reminds you of Pinehurst in every way, the Bay course is a meadow front courses links style course overlooking the Atlantic City skyline.  T he Bay Course is the host to the ShopRite LPGA Classic in June.  Play 2 great golf courses in one golf resort.

When thinking of planning your next Atlantic City Golf Vacation, build your own custom trip online or call the AC Golf Experts toll free at 1-888-392-8088

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