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A Guide to Golf Courses Near Hudson County

by Ainsley Layland
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The cities surrounding the “concrete jungle” might not be a golf pro’s first thought, but rest assured, there is no shortage of golf courses and driving ranges near Hudson County. Read on to learn more about some of the most challenging, unique, and serene golf courses close to Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond.

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New Jersey

Galloping Hill Golf Course | 3 Golf Drive, Kenilworth

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With a stunning clubhouse visible from the Parkway in Union County, Galloping Hill spreads across 271 acres in Kenilworth and Union. The course has a reputation for being one of the most challenging in the area. With the natural terrain of rolling hills and valleys, it is the perfect spot for fall golf and foliage viewing. Along with the 18-hole facility, this Kenilworth golf course offers a state-of-the-art learning center and a nine-hole practice course as well.

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Hendricks Field Golf Course | 220 Franklin Avenue, Belleville

Opened in 1929, renovations at Hendricks have included the reconstruction of tees and bunkers, in addition to extensive upgrades in drainage which improved overall playing conditions. Reviewers agree that among the best holes in the back nine is the par-five 10th where golfers need to pull out all stops to overcome a stream that crosses the fairway to reach the green.

High Point Golf Club | 342 Shore Drive, Montague

 

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Designed by Gerald C. Roby in 1966, High Point Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course that offers 6,783 yards of golf for a par of 73 (from the longest tees). The holes are surrounded by crystal lakes and are a challenge to play for both professional and amateur golfers. Here, you can golf with views of the High Point Monument and the surrounding area.

Liberty National Golf Course | 100 Caven Point Road, Jersey City

Introduced to the golfing world in 2006, Liberty National Golf Course has been updated over the years and currently features the latest technology and teaching accessories providing easy access to professional golf instruction. In 2019 they added a full Super Station, incorporating Trackman launch monitors, JC video equipment, and Golf Biodynamics, making for a three-point golf experience. We wish we could tell you grabbing a tee time is as easy, but the club is private, and therefore only members and their guests can play there.

Overpeck Golf Course | 273 East Cedar Lane, Teaneck

Featuring over 6,500 yards, of course, Overpeck has ample space. With such open areas, wind is an increased factor at each swing but the real challenge lies in skillfully avoiding the multiple ponds on the greenway. Situated on the northern tip of the New Jersey Meadowlands, this course is a mental workout for avid golfers.

SkyView Golf Club | 226 Lafayette Road, Sparta Township

 

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SkyView Golf Club is “New Jersey’s most scenic golf course and wedding venue,” per the website. Located in Sussex County, the 18-hole golf course provides golfers with stunning natural terrains and a variety of engaging holes. After playing a round, head to the clubhouse for a drink overlooking the scenery.

Skyway Golf Course | 515 Duncan Avenue in Lincoln Park, Jersey City

Skyway Golf Course at Lincoln Park West is a solid golf experience in Hudson County for all skill levels. The nine-hole course is punctuated with dunes and rolling fairways, offering fun at every turn. Close to the Pulaski Skyway, patrons can enjoy panoramic vistas of the Manhattan skyline.

Weequahic Golf Course | 1 Thomas Carmichael Drive, Newark

This course in Essex County is located on a property rolling with hills. New bunkers have enhanced the strategy required to play the course in addition to amplifying the natural beauty of the area. Measuring slightly under 6,000 yards, never underestimate Weequahic Golf Course as its small greens make low scoring difficult.

New York

Bethpage State Park Golf Course | 99 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, Farmingdale

Located in Long Island about an hour from Hudson County, Bethpage State Park Golf Course is well-known within the area and known to be challenging, but well worth it. There is not one, but five 18-hole courses here — one of which has been the site of the US Open, the Barclays, the PGA Championship, and that will host the Ryder Cup in 2025. There’s lots of options to choose from here, and there’s courses for all types of golfers.

Clearview Park Golf Course | 202-12 Willets Point Boulevard, Queens

Thanks to the intricate design, it’s no wonder this course is the busiest 18-hole course on the east coast. With 6,328 yards of open greenway, this par 70 course guarantees an exceptional golfing experience. The 8,000-square-foot putting green is a great place to warm up or sharper your short game, and the spectacularly-remodeled clubhouse provides a terrific venue for events of all sizes.

Dyker Beach Golf Course | 1030 86th Street, Brooklyn

Located in the southwest corner of Brooklyn, Dyker Beach Golf Course offers both exhilarating play and superb event services. The 6,438-yard par 72 courses were originally designed by Tom Bendelow in 1897. In the time since they have added a recently renovated event facility featuring two exquisite catering halls so you can have the ideal event or a picturesque experience out on the green.

Forest Park Golf Course | 101 Forest Park Drive, Queens

This beautiful, tree-lined course with elevated greens and three water holes is a favorite of many local golfers. In addition to approximately two million dollars of course renovations, a completely new clubhouse was also built on the complex. The renovation lengthened the course to include over 6,000 yards.

Kissena Park Golf Course | 164-15 Booth Memorial Avenue, Queens

One of the most recent additions to the Golf NYC collection of courses, Kissena Park was fully renovated in 2010. New bunkers, tees, and extensive drainage work mean this course is in excellent playing condition. Renovations also included the addition of a new pro shop to keep your accessories up to date and a snack bar to help keep energy levels high while you play through.

Marine Park Golf Course | 2880 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

A Championship Course with 18 holes, Marine Park is open year-round. The course was designed in 1964 by world-renown architect, Robert Trent Jones, Sr., and has delighted golfers ever since. The pristine fairways and panoramic water views are reason enough to make Marine Park Golf Course, any golfer’s go-to.

Silver Lake Golf Course | 915 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island

Enjoy the relaxing and beautiful atmosphere from the patio after playing a challenging course at Silver Lake. The menu offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner so any time is tee time. This location boasts great conditions and great prices without the commitment of a membership.

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Van Cortlandt Park Golf Course | 189 Van Cortlandt Avenue West, The Bronx

Welcome to America’s oldest public golf course. This course is also the most easily accessible via public transportation in the Greater New York Area. A complete renovation finished in 2008, leaving local golfers with a pristine course offering full-service golf outings and catered events.

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