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West Orange, NJ Patch: West Orange Wants To Buy Rock Spring Golf Club for $11M

Feb 11 2019 in News by thestarter

West Orange Wants To Buy Rock Spring Golf Club for $11M: Mayor | West Orange, NJ Patch: Whether the golf course will continue with 18 holes or be trimmed down to 9 holes is still up in the air, West Orange’s mayor said …

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Apple Ridge County Club holds auction as it nears new future

Jan 31 2016 in News by thestarter

Via Inside the Apple Ridge County Club this week, landscapers and construction workers milled about the scenic atrium where polo-clad golfers once dined and talked shop. Dressed in camouflage-patterned caps and hardy sweatshirts, they listened intently as an auctioneer rattled off the sundry bits and pieces that kept the club going for nearly five decades. […]

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Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco buys golf course in New Jersey – Baltimore Ravens Blog- ESPN

Jan 19 2016 in News by thestarter

Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco buys golf course in New Jersey – Baltimore Ravens Blog- ESPN: When Joe Flacco would play golf with Ron Jaworski, the Baltimore Ravens quarterback often asked Jaworski about how he got into the golf business. Then, an opportunity came up for Jaworski to purchase Ramblewood Country Club in Mount Laurel, […]

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High Mountain Golf Club to Close Within Weeks

Oct 9 2014 in News by thestarter

Via The 18-hole semiprivate course in Franklin Lakes is scheduled to close within a few weeks… The fate of High Mountain, which opened in 1966, is part of a growing nationwide trend of course closings, and it isn’t the only Bergen County club to be shutting down this decade. Apple Ridge Country Club in […]

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Cape May’s Stockton Seaview announces course renovation

Feb 19 2014 in News by thestarter

New Jersey’s Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club course renovation: Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club – A Dolce Resort, a Troon Golf-managed facility and one of the premier resort destinations in the Northeast, will soon tee-off a new era of golf excellence when a renovation to the famed Bay Course is completed on April […]

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New Jersey Monthly names 10 Best Public Courses in NJ

Jun 21 2013 in News by thestarter

NJ’s 10 Best Public Courses: Ballyowen, Neshanic Valley, The Architects top New Jersey Monthly’s list of best public courses in New Jersey. The top courses in order: Ballyowen Neshanic Valley The Architects Twisted Dune Hominy Hill Atlantic City Country Club Royce Brook (East) Scotland Run Heron Glen Wild Turkey

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East Coast’s first “First Green” program

May 27 2013 in News by thestarter When the group of fifth-graders didn’t immediately moan and stare off into the sky as the topic of fertigation came up — Frank Tichenor knew he might have something. Fertigation is the process when fertilizer is injected into the irrigation water to help grass grow faster and more efficiently, in case you were wondering. Tichenor […]

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USGA networking event to highlight New Jersey’s tourism

May 27 2013 in News by thestarter As the summer tourism season starts to heat up, the Northern New Jersey chapter of Skal International is hosting a networking event June 19 at the U.S. Golf Association in Far Hills to bring together travel industry professionals, promoters and local colleges and universities. Skal (pronounced Skoal) is the largest professional travel and tourism organization in […]

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National Park Service seeks renter for Cliff Park G.C. according to New Jersey Herald

May 27 2013 in News by thestarter

New Jersey Herald: The National Park Service is accepting proposals to operate the nine-hole Cliff Park Golf Course within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area with an eye toward reopening the course for public play this summer. The course, which first opened in 1913, had been included as part of the bigger effort to lease […]

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New Jersey Herald says Bear Brook still “in limbo”

May 25 2013 in News by thestarter

Bear Brook still in limbo: It’s been almost a year since Bear Brook Golf Course closed its doors after the owner/operator walked away from the club leaving tax debts behind, and the town is still hoping for potential buyers. While there have been interested parties, the talks have been casual and haven’t progressed enough to […]