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New Clubhouse to open at Galloping Hill in May

Apr 8 2013 in News by thestarter

Via NJ.com – Red Knot at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth opens in May: Residents of Union County and foodies everywhere have reason to rejoice. The impressive structure that’s been taking shape along the Garden State Parkway South near Exit 138 is almost complete. It’s the new home of The Clubhouse at Galloping Hill […]

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Hamilton Farm Loses Sybase Match Play Championship

Feb 4 2013 in News by thestarter

Via NJ.com: A prestigious women’s professional golf tournament played for the last three years at the Hamilton Farm Golf Club is off the calendar of the Ladies Professional Golf Association. The loss of the The Sybase Match Play Championship event expected to be held in May at the Hamilton Farm Golf Club was due to […]

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NJ Golf Foundation turns focus to new generation of players says NJ.com

Sep 4 2012 in News by thestarter

First Tee: As sport’s participation declines, NJ Golf Foundation turns focus to new generation of players | NJ.com: As the new school year begins this week, 166 schools in New Jersey will begin with the Golf in Schools program as part of their physical education curriculum. Fostered by the New Jersey PGA section’s charity outreach […]

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Blue Heron Pines Sold!

Jun 2 2012 in News by thestarter

Ron Jaworski Golf buys Blue Heron Pines Golf Club: Ron Jaworski Golf is the new owner of Blue Heron Pines Golf Club in Egg Harbor on Friday. Blue Heron Pines is an 18-hole championship par 72 layout. Golf World Magazine has ranked Blue Heron Pines 34th in the country. After experiencing overwhelming success with his […]

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Shackamaxon overhaul underway

May 28 2012 in News by thestarter

Nearly bulldozed, Shackamaxon Golf and Country Club is undergoing an overhaul with new leadership: “….a major overhaul has taken place across the board. Schiavone’s group has sought to change everything from the dining room to the golf course. New Jersey-based architect Stephen Kay re-routed parts of the golf course and did a full bunker restoration. […]

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Cream Ridge Under New Ownership

May 14 2012 in News by thestarter

Cream Ridge Golf Course upgraded: A new management company that has taken over the Cream Ridge Golf Course on Route 539 this spring is making “significant upgrades” to the public course. The state Department of Environmental Protection selected Bob and Linda Kraft of Meticulous Landscaping in Waretown to operate the 18-hole course in a contested […]

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Brook Golf Club not yet open, waiting for buyer

May 2 2012 in News by thestarter

Bear Brook Golf Club has not opened for the season as its Florida-based owners negotiate with “multiple parties” for possible purchase of the course. “We are in discussions, but I’m not at liberty to say who or how many,” explained Glen Geiger, an attorney for one of the current owners of the course located off […]

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The 5 Best Golf Courses in Sussex County

Apr 19 2012 in News by thestarter

Yahoo lists the 5 best places to play in Sussex County: Great Gorge Golf Course Ballyowen Golf Course Crystal Springs Golf Course Cascades Golf Course Black Bear Golf Course Not clear in the article if the author is ranking them or listing them…

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Warm winter weather keeping NJ golf courses open

Jan 8 2012 in News by thestarter

Mild winter temperatures prove helpful to N.J. golf courses still struggling from wet summer | NJ.com: … the warm weather couldn’t have come at a more opportune time as many public courses that usually sleep through January under a blanket of snow are still open. That’s a blessing after having struggled through a wet and […]

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Shackamaxon Golf and Country Club Acquired

Dec 30 2011 in News by thestarter

RDC Golf Affiliate Acquires Shackamaxon Golf and Country Club – WORLD PROPERTY CHANNEL Global News Center: The venerable Shackamaxon Golf and Country Club in Scotch Plains, N.J., has been purchased by an affiliate of RDC Golf Group, Inc., a leading New Jersey-based golf course ownership and management company. Shackamaxon was founded in 1916 and features […]