Review: Seaview Resort & Spa – The Bay Course

Course Name: Seaview Resort & Spa – The Bay Course Designer: Hugh Wilson (1914), Donald Ross (1916, added bunkers), Bob Cupp Jr. (Redesign, 1998) Location: Galloway, New Jersey History: Like Atlantic City Country Club, The Bay Course at Seaview has a rich golfing history. Designed by Hugh Wilson (Merion’s architect) and Donald Ross (Seminole) in 1916, numerous Presidents … More Review: Seaview Resort & Spa – The Bay Course

Review: Ocean City Municipal Golf Course

Course Name: Ocean City Municipal Golf Course Designer: Willie Dunn Jr. (1957 or 1969) Location: Ocean City, New Jersey History: Apparently designed by Willie Dunn Jr. (who helped design Shinnecock…), Ocean City Muni. was built in 1957 or 1969 depending on the source. Conditions: 2/10, while the greens are not terrible here, everything else is extremely lackluster. Several tee … More Review: Ocean City Municipal Golf Course

Review: McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links

Course Name: McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links Designer: Stephen Kay (2002) Location: Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey History: Named after longtime mayor of Egg Harbor Township James McCullough, this links-styled public course achieves his goal of building something useful on top of an old landfill. Architect Stephen Kay based his design off famous holes in Ireland and the UK, creating … More Review: McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links

Review: Atlantic City Country Club

Course Name: Atlantic City Country Club Designer: John Reid (1897), Willie Park Jr. (Redesign, 1915), Howard Toomey/William Flynn (Redesign, 1925), Tom Doak (Redesign, 1999) Location: Northfield, New Jersey History: Atlantic City Country Club undoubtedly has one of the richest histories of any American golf course. Most notably, the term “birdie” was created here in 1903, after Abner Smith hit a … More Review: Atlantic City Country Club