Neshanic Valley Golf Course, 2301 South Branch Road, Neshanic Station, is recognized as the 30th Best Municipal golf course in the country.
The Somerset County Park Commission Neshanic Valley Golf Course, located at 2301 South Branch Road in Neshanic Station, has been named in the May 11 issue of Golfweek as the 30th best municipal golf course in the nation.
The list of nationally ranked public access and daily fee courses positions Neshanic Valley as the only golf course in New Jersey to be recognized in the top 50, continuing as the number one municipal golf course in New Jersey.
The facility has also been honored as among the Best Public Golf Courses in New Jersey by Sports Illustrated and CNN.com.
“Neshanic Valley has maintained its reputation as the best municipally-owned golf facility in New Jersey because of its design, its versatility, and the dedicated staff that understands that Neshanic Valley must be maintained to the highest standards,” said Darrell Marcinek, director of golf maintenance. “We are proud to be able to provide a world-class golfing experience to the people of Somerset County, the state, and the region.”
The Golfweek recognition comes as Neshanic Valley prepares to host to the 2012 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship from June 18-23.
The complete golfing facility provides an all-inclusive golfing experience with a 27-hole Championship Course, a 9-hole Academy Course, the Learning Center, and the Callaway Golf Performance Center. The state-of-the-art Learning Center includes a double-ended driving range with grass and mat hitting areas, a 12,000 square foot putting green, a practice facility including bunkers and three chipping greens, and two practice holes.
The Callaway Golf Performance Center at Neshanic Valley, the only facility of its kind on the east coast, offers a state-of-the-art computerized golf club fitting and swing analysis system, operated by Callaway-trained professionals.