Spotlight: Eagle Ridge Golf Club a favorite among New Jersey golfers
October 2, 2020
Golf course development doesn't get much better than when previously used industrial estate is given a new lease of life as a lush recreational oasis for the public to enjoy. Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood, New Jersey is just that kind of transformative experience.
This 27-hole property was once a sand and gravel quarry that provided material for the nearby Garden State Parkway. The original 18 holes of the course were opened in 1999 and a third nine was added later. Designed by architect Brian Ault, golfers will enjoy many more elevation changes than other courses in Northern Ocean County.
Eagle Ridge Golf Club has made the Golf Advisor Golfers' Choice Best of New Jersey list from 2014-2020 every year, taking fourth place! Golfers are always raving about the conditions, the enjoyable and scenic course design with a coastal feel reminiscent of the Carolina & # 39; s.
"This is one of the best public courses I've played and it might be the best public course in New Jersey!" wrote Golf advisor reviewer "AGunsling3r" in their June 2020 review. "Great layout. Impeccable condition, extremely friendly staff and three very different sets of 9 holes to choose from. "
Eagle Ridge Golf Club is minutes from the Jersey Shore and about an hour's drive from New York City and Philadelphia. The onsite Eagles Nest Pub offers a pub-style menu of burgers, wings and sandwiches in a casual atmosphere. Additional facilities include a full practice facility and driving range, along with a clubhouse suitable for corporate and private golf events.