There is 1 golf course in Newark, New Jersey and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 89 golf courses within 20 miles of Newark, including 9 public, 29 municipal and 51 private courses.
The oldest course in the Newark area is the Essex County Country Club which was designed by A.W. Tillinghast/Seth Raynor and opened in 1887.
The longest course is Liberty National Golf Club, which is 7,346 yards. Montclair Golf Club is rated the best course near Newark. The following courses have won various awards: Essex County Country Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Canoe Brook Country Club, Mountain Ridge Country Club, Plainfield Country Club, The Ridgewood Country Club, The Ridgewood Country Club.