There is 1 golf course in Newark, New Jersey and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 98 golf courses within 20 miles of Newark, including 8 public, 35 municipal and 53 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 Ferry Point Links, which is 7,400 yards. Rock Spring Golf Club is rated the best course near Newark. The following courses have won various awards: Baltusrol Golf Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Canoe Brook Country Club, Mountain Ridge Country Club, Plainfield Country Club.