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47 W Sunset Rd
Pompton Plains, NJ  07444-1104
United States
P: (973) 835-1515
Sunset Valley Course

18 hole regulation length course

Municipal golf course

70 par | 6,483 yards | 129 slope

71.7 rating | Rye grass

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Sunset Valley Golf Course

The 18-hole "Sunset Valley" course at the Sunset Valley Golf Course facility in Pompton Plains, New Jersey features 6,483 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 71.7 and it has a slope rating of 129 on Rye grass. Designed by Hal C. Purdy, the Sunset Valley golf course opened in 1974. Troon Indigo Sports manages this facility, with Cassandra Sundstrom-Smith as the General Manager.


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Reviewed May 16, 2013

First time playing Sunset Valley in 3 years and probably the last time this year. When i'm playing a course, its for the quality of the course for the price more than any amenities it may offer. Today, the conditions were not good. Many of the greens were pockmarked with a fungus or had simply small 2ft areas of no grass at all. As is normal, the greens were fast (which is good), that is when they were mowed recently! A few hadn't been mowed at the same time as others and were suddenly crazy slow. A few of the fairways were no different than the rough. Just bad conditions for what is normally a decent course. Compared to fellow county course, Berkeshire Valley, they were terrible. Played BV last week and conditions were as good as I've seen for that course in a few years. When there is competition like the Crystal courses 20 minutes north, your conditions better match the price paid and unfortunately, that was not the case with SV today.

Reviewed September 14, 2010

Great setting in a wooded valley. Interesting, undulating course, but poorly maintained greens. No driving range, limited putting and basic cafe.

Reviewed June 25, 2010

I play it once or twice a month, primarily because it is close to my home. Staff is nice, concession stand lady nice but overprices everything. Numerous nice holes. Number 2 is now a 550 yard par 5 with the last 150 yards new grass that still hasn't grown in. Greens are atrocious, hit the ball pin-low or enjoy walking 15 yards down the fairway. Course is getting better though. Back nine is unique, largely due to the fact many tee shots are hit blindly up or down into the fairways. Out of county rate is ridiculous. If you are just playing different courses to collect logo balls, its a good course. Play it once, and leave. Don't come back. Scenery is awesome.

Reviewed June 16, 2010

The course has potential to be a nice course. It has a great layout and tough track. However, its not maintained all that well. Greens were inconsistant and spongy and the rough was beginning to get burnt.

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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Michael B. 15 41 26 07/24/12
2 Brandon D. N/A 42 42 09/30/08
3 Jacob P. N/A 48 48 12/04/12
4 Janice S. N/A 57 57 08/22/07
5 Dina F. N/A 62 62 08/22/07
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About Sunset Valley

Sunset Valley Golf Course

Golf Only facility

Managed by Troon Indigo Sports

18 regulation holes

Awards at Sunset Valley

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Course Staff

Cassandra Sundstrom-Smith, General Manager
Michael Andrusin, Teaching Professional
Dan Clark, Superintendent