There is 1 golf course in Rockaway, New Jersey and 0 are municipal courses. There are also another 78 golf courses within 20 miles of Rockaway, including 23 public, 15 municipal and 40 private courses.
The oldest course in the Rockaway area is the Essex County Country Club which was designed by A.W. Tillinghast/Seth Raynor and opened in 1887.
The longest course is Baltusrol Golf Club, which is 7,221 yards. North Jersey Country Club is rated the best course near Rockaway. The following courses have won various awards: Mountain Ridge Country Club, Crystal Springs Resort - Ballyowen Course, Essex County Country Club, Canoe Brook Country Club, Somerset Hills Country Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Hamilton Farm Golf Club.