There are 4 golf courses in Scotch Plains, New Jersey and 3 are municipal courses. There are also another 83 golf courses within 20 miles of Scotch Plains, including 11 public, 24 municipal and 48 private courses.
The oldest course in the Scotch Plains 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. Baltusrol Golf Club is rated the best course near Scotch Plains. The following courses have won various awards: Plainfield Country Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Canoe Brook Country Club, Somerset Hills Country Club, Essex County Country Club, Royce Brook, Royce Brook, Mountain Ridge Country Club.