There are 4 golf courses in Summit, New Jersey and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 88 golf courses within 20 miles of Summit, including 12 public, 27 municipal and 49 private courses.
The oldest course in the Summit 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 Summit. The following courses have won various awards: Canoe Brook Country Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Essex County Country Club, Plainfield Country Club, Mountain Ridge Country Club, Somerset Hills Country Club, Royce Brook, Royce Brook.