There is 1 golf course in Watchung, New Jersey and 0 are municipal courses. There are also another 97 golf courses within 20 miles of Watchung, including 10 public, 35 municipal and 50 private courses.
The oldest course in the Watchung area is the Essex County Country Club which was designed by A.W. Tillinghast/Seth Raynor and opened in 1887.
The longest course is Trump National Golf Club Bedminster, which is 7,565 yards. Shackamaxon Country Club is rated the best course near Watchung. The following courses have won various awards: Plainfield Country Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Baltusrol Golf Club, Canoe Brook Country Club, Somerset Hills Country Club, Hamilton Farm Golf Club, Mountain Ridge Country Club.