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1100 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ  07052-1423
United States
P: (973) 736-2306
F: (973) 736-4312
http://www.essexcountyparks.org/golf/francis-byrne-golf-course
Francis A. Byrne Course

18 hole regulation length course

Municipal golf course

70 par | 6,653 yards | 129 slope

72.0 rating

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Francis A. Byrne Golf Course


The 18-hole "Francis A. Byrne" course at the Francis A. Byrne Golf Course facility in West Orange, New Jersey features 6,653 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. The course rating is 72.0 and it has a slope rating of 129. Designed by Charles Banks, the Francis A. Byrne golf course opened in 1927. Larry Pallante manages the course as the General Manager.

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Reviewed July 03, 2013

Greatly improved over the past several years in terms of maintenance. Fairways generally well-manicured and greens roll true. Probably pricey for non-county residents, though, compared to other daily fee courses in northern New Jersey. No practice facility (other than a practice green and very small pitching area) or golf pro, play can be extremely slow during peak hours.

Reviewed August 30, 2012

Rudest staff I've ever encountered at a golf course, especially the woman behind the counter, who acted like she was doing me a favor taking my money, and the starter, who was condescending. The course itself is beautiful and as a high-handicapper I found it challenging.

Reviewed August 27, 2011

This is the nicest of the three Essex County courses. It is often difficult to get a good tee time for a weekend round, but when you can get on the course, it is worth it - even though a weekend round can take 5 hours. The fairways are typically in good condition and the greens roll nicely. They have performed a lot of improvements over the past several years that have increased the draw to this course. It is a nice round, even if it is not the most difficult course one can find. Always a pleasure to play.

Reviewed April 10, 2011

Played the course today April 10th. Not worth the $66.00, greens were in terrible shape, fairways full of mud, bunkers hard as a rock. Save your money!

Reviewed April 20, 2010

really nice course. you should def. go twilight because any other time its packed. course was in good condition

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Leaderboard

  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Tim D. 20 42 22 06/08/10
2 Tim C. 15 39 24 04/15/09
3 Michael S. 31 57 26 09/25/07
4 Kahlil B. 13 46 33 09/03/07
5 Michael P. N/A 38 38 09/21/07
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
30 chris T. 15 89 74 07/16/17
30 chris T. 16 91 75 05/12/17
30 chris T. 15 92 77 11/25/16
30 chris T. 15 91 76 11/13/16
40 Michael F. 25 107 80 03/19/16

Golf Course Information

About Francis A. Byrne

Francis A. Byrne Golf Course

Golf Only facility

18 regulation holes

Awards at Francis A. Byrne

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Course Staff

Larry Pallante, General Manager
Chris Krno, Superintendent

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