Tuesday January 23, 2018

I am proud to serve one of the most dynamic and desirable areas in the country — Northern New Jersey. On these pages, Town & Country Properties has compiled valuable information for you about its top attractions and highlights — things I think you would like to know when considering buying or selling a home in the area.


Fairmount Country Club, Chatham- Private

Fairmount, a private 18 hole golf club which also offers swimming and tennis, celebrated its 50th year in 2012. This club was started by a group of Manhattan businessmen who purchased a plot of farmland from the Noe Family. Currently, Fairmount offers three levels of memberships. New members must have a current member sponsor to be considered. There is a membership for the pool only as well. Fairmount also has a clubhouse that includes a bar, restaurant and rooms for parties. There are special events held for its members throughout the year.

For more info, visit: http://www.fairmountcc.com

Baltusrol Country Club, Springfield- Private

Baltusrol Golf Club has a rich heritage dating back to 1895 when it was created by A.W. Tillinghast. It is considered one of the country’s premier golf clubs with courses, the Lower and Upper, having hosted 16 national championships, including seven U.S. Opens and one PGA Championship. Baltusrol will be hosting the PGA championship again in 2016.

For more info, visit: http://www.baltusrol.org

Summit Municipal Golf Course, Summit- Public

This 9 hole course was the first golf course to be open by a municipality in New Jersey. Membership is open to resident s of Union County and the Chathams. A Tri-Can program for special needs children has been started. Golf clubs and balls are available on-site.

For more info, visit: http://goo.gl/P37tfk

Madison Golf Club, Madison - Private

One of the first golf clubs in the United States, Madison Golf Club was established in 1896. In 2002, the Board of Governors decided that the course needed to be updated . In 2003, the new and improved club was reopened. Members can enjoy scheduled tournaments as well as various social events throughout the golf season.

For more info, visit: http://www.madisongolfclub.org

Brooklake Country Club, Florham Park- Private

Brooklake Country Club golfing tradition dates back to the 1800's when it was first built as part of a private estate. In the 1920's Braidburn Country Club was established and construction of a professionally designed golf course began. Today, Brooklake Country Club hosts many well-known charity events including Susan G. Koman Play for Pink, United Cerebral Palsy and the Valerie Fund.

For more info, visit: http://www.brooklakecc.com

Canoe Brook Country Club, Summit- Private

Canoe Brook is a family oriented, private country club which features two renowned championship 18- hole golf courses, 7 tennis courts, 5 paddle courts, and a 25-meter, L-shaped swimming pool. Over the years, Canoe Brook has hosted the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifiers, the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, the New Jersey State Amateur Golf Championship, the American Junior Golf Tournament, and the British Open International Final Qualifying America.

For more info, visit: http://www.canoebrook.org

Morris County Golf Club, Morristown - Private

The 18-hole course at the Morris County Golf Club facility in Morristown opened in 1894. This club was opened and run by a group of women – the only one in the country at that time. Currently, it offers a clubhouse and outdoor pool for summer use in addition to the golf course.

For more info, visit: http://www.morriscgc.com

Spring Brook Country Club, Morristown- Private

Spring Brook’s clubhouse enjoys panoramic views of the spectacular 18 hole golf course overlooking Armstrong pond. Spring Brook Country Club is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, one of only a few clubs in the area to be recognized for its natural habitat, conservation and documentation of indigenous plants and wildlife. In addition to the golf course, other amenities include a driving range, putting green, four state-of-the-art tennis and paddle courts, a new tennis shop, a competition size pool, new pool house, tennis shop and snack bar as well as a Golf Pro shop.

For more info, visit: http://www.springbrookcc.net/

Pinch Brook Golf Course, Florham Park- Public

Pinch Brook Golf Course is an executive length 18-hole, par 65 golf course. This course was named one of the Top 100 Must Play Courses by Golf Style magazine and got three and half stars from Golf Digest in their Best Places to Play listing. It offers same day reservations, online tee times as well as lessons and clinics.

For more info, visit: http://www.pinchbrookgc.com/