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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Review: Atlantic City Country Club

Atlantic City Country Club, 1897
Archs: John Reid, Willie Park, Jr., Howard Toomey and William Flynn, Leo Fraser, and Tom Doak
Northfield, NJ

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#14 Tee shot at Atlantic City Country Club

Sometimes missed between the mix of great courses in the Philadelphia and New York Metropolitan areas, lays the sandy marshes in the shadow of Nucky Thompson's Atlantic City. The coast of South Jersey is a great little stretch for golf courses and playable virtually year round. Some of the games most historic figures have spent time at Atlantic City Country Club, one of many solid courses in the area. Although ACCC has a long list of architects who have impacted the evolution of the course (A.W. Tillinghast and George Crump were often visitors although no actual design credit is given), and is sometimes mentioned on Top-100 lists. The present day design is a clear leader among public courses in New Jersey.

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