Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

The Morris County Park Commission is gearing up for another golf season at its four nationally recognized courses, with opening day scheduled for Saturday, March 28, weather permitting.

The Park Commission’s courses include Berkshire Valley Golf Course in Jefferson Township, Flanders Valley Golf Course in Flanders, Pinch Brook Golf Course in Florham Park, and Sunset Valley Golf Course in Pompton Plains. These award-winning Four-Star Rated courses offer challenging play, a wide range of popular programs for golfers, and all at a reasonable price.

Berkshire Valley is the newest 18-hole addition that consists of 600-acres, unique challenges and magnificent views. Flanders Valley has been ranked among the “Top 75 Public Courses.” With 409 acres of land, this 36-hole course is the site of the USGA Women’s Public Links Qualifier held annually. Designed by the world renowned development firm of Rees Jones, Inc., Florham Park’s Pinch Brook Golf Course is a popular 18-hole course where junior and women’s clinics are held. Sunset Valley, another outstanding 18-hole course, offers one of the most breathtaking views in Morris County.

These four courses offer a variety of play for every kind of golfer. The programs offered at these top ranked public courses include tournaments, private and group lessons, junior golf programs, clinics and group outings. Information and telephone numbers for each course are available on the Park Commission Web site, www.morrisparks.net.

All courses are handicapped accessible and feature a golf shop, snack bar and locker rooms.