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Address: Swainton, NJ
Phone Number:
+1 609-465-3555
07:00 - 17:00
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Sand is the name of the game at this 55,000-square-foot course.

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Four of us played. The course has huge sand bunkers, hence the name. Several of the bunkers were damaged by weather and not re-sanded. Greens were in fine condition. A good course... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
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new jersey
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75 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

1st off as a twosome, 6:30am, done in 3:30 hrs.. Hot & muggy but no bugs. Greens and fairways very good condition, greens a little slow But in perfect shape, enjoyable round. Bunkers and there are many of them hence the name, were better but still very difficult to get out of, heavy rain the night before did not help.

Thank pansman
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249 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Four of us played. The course has huge sand bunkers, hence the name. Several of the bunkers were damaged by weather and not re-sanded. Greens were in fine condition. A good course with a few challenging holes. They don't have a refreshment cart in circulation. When we got to the half way hut, there was no one present to provide... More 

Thank A228
Sewell, New Jersey
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35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Course is great, is always well maintained and they do a decent job of keeping the pace of play moving. 27 hole course so you have 3 nines and that helps to spread the golfers out. Starters are always really nice and in general everyone is great here.

Thank ASWJR78
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Played all 3 nines at Sand Barrens and loved it. From cart guys to clubhouse and starter, everyone treated our group of 12 great!

Thank Hopsman
Munich, Germany
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

A little pricey, it's a challenging but playable course (South & West nines played). Tricky greens, pretty fast, never really got the breaks down.

Thank Joe S
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61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

The good. I thought it was a beautiful course, well maintained, very good condition. I love the undulating fairways and greens. Did not need the staff fir anything which is a good thing. They were nice, friendly and helpful. The bad. It is in the middle of nowhere. About 40 minutes from AC hotels.

2 Thank PeabodyTraveler
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Started off on wrong foot when they neglected to tell us 9 holes were closed when we booked. Course was in poor condition compared to others in area. Members we rude when group of three caught our group of 4. No water to drink on course and no beverage cart. Greens recently sanded(which they also did not mention) and had... More 

1 Thank John R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I played Sand Barrens twice in the past 2 weeks with my son and both times it was a bad experience. In both cases we left before completing 18 holes. In fact, the second time we played there it took 3 hours to complete 10 holes. We didn't see a ranger on the course either time which obviously contributed to... More 

3 Thank John L
Columbia, Maryland
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

This review is really in two parts. The course itself is not great and in my opinion, overpriced. That said, the driving range is well maintained (hitting off grass!) and reasonably priced. There are cheaper options for a round nearby.

2 Thank georgelovera
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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

Decent course and great pace of play. Lots of sand to penalize errant shots. Local liquor rules prohibit beer purchase if your tee time was not made at least 3 days in advance.

1 Thank Chris D

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