Picatinny Golf Club

Building 121-B, Picatinny Arsenal,New Jersey,07806
Type: Military
No. Holes: 18
(973) 989-2466
Detailed description

Picatinny Golf Club, is a Military, 18 hole golf course located in Picatinny Arsenal US ARMY base in northern New Jersey.

The Picatinny Golf Club golf course first opened for play in 1921. The course was designed by A. W. Tillinghast.

Over the past 90 years the golf club has gone through a number of changes. Initially, the course was open to military officers only. Today. use of the course is open to active and rerired military of all ranks, honerably discharged veterans, DoD civilians, retired DoD civilians,Dod full time contractors, first responders ofMorris County and guests accompanied by authorized golfers.

Picatinny Arsenal Golf Course is a long, fairly flat layout. They offer four sets of tees to accommodate golfers of all ability levels.

The front nine is carved out of heavily wooded land and is very tight. Subtle doglegs on many of the par 4's and 5's force players to work their ball from side to side off of the tee.

The back nine, a slight contrast to the traditional design of the front, opens up slightly to give players a little more breathing room. A stretch of three holes (12, 13, 14) challenge golfers in the way of an Amen Corner or Bear Trap. Picatinnys feature hole is the par 3 16th which can stretch to 235 yards from the back tees. The Picatinny Arsenal Golf Course plays to 6,816 yards from the back tees. The course rating is 72.8 with a slope rating of 125. Par for the course is 72.