Top 7 Golf Courses to Try Near Homestead at Hamilton
There’s nothing quite like a few hours on the golf course with friends and family. When you live in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, you have plenty of options nearby to enjoy. Take a look at these top-rated golf courses in New Jersey and find out why they are the ideal choice for those looking for a nice day on the links.
1. Mercer Oaks Courses
Just 15 minutes from Homestead at Hamilton, Mercer Oaks has two championship courses available in West Windsor. The Mercer Oaks West course is a traditional 18-hole course with numerous bunkers, tree-lined fairways and a number of challenging greens. The Mercer County East course is a links-style course that is also challenging, though different in style.
There’s also an artificial grass practice facility that provides a 300-yard driving range where you can perfect your swing. It includes a large putting green and a small practice sand trap that’s perfect for teaching your children or grandchildren how to handle challenging course elements.
2. Cobblestone Creek Country Club
Cobblestone Creek Country Club is an example of a stunning, 18-hole championship course 20 minutes from Homestead. There are fantastic, modern features throughout, including smaller bunkers and some rolling bent-grass greens throughout. In addition to its beauty, Cobblestone Creek’s golf course is designed to be family-friendly and golfers are encouraged to bring along family and friends with all levels of experience.
3. Hamilton Township Golf Center
Though not a full golf course, the Hamilton Township Golf Center is less than 10 minutes from Homestead and a great option for those who want to get a few practice strokes. It has a driving range with 32 stalls and a full 18-hole miniature golf course that’s ideal for families or spending time with your grandchildren. There are even lessons available, which is perfect for those just starting out.
4. Mountain View Golf Course
Mountain View Golf Course is a part of the county park system that houses the Mercer Oaks courses. It is an 18-hole championship course with opportunities for seasoned golfers and beginners. What makes this location fantastic is that it is very natural – the rolling hills and dips in valleys are natural extensions of the landscape around it. Mountain View also has a driving range with 10 stalls with netting where you can practice your swing.
5. Trenton Country Club
The Trenton Country Club is an exquisite 18-hole golf course located in Ewing Township, about 15 minutes from Homestead at Hamilton. This course is a good option for those of all levels of golf experience because it combines easier holes with those requiring more precision. There are also areas perfect for practicing approach shots and a full putting green.
6. Princeton Country Club Course
Another of the Mercer County Park’s golf courses is the Princeton Country Club Course. It is an elevated and more difficult golf course that may be best for those who are seasoned pros – or at least have some experience and enjoy a challenge. What makes it a bit more challenging is the tight tree-lined fairways that flank the course, as well as tight greens with a few back-to-front slopes that can make putting more difficult.
If you’re not up for the full course, you can spend some time at the Princeton Country Club’s driving range or putting green. There are also several golf leagues available, including men’s, women’s and the Senior Golf League. Or, if you want a different experience, try the golf simulator. It’s a great way to practice without getting out on the green.
7. Cranbury Golf Club
The Cranbury Golf Club is a championship 18-hole golf course with a number of bunkers and small undulating greens. Cranbury Golf Club offers three course options, all only about 20 minutes from Homestead. It’s affordable and easy to enjoy because there are no memberships.
Golfing Near Home in NJ
Whether you want to become a club member or visit different courses without being tied down, there are plenty of options in New Jersey. At Homestead at Hamilton, we know how important having those options is, which is why we’re located near multiple great New Jersey golf courses.
If you’re looking for a relaxing, supportive living community where you can golf and enjoy your retirement years, come visit us at Homestead at Hamilton. We’ll be happy to show you around our community and introduce you to fellow golfers who can give you their recommendations for courses in the area.