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State’s Newest Municipal Golf Course in 20 Years Opens in Old Bridge

Old Bridge Golf Club at Rose-Lambertson, known as The Rose, has opened in Old Bridge Township. The newly constructed public golf center spans 218 acres. Constructed in 2023 as New Jersey’s first public golf course in more than 20 years, it features a championship-caliber par-71, 18-hole course; an illuminated 30-bay driving range; and a high-end miniature golf course with lighting, unique water features and varying terrain.

Planned, developed, constructed and managed by 2020 Acquisitions, a private real estate firm based in New Jersey, The Rose broke ground in the Spring of 2022 and rapidly transformed from a long-held vision that spanned 17 years into reality. The last municipal-owned course to open in the state was in 2022 (McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links in Egg Harbor Township). In 2015, a 9-hole county-owned course opened in Jersey City (Skyway Golf Course).

A soft grand opening of the driving range, putting green and miniature golf areas was launched in late September 2023, with the golf course slated for its own soft opening in mid-October with limited tee-time availabilities and no carts. This will allow the grass to fill in, mainly along the fairway areas, during the fall growing season.

Full tee times will be online starting April 1, 2024 with preferred-rate fees being offered to Old Bridge Township residents, active military personnel and seniors. A tiered fee structure also will be in place for New Jersey as well as out-of-state residents.

Amenities & Features

  • Par-71, 18-hole public golf course that offers a fun and fair experience for beginners and challenge to highly skilled players
  • Designed by New Jersey-based Stephen Kay, whose golf course architecture firm is based in Egg Harbor City
    • Unique layout driven by the existence of wetlands with numerous ponds built to support irrigation and water conservation
    • 9th hole placement that does not return to the clubhouse; instead it flows around the 200+-acre property
  • Illuminated miniature golf course and driving range available on a first-come, first-serve basis that allows for night time activities (the club will be open until 10 p.m.)
  • 6,000-SF clubhouse featuring a pro shop, concession area, cart barn, restrooms and 110 parking spaces
  • Roadway entry at Lambertson Road, which has undergone upgrades as part of the golf course development
  • 5,000-SF maintenance building with 10 parking spaces at the southwest corner of the site
  • Golf carts with GPS screens

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