Leagues

Leagues

LEAGUE DESCRIPTIONS

NOVICE - A novice golfer usually reaches the green of a par 3 in 4, the green of a par 4 in 6 and the green of a par 5 in 8.  

For members who possess basic golf skills including swing mechanics, short game and putting and know golf rules and etiquette.  Novices must be comfortable on a regulation golf course and use the rule of double par.

GENERAL - A general level golfer usually reaches the green of a par 3 in 3, the green of a par 4 in 5 and the green of a par 5 in 7.

For members with at least three years of golf course experience usually scoring less than 130 for an 18 hole round and 65 for a 9 hole round. The golfer feels comfortable on the golf course and has good knowledge and understanding of golf rules and etiquette and is able to maintain pace of play. 

GENERAL/INTERMEDIATE - This category of golfer should be a little better then the general level golfer or is working towards a handicap and is not yet at the intermediate golf level.

For very experienced golfers and intermediate golfers not playing in an intermediate league.  The courses are challenging and require solid golf skills.  Some games and competitions are planned.  Players have good knowledge and understanding of golf rules and etiquette and are able to maintain pace of play.  These leagues are not suited for the newer golfer.

INTERMEDIATE - For members with a handicap less than 36.
 
Handicap is required for participation in an intermediate league. USGA Handicap is required by the middle of the season. These leagues include some golf games and team competitions.  Players are introduced to competitive play in a friendly environment.  Players have good knowledge and understanding of golf rules and etiquette and are able to maintain pace of play.  

ADVANCED - For members with an established handicap of 26 or less and consistently score under 105.

These leagues are for the more competitive golfer playing either in team, partner and or individual formats.  USGA Handicap required.

Morris County Park Commission

Benefits to EWGA-NNJ Members

Show proof of current membership in EWGA (2014) along with a valid photo ID and Morris County Golf ID Card to receive resident rates.

County Cards for current EWGA-NNJ members are $40 ($22 for age 65 or over) regardless of residency. Rates apply outside of scheduled EWGA-NNJ league times, seven days per week, no tee time restrictions. County cards must be purchased to take advantage of this discount (whether you are a resident or non-resident). Applies at Flanders Valley, Pinch Brook, Sunset Valley and Berkshire Valley golf courses.