Crystal Springs Resort (Wild Turkey Golf Club)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Crystal Springs Resort (Wild Turkey Golf Club) Est. 2001

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The Wild Turkey course at Crystal Springs Resort is a well-rated, excellently maintained and always popular golf course. Like the neighbouring Crystal Springs course, it sets off alongside the Grand Cascades Lodge. It too quickly drops downhill, courtesy of a stylishly bunkered opening par-4 and plunging par-3.

On a layout that's full of variety, and after the dramatic opening duo, you cross into an open bowl-like setting, where most of the back-nine is laid out before you. Ahead of it, holes 4 thru 11 (known by some as "The Wing") take you into a tree-lined valley. As you gently climb the valley, you'll encounter wonderful views of tree-clad hills that stretch far into the distance.

Waiting at the head of the valley is Wild Turkey's signature par-3. This testing short hole requires a tee-to-green carry across a large water-filled pit, where vertical rock walls add to the spectacle of this former limestone quarry.

Amongst an excellent collection of back-nine holes, played in the relatively open bowl-like environment, the bunkerless par-3 16th and long doglegging par-5 17th provide two memorable highlights. Both holes bring water dangerously into play. As you climb the par-4 18th back up to the clubhouse, you'll can reflect on a scattering of stunning holes that are evenly woven into an always absorbing and scenic out-and-back layout.

At this Stay & Play facility, you can rise from your bed in the morning and head straight for the first tee.

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Making Contact

Crystal Springs Resort
One Wild Turkey Way,
Hardyston, New Jersey 07419
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Office   +1 (973) 827 5996
Pro Shop   +1 (973) 827 5996
Fax

  +1 (973) 827 0604

Email  
Website   www.crystalgolfresort.com
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Golf Pro
 
Sean Hogan (Director of Instruction)
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Academy
 
David Leadbetter Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - compulsory golf cart.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, open countryside and limited residential.
 
Designer: Roger Rulewich
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7202 5942 5024
Par 71 71 70
SSS or Slope 74.8 68.7 69.0
 
At the Same Location:
Crystal Springs Resort offers seven golf courses. Alongside the Grand Cascades Lodge is Crystal Springs CC, home to Wild Turkey (par-71, 7202 yds, designer Roger Rulewich); Crystal Springs (par-72, 6816 yds, Robert Von Hagge) and Cascades (9-hole, par-36, 3627 yds, Roger Rulewich). A short distance from Grand Cascades Lodge are the following: Ballyowen (3 mi SW from Lodge, par-72, 7094 yds, Roger Rulewich); Great Gorge (3 mi NE, 27-hole, Rail/Lake combination is par-72, 6852 yds, George Fazio); Black Bear (5 mi S, par-72, 6673 yds, Jack Kurtlander & David Glenz) and the family-oriented Minerals course (3 mi NE at Minerals Resort, 9-hole, par-31, 2305 yds, Robert Trent Jones).
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How2Get There?

1.5 mi NE of Hamburg / 50 mi NW of New York City (Times Square, Manhattan).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Oct): Mon-Thur $100; Fri $110; Sat/Sun $130. Golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, dynamic pricing rates, Stay&Play packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Golf cart compulsory.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Crystal Springs Resort is home to seven golf courses, located in and around the neighbouring towns of Vernon and Hamburg, New Jersey. The standard-bearer for the resort is the highly-rated Ballyowen course, a classic links-style layout. Surrounding the resort's Grand Cascades Lodge you'll find the also well-rated Wild Turkey and Crystal Springs courses. Nearby are Black Bear, Great Gorge, Cascades (9-hole) and Minerals (9-hole), which complete the Crystal Springs septet.

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Location

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Latitude: (41.159133)
Longitude: (-74.551688)
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Crystal Springs Resort 
Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419
+1 (973) 827 5996
www.crystalgolfresort.com

Crystal Springs is a world-class, year-round resort, located in the rolling farmland of northwest New Jersey and just an hour from New York City. Covering a huge area, the resort offers a myriad of opportunities and activities, both indoors and out. In winter, nearby Mountain Creek has over 40 ski trails. In summer, Crystal Springs' seven championship golf courses come into their own, complemented by a David Leadbetter Golf Academy. Accommodations are based on the luxurious Grand Cascades Lodge, family-friendly Minerals Resort & Spa or recreation-oriented Mountain Creek in Vernon. The resort offers 12 restaurants, cafes, & bistros, with the Latour restaurant boasting an award-winning wine cellar. Two day spas, including the new Reflections Spa and Elements Spa are also available to guests. The resort also offers endless events, activities and area attractions, including hiking, wine tasting, festivals, shopping, skiing & snowboarding, mountain biking, waterparks and more!

Golf at this hotel Wild Turkey and Crystal Springs courses.
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Golf within 5 miles Ballyowen, Black Bear, Great Gorge, Cascades (9-hole) and Minerals (9-hole family golf).
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Golf within 20 miles Berkshire Valley
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