Crystal Springs Resort

One Wild Turkey Way,

Hardyston, New Jersey 07419

  • Office

    +1 (973) 827 5996
  • Pro shop

    +1 (973) 827 5996
  • Fax

    +1 (973) 827 0604
  • Golf pro

    Sean Hogan (Director of Instruction)
  • Academy

    David Leadbetter Golf Academy

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
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
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).

Location

Latitude:

41.159133

Longitude:

-74.551688

How to get there:

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

Crystal Springs Resort (Wild Turkey Golf Club)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 2001

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.
List of courses: Appalachians

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (May thru' Oct): Mon-Thur $100; Fri $110; Sat/Sun $130. Golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf cart compulsory.

Practice facilities

Excellent

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.

Where2Stay

  • Crystal Springs Resort

    Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419

    +1 (973) 827 5996

    Visit website
    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.

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Ballyowen, Black Bear, Great Gorge, Cascades (9-hole) and Minerals (9-hole family golf).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Berkshire Valley

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