Plainfield Country Club

1591 Woodland Ave,

Edison, New Jersey 08820

  • Office

    +1 (908) 757 1800
  • Pro shop

    +1 (908) 757 1800
  • Fax

    +1 (908) 757 2159
  • Golf pro

    Sean Golden (PGA, Head Golf Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:


  • Designer:

    Original course laid out in 1890. Current design by Donald Ross (1921); modifications by Marty O'Loughlin (1930) and Gil Hanse (2009).

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How to get there:

3 mi S of Plainfield / 31 mi SW of New York City (Times Square, Manhattan).

Plainfield Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1890

Plainfield Country Club is home to one of the top-rated and finest championship golf courses in New Jersey. Located a relatively short drive from New York City, the course was originally laid out by Donald Ross, one of the country's most revered designers.

PCC is celebrated as one of the great classics of American golf. Effortlessly rolling across gently flowing hills, this natural and predominantly open parkland layout contains a wealth of excellently crafted and stylishly bunkered holes.

Limited access: this private course is generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

List of courses: Around New York City


Who can play and when?

Private club; visitors/guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; private course for members and their guests.

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Plainfield has played host to a number of top level tournaments including a US Amateur Championship (1978), US Women's Open (1987), and PGA Tour and FedEx Cup playoff events (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Plainfield CC).

Published ranking

New Jersey's 5th best course (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA's 82nd best course (Golf Digest, 2023).
World's former 97th best course (GOLF magazine, 1993; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).

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