Shackamaxon CC Opens New Guest Cottage

By | June 12, 2018

The R.W. Nelson Guest House, named after the founder of the 102-year-old Scotch Plains, N.J. club, features three guest rooms that are available individually or for combined use, plus a separate sitting area with a stone fireplace. The first guest after the Nelson House opened in May was legendary LPGA golfer Jan Stephenson, who visited […]

Ash Brook GC Breaks Ground on $8.9M Clubhouse

By | October 12, 2017

The 21,000-sq. ft. building in Scotch Plains, N.J., is expected to open in September 2018 featuring a full-service restaurant with terrace, a retail pro shop, administrative offices, public restrooms, underground cart barn for a new electric fleet of 90 carts, and a full-service turn stand. The Union County Freeholder Board today held a groundbreaking in Scotch Plains, […]

Shackamaxon CC Opens “Shack-Cade”

By | February 23, 2017

The Scotch Plains, N.J., club recently unveiled the game room, located on the lower level of the clubhouse, that features full-size air hockey and foosball tables, and a multi-cade with over 600 classics such as Pac-Man, Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, X-Men, and Tetris, and more. The room will also be the site of kids’ club events and arcade tournaments.

Making the Lists


Careful planning and proper budgeting help superintendents gear up for the capital equipment decisions needed to keep properties in top condition.

Shackamaxon CC Celebrates Centennial

By | February 23, 2016

The Scotch Plains, N.J., property is planning a yearlong series of events, tournaments, and activities to celebrate its 100th anniversary, starting on March 4 with the Shackamaxon Speaker Series featuring A.W. Tillinghast historian Phil Young.

The Huffington Post Highlights Club Success Stories

By | August 11, 2015

The Bay Club at Mattapoisett (Mass.), Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, N.J., and Alpine Country Club in Cranston, R.I., top the list of golf-related businesses that have “found success once they were able to find their own distinct voice and style.”