COLTS NECK, NJ  – Mark your calendar!  Spring is right around the corner and so is the official start of the 2012 golf season. By March 12, all Monmouth County Park System’s six county golf courses  - Bel-Aire in Wall, Charleston Springs in Millstone, Hominy Hill in Colts Neck, Howell Park in Howell, Pine Brook in Manalapan and Shark River in Neptune - will be open, weather permitting. To get the most out of the season and the county courses, be sure to buy a Park System Golf Card.  These cards provide access to the Park System tee time reservation system (accessible online at www.monmouthcountygolf.org or by telephone at 732-758-8383) and provide discounted green fees.

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Courses opened for winter golf – Bel-Aire, Charleston Springs and Shark River– are already selling the cards as will Howell Park Golf Course upon its March 1 opening.  Golfers will be able to purchase the card at Hominy Hill and Pine Brook Golf Courses starting March 12.  County and non-county golfers can choose between a one-year Golf Card for $42 or a discounted two-year Golf Card for $72. Cards will be honored one or two years from date of purchase. Junior Golf Cards are available for county and non-county golfers through the age of 20 for $18 and are good for one year.

To purchase a Golf Card, prospective Monmouth County resident golfers must provide a current NJ Photo Driver’s License or a current property tax bill (with applicant’s name and street address) and one of the following:

  • Last year's Golf Card
  • Current vehicle registration card
  • Current voter registration card
  • Current New Jersey hunting and/or fishing license

Non-county residents should bring a current photo driver’s license. 

Utility bills, bank statements and credit cards are not acceptable. To learn more about Park System golf, please visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call the Park System at (732) 842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.