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“most appreciated by older golfers” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Golf House Museum

Golf House Museum
USGA Headquarters, Far Hills, NJ
908-234 2300
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Far Hills
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Three-story Georgian mansion that houses a library and museum with paintings, memorabilia and exhibits tracing the history of golf.
Long Island
14 reviews 14 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“most appreciated by older golfers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

This museum has collected some very interesting golf artifacts and has very attractive exhibits dating back to the early 20th century, highlighting US amateur and professional golfers. The usga trophies are displayed beautifully and , included in admission, is a tour of the research facililty which tests balls and clubs. Available for a $5 fee is a 9 hole putting course and you can use and keep an antique replica ball. The surrounding countryside is beautiful,,especially with the fall foliage.

Visited October 2011
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Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Golf History at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

Great museum. Be sure to take the 1 hr tour of the tech research center. Guide shows you how they test golf balls and clubs, even have a robotic arm swinging a driver. You even get a chance to hit some balls with old clubs from years past. The premises has a 9 hole putting area ($5 extra) where you get to play with (and keep) a ball in the shape of decades ago and an old type putter. It's very challenging and a blast to play....... A thoroughly enjoyable day trip. cost was $7 for museum and tour.

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