Seaview – The Bay Course


The almost century old golf course, Seaview - The Bay Course, has been a retreat for professional and amateur golfers since 1915. Originally designed by Hugh Wilson in 1914, the golf course was completed by Donald Ross the year after. Over the decades, it has reached different milestones which bring success and improvement of the course. It hosted the 1942 PGA Championship and the LPGA ShopRite Classic in 2011.

In 1997, the need to bring back the course’s original design surged that Robert Cupp led a million dollar for its restoration. It also became a favorite venue of the famous personalities in the early years including wealthy industrialists, professional golfers and even presidents. Professional golfers who have been challenged in the course’s fairway are Ben Hogan, Snead and Gene Sarazen.

The 18-hole, par 71 golf course has a slope rating of 122 on Bent grass, course rating of 70 in 6247 yards. The course is known as a short course which is easy to walk but the presence of many blind shots makes it a tough course. The link-style course is built on a sandy marshland with deep-faced bunkers and classic mounding. The subtle greens extend out into Ross Bay giving a spectacular view complementing the play. Several amenities are available including the driving range, rental clubs and rental carts. Professional guides are in assistance as well as the friendly staffs. Tee times are welcomed in the golf course.

Today, Seaview - The Bay Course’s owner is The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Troon managed the golf facilities and Dolce Hotels run the resort. The semi-private golf course is open to the public.