The Atlantic City Country Club is one of the most popular
golf courses in Atlantic City and one of the most popular
places to find Atlantic City golf packages for a golfing
vacation. Not only is the Atlantic City Country Club a
great place for golf, but the adjacent hotel, Harrahs
AC, is a great place to stay overnight. The Harrahs in
Atlantic City Country Club is one of the oldest golf courses
in the United States and carries a depth of tradition
which includes the coining of the terms "Eagle"
and "Birdie", terms which signify better-than-par
shots on a golf course. Harrahs
in Atlantic City is an excellent hotel and a great
place to take advantage of Atlantic City golf packages.
The Atlantic City Country Club first opened in 1897, and since that time the course has seen many of golf's greatest players set records and play in tournaments. In 1901, golfer Walter Travis won the USGA Championship here, and later in 1911 Johnny McDermott won the USGA Open Championship. He was only 19 years old at the time. Other famous golfers have taken to the course at the Atlantic City Country Club, and for this reason many golfers planning Atlantic City golf packages plan their trips here.
The course itself is also considered to be one of the best in Atlantic City and is an 18-hole, par 70 course with a number of challenges and sand traps found throughout. The course covers more than 6,500 yards and is a public course, meaning that golfers need not be a member of the golf club in order to play the course. Golfers will also find a driving range located on site with 30 tees for practicing. Green fees for the Atlantic City Country Club are between $180 and $210 per person, with prices being lower for play during the week. The course has a slope of 128.
One popular place to stay for golfers planning Atlantic
City golf packages is Harrahs AC. There are hundreds of
rooms available at Harrahs in Atlantic City, and room
rates are usually priced between $80 and $120. Another
reason many travelers enjoy staying at Harrahs AC is the
24-hour casino found in the lobby of the hotel. Harrahs
in Atlantic City is also close to the famous Atlantic
City boardwalk and a number of other great Atlantic
City attractions and the hotel offers a complimentary
shuttle to the Atlantic City boardwalk and to the beach.
Harrahs in Atlantic City also features rooms service,
an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center
and a hair salon. Prices will be highest during the summer
months when Atlantic City travel is at its peak. Other
nearby golf courses in Atlantic City include the Blue
Heron Pines, the Seaview
Marriott, the Renault Winery Golf Course and the Scotland
Run Golf Course and Country Club.