About New Jersey’s Premier Golf Club

Upper Montclair Country Club, just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan, is named a Distinguished Golf Club of the World

The 27-hole Championship course at Upper Montclair was designed by two of golf’s most prominent architects, A.W. Tillinghast and Robert Trent Jones, Sr. The courses offer a truly challenging golf experience for those of all skill levels. Members of the Club enjoy excellent service, pristine golfing conditions with the flexibility of no tee times, and true fellowship and camaraderie.

Upper Montclair Country Club is one of only a few golf clubs world-wide to have hosted tournaments for all three Professional Golf Association.

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    • UMCC's Director of Instruction Tyler Hall Qualifies for the PGA at Bethpage! 
      May 2019

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      Golf's strangest amateur event - UMCC's Kris Kringle #1
      May 31, 2019

      UMCC's Annual Kris Kringle Event with over 150 golfing santas, raises over $20,000 each year for local charities. Click Here to read more

      100 Years Old And Still Teeing Off Twice a Week - August 10, 2017

      UMCC's Bob Beaven just turned 100 years old and he still tees off twice a week. 
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      UMCC's Tyler Hall Wins The NJ State Open - July 13, 2016

      UMCC's Director of Instruction Tyler Hall wins the NJ State Open for the second year in a row.
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      VUE MagaZINE - Summer 2016

      ...UMCC's real charm lies not in its luxury facilities and mere prestige, but rather within its people. Its renowned staff and caddie program uphold the traditions on which the club was built - camaraderie and character. 
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      GolfStyles Best Courses 2014

      Upper Montclair Country Club was recently voted in the Top 10 in numerous categories for the 2014 GolfStyles Readers Choice Survey. Congratulations to our Director of Golf Mike Holiday, Executive Chef Ryan Foo, Executive Sous Chef Mike Kasperek, and Golf Course Superintendent Michael Brunelle for making the NJ GolfStyles Top 10 list in their respected fields! UMCC also received an honorable mention for Top Private Course and Friendliest Staff. 
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      Palmer On Putting

      “I enjoy Nation Golf Links and Upper Montclair” Arnold Palmer
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      An Eagle at Upper Montclair CC Means An Eagle Trophy

      An impromptu award presentation – The eagle Trophy program – has turned into a signature tradition for both members and guests at the upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, NJ, a BoardRoom Distinguished Gold Club.
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      The Beauty of Private Clubs: Members Only

      “…the Members Bar - classic dark wood and accented with Scottish motif – is ranked one of the top 50 best ‘19th holes’ in the country.”
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      Upper Montclair Continues to Keep Up with the Times

      “The club and design team wanted to enhance the visual drama on the course while complementing design strategies already in place by Jones’ clever routing, sequencing of holes, risk/reward demands on tee shots and approaches.” John Harvey, Architect
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      NJSGA Member Golf Days Planned for Famous Courses

      Historic Upper Montclair, another 27-hole facility, known as the long-time location of professional tour events.
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      Upper Montclair Country Club 110 Years Young

      It's one of few Clubs in America to host professional events from all three U.S. tours (PGA, LPGA and Champions). It has 27 holes of Robert Trent Jones, Sr. golf over a routing laid out mostly by A.W. Tillinghast. The club just finished a $6.2 million renovation spearheaded by a John Harvey master plan.
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