Black Bear Golf Course
138 Route 23
Franklin, NJ 07416-2002, United States

Owned and operated by Crystal Springs Resort, Black Bear opened in July of 1996 and has enjoyed tremendous popularity ever since, rated "very good to excellent" by Zagat.

Black Bear serves as the national headquarters of the David Glenz Golf Academy and boasts a learning center that consists of 100,000 square feet of natural grass teeing area, multi-tiered synthetic launching stations, and a vast array of target greens and bunkers. The academy building features classrooms for swing analysis and enclosed teachings bays.

The banquet facilities at the Black Bear Clubhouse have seating capacity to accommodate 250 people.

The resort has a toll-free telephone for U.S. callers, 888.647.0807.

This course has updated information like phone, address, description or scorecard and is pending approval. These changes must be approved before they will be available on a SkyCaddie.

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Greens Fees (including cart):
   Weekday:$40 - $49
   Weekend:$60 - $74
Guest Policy:open
Dress Code:Collared Shirt (No Denim)
Reserved Tee Times:Online & Phone
Pro Shop :yes
Fairways Grass:Rye
Driving Range:yes
Short Game Practice:none

Nearby Courses

Private CourseWalkill Country Club
Franklin, NJ (1 miles)
Resort CourseBallyowen Golf Club
Hamburg, NJ (1 miles)
Resort CourseCrystal Springs Golf Club
Hamburg, NJ (3 miles)
Resort CourseWild Turkey Golf Club
Hamburg, NJ (3 miles)
Resort CourseMinerals Golf Club
Vernon, NJ (5 miles)
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Recent Scores

Date Golfer Score
11/12/18 Mad Max 113
11/1/18 Mad Max 114
10/31/18 Mad Max 121
10/14/18 tedarnold 90
9/2/18 rich.conroy 92
8/29/18 Bryan5735 93
8/24/18 RussGraham 101
8/23/18 Pkirch 92
8/19/18 Johnnyx1977 93
8/17/18 Big Or 109
7/31/18 bunting1945 99
7/31/18 jimespo 105
7/31/18 tedarnold 93
7/28/18 HartGolf2 101
7/22/18 jerrypdb 80
7/20/18 twelles571 96
7/14/18 4brenton 82
7/14/18 martin_adamec 98
6/29/18 Squeeks08 79
6/21/18 kkolich226 74
6/16/18 Dave Baker 95

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Recent Reviews

  douglugg - 7/31/13
Great course when its in good shape. Last time I played, the greens were non existent on some holes, just aerated mud. They must have got slammed from the past storms. I'm sure it will bounce back. Great woodsy layout and challenging but not too much so. Great bar cart service. Great price, and its practically in my back yard, only problem is they have a LOT of outings and its tough to get tee times.
  c5agalb - 11/21/11
Played late November, Course was exceptional, leaves blown off course, greens and bunkers in good shape. I loved the large greens at this course. I enjoyed the design.
  Mark_Gutteridge - 8/14/11
Great Course and Facilities. Well worth the green fee, even at weekend rates.
  jbeinstein23 - 8/6/14
  JSBEINSTEIN - 8/6/14
  carlspackler23 - 8/6/14
  KD35 - 8/11/13
  Spikeless23 - 8/6/13
  fremont32 - 6/20/13
  Fazz - 5/2/13
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