Golf Scorecard History 101, New Jersey
Moorestown Field Club to Mt. Freedom Golf
Facts about New Jersey:
- "I'm From New Jersey" is the only state song that is adaptable to any municipality with a two or three syllable name.
- New Jersey has the highest population density in the U.S. An average 1,030 people per sq. mi., which is 13 times the national average.
- New Jersey has the highest percent urban population in the U.S. with about 90% of the people living in an urban area.
- In November of 1914, the New York Tribune, cooperating with Mr. Bertram Chapman Mayo (founder of Beachwood) issued an "Extra" announcing: "Subscribe to the New York Tribune and secure a lot at Beautiful Beachwood. Act at once, secure your lot in this Summer Paradise now!" This was the greatest premium offered by a newspaper - nothing equal to it was ever attempted in the United States.
- New Jersey is the only state where all its counties are classified as metropolitan areas.
- North Jersey is the car theft capital of the world, with more cars stolen in Newark then any other city. Even the 2 largest cities, NYC and LA put together.
- New Jersey has the most dense system of highways and railroads in the U.S.
- Picturesque Cape May holds the distinction of being the oldest seashore resort in the United States and one of the most unique.
- In order to meet the increasing demand for his wire rope John Roebling opened a factory in Trenton, New Jersey in 1848. John Roebling, along with his two sons, Washington and Ferdinand, built a suspension bridge across the gorge of the Niagara River. They then built the Brooklyn Bridge plus many other suspension bridges in the United States.
- There are over three-hundred-sixty golf courses in New Jersey. Scorecards from eight of their courses are displayed below.
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Total New Jersey = 2,075
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