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Address: USGA Headquarters, Far Hills, NJ
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+1 908-234-2300
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

Three-story Georgian mansion that houses a library and museum with...

Three-story Georgian mansion that houses a library and museum with paintings, memorabilia and exhibits tracing the history of golf.

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Fantastic golf museum that traces the sport from the 16th Century when sticks were used for golf clubs and walnuts were used as balls. The museum includes a robotic test... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 June 2016
Far Hills, New Jersey
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Far Hills, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic golf museum that traces the sport from the 16th Century when sticks were used for golf clubs and walnuts were used as balls. The museum includes a robotic test center for golf clubs that are being manufactured today. There is also a charming gift shop and an outdoor putting green that is open to the public.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

We had just exited the Holland Tunnel when my wife turn towards me and said, “We have to stop in Far Hills, NJ for a few minutes. I believe there is something, we’ve overlooked during our vacation.” Well. unknown to me was the USGA Museum and Testing Facility was located in the town of Far Hills. Indeed, the USGA Museum... More 

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Far Hills, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

A trip to the usga museum is a great way to spend a few hours .the place is well set up and has many exhibits featuring some of the greatest golfers

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New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

I'm not that into golf but I went with someone who is. The exhibits were intersting enough that I enjoyed the visit and the golfer I was with had a great time.

Thank FamReun2013
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

My husband and I visited the museum at the front-end of a NYC vacation. The area in New Jersey is beautiful and it was a nice contrast to the concrete jungle where we spent the next 5 days. We arrived just as the museum was opening and other than a small group, we were the only visitors at the time.... More 

Thank Diane W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

This was actually pretty interesting. We were in the area, & the golf enthusiast wanted to check it out. He found it to be well worth the trip, even in the ice storm. And even though golf isn't my thing, it did hold my interest. The place isn't large, but the exhibits are interesting. Worth it.

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

A diamond in the rough........(get it?) But really, once you find this place, you are delighted to be here. The Museum is done very well with exhibits, videos and lots of information that will allow you to impress your buddies as you chase the little mottled white ball. Very worthwhile to visit even if you are not a golf enthusiast.... More 

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Northern New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Me and my wife went here while in the area as she was a great sport throughout the entire experience. The property is impressive and you wouldn't believe the amount of workers that filled the parking lots. We first were greeted by the woman at the main desk as she immediately set us up on the putting green. We had... More 

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

Excellent exhibits and videos on the great players, events, and history of the game. We learned so much. As with many places there wasn't time to see everything. We would like to visit again and next time we'll participate in the Pynes Putting Course where visitors putt on a large green behind the museum with replica antique clubs and balls.... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014

The museum was fantastic. Besides the the highlighted exhibit on the African-American history in golf there is the Arnold Palmer room and the Mickey Wright room filled with many, many artifacts from their careers. Awesome to see all the trophies from the U.S. Opens Professional and Amateur. I would like to have more time there. It is worth a trip!

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