Despite being one of the smallest states in the country, New Jersey is home to a lot of golf players and enthusiasts. And that means there are also many golf courses and driving ranges throughout the state. But why New Jersey? The connection between the sport and the state started in the late-19th century, and the New Jersey State Golf Association was founded in 1900. Originally known as a sport for the upper-class, today people can find a New Jersey golf course open to the public. Learn more about golf culture and the best courses and driving ranges in New Jersey with our guide.