Pine Valley Golf Club is a highly exclusive club. Male-only membership is by invitation from the board of directors only. There are about 930 members spread throughout the world, and the list is a closely guarded secret. The only way a guest is allowed into the club is if they are invited by a member and accompanied by one. Women are permitted to play the course on Sunday afternoons.
Although it is rich in golf tradition, the clubhouse is plain, and simple. The clubhouse consists of the great room and the bar. There is also the pro shop, several dining rooms, the main dining room, the private board room, and the patio. There are numerous pictures of Crump, as well as much history and antique golf memorabilia. Upstairs are member's lockers, several guest rooms, and a small lounge named the John Arthur Brown room.
There are two entrances into Pine Valley. The most famous one is hidden on East Atlantic Ave behind the Clementon Lake Park. The other gate is mostly for people employed by the golf course hidden on East 3rd Avenue in Pine Hill.
Pine Valley is praised for the consistent level of challenge and conditioning on each hole, requiring thoughtful placement of the ball from tee to green, and more specifically correct placement on approach shots to the green due to significant swales and undulations. Among its many accolades, Pine Valley has arguably the best collection of par five…