There are 16 golf courses in Denver, Colorado and 8 are municipal courses. There are also another 70 golf courses within 20 miles of Denver, including 17 public, 39 municipal and 14 private courses.
The oldest course in the Denver area is the Overland Park Golf Course which was designed by William H. Tucker and opened in 1895.
The longest course is Colorado National Golf Club, which is 7,676 yards. Bear Creek Golf Club is rated the best course near Denver. The following courses have won various awards: Bear Creek Golf Club, The Greg Mastriona Golf Courses At Hyland Hills, Fossil Trace Golf Club, Cherry Hills Country Club, Columbine Country Club, Riverdale Golf Courses, Riverdale Golf Courses, Hiwan Golf Club.