There are 5 golf courses in Lakewood, Colorado and 4 are municipal courses. There are also another 80 golf courses within 20 miles of Lakewood, including 18 public, 44 municipal and 18 private courses.
The oldest course in the Lakewood 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. The Homestead Golf Course is rated the best course near Lakewood. The following courses have won various awards: Fossil Trace Golf Club, The Greg Mastriona Golf Courses At Hyland Hills, Bear Creek Golf Club, Cherry Hills Country Club, Columbine Country Club, Hiwan Golf Club, Riverdale Golf Courses, Riverdale Golf Courses.