There are 2 golf courses in Thornton, Colorado and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 54 golf courses within 20 miles of Thornton, including 13 public, 32 municipal and 9 private courses.
The oldest course in the Thornton 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. West Woods Golf Club is rated the best course near Thornton. The following courses have won various awards: The Greg Mastriona Golf Courses At Hyland Hills, Riverdale Golf Courses, Riverdale Golf Courses, Buffalo Run Golf Course, Fossil Trace Golf Club, Bear Creek Golf Club.