There are 14 golf courses in Fairfield, Connecticut and 8 are municipal courses. There are also another 79 golf courses within 20 miles of Fairfield, including 13 public, 17 municipal and 49 private courses.
The oldest course in the Fairfield area is the Country Club of New Canaan which was designed by Willie Park, Jr. and opened in 1893.
The longest course is Great River Golf Club, which is 7,060 yards. Country Club of Fairfield is rated the best course near Fairfield. The following courses have won various awards: Brooklawn Country Club, Brooklawn Country Club, Country Club of Fairfield, Country Club of Fairfield, Great River Golf Club, Great River Golf Club, Yale Golf Course, Yale Golf Course.