There are 4 golf courses in Newark, Delaware and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 29 golf courses within 20 miles of Newark, including 13 public, 4 municipal and 12 private courses.
The oldest course in the Newark area is the Ed Oliver Golf Club which was designed by Wilfrid A. Reid/(R) Edmund B. Ault, ASGCA and opened in 1901.
The longest course is Wilmington Country Club, which is 7,334 yards. Kennett Square Golf & Country Club is rated the best course near Newark. The following courses have won various awards: Back Creek Golf Club, Frog Hollow Golf Club, Hartefeld National, Fieldstone Golf Club, Wilmington Country Club, Wilmington Country Club, Bidermann Golf Course, Wyncote Golf Club.