There are 17 golf courses in Lakeland, Florida and 3 are municipal courses. There are also another 18 golf courses within 20 miles of Lakeland, including 3 public, 3 municipal and 12 private courses.
The oldest course in the Lakeland area is the Bartow Golf Course opened in 1921.
The longest course is Grasslands Golf & Country Club, which is 7,040 yards. The Country Club of Winter Haven is rated the best course near Lakeland.