There are 21 golf courses in Atlanta, Georgia and 7 are municipal courses. There are also another 50 golf courses within 20 miles of Atlanta, including 15 public, 5 municipal, 1 PL and 29 private courses.
The oldest course in the Atlanta area is the Ansley Golf Club Midtown which was designed by Ward Northrup and opened in 1912.
The longest course is Atlanta Athletic Club, which is 7,567 yards. Cherokee Town & Country Club is rated the best course near Atlanta. The following courses have won various awards: Peachtree Golf Club, East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta Country Club, Atlanta Athletic Club, Atlanta Athletic Club, Ansley Golf Club Settindown, Capital City Club Crabapple Course, The Golf Club of Georgia, TPC Sugarloaf, TPC Sugarloaf, TPC Sugarloaf.