There is 1 golf course in Altoona, Iowa and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 37 golf courses within 20 miles of Altoona, including 16 public, 7 municipal and 14 private courses.
The oldest course in the Altoona area is the Waveland Golf Course which was designed by Warren Dickenson and opened in 1901.
The longest course is Des Moines Golf and Country Club, which is 7,200 yards. Des Moines Golf and Country Club is rated the best course near Altoona.