There are 7 golf courses in Des Moines, Iowa and 3 are municipal courses. There are also another 32 golf courses within 20 miles of Des Moines, including 14 public, 5 municipal and 13 private courses.
The oldest course in the Des Moines 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 Des Moines.