There are 13 golf courses in Kansas City, Kansas and 4 are municipal courses. There are also another 35 golf courses within 20 miles of Kansas City, including 11 public, 7 municipal, 1 PL and 16 private courses.
The oldest course in the Kansas City area is the Kansas City Country Club which was designed by A.W. Tillinghast/(R) Robert Trent Jones, ASGCA and opened in 1896.
The longest course is Shadow Glen Golf Club, which is 7,051 yards. The National Golf Club of Kansas City is rated the best course near Kansas City. The following courses have won various awards: The National Golf Club of Kansas City, Kansas City Country Club, Falcon Ridge Golf Club, Hallbrook Country Club.