There are 3 golf courses in Independence, Missouri and 0 are municipal courses. There are also another 51 golf courses within 20 miles of Independence, including 17 public, 15 municipal, 1 PL and 18 private courses.
The oldest course in the Independence 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 The Golf Club At Creekmoor, which is 7,400 yards. The National Golf Club of Kansas City is rated the best course near Independence. The following courses have won various awards: Kansas City Country Club, Shoal Creek Golf Course, Hallbrook Country Club, The National Golf Club of Kansas City.