There are 20 golf courses in Kansas City, Missouri and 8 are municipal courses. There are also another 45 golf courses within 20 miles of Kansas City, including 14 public, 9 municipal, 1 PL and 21 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 Nicklaus Golf Club At LionsGate, which is 7,251 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, Shoal Creek Golf Course, Kansas City Country Club, Hallbrook Country Club, Falcon Ridge Golf Club.