There are 9 golf courses in Durham, North Carolina and 1 is a municipal course. There are also another 33 golf courses within 20 miles of Durham, including 15 public, 0 municipal, 1 PL and 17 private courses.
The oldest course in the Durham area is the Raleigh Golf Association which was designed by George W. Cobb, ASGCA/(R) Dave Posterlwait and opened in 1929.
The longest course is Lonnie Poole Golf Course At NC State University, which is 7,358 yards. Croasdaile Country Club is rated the best course near Durham. The following courses have won various awards: Duke University Golf Club, Old Chatham Golf Club, Treyburn Country Club, The UNC Finley Golf Club, The Preserve At Jordan Lake.