There are 3 golf courses in Amherst, New York and all 3 are municipal courses. There are also another 48 golf courses within 20 miles of Amherst, including 21 public, 15 municipal and 12 private courses.
The oldest course in the Amherst area is the Grover Cleveland Golf Course opened in 1902.
The longest course is Buffalo Tournament Club, which is 7,401 yards. River Oaks Golf Club is rated the best course near Amherst. The following courses have won various awards: The Country Club of Buffalo, Crag Burn Golf Club.