There are 37 golf courses in Houston, Texas and 9 are municipal courses. There are also another 21 golf courses within 20 miles of Houston, including 10 public, 2 municipal and 9 private courses.
The oldest course in the Houston area is the Hermann Park Golf Course which was designed by (R) Carlton Gipson and opened in 1922.
The longest course is Houston National Golf Club, which is 7,604 yards. Houston Country Club is rated the best course near Houston. The following courses have won various awards: River Oaks Country Club, Memorial Park Golf Course, Champions Golf Club, Golf Club of Houston, Tour 18.