There are 2 golf courses in Portsmouth, Virginia and all 2 are municipal courses. There are also another 28 golf courses within 20 miles of Portsmouth, including 8 public, 12 municipal, 1 PL and 7 private courses.
The oldest course in the Portsmouth area is the The Links at City Park which was designed by (R) Thomas E. Clark, ASGCA/Curtis Strange and opened in 1919.
The longest course is Nansemond River Golf Club, which is 7,337 yards. Bayville Golf Club is rated the best course near Portsmouth. The following courses have won various awards: Riverfront Golf Club, Bayville Golf Club.