There are so many golf courses to play near you in the United States, it’s hard to count.
Although a study titled ‘Golf Around The World’ said there are 34,011 golf courses in the world, 45 percent of which are in the United States.
The current total of 15,372 courses in the U.S. Golfsquatch is building a list of courses in each state and Puerto Rico for you and your friends to play.
10 Reasons That Make a Golf Course Fun to Play
- Well kept, healthy, and manicured – tee boxes, fairways, rough, bunkers, greens
- Challenging holes, but not absurdly difficult to play
- Good practice facilities – fairway, bunker, chipping green, putting green
- Good pace of play, even during peak times
- Type of golf that fits the local topology and geography
- Friendly and helpful staff – Clubhouse, Pro Shop, Golf Cart
- Wide variety of branded, quality merchandise in the Pro Shop
- Knowledgable golf course marshals
- Access to good food/drink and good atmosphere in the Clubhouse
- Reasonable course managers who understand that regular golfers are the money makers for them – reasonable pricing