Best Golf Courses in Kansas


1. Wichita Country Club

Type of field: Links

Course access: Private Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Zoysia grass

Slope index: 133

Course Rating: 73.8

Total par (men's tees): 71

Total yardage (men's tees): 6,723 yards

Scorecard: Link

Championships hosted: NCAA, US Senior Amateur, US Women's Open

Wichita was founded by a group of golf enthusiasts, who created a historic legacy with commitment to quality that’s unmatched anywhere in the state of Kansas. First opened in 1950, the course was designed by William Diddel.


2. The Golf Club at Southwind

Type of field: Links

Course access: Private Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Bent grass

Slope index: 137

Course Rating: 74.5

Total par (men's tees): 71

Total yardage (men's tees): 6,920 yards

Scorecard: Link

Championships hosted: Southwest Kansas Pro-Am, Kansas State Amateurs

One can expect a challenging, enjoyable and memorable experience at the Golf Club at Southwind. First opened in 1980, the course was designed by Donald Sechrest.


3. Colbert Hills

Type of field: Links

Course access: Municipal Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Zoysia grass

Slope index: 152

Course Rating: 77.5

Total par (men's tees): 72

Total yardage (men's tees): 7,525 yards

Scorecard: Link

Total size of golf course: 320 acres

Colbert Hills is home to an amazing public course and multiple practice areas nestled in the beautiful scenery of the Kansas Flint Hills. First opened in 2000, the course was designed by Jim Colbert and Jeff Brauer.


4. Firekeeper Golf Course

Type of field: Parkland

Course access: Municipal Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Bent grass

Slope index: 130

Course Rating: 77.1

Total par (men's tees): 72

Total yardage (men's tees): 7,445 yards

Scorecard: Link

The Firekeeper Golf Course offers many attractive features and several excellent holes that should not disappoint. First opened in 2011, the course was designed by Notah Begay III and Jeffrey Brauer.


5. Milburn Country Club

Type of field: Parkland

Course access: Private Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Zoysia grass

Slope index: 134

Course Rating: 73

Total par (men's tees): 72

Total yardage (men's tees): 6,785 yards

Scorecard: Link

Championships hosted: US Junior Amateur

Home to the oldest original golf course in the Kansas City, the Milburn Country Club offers a family-friendly, welcoming atmosphere, with a full range of activities and amenities. First opened in 1917, the course was designed by William Langford.


6. Wolf Creek

Type of field: Parkland

Course access: Private Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Zoysia grass

Slope index: 147

Course Rating: 74.2

Total par (men's tees): 72

Total yardage (men's tees): 7,010 yards

Scorecard: Link

Total size of golf course: 250 acres

Wolf Creek is a private, 45-year-old, golf club with rich history that provides members with a unique golf experience that is continually improving. First opened in 2007, the course was designed by Marvin Ferguson.


7. Flint Hills National Golf Club

Type of field: Parkland

Course access: Private Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Zoysia grass

Slope index: 140

Course Rating: 74.2

Total par (men's tees): 71

Total yardage (men's tees): 6,900 yards

Scorecard: Link

Total size of golf course: 240 acres

Championships hosted: US Junior Amateur, US Senior Amateur, US Women's Amateur

Ranked in Golf Digest’s America’s Top 100 Courses, as well as their Top 50 Golf Retreats, the Flint Hills National golf course is a go to for great golf experience. First opened in 1997, it was designed by famous Tom Fazio.


8. Prairie Dunes Country Club

Type of field: Links

Course access: Private Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Rye grass

Slope index: 139

Course Rating: 74.0

Total par (men's tees): 70

Total yardage (men's tees): 6,598 yards

Scorecard: Link

Championships hosted: Curtis Cup, NCAA, US Senior Amateur, US Senior Open, US Women's Amateur, US Women's Open

An unusual place to find a links style course that reminds one of seaside courses, but five miles northeast of Hutchinson, lies the Prairie Dunes course, a hidden treasure of Kansas. First opened in 1937, the course was designed by Perry Maxwell, Press Maxwell, Coore & Crenshaw.


9. Hallbrook Country Club

Type of field: Parkland

Course access: Private Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Zoysia grass

Slope index: 151

Course Rating: 75.0

Total par (men's tees): 72

Total yardage (men's tees): 6,862 yards

Scorecard: Link

Total size of golf course: 190 acres

The Hallbrook Country Club golf course is situated on the property that was originally the family farm of the late Joyce Hall, founder of Hallmark Cards. The course opened in 1988, and was designed by Tom Fazio.


10. Shadow Glen Golf Club

Type of field: Parkland

Course access: Private Course

Length of play: 18-hole course

Type of grass: Zoysia grass

Slope index: 139

Course Rating: 74.4

Total par (men's tees): 72

Total yardage (men's tees): 7,051 yards

Scorecard: Link

Nestled amidst the graceful rocky ridges and tree-lined valleys, the course welcomes experts and novices. The Shadow Glen course opened in 1989, and was designed by Tom Weiskopf, Jay Morrish and Tom Watson.

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