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Top Public Golf Courses Around Philadelphia

September 21, 2010 11:44 PM

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Like golf and live in the Philadelphia area? Well, luck has it that you’re only a short drive away from numerous golf courses. Here is a list of public golf courses in and around the Philadelphia region.

Cobbs Creek Golf Club
7400 Lansdowne Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19151
(215) 877-8707Often referred to as “The Olde Course,” this 18 hole Par 71 golf course was built in 1916.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) Golf Course
20th & Pattison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19145

FDR Golf Course dates back to 1940 and is a par 69. The course is located near the Stadium Complex in South Philadelphia.

Island Green Country Club
1 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA, 19115

One of the newer golf courses in Philadelphia, Island Green features a driving range and challenges golfers with its signature “Island Green” hole.

John F. Byrne Golf Course
9500 Leon Street
Philadelphia, PA 19114

John F. Byrne Golf Club was purchased by the city of Philadelphia in the 1960’s and is located in the Torresdale section of the city.

Juniata Golf Course
1391 E Cayuga St
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 743-4060

This par 66 golf course located in the city’s Juniata section opened in 1965.

Walnut Lane Golf Course
800 Walnut Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Walnut Lane Golf Course is a par 62 and opened for play in 1935.

Bensalem Township Country Club
2000 Brown Avenue
Bensalem, PA 19020-3711
(215) 639-5556

The Bensalem Township Country Club is a par 70 and opened for play in 1960.

Middletown Country Club
420 N. Bellevue Avenue
Langhorne, PA 19047
(215) 757-6951

This par 69 located in Langhorne, Bucks County has been around for nearly 100 years.

Pennsauken Country Club
3800 Haddonfield Road
Pennsauken, NJ 08109-3799
(856) 662-4961

This par 70 is located in Camden County and only minutes away from area bridges.

Pitman Golf Course
501 Pitman Road Sewell, NJ 08080
(856) 589-6688

Pitman Golf Course is a par 70 that is located in Sewell, New Jersey.

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