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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
(215)-462-8997

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
(215)-677-3500
www.islandgreencc.com

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
(215)-632-8666

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
(215)-482-3370

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
www.bensalemtownshipcountryclub.com

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
www.middletowncc.com

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
www.pennsaukengolf.com

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
www.co.gloucester.nj.us

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

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