Golf Courses Near Edmond, OK
Edmond, Oklahoma’s fifth largest city, is also a suburb of Oklahoma City located just 14 miles from the capital’s downtown core. Edmund is known in the golf world as the home of Oak Tree National, a private club with a Pete Dye design that has hosted a number of major championships, including the U.S. Amateur, the U.S. Senior Open, and the 1984 PGA Championship. In the public sphere, you can make tee times at The Golf Club of Edmond (formerly Fairfax Golf Club), a target-style golf course lined by houses on the front nine and trees on the back nine. Keep an eye out for Hot Deals at Surrey Hills, a player-friendly 27-hole course with several forced carries over ponds as it winds through a residential development The 9-hole Links at Oklahoma City is a par-30 executive course that offers Hot Deals. Kicking Bird Golf Club, Edmund’s muni, is expected to reopen in late 2022 following an extensive renovation.
Edmund, which started as a mile marker on the Sane Fe Railroad, has grown up to be what many people call the “crown jewel of Oklahoma.” The city, which is located on historic Route 66, has appeared on Money Magazine’s list of the 50 Best Places to Live in the U.S. Top attractions near town include the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Remington Park for thoroughbred racing and casino gambling, and Pops 66, a roadside tourist spot/gas station on Route 66 with a 66-foot-tall soda bottle-shaped sign and hundreds of soda pop flavors for sampling. Edmund is home to fast-growing University of Central Oklahoma. The OCU Jazz Lab is a venue for live New Orleans-style jazz music. Known for its beautiful public art on every corner, downtown Edmund is a charming spot for dining and shopping.