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A complete list of Madison, WI golf courses.

Golf Courses in Madison, WI: Links to the Best Links in Town

Renters new to Madison may not be familiar with many of our top courses.  To help you hit the links, we’ve put together a listing of top golf courses in Madison, WI.

Madison Golf Courses: The Breakdown

Our Golfer’s Guide is broken down into three areas:

  • Public Courses
  • Private Courses
  • Disc Golf

The City of Madison maintains four public courses, listed below. Some private clubs are open to the public; we’ve included those in our listing.

Note that our list not only includes Madison golf courses. We also include links to some area courses, too.

We’ve included Google Maps of all the courses. In the lower left-hand corner of each map, you’ll see a thumbnail photo of each course. Click on it to get a Google Earth view of each course.

Enjoy the links!

Public Golf Courses

Bridges Golf Course

Bridges Golf and Restaurant is located on the north side of Madison and is open to the public. It has 18 championship holes, a driving range, a practice bunker and two practice and putting and chipping greens. They feature a restaurant, Omar’s Food. They also host outings, league play, junior golf and Footgolf.

Book Your Tee Time

Location and Phone:
(608) 244-1822

NOTE: Click on the little insert in the lower left-hand corner of any of these maps to toggle between the map and Google Earth!

Cherokee Country Club

Cherokee features an 18-hole championship course that’s open to the public. It provides memberships, instructional programs and a year-round driving range. The course winds through protected wetlands and is maintained at PGA Tour standards.

Rates and Tee Times:
Call (608) 249-1000 or

Location and Phone:
Phone: (608) 249-1000

Glenway Golf Course

Glenway is a 9-hole public course located on Madison’s near west side and features a par-32 course. It’s known for its tree-lined fairways.

Book Your Tee Time

Location and Phone:
Phone: (608) 266-4737

Monona Golf Course

Monona Golf Course is a 9-hole public course located on Madison’s east side. The par-36 course features bunkered fairways and green, a driving range, and a fully-equipped clubhouse. They also host outings.

Book Your Tee Time

Location and Phone:
Phone: (608) 266-4736

Odana Hills Golf Course

Odana Hills is an 18-hole public golf course located on the west side. The par-72 course hosts several city tournaments. Includes a large putting green and driving range, along with a lounge, locker rooms, pro shop and foot service.

Book Your Tee Time

Location and Phone:
Phone: (608) 266-4724

University Ridge

Located on Madison’s west side, the University Ridge Golf Course is a public course and the official home course of the University of Wisconsin men’s and women’s golf teams. The course also features cross country skiing in the winter.

Book Your Tee Time

Location and Phone:
Phone: (608) 845-7700

Vitense Golfland

Vitense is a unique Madison institution. It features two 18-hole miniature golf courses, and a 9-hole par-3 golf course that’s open to the public. They also feature a year-round driving range and golf lessons. They’ve also added a number of family-focused recreational activities, such as a rock wall, batting cages, a trampoline game and more.

Vitense Golfland driving range

Photo courtesy of

Book Your Tee Time

Location and Phone:
Phone: (608) 271-1411

Yahara Hills Golf Course

Located ½ mile east of I-90, Yahara Hills features a 36-hole public course and is Madison’s largest facility. It has two 18-hole championship courses, with large bunkered greens, hazards, and water features. It includes a 40,000 square foot putting green and a driving range. It has hosted numerous national and state tournaments.

Book Your Tee Time

Location and Phone:
Phone: (608) 838-3126

Private Golf Courses

Golf Courses Near Madison, WI

Disc Golf Courses

Disc Golf

Photo courtesy of Dane County Parks.

Madison Parks offers three disc golf courses seasonly. Hiestand and Elver are open late spring through early fall and Yahara Hills is open late fall through early spring. A daily or annual permit is required to play at each of the courses.

Elver Park Disc Golf Course

Hiestand Park Disc Golf Course

Yahara Hills Disc Golf Course

You can purchase a permit online or at several Madison locations.  Click here for more information, and to download scorecards for the courses.

There are also two Dane County Parks:

Token Creek County Park (DeForest)

Capital Springs Recreation Area

Click here for information on those parks.

Other Great Madison, WI Golf Resources

  • – A directory of Wisconsin golf courses. (@golfwisconsin)
  • Wisconsin.Golf – An online hob covering all golf-related topics in Wisconsin. (@wisdotgolf)
  • – Includes a listing of Wisconsin courses, as well as other things to do in Wisconsin. (@travelwi)

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