Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014 12:04
Omaha Parks & Recreation operates eight outstanding municipal golf courses that challenge golfers of all skill levels.¬† Tee times¬†may be reserved¬†seven days in advance in person or by calling the course,¬†or five days in advance by booking on-line.¬† Each course offers public golf, league and tournament play, concessions, pro shop service, and lessons.¬† We also offer free golf clinics for youth ages 8 to 14.¬† The Golf Division does not rent golf carts for outside events.¬† For more information, call¬†402-444-5953.¬†
18 HOLE COURSES
Benson Park Championship Golf Course
5333 N 72nd St., 402-444-4626
Benson Park Golf Course opened in 1965; this 18 hole course lies on the rolling hills of scenic northwest Omaha and features mature tree line fairways and greenside bunkers. Our signature hole, the 5th, is a 470 yard dogleg par 4 that demands a long tee shot followed by a lengthy approach to the largest green on the course.
Elmwood Park Golf Course
6232 Pacific St., 402-444-4683
Elmwood Park Golf Course is an 18 hole par 68, 5,000 yard tree lined course full of hills, sand, and good scoring opportunities.¬† It was built in 1916 and is conveniently located in mid-town next to the University of Nebraska at Omaha.¬†¬†
Johnny Goodman Championship Golf Course¬†
6111 S 99th St., 402-444-4656
Johnny Goodman‚Äôs 18 hole, par 72 Championship Golf Course measures 6,928 yards from the back tees.¬† This course was built on rolling hills and is extremely scenic.¬† All of the par 3‚Äôs require a shot over water and the four par 5‚Äôs average 538 yards.
Knolls Golf Course
11630 Sahler St., 402-444-5440
Knolls Golf Course 18 hole, par 71 Championship Course is a tale of two courses.¬† The front 9 sits adjacent to the Papio Creek and is relatively flat.¬† The back 9 has plenty of elevation changes as it meanders through the nearby neighborhood.¬† Either 9 is sure to challenge players of all levels.
9 HOLE COURSES
Spring Lake Golf Course
4020 Hoctor Blvd., 402-444-4630
Spring Lake's 9-hole, par 33 is very scenic and beautiful.¬† The course measures 1,873 yards from the back tees.¬† It has its own unique "road hole" requiring golfers to hit over the street to an elevated green near the clubhouse.
Steve Hogan Golf Course
6315 N 30th St., 402-444-5396
Steve Hogan Golf Course is a 9 hole par 27, 1337 yard course located in Miller Park.¬† Not only is it one of the oldest courses in the state of Nebraska, it's also one of the most picturesque with small undulating greens that will challenge golfers of any level.
Warren Swigart Golf Course¬†
3865 Parkview Dr., 402-444-4623
Warren Swigart, formerly known as Maple Village, opened in 1959. This par 27, 1239 yard course features various scenic holes and is a perfect place for beginners and those looking to sharpen their game.
Westwood Golf Course¬†
12929 W Center Rd., 402-444-4658
Westwood Golf Course is a¬†tree lined 9 hole par 3 golf course.¬† This Par 3 layout will reward good shots and provide a fun golf experience for all skill levels.