The Top 3 Golf Courses Near Franklin, IN

There’s nothing quite like an afternoon spent out on the links. Lush, manicured greens serve as the perfect backdrop to a fun afternoon spent with friends or as a solo escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. It’s no surprise that Franklin, with its long history of golf fanatics, boasts some of the best courses in the region. So, whether you consider yourself a fairway ace or a sand trap dweller, here are three of the best courses near Franklin, IN you can go to master your backswing.

Hillview Country Club


Since 1926, generations of Indiana golfers have learned the game and developed their skills on these beautiful and historic grounds. The perfect course for both novice and pro alike, Hillview boasts year-round programming for men, women and children of all ages and skill levels. It’s idyllic, sloping course has multiple water hazards and sand bunkers, so every round you play is sure to feel new and challenging. Don’t forget to take advantage of their practice facilities to better channel your inner Phil Mickelson. The practice facility includes: one full-length practice range, short-game facility, and four-hole putting green.

The Legends Golf Club


Home to the Indiana PGA,  The Legends has played host to many of the state’s top golf competitions and is wholly focused on promoting and developing the sport in Indiana. The club boasts three impressive 9-hole courses and one 18-hole Par 3 course so you’ll never run out of options to play.  Interesting fact – legendary NCAA Basketball Coach Bobby Knight is a founding partner! Whether or not you ever run into Bobby at the Turn we can’t say, but Hoosiers fans can always dream.

Maple Creek Golf and Country Club


Want to play on a course designed by a member of the Golf Hall of Fame? This visually stimulating 18-hole course boasts itself as the very first designed by legendary course-architect Pete Dye who used Maple Creek as a template for many of his legendary courses around the world. Many of the courses offer rolling fairways that are lined with, you guessed it, mature Maple trees planted in 1961 that make for a fun challenge no matter your skill level. 

Polish Your Cleats and Hit the Links

Take advantage of the warm weather while you can and go enjoy a round-or-two at these top-notch Franklin courses. Get out there to learn more about each individual club along with tee times, memberships, and more.

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