How Many Acres is a Golf Course?

We went into Google Maps and measured the area in acres of 3 well-known golf courses and also a local course and a par-3 18-hole course.

The PGA Tour well-known courses are on average:

  • 185 acres

The local public course is:

  • 60 acres

The local 18-hole par 3 is:

  • 26 acres

So as you can see how many acres a golf course has varies greatly based on use. Also, does the golf course have:

  • A driving range?
  • A clubhouse?
  • How big is the parking lot?
  • Is a community of homes located within?
  • Practice facilities?

Here are the golf course areas we measured:

Augusta Golf Course Area in Acres:

  • 175 acres
Augusta Golf Course Area in Acres

Pebble Beach Golf Course Area in Acres:

  • 206 acres
Pebble Beach Area in Acres

Royal Melbourne Golf Course Area in Acres:

  • 173 acres
Royal Melbourne Golf Course Area in Acres

Local Public Golf Course Area in Acres:

  • 60 acres
Local Public Golf Course Area in Acres

18-hole Par 3 Golf Course Area in Acres:

  • 26 acres
Local Par 3 Golf Course Area in Acres

What is John Daly’s longest drive ever recorded?

John Daly is best known for his long drive and second for his drinking and smoking while golfing.

His longest drive was a concrete runway and rolled up to 806 yards.

What is Tiger Woods longest drive?

  • 498 yards at the 2002 Mercedes Champ. Hole number 18.