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Exploring the Best Golf Courses Near Lancaster, PA

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June 18, 2024

Lancaster, PA, was in the national spotlight for hosting its second U.S. Women’s Open Golf Championship in June 2024 at Lancaster Country Club. But long before the premiere golf event, Lancaster County offered a picturesque and competitive backdrop for golf enthusiasts, with a variety of golf courses catering to different skill levels.

Whether you're a seasoned golfer or a casual player, you'll find a course that suits your needs near home. That’s especially true at Garman Builders' newest 55+ community, Wynfield at Millersville, a perfect place to call home for active adults who love to golf and enjoy other recreational activities.

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Conestoga Country Club

Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging

Known For: Social scene, exclusive member events and well-maintained greens.

Conestoga Country Club is a private golf course known for its challenging layout and meticulously maintained greens. Members enjoy exclusive access to dining options and social events, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a more private and community-oriented golfing experience.

Meadia Heights Golf Club

Difficulty: Moderate

Known For: Historic course, friendly atmosphere and stunning views.

Meadia Heights Golf Club offers a historic 18-hole course combining stunning views and a friendly atmosphere. This private club is perfect for golfers seeking a challenging game and a vibrant social scene. The course design accommodates players of all levels, making it an inclusive and enjoyable experience.

Crossgates Golf Club

Difficulty: Moderate

Known For: Scenic layout, water features and proximity to Millersville.

In Millersville, Crossgates Golf Club is a public course known for its scenic layout and water features. This 18-hole course provides a well-kept environment for serious golfers and those looking to enjoy a relaxing round. Its proximity to Wynfield at Millersville makes it an excellent option for residents.

Foxchase Golf Club

Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging

Known For: Diverse layout, practice facilities and clubhouse dining.

Foxchase Golf Club is a public course celebrated for its beautiful and challenging 18-hole layout. With a mix of open and wooded holes and water hazards, Foxchase offers a diverse golfing experience. The club also includes practice facilities and a clubhouse with dining options, making it a well-rounded golf destination.

Overlook Golf Course

Difficulty: Moderate

Known For: Practice facilities, driving range and community events.

Overlook Golf Course is a public course featuring a variety of open fairways and challenging hazards. This 18-hole course includes a pro shop, driving range, and practice greens, providing ample opportunities for golfers to improve their game. It's an excellent place for players of all skill levels to enjoy a round of golf.

Four Seasons Golf Club

Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging

Known For: Mature landscape, well-maintained greens and strategic design.

Four Seasons Golf Club is known for its challenging par-70 course, which has been a golfing community staple since 1962. The public course is well-maintained and offers a rewarding experience for golfers. Its mature landscape and strategic design make it a favorite among locals.

Cool Creek Golf Course

Difficulty: Moderate

Known For: Affordable rates, junior golf program and friendly staff.

In Wrightsville, PA, just minutes outside of Lancaster County, Cool Creek Golf Course offers an 18-hole course with well-maintained greens and fairways. The club features a pro shop, the SandTrap Lounge for refreshments and an event banquet room. Its affordable rates and professional staff make it a popular choice for golfers of all skill levels.

Highlands of Donegal

Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging

Known For: Scenic landscape, links-style design and Highlands Pub.

Highlands of Donegal, located in Mount Joy, PA, provides a scenic 18-hole course that blends with the natural landscape. The course offers a unique challenge and includes facilities like a pro shop, event hosting and the Highlands Pub for dining. It's well-regarded for its picturesque setting and well-maintained greens.

Willow Valley Golf Course

Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Known For: Impromptu rounds, water features and charming landmarks.

Willow Valley Golf Course is open to the public and offers a casual, impromptu golfing experience. Tee times are not required, but they are recommended. The course features water elements, elevation changes, and notable landmarks, providing a charming and enjoyable round of golf.

Tanglewood Manor Golf Club

Difficulty: Challenging

Known For: Excellent course condition, fair design and golf events.

Tanglewood Manor Golf Club in Quarryville, PA, is recognized as one of Pennsylvania's finest courses. The 18-hole championship course is known for its excellent condition and challenging yet fair design, making it a popular choice among golfers in the region.

Find Your Home at Wynfield at Millersville

Located just outside Millersville University, Wynfield at Millersville is Garman Builders' newest 55+ community designed for active, engaged adults. The community offers maintenance-free living, allowing residents to enjoy more leisure time, including golfing at nearby courses. With various floor plans and access to Millersville University's Affiliate Resident Program, Wynfield at Millersville provides a blend of comfort, convenience and connection.

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With over 50 years of experience, Garman Builders ensures that its communities, like Wynfield at Millersville, are designed with quality craftsmanship and thoughtful design. To explore Wynfield at Millersville or other Garman Builders communities, reach out to schedule a tour and discover your next home.

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