Featured Reno Area Golf Courses
The Resort at Red Hawk is well-known to those that enjoy the High Sierra as a golf destination, and the Hills Course is one of the reasons why. This Robert Trent Jones Jr. design is a challenge for all level of golfer, and helps show why Reno is one of the most underestimated golf meccas in the world today.
None other than three-time U.S. Open champion Hale Irwin designed the Hills Course at the Resort at Redhawk, and Irwin was inspired to create a golf course that has High Sierra travelers coming back for more. Incredible views and a challenging design make the Hills Course a favorite in the town of Sparks.
Adding to what already is a land of plenty when it comes to golf options, Nakoma Golf Resort is a High Sierra classic that gives players the opportunity to enjoy the amazing scenery of the area. Favored by locals as well as travelers, Nakoma Golf Resort is a small part of why Reno is a top golf destination.
The Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing is tucked away in a secluded area of the Sierra Nevada, offering plenty of tall Jeffrey pines and native wetlands for a scenic and challenging round. The mountainous terrain is covered in wildflowers and abundant with wildlife.
Old Brockway Golf Course is a scenic nine-hole course that offers spectacular mountain vistas and panoramic views of Lake Tahoe. The charming landscape is sprinkled with towering Jeffrey pines, meadows, and meandering streams.
As a top golf destination, Tahoe and the High Sierra got a big boost with the advent of the Old Greenwood Golf Course. A Jack Nicklaus Signature design, Old Greenwood bring world championship quality golf to an area that already packs more golf action than you can imagine.
The Sierra/Comstock Course is one of three 18-hole combinations provided by the three individual nines at Empire Ranch Golf Course. Nestled in the scenic Carson Valley, Empire Ranch features 27 holes of golf that overlook the Carson River.
Ranch Course at Genoa Lakes Golf Club puts the challenge into Reno-Lake Tahoe golf. The co-course architect is Johnny Miller and you may think you hear the caustic golf announcer reviewing your shots when you try to go to bold at Ranch Course. Located in Carson Valley, an easy drive to both Reno and Lake Tahoe, Ranch Course is a big course with elevation changes and bunkers galore.
Every golf destination needs a famous showcase course and for Reno-Lake Tahoe that course is Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. This George Fazio design has racked up accolades and delivered some of the best Lake Tahoe views anywhere over the years. Those who want a course that shows off the scenery that makes Lake Tahoe so famous, Edgewood Tahoe delivers. It's also one heck of a test of golf with a back nine that can have even good players scrambling.
Want a golf course in the Lake Tahoe-Reno area where you'll see cows, deer and red hawks? Not to mention water and more water. The Lakes Course at Genoa Lakes Golf Club could be the ticket. Lakes Course is a long course with water on 14 of the 18 holes, many of them wetland views. You're not playing true links golf, but it's probably as close as you'll get in this land where big casinos compete with river rafting, mountain biking and other outdoor pursuits.
Lake Tahoe Golf Course stretches across a grassy mountain meadow, surrounded by the High Sierras, just minutes from the South Shore of Lake Tahoe. Golfers can enjoy spectacular views of the mountains and the upper Truckee River. The golf course has a varied landscape of rocky mountains, native wetlands, and forested parkland. The layout features potential water hazards on 16 holes. Towering pines and aspens line the fairways, making shot accuracy vital to scoring well. Lake Tahoe Golf Course offers a fair and challenging test, and players of any skill level would enjoy the spectacular views and affordable rates that it has to offer.
Empire Ranch Golf Course, situated in the picturesque Carson Valley, features 27 holes of golf that overlook the Carson River. The Comstock/River layout features lakes and wetlands coming into play throughout.
Northstar California Golf Course has a unique layout that was seamlessly integrated with the rugged, wooded terrain of Tahoe. The front nine plays through a scenic, rolling valley while the back nine plays through the towering pines of the forest
Founded in 1917, Washoe Golf Course is the oldest golfing facility in Reno. The layout has small greens and tree-lined fairways, but the fairways are wide and flat making them fairly forgiving. There are water hazards and bunkers strategically placed throughout.
Think it's hard to find a good cheap golf course with grown up design thrills in the shadow of South Lake Tahoe and Reno? Think again. Sunridge Golf Club in Carson Valley gives golfers 26 acres of water to deal with and unforgettable holes. How about a 669-yard par 5 for starters? Green fees are among the most affordable in the area.
The Resort at Squaw Creek combines history, scenery and a challenging play to make it a course not to be missed in the thriving golf destination of Lake Tahoe. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and built in the area where the 1960 Olympics were held, Squaw Valley gives golfers a thrilling ride through one of the most scenic areas of the nation.
Wild Creek is part of what makes Reno an outstanding golf destination, as this course has hosted several PGA Senior Tour events. Low green fees and a challenging layout combine with amazing scenery help make Wild Creek a popular golf course for locals and visitors alike.
Located high in the Sierra among towering pines and meandering creeks, Tahoe Donner Golf Club is a scenic mountain course that is a member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary program. The front nine of the golf course moves clockwise while the back nine moves in reverse, providing an interesting change of pace.
For golfers looking to enjoy nature to the fullest, Plumas Pines Golf Resort is the perfect place to start a Reno golf vacation. Set in the Reno suburb of Graeagle, Plumas Pines Golf Resort offers golfers world-class golf action to go along with amazing dining options in a scenic location.
The greater Reno golf region which stretches into popular tourist spots like Lake Tahoe is not dependent on big-name golf course architects like some golf destinations. But you can still find some stars. Take Arnold Palmer. Palmer designed The Legend Course at The Club at ArrowCreek - a two-course facility that overlooks downtown Reno. Legend throws postcard worthy nature and speeding greens at vacationing golfers.
Set in the Silver Oak residential community next to the Sierra Foothills, Silver Oak Golf Course is a challenging run that has delighted travelers and Carson City residents. Just 25 minutes from the bustling golf destination of Reno and 30 minutes from the tourist haven of Tahoe, Silver Oak gives golfers a scenic and intriguing round of golf.
Empire Ranch Golf Course is located just outside downtown Carson City in the scenic Carson Valley. Empire Ranch features 27 championship holes, making three individual nines that are played in three different 18-hole combinations.
You'll be golfing at high altitudes at Coyote Moon Golf Course, which sits more than 6,000 feet above sea level. Exquisite tree-lined fairways make this a destination that any traveling golfer would not want to miss. Scenic and well-maintained, Coyote Moon is a true delight in the town of Truckee.
Incline Village is a stellar resort in Tahoe that will dazzle those that choose the High Sierra as a golf destination. Add to that the Championship Course, and you'll quickly see why those looking for the perfect High Sierra golf package head to Incline Village, where scenery and golf rule.
Situated within the woodlands of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Tahoe Paradise Golf Course has a hilly landscape covered with towering pines. This short, tight golf course is filled with challenges including tight, narrow fairways and smooth, fast greens.
The East Course is one of two championship courses at Eagle Valley Golf Course. Although it is less challenging than the West Course, it offers the same quality and entertainment.
Ponderosa Golf Course may have a short layout but it features the challenges of a full-length championship course. The golf course sprawls across mountainous terrain that provides plenty of elevation changes throughout.
The Links at Kiley Ranch is located approximately seven miles north of interstate 80 off of Sparks and Henry Orr Blvd. It is a public facility open year round weather permitting.
The West Course at Eagle Valley Golf Course winds through the Carson City foothills at the base of the Eastern Sierra. The links-style layout features an interesting variety of holes that provide a formidable test for even the most advanced players.