Genoa Lakes Golf Club - Lakes Course

Genoa, Nevada | 18 holes | Par: 72 | 7359 yards

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.

The Genoa Lakes Golf Club's Lakes Course brings water into Lake Tahoe-Reno golf. It's found on 14 of the 18 hole on the Lakes Course and it's not always nice tame water of staid old country clubs either. Sometimes you'll be shooting over near swamps with tall gnarly grasses poking out of them. That's the Lakes Course.

It's one of the more natural settings in an area known for its nature settings. You'll see cows along the border of the course - and birds will come flying up that you probably can't identify.

Lakes Course is a Peter Jacobsen and John Harbottle III design with rolling fairways, some tight shot openings and good views. It's 7,359 yards of golf with the Carson River and wetlands riding shotgun. It's located in Carson Valley, an often forgotten town, that's right inbetween the big gaming spots of Reno and Lake Tahoe. That makes Genoa Lakes Golf Club a pretty easy course to get to from most of the popular areas in the High Sierras.

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Gold 72 7359 74.6 133
Forward 72 5078 63.1 110
Green 72 6774 72 130
Blue 72 6050 67.8 122
Forward (W) 72 5078 68.3 121
Blue (W) 72 6050 73.1 132


At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: John Harbottle III, Peter Jacobsen
  • Type: Semi-Private
  • Built in: 1993
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Visitor Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Search tee times

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Putting green: Yes


  • Teaching pro: Yes
  • Golf school / golf academy: Yes


  • Pro: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes - included in green fees
  • Pull carts:


1 Genoa Lakes Drive
Genoa, Nevada 89411
Douglas County
P: (866) 795-2709, (775) 782-4653
F: (775) 782-5899

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