Golf enthusiasts rave over Carson City’s many beautiful golf courses. Surrounded by the majestic Sierra Nevadas to the west and the serene Pine Nut Mountains to the east, there is virtually no golf course in the area that doesn’t offer spectacular panoramic vistas and relaxing views. For couples interested in retirement communities near Lake Tahoe Nevada, the toughest decision just might be where to tee off.
Empire Ranch Golf Course
Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson Valley overlooks the Carson River and promises 3 individuals 9’s for a challenging and exciting afternoon of golf. This public course runs over 6800 yards and is convenient to the center of Carson City, with multiple playing courses and patio dining for those who are ready to take a break at the 19th hole.
Eagle Valley Golf Course
Eagle Valley Golf Course. Eagle Valley is home to two courses, the East and the West. The West is for more experienced, intermediate players, while the East offers an opportunity for more casual play, with bunkers and long holes that are also forgiving and filled with spectacular scenery. Great for riding or walking, Eagle Valley is a distinguished course with a friendly design and promises a memorable golfing experience.
Sunridge Golf Club
Sunridge Golf Club. If you’re looking for thrills and challenges, the Sunridge course has got it all. Featuring the longest hole in the High Sierras region – a 669-yard par 5 – if that fails to get your attention, the acres of water and 300-foot drop from tee to the fairway on hole #14 certainly will. In addition to the amazing golf course, Sunridge offers other recreational activities including archery fields, bounce houses for the kids, and a bar and grill.
The Club at Clear Creek
The Club at Clear Creek. A Coore & Crenshaw course, there are 5 purely unique holes and each one tells its own unforgettable mountain story. In addition to their amazing fairways, there’s an area reserved just for players who want to practice. It’s not only a breath of fresh mountain air; it’s the opportunity for peace and quiet and to help golfers hone various aspects of their game.
Silver Oak Golf Course
Silver Oak Golf Course. If you’re looking for spectacular elevation changes set against a backdrop of high desert hillsides, Silver Oak is the course for you. This is where, truly, nature and wildlife embrace to create a unique and exciting course that has consistently won Nevada Appeal awards since 2006. And that’s just the front nine. The finishing nine is a dramatic contrast with views of the Sierra Nevadas to the south along with sparkling lakes and longer, more challenging holes.
Glenbrook Golf Course
Glenbrook Golf Course. A private course situated along Lake Tahoe’s east shore, Glenbrook is an inspired course filled with rolling hills and majestic views of the lake. In operation for nearly 100 years, Golf Digest magazine has this course ranked as one of the best 9-hole golf courses in the country. The course blueprint includes narrow fairways and small, winding greens as well as a water hazard.
Toiyabe Golf Club
Toiyabe Golf Club. This traditionally laid out course features an undeniably picturesque landscape with undulating streams, dazzling lakes, and towering pine trees. 50 bunkers are strategically placed throughout the course and water is an imposing challenge on 14 of the holes. The player is treated to spectacular vistas and views of Slide Mountain and Mt. Rose via elevated tees.
Carson Valley Golf Course
Carson Valley Golf Course. Laid-back and easy-going fun golf is what you’ll find at the Carson Valley Golf Course. Winding along the Carson River, players find shade from enormous cottonwood trees. They also offer a unique Junior Golf Program to teach young people the art and skill of golf. Available all year round, these private golf lessons are recommended for those who are interested in perfecting their game.
Dayton Valley Golf Club
Dayton Valley Golf Club. This high-desert course designed by Arnold Palmer boasts the longest-standing PGA Tour Qualifying tournament in all of the U.S. There are 40 acres of water features that affect 12 holes, a plethora of strategically placed bunkers, and greens that are lightning quick. The course is surrounded by the Sierra Nevadas and hosts the 101 Bar & Grill so you can eat and relax after the game.
Incline Village Championship Golf Course
Incline Village Championship Golf Course. There are two courses to choose from at Incline Village. The Championship Course is a public 18-hole course that is designed to make the most out of the gorgeous lake views. It has been ranked “Best As” in many categories nationwide and in Nevada. The Mountain Course takes advantage of elevation and old-growth trees; at just below 7,000 feet, the 18-hole course is the highest elevation course in all of Nevada, and the views are thrilling.
Whether you’re a recreational or competitive player or a little of both, Carson City golf courses offer a range of options. When you live at Little Lane in Carson City, you will be near all these thrilling destination courses.