17 May 2023
Spring is here and it is a beautiful day in Truckee!!! We are writing this post with the windows open, blue skies as far as we can see, and temperatures climbing toward the 70's. And with Spring in full swing, that means golf course openings around Tahoe are soon to be upon us. We've collected all the dates you need so read on, mark your calendars, and find your perfect course. Or better yet...why not try them all?
Some of our favorites...
Old Greenwood - May 27, 2023
Nestled among 600 acres of towering pines in the mountains near North Lake Tahoe, lies Old Greenwood Golf Course, 18 holes of perfection courtesy of Jack Nicklaus. As a Jack Nicklaus Signature Designed Course, Old Greenwood has received Jack’s highest level of personal attention, and it shows. Old Greenwood was rated among the 10 Best New Public-Access Courses in the Country by Golf Magazine, and rated number four among America’s Finest New Upscale Public Courses by Golf Digest.
Northstar California - May TBD, 2023
Designed by Robert Muir Graves, Northstar California's 18-hole, par-72 golf course incorporates Tahoe's mountainous landscapes with Martis Valley's open meadow into two distinct 9-hole settings that will both challenge a golfer's skills and appeal to his and her senses. The result is a vibrant and exciting golf course, whose features create a challenging flow that seamlessly moves in and over the natural terrain.
Gray's Crossing - June 3, 2023
The Golf Club at Gray’s Crossing is a Peter Jacobsen/Jim Hardy designed championship golf course nestled in Truckee, California. At Gray’s Crossing, golfers will experience “a return to tradition,” as the course meets golf enthusiasts’ demands to play a course with a traditional, private club feel. Fast greens and tournament-like conditions await golfers every day. Demanding a combination of creative club choices and tactical strategies, the Jacobsen design reveals his passion for fun, yet challenging play. Towering Lodgepole and Jeffrey Pines line the fairways as the course weaves through a natural mountain surrounding with Mt. Rose as its backdrop. When calculating each shot, the environment plays as much a role as the course.
Tahoe Donner - June 23, 2023 & June 30, 2023 For All 18 Holes
Located just minutes off Interstate 80 in Truckee, Calif., the Tahoe Donner Golf Course is one of the premier public golf courses in the high Sierra. This 18-hole, 7,002-yard par-72 championship golf course is located on 200-acres of pristine Sierra landscape with towering pines featuring stunning views and meandering creeks, granite rock formations, elevations changes and greens so consistently pure they have been recognized as the “Best Greens in the Tahoe Region.” Tahoe Donner Golf Course is a true mountain course where golfers can enjoy the peace and quiet of the natural surroundings for an incredible value.
HOT TIP: Tahoe Donner is Truckee and Lake Tahoe’s most recently renovated golf course. With over $2 million in course improvements in 2020 and 2021.
Coyote Moon - June 9, 2023
Coyote Moon Golf Course is one of the finest mountain golf experiences in the country. Residing in the beautiful Lake Tahoe area, Coyote Moon sits on 250 acres of secluded rolling hills amidst towering pines, enormous granite outcroppings, wildflowers and the beautiful Trout Creek. The vistas plus fresh mountain air equals near perfection. Without a single home to spoil the view, playing Coyote Moon offers an experience seldom found in golf today. Coyote Moon Golf Course is a challenging but fair test of Lake Tahoe golf. All levels of golfers will be tested, yet all will enjoy their round. Most tee shots offer ample landing areas as there are only a few forced carries. From the landing areas, most holes funnel down to medium-sized, undulating greens that are well protected by trees, sand and water. The golf course was designed by Brad Bell, a former PGA Tour player, well known for creating highly praised golf courses around the central valley.
Old Brockway Golf Course - TBD
Ponderosa Golf Course - OPEN NOW - MAY 2023
The course features 3,022 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35. This short course has 3 sets of tee boxes for a fun but challenging golfing experience. The course features chipping and practice greens, driving nets, pro shop, snack bar, and a fabulous view.
Links at Squaw Creek - June TBD, 2023
**All openings are weather dependent and subject to change without notice.