There are many Lake Tahoe golf courses. In fact, Tahoe is known for being a golfer’s paradise. It’s hard to find a more beautiful place to enjoy a round of golf.
Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine Lake in North America. In the United States, only the five great lakes have a greater volume of water. It’s 72 miles to drive around the lake and you’ll find golf courses scattered around the lake.
South Lake Tahoe Golf Courses
Bijou Golf Course
Address: 3464 Fairway Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
This 9-hole golf course has the cheapest rates in Lake Tahoe. Bijou is owned by the City of South Lake Tahoe. If you are a local resident, be sure to let them know. You will save two or three dollars on the green fees. This is a great place to learn how to play golf. There are no sand traps. Most of the players are beginners or seniors. They do not take reservations.
Address: 100 Lake Parkway, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
Designer: George Fazio
This beautiful course overlooks Lake Tahoe and is located in South Tahoe just over the Nevada border. It’s been named one of “America’s Top Courses” by Golf Digest and has been home to the Celebrity Golf Tournament. Due to the snowy winters in Tahoe, this course is open from June 2 through October 15. Even if you don’t golf, it’s a great place to dine or get married. This is one of the Lake Tahoe golf courses that you really must play!
Lake Tahoe Golf Course
Address: 2500 Emerald Bay Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA
Designer: William Bell
The Upper Truckee River winds throughout the course creating a scenic course. This Lake Tahoe golf course also hosts weddings and other special events.
Tahoe Paradise Golf Course
Address: 3021 Hwy. 50, South Lake Tahoe, CA
This is one of Tahoe’s more affordable courses. There are walking and riding rates as well as special twilight rates. A snack bar is available. No dress code.
North Lake Tahoe Golf Courses
Coyote Moon Golf Course
Address: 10685 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA
Designer: Brad Bell
Mountain golf at its best! You’ll love the secluded rolling hills set amidst towering pine trees and the fresh mountain air. It’s also a great venue to consider for weddings and other special events. Beautiful course; well maintained.
Gray’s Crossings Golf Course
Address: 111000 Prosser Dam Rd., Truckee, CA
Designers: Jim Hardie and Peter Jacobsen
A challenging but fun course with a breathtaking mountain location. Enjoy panoramic views of Mt. Rose. Dine at the indoor/outdoor bar and grill after a memorable day on the course!
Incline Village Championship Golf Course
Address: 955 Fairway Blvd., Incline Village, NV
Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
Challenging course with bunkered greens ands water hazards on almost every hole. Golfweek Magazine has listed this course as the #8 best golf course in Nevada.
Incline Village Mountain Golf Course
Address: 690 Wilson Way, Incline Village, NV
Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
This is a mountainous 18 hole course with incredible views of Lake Tahoe. It’s not a long course, but you’ll find a challenge on every hole and a great demand for accuracy!
Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort Golf Course
Address: Basque Dr. Off Northstar Dr., Truckee, CA
Designer: Robert Muir Graves
Each nine-hole course is vastly different. One is open while the other is mountainous ands lined with trees. There’s a restaurant and bar on the premises. The dress code is enforced with no denim allowed and shirts need to have collars. Soft spikes only for the shoes.
Old Brockway Golf Course
Address: Junction of Hwys. 28 & 267, Kings Beach, CA
Designer: John Duncan Dunn
Old Brockway Golf Course is family owned and operated. It’s known for its tight fairways and small greens. You’ll love the lake views on every hole. The Golf Channel has listed the Old Historic Brockway nine as one of the top 9-hole courses in the country. Very well-maintained. Check out their afternoon rates.
Old Greenwood Golf Course
Address: 12915 Fairway Dr., Truckee, CA
Designer: Jack Nicklaus
Old Greenwood has been rated among Golf Digest’s “America’s Top 100 Greatest Public Courses”. Well maintained Lake Tahoe golf course.
Ponderosa Golf Course
Address: 1004 Reynolds Way, Truckee, CA
This short course is 3,022 yards with 3 sets of tee boxes.
Resort at Squaw Creek Golf Course
Address: 400 Squaw Creek Rd., Squaw Valley, CA
Designer: Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
This beautiful Lake Tahoe golf course is located at the base of Squaw Valley USA.
Address: 9405 Heartwood Dr., Truckee, CA
Schaffers Mill is a private golf club, but there are a few options for golfing here if you are not a member. Beautiful course; well maintained!
Tahoe Donner Golf Course
Address: 12850 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA
Designers: Roy Williams ad Bill Bell, Jr.
This is a stunning mountain golf course located just a few minutes off of Hwy. 80 in Truckee. Check out their special afternoon and twilight rates. Juniors under age 18 golf for free with a paid adult. Well maintained course.
Tahoe City Golf Course
Address: 251 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
Designer: May Dunn Hupfel
This small Lake Tahoe golf course is located behind the Bank of America in Tahoe City. There’s a bar and grill as well.
Have you golfed at any of these Lake Tahoe golf courses? If you have, please scroll down and leave us a comment. We’d love to know what you thought about the course.