Golf & Golf Courses

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Golfers enjoy two public courses and three semiprivate golf courses in the general Grass Valley-Nevada City area. Local courses are open year-around.

Dozens of other choices, offering a wide range of golfing options, are located within an easy hour’s drive. Local golfers enjoy high altitude golf in the mountains to the east during the summer and wide choices all year around in the valley to the west.

Alta Sierra Country Club
11897 Tammy Way, Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 273-2010 • www.altasierracc.com
Semi-Private 18-Hole Championship Course. Par 72 (73 for women)
5,774-6,535 yards. Rating/slope (blues): 71.1/128
Opened in 1964, Alta Sierra is a classic foothill golf course with uphill and downhill terrain that makes it seem to play longer than it is. Full practice facility w/range, banquet facilities
Public hours: After 1 or 2 p.m. Limited public play. $59-76 incl. cart and range balls
Location: In Alta Sierra off Highway 49 seven miles south of Grass Valley.

DarkHorse Golf Club
13450 Combie Road, Auburn, CA 95602
(530) 269-7900 • www.darkhorsegolf.com
Public 18-Hole Championship Course. Par 72
4,978-7,096 yards. Rating/slope (blues): 70.9/130
Opened in 2003, DarkHorse has been rated a top public course by both Golf Magazine and Golf Digest. The course is described as challenging but fair. Full practice facility, driving range, golf academy. Open daily. $59-$79, incl. cart. Reduced afternoon, junior, senior rates.
Location: Four miles off Hwy. 49 via Combie Road at Lake of the Pines.

Nevada County Country Club
1040 East Main Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 273-6436 • www.nevadacountycountryclub.com
Semi-Private
9-Hole Course
Par 68 (70 for women)
5,475 yards
Rating/slope: 65.5/117
Dating to 1926, this is one of Northern California’s oldest golf courses. A challenging 9-hole layout with a 400-yard, par-4 8th hole once described as among the toughest in the north state.
Putting green (no driving range)
Public hours: After noon Mon., Thurs., Fri., 2 Tues., Wed. 10:30 a.m. Sat., all day Sun.
$25. $15/9 holes
Multi-round discounts avail.
Cart: $18/$12
Location: Just north of East Main Street between Hughes Road and Sierra College Blvd.

Truckee Area Golf Courses

Old Greenwood Golf Club
18 holes, 7518 yards, par 72 (Public)
12915 Fairway Dr
Truckee, CA 96161
(800) 754-3070
1 mile from downtown Truckee.

The Golf Club At Gray’s Crossing
18 holes, 7466 yards, par 72 (Private Non-Equity)
11406 Henness Rd
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 550-5800
1 mile from downtown Truckee.

Coyote Moon Golf Course
18 holes, 7177 yards, par 72 (Public)
10685 Northwoods Blvd
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 587-0886
At Tahoe Donner, two miles from downtown Truckee.

Ponderosa Golf Course
9 holes, 3018 yards, par 36 (Public)
10040 Reynold Way
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 587-3501
2 miles from downtown Truckee.

Tahoe Donner Golf Course
18 holes, 6917 yards, par 72 (Public)
12850 Northwoods Blvd
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 587-9443 x 5
2 miles from downtown Truckee.

Martis Camp Golf Course
18 holes, 7751 yards, par 72 (Private Equity)
10736 Avoca Cir
Truckee, CA 96161
(800) 721-9005
3 miles from downtown Truckee.

The Timilick Golf Club
18 holes, 7100 yards, par 71 (Private Equity)
9045 Timilick Dr
Truckee, CA 96161
(877) 846-4542
4 miles from Truckee.

Lahontan Golf Course
18 holes, 7214 yards, par 72 (Private Equity)
12700 Lodgetrail Dr
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 550-2424
5 miles from Truckee.

Northstar-At-Tahoe Golf Course
18 holes, 6897 yards, par 72 (Public)
168 Basque Dr
Truckee, CA 96161
(800) 466-6124
At Northstar, six miles from Truckee.

Resort At Squaw Creek Golf Course
18 holes, 6931 yards, par 71 (Public)
400 Squaw Creek Road
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
(800) 403-4742
At Squaw Valley, 11 miles from Truckee.

Old Brockway Golf Club
9 holes, 3314 yards, par 36 (Public)
7900 North Lake Blvd.
Kings Beach, CA 96143
(530) 546-9909
At King’s Beach, 12 miles from Truckee.

Tahoe City Golf Course
9 holes, 5261 yards, par 66 (Public)
251 N Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 583-1516
At Tahoe City, 13 miles from Truckee.

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