The Tahoe Reno area may be known for its winters, but spring and early summer offer a wide array of activities at the mountain, the lake and everywhere in between. There are unbelievable waterfall hikes during spring and it’s the opportune time to get out on the water with glassy mornings and warm afternoons. It’s also the season when golf courses reveal their groomed greens to the eagerly awaiting masses.
The region has an abundance of beautiful, but equally as challenging, golf courses. Check out our short list of renowned regional golf courses that are also conveniently located to The Ridge Tahoe.
Edgewood Hole No. 18 – Credit: Rod Hanna
Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, Stateline, NV
Home to the American Century Championship on July 19-24, Edgewood Tahoe is regularly ranked in Golf Digest’s Top 100 golf courses. Experience manicured fairways as you wind your way through pine forests and open meadows. There is water on 14 holes and lightning fast greens may present a fun challenge. To sweeten the deal, the golf course is set on the shores of Lake Tahoe with breathtaking scenic views of the surrounding mountain range.
Lake Tahoe Golf Course, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Set in a natural mountain meadow in the Lake Valley State Recreation Area, Lake Tahoe Golf Course is a hidden gem that many say is some of the best golf in Tahoe South. Its spectacular championship layout with extensive amenities and attentive service make it one of Tahoe South’s best public golf facilities.
Genoa Lakes – Lakes Course, Hole No. 18 – Credit: Rod Hanna
Genoa Lakes – Lakes Course, Genoa, NV
A close option for Ridge guests, this links style course was rated number four in Golf Digest’s Best New Public Course in North America and number three in Golf Digest’s Best Course in the State. Be careful, though, you may get wet with 14 of its holes on water and the course’s border with the Carson River! More info.
Resort at Squaw Creek, Truckee, CA
Take the ride to the North Shore to experience this magnificent, links-style course that features natural wetlands and wildlife native to Squaw Valley. Squaw Creek intentionally preserved the natural habitat around it so it perfectly blends the beauty of Tahoe with the majesty of an expertly designed course.
Practice your swing at The Ridge Tahoe.
Before you hit any of the abovementioned courses, practice away at The Ridge Tahoe. With a putting green and a golf driving net, you can perfect your putt and swing only moments away from your accommodations. (And for the kids – or just the kid at heart – we offer mini golf, too!)