Tee up at Carson Valley golf courses this Spring

Want to get some golf in during your stay at The Ridge Tahoe? Tee it up at three distinct golf courses in nearby Carson Valley this spring.

Genoa Lakes Golf Club

There are 36 holes waiting to be played at the Genoa Lakes Golf Club Lakes Course or the Genoa Ranch Course just 20 minutes from The Ridge Tahoe.

genoa golf courseRated third-best course in the state and annually rated one of the top courses on the West Coast, the Lakes Course at Genoa Lakes has 18 championship holes in a magnificent natural setting framed by the awe-inspiring Sierra Nevada.

Performance is the name of the game on the Lakes Course. Co-designed by PGA Champion Peter Jacobsen and John Harbottle III, this links-style course is where rolling fairways meets head-on with the eastern slopes of the Sierra. Lush wetlands and the winding Carson River bring water into play on 14 holes, making long, straight drives the order of the day.

Built for power and distance, the Ranch Course cuts into the rugged Sierra Nevada foothills. The course offers wide open spaces, spectacular high desert views, more than 300 feet of elevation changes, more than 100 bunkers, unpredictable mountain terrain and afternoon breezes that will stir those leaves on the ground.

Carson Valley Golf Course

With more trees than any other nearby course, every hole could be considered a signature one. The cool rush of the Carson River, the natural shade of its century-plus century old cottonwood trees and the longest golfing season in the area gives the Carson Valley Golf Course a unique character unlike anywhere in Northern Nevada.

The 18-hole par 71 course features a 111-slope rating and is 6,020 yards from the blue tees. Tight fairways, water hazards on nine holes and small greens call for careful strategy that rewards the smart player with a strong risk-reward factor for the longer hitter.

Looking for a family fun outing that isn’t a traditional game of golf? Carson Valley Golf Course is Northern Nevada’s first FootGolf course. It’s fun. It’s different. It could be the perfect afternoon activity for your visit to The Ridge Tahoe.

Plan your stay

As a guest of The Ridge Resorts, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to warm up your game before heading to the course. Make your first stop our outdoor driving range, where you can practice a full range of motion swing into our mesh net. Then head over to our on-site miniature golf course/putting greens to practice your short game.

Bringing your clubs from home? The Ridge Tahoe provides complimentary golf lockers for our guests. In addition, see the Concierge Desk and save a 15% at Genoa Lakes Golf Courses.

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