Furnace Creek Inn & Ranch Resort

Highway 190,

Death Valley, California 92328

  • Office

    +1 (760) 786 2345
  • Fax

    +1 (760) 786 2514

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert environment.

  • Designer:

    Originally designed by William Park "Billy" Bell, with a significant renovation by Perry Dye in 1997.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6236
5873
4724
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
69.6

Location

Latitude:

36.456170

Longitude:

-116.867001

How to get there:

146 miles NW of Las Vegas

Furnace Creek Golf Course

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.

Est. 1927

Furnace Creek Golf Course: Located in Death Valley, the hottest, driest and lowest place in the USA, Furnace Creek is the world's lowest elevation golf course. At 214 feet below sea level, this 18-hole par-70 oasis course, includes amongst its challenges slightly greater gravity and barometric pressure - the ball will not travel as far as you are used to ! Originally opened in 1931, the course underwent a major renovation in 1997 by renowned golf course architect Perry Dye. For golf enthusiasts, no visit to the extraordinary and scorched scenery of Death Valley is complete without a round on the world's lowest golf course. Excellent value Stay & Play packages include accommodation and a day of unlimited golf.
List of courses: California / Nevada

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (Oct thru' early-May): $55.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf carts available to rent.

Did you know?

In 1927 a 3-hole course was created here by date palm caretaker Murray Miller. 1931 saw the course expanded to 9-holes, while William F. Bell designed the extension to a full 18-hole course in 1938. In 1997 Perry Dye redesign the full course during which time a full irrigation system was installed.

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