Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)

Silverado Resort & Spa

1600 Atlas Peak Rd,

Napa, California 94558

  • Office

    +1 (707) 257 0200
  • Pro shop

    +1 (707) 257 5440

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Ben Harmon & John Dawson (1955); modifications by Robert Trent Jones Jr (1966) and Johnny Miller (2011).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6900
6347
5857
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.2
70.3
73.9

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 South course (6685 yds from back tees)

Location

Latitude:

38.348476

Longitude:

-122.265821

How to get there:

45 miles N of San Francisco / 3 miles NE of Napa

FROM SAN FRANCISCO take I-80 north and leave at exit 33 (Vallejo). Head west on Hwy 37 and after 2 miles take exit 19 and head north on Sonoma Blvd (Hwy 29). After approx 14 miles (do not exit at Downtown Napa) exit Hwy 29 and head east on Trancas St. After approx 2 miles continue straight on, where Trancas St becomes Monticello Rd (Hwy 121). After 1.2 miles turn left into Atlas Peak Road. After o.8 miles turn right at traffic lights into Club House Drive.

Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1955

Silverado Resort & Spa (North course): Set among the gently rolling hills of Napa Valley's wine country, Silverado comprises two excellent, parkland style, championship courses - the North and South. Both make use of occasional elevation changes, although they mainly occupy flatter terrain where there is a pleasant mix of more open and at other times distinctly more tree-lined holes. Houses unobtrusively flank one or two of the holes, although not to obscure the picturesque views onto the surrounding Napa Valley hills.

The North course's two out-and-back nine-hole loops, much utltised by the PGA Tour, present several tightish holes, where your tee shots will need to safely find the fairways if you are to score well. The rough beyond the fairways is not overly penal, but many varieties of trees may block your line to the green if tee shots are hit too far offline. Stylish though relatively shallow bunkering threatens on several holes, especially around the greens, while your course management and shot-making will need to factor-in ponds protecting the par-3 11th and par-3 15th holes.

With one or two vineyards to be glimpsed along the way, the North course at Silverado provides a pleasant parkland setting in which to enjoy a relaxed round of golf. On a layout where many of the game's greatest golfing legends scooped the prizes in the 1970s, you can set your own level of difficulty, easier-going from the front tees, considerably more "interesting" from the tips.

Stay&Play at Silverado: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Around San Francisco
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)
  • Photo of Silverado Resort & Spa (North course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Open to members, resort guests and golfers from other private or semi-private golf clubs (USA or international).

Green fees

Contact resort or pro shop for information on golf rates and Stay&Play rates and packages.

Credit cards accepted.

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Silverado has hosted many top level golf events, not least the PGA Tour's Kaiser International/Anheuser-Busch Classic between 1968 and 1980, the Champion's Tour Transamerica tournament (1989 - 2002), and more recently the PGA Tour's Safeway Open. The PGA Tour are generally hosted on the North course, the Champions Tour on the South course. (See our Tournaments section > by venue > Silverado).

Standing at the centre of the Silverado Resort is the original stately, white-pillared mansion built in the early 1870s and originally home to General John Franklin Miller. Born in 1831, Miller was a lawyer, businessman, and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He represented California in the United States Senate from 1881 until his death in 1886.

Silverado is a hybrid Spanish-English word, formerly used to indicate a place where silver is found, a similar concept to El Dorado, which came to mean any place where gold, jewels and great wealth could be rapidly acquired.

Where2Stay

  • Silverado Resort

    1600 Atlas Peak Road, Napa, California 94558

    +1 (707) 257 0200

    Visit website

    Set among the rolling hills of Napa Valley's wine country, just north of the town of Napa, Silverado Resort provides everything you would expect from a first class resort. Silverado offers championship golf, a unique and tranquil spa experience, fine dining and a comprehensive meeting and conference center at this renowned destination resort.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Silverado (North and South courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Eagle Vines; Chardonnay; Sonoma

Find a course

Or

Where2Golf Spotlight

Tournaments:
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).

Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.

Who's Who:
Patrick Cantlay: moved into the world top 5, after winning the final two FedEx Cup playoff events and scooping the $15 million first prize.

Trish Johnson: kept the Senior LPGA Championship trophy in European hands, with her second win in this event in its four-year history.

Latest Golf Course Updates

The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.

New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club "makes its tournament debut with the hosting of the Italian Open on the European Tour" by Richard Humphreys

Gamble Sands opens short course:
David McLay Kidd’s 14-hole QuickSands short course has opened for play at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

Travel

Discover the world's finest heathland courses located in Surrey / Berkshire

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

The Dutch Open 2021 at Bernardus

Bump Your Hips to Start the Downswing