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Sudden Valley Golf & Country Club

4 Clubhouse Circle,

Bellingham, Washington 98229

  • Office

    +1 (855) 506 2219 toll free
  • Pro shop

    +1 (360) 734 6435
  • Fax

    +1 (360) 734 1915
  • Golf pro

    Brian Kruhlak (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Front-nine: relatively flat terrain - easy to walk. Back-nine: significantly undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, lakeside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Ted Robinson
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6553
6143
4705
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
71.9
69.4
66.8

Location

Latitude:

48.712599

Longitude:

-122.326541

How to get there:

83 mi N of Seattle / 9 mi SE of Bellingham.

Sudden Valley Golf & Country Club

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1970

Sudden Valley Golf & Country Club is home to a good quality Ted Robinson-designed golf course, popular with local golfers. The layout's front-nine loop plays through relatively open and flat terrain, with the par-4 5th bringing you to the shoreline of Lake Whatcom. The green of this gently doglegging hole juts out into the lake. Fairway landing areas are relatively generous and the greens are large.

By contrast, the back-nine is considerably more challenging and undulating. This "inward" loop follows a ridge uphill with narrow evergreen-fringed fairways and smaller greens. Finesse and accuracy are more in demand on this closing stretch. Spread through the course you'll find water hazards threatening on fourteen of the eighteen holes and bunkers also liberally sprinkled around the greens and along some fairways.
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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 (May thru' Sept): Mon-Thur $50; Fri-Sun $60.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Lake Whatcom, which you'll see from many parts of the course, is a good size lake measuring 10 miles long by a mile wide. It is used as the drinking water reservoir for the nearby city of Bellingham. Connecting the lake to Bellingham Bay is Whatcom Creek, which unobtrusively meanders its way through the Bellingham.

Where2Stay

  • Holiday Inn Express Bellingham

    4160 Meridian St, Guide Meridian, Bellingham, WA 98226

    +1 (3600 671 4800

    Visit website
    Located between Seattle and Vancouver, this Holiday Inn Express is tucked off the main road. Travellers enjoy a friendly, small-town feel in the Meridian area of Bellingham.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      North Bellingham; Lake Padden.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Shuksan; Sudden Valley; Homestead.

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