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Best golf courses in California & Nevada

Golf in California & Nevada: To find out more about the top golf courses in California / Nevada, check out the list below. Where2Golf provides golf course reviews, golf ratings, photos, resort and hotel information of the best.

  California & Nevada Golf Map   To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses on the California / Nevada golf map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses during your holidays. On the maps we have indicated golf hotels and Stay & Play resorts with the following symbol Stay & Play Golf Resorts
Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course. 

click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Alisal (Ranch) 3b.gifRsrt guests onlySanta BarbaraBell, William F.
Alisal (River) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeSanta BarbaraDaray Jr. & Halsey
Angel Park (Mtn) 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasPalmer & Seay
Angel Park (Palm) 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasPalmer & Seay
Angeles National 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesNicklaus Design
ArrowCreek 0.gifVisitors welcomeRenoPalmer, Zoeller & Harbottle
Arroyo at Red Rock 3b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasPalmer, Arnold
Arroyo Trabuco 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesLehman, Tom
Aviara 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoPalmer, Arnold
Avila Beach 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan Luis ObispoMuirhead, Desmond
Badlands 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasMiller, Johnny
Bali Hai 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasSchmidt & Curley
Barona Creek 5a.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoBaird, Gary Roger
Bayonet-Black Horse (Bayonet) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaMcClure, Bob
Bayonet-Black Horse (Black Horse) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaMcClure, Bob
Bear's Best Las Vegas 5a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasNicklaus, Jack
Bighorn p.gifPrivate clubPalm SpringsHills & Fazio
Black Gold 0.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesHills, Arthur
Blacklake, CA 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan Luis ObispoRobinson, Ted
Bodega Harbour 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoRTJ II
Boulder Creek, NV 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasRathert, Mark
Bridges, The (San Ramon) 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoMiller, Johnny
California GC p.gifPrivate clubSan FranciscoMacan, Arthur
Callippe Preserve 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseCostello, Brian
Carmel Valley Ranch 4a.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaDye, Pete
Cascata, Las Vegas 5a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasJones, Rees
Chardonnay 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoMiller & Pulley
Cimarron, CA 3b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsFought, John
Cinnabar Hills 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseHarbottle III, John
Classic Club, CA 5a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsPalmer, Arnold
Conestoga 4a.gifVisitors welcomeMesquitePanks, Gary
CordeValle 5a.gifRsrt guests onlySan JoseJones Jr, Robert Trent
Coronado 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoDaray Sr, Jack
Coyote Creek (T'ment) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseNicklaus, Jack
Coyote Creek (Valley) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseNicklaus Design
Coyote Hills 0.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesOlson & Stewart
Coyote Moon 4b.gifVisitors welcomeTruckeeBell, Brad
Coyote Springs, NV 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasNicklaus, Jack
CrossCreek 4b.gifVisitors welcomeTemeculaHills, Arthur
Crossings at Carlsbad 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoNash, Greg
Cypress Point, CA p.gifPrivate clubCarmel-by-the-SeaMacKenzie, Dr Alister
Cypress Ridge, CA 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan Luis ObispoJacobsen & Hardy
Dairy Creek 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan Luis ObispoHarbottle, John
D'Andrea 4a.gif(Closed in 2012)RenoFoster, Keith
DarkHorse 0.gifVisitors welcomeSacramentoFoster, Keith
Dayton Valley 3b.gifVisitors welcomeCarson CityPalmer, Arnold
Deer Ridge 3b.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoRaugust, Andy
Del Monte 3a.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaMaud, Charles
Desert Dunes 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsJones Jr, Robert Trent
Desert Falls 4a.gifRestrictedPalm SpringsFream, Ron
Desert Pines 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasDye, Perry
Desert Springs (Palm) 4a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsRobinson, Ted
Desert Springs (Valley) 3b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsRobinson, Ted
Desert Willow (Firecliff) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsHurdzan, Fry & Cook
Desert Willow (Mtn View) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsHurdzan, Fry & Cook
Diablo Grande (Legends) 4b.gif(Closed in 2014)ModestoNicklaus & Sarazen
Diablo Grande (Ranch) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeModestoGriffiths, Denis
Eagle Falls, CA 0.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsClark, Clive
Eagle Glen, CA 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan BernardinoBaird, Gary Roger
Eagle Ridge, CA 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseMiller, Johnny
Eagle Valley, NV 4a.gifVisitors welcomeCarson CityFlint, Homer
Eagle Vines, CA 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoMiller, Johnny
Edgewood Tahoe 5a.gifVisitors welcomeCarson CityFazio, George & Tom
Eldorado CC, Calif. p.gifPrivate clubPalm SpringsHughes, Lawrence
Encinitas Ranch 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoBickler, Cary
Escena 4a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsNicklaus Design
Furnace Creek 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasBell, William P.
Genoa Lakes (Lakes) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeCarson CityJacobsen & Harbottle
Genoa Lakes (Resort) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeCarson CityMiller & Harbottle
Glen Annie 0.gifVisitors welcomeSanta BarbaraGraves, Robert Muir
Glen Ivy 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan BernardinoRobinson, Ted
Grand Del Mar 4a.gifRsrt guests onlySan DiegoFazio, Tom
Gray's Crossing 4b.gifVisitors welcomeTruckeeJacobsen & Hardy
Green Hills CC p.gifPrivate clubSan FranciscoMacKenzie, Dr Alister
Half Moon Bay (Ocean) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoHills, Arthur
Half Moon Bay (Old) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoDuane & Palmer
Heritage Palms 3b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsHills, Arthur
Horse Thief 3b.gifVisitors welcomeBakersfieldBaldock, Bob
Hunter Ranch 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan Luis ObispoHunter Jr & McGinnis
Incline Village (Ch'ship) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeTruckeeJones Sr, Robert Trent
Indian Wells (Celebrity) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsClark, Clive
Indian Wells (Players) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsFought, John
Indian Wells CC 0.gifRsrt guests onlyPalm SpringsSusalla & Robinson
Industry Hills (Eisenhower) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesBell, William F.
Industry Hills (Zaharias) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesBell, William F.
La Costa (Champions) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoWilson, Dick
La Costa (Legends) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoWilson, Dick
La Purisima 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSanta BarbaraGraves, Robert Muir
La Quinta (Dunes), CA 4a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsDye, Pete
La Quinta (Mtn), CA 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsDye, Pete
La Quinta, The GC at 4a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsPanks & Angus
Lake Las Vegas (Falls) 4a.gif(Closed in 2009)Las VegasWeiskopf, Tom
Lake Tahoe 0.gifVisitors welcomeCarson CityMancour, Larry
LakeRidge 4a.gifVisitors welcomeRenoJones Sr, Robert Trent
Las Vegas CC p.gifPrivate clubLas VegasAult, Edmund
Las Vegas Natl 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasStamps, Bert
Legacy, The (Las Vegas) 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasHills, Arthur
Los Angeles CC p.gifPrivate clubLos AngelesFowler & Thomas
Lost Canyons (Shadow) 4a.gif(Closed in 2016)Los AngelesDye, Pete
Lost Canyons (Sky) 4b.gif(Closed in 2016)Los AngelesDye, Pete
Maderas 5a.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoMiller, Johnny
Mayacama p.gifPrivate clubSan FranciscoNicklaus, Jack
Metropolitan, CA 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoMiller, Johnny
Mission Hills CC, Calif. p.gifPrivate clubPalm SpringsMuirhead, Palmer & Dye
Mission Hills, Calif. (Dye) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsDye, Pete
Mission Hills, Calif. (Player) 4a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsPlayer, Gary
Mojave Resort 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasLandmark Golf
Monarch Beach 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesJones Jr, Robert Trent
Monarch Dunes 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan Luis ObispoPascuzzo & Pate
Monterey Peninsula p.gifPrivate clubCarmel-by-the-SeaRaynor, Baldock, Stranz et al
Montreux, NV p.gifPrivate clubRenoNicklaus, Jack
Moorpark, CA 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesJacobsen & Hardy
Moreno Valley Ranch 3b.gifVisitors welcomeSan BernardinoDye, Pete
Morongo at Tukwet (Champions) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan BernardinoSchmidt & Curley
Morongo at Tukwet (Legends) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan BernardinoSchmidt & Curley
Morro Bay 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan Luis ObispoNoyes, Russel
Mt Woodson 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoSchmidt & Curley
Nakoma 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTruckeeNelson, Robin
Northstar at Tahoe 3b.gifVisitors welcomeTruckeeGraves, Robert Muir
Oak Creek 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesFazio, Tom
Oak Quarry 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan BernardinoMorgan, Schmidt & Curley
Oak Valley 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan BernardinoLandmark
Oasis, NV 0.gifVisitors welcomeMesquitePalmer, Arnold
Ojai Valley 0.gifVisitors welcomeSanta BarbaraThomas, Bell & Morrish
Old Greenwood 4b.gifVisitors welcomeTruckeeNicklaus, Jack
Olympic Club p.gifPrivate clubSan FranciscoWhiting, Sam
Pacific Grove 3b.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaEgan & Neville
Painted Desert 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasMorrish, Jay
Paiute (Snow Mtn) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasDye, Pete
Paiute (Sun Mtn) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasDye, Pete
Paiute (Wolf) 5a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasDye, Pete
Pala Mesa 3b.gifVisitors welcomeTemeculaRossen, Dick
Palos Verdes 4a.gifNot weekendsLos AngelesBell & Thomas
Pasatiempo 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseMacKenzie, Dr Alister
Pebble Beach 5b.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaNeville & Grant
Pechanga, Journey at 0.gifVisitors welcomeTemeculaHills & Forrest
Pelican Hill (North) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesFazio, Tom
Pelican Hill (South) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesFazio, Tom
PGA West (Nicklaus Tournament) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsNicklaus, Jack
PGA West (Norman) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsNorman, Greg
PGA West (Stadium) 5a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsDye, Pete
Poppy Hills 4b.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaTrent Jones Jr, Robert
Poppy Ridge 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseJones, Rees
Preserve, The (Carmel) p.gifPrivate clubCarmel-by-the-SeaFazio, Poellot & Tatum
Presidio 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoJohnstone, Robert
Primm Valley (Desert) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasFazio, Tom
Primm Valley (Lakes) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasFazio, Tom
Quail Lodge 4a.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaGraves, Robert Muir
Quarry at La Quinta p.gifPrivate clubPalm SpringsFazio, Tom
Ranch, The (Calif.) 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseO'Callaghan & Cadle
Rancho Bernardo Inn 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoBell, William F.
Rancho California 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTemeculaJones Sr, Robert Trent
Rancho Park 0.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesBell, William P.
Rancho San Marcos 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSanta BarbaraJones Jr, Robert Trent
Red Hawk (Hills), NV 3b.gifRsrt guests onlyRenoIrwin & Gentry
Red Hawk (Lakes), NV 4a.gifVisitors welcomeRenoRTJ II
Redhawk, CA 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTemeculaFream, Ron
Reflection Bay, LV 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasNicklaus, Jack
Revere (Concord) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasCasper & Nash
Revere (Lexington) 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasCasper & Nash
Rhodes Ranch 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasRobinson, Ted
Rio Secco 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasJones, Rees
Riverwalk 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoRobinson, Ted
Riviera CC p.gifPrivate clubLos AngelesThomas Jr, George
Roddy Ranch 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoPoellet, J. Michael
Royal Links 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasDye, Perry
Rustic Canyon 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesHanse, Gil
Saddle Creek 4b.gifVisitors welcomeModestoMorrish, Carter
San Francisco GC p.gifPrivate clubSan FranciscoTillinghast, A.W.
San Juan Oaks 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseCouples & Bates
Sand Canyon CC 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesRobinson, Ted
Sandpiper, CA 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSanta BarbaraBell, William F.
Schaffer's Mill 4a.gifBy arrangementTruckeeMiller & Harbottle
Shadow Creek 5a.gifRsrt guests onlyLas VegasFazio, Tom
Shadow Lakes 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoBaird, Gary Roger
Shadow Ridge 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsFaldo, Nick
Sherwood CC p.gifPrivate clubLos AngelesNicklaus, Jack
Siena 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasSchmidt & Curley
Silver Oak 0.gifVisitors welcomeCarson CityDuncan & Salomon
Silverado (North) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoJones Sr, Robert Trent
Silverado (South) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoJones Jr, Robert Trent
SilverRock 5a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsPalmer, Arnold
Sonoma 4b.gifRsrt guests onlySan FranciscoWhiting, Sam
Spanish Bay 4b.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaJones Jr, Robert Trent
Spyglass Hill 5a.gifVisitors welcomeCarmel-by-the-SeaJones Sr, Robert Trent
Squaw Creek, CA 4a.gifVisitors welcomeTruckeeJones Jr, Robert Trent
Stanford University 4a.gifRsrt guests onlySan FranciscoBell & Thomas
Steele Canyon 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoPlayer, Gary
Stevinson Ranch 4b.gif(Closed in 2015)ModestoHarbottle & Kelley
StoneTree 0.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoMiller, Johnny
Strawberry Farms 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesLipe, Jim
Sycuan (Oak Glen) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoRobinson & Fleming
Sycuan (Willow Glen) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoRobinson & Fleming
Tahquitz Creek (Legend) 3a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsBell, William F.
Tahquitz Creek (Resort) 4a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsRobinson, Ted
Talega 4b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesCouples, Fred
Temecula Creek Inn 3a.gifVisitors welcomeTemeculaRossen & Robinson
Temeku Hills 3b.gifVisitors welcomeTemeculaRobinson, Ted
Terra Lago (North) 4b.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsSchmidt & Curley
Terra Lago (South) 4a.gifVisitors welcomePalm SpringsSchmidt & Curley
Thunderbird p.gifPrivate clubPalm SpringsDawson & Hughes
Torrey Pines (North) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoBell, William F.
Torrey Pines (South) 5a.gifVisitors welcomeSan DiegoBell, William F.
TPC Harding Park 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSan FranciscoWatson & Whiting
TPC Las Vegas 5a.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasWeed & Floyd
TPC Summerlin p.gifPrivate clubLas VegasWeed & Zoeller
Trump Natl Los Angeles 5a.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesDye, Pete
Tuscany 3b.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasRobinson, Ted
Tustin Ranch 4a.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesRobinson, Ted
Valley Club of Montecito p.gifPrivate clubSanta BarbaraMacKenzie & Hunter
Wente Vineyards 5a.gifVisitors welcomeSan JoseNorman, Greg
Whitehawk Ranch 4b.gifVisitors welcomeTruckeeBailey, Dick
Whitney Oaks 0.gifVisitors welcomeSacramentoMiller, Johnny
Wildhorse, NV 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasSchmidt & Curley
Wilson, CA 3b.gifVisitors welcomeLos AngelesThomas, George C.
Winchester, CA 4b.gifVisitors welcomeSacramentoJones Sr & Jr, Robert Trent
Wolf Creek, NV 4b.gifVisitors welcomeMesquiteRider, Dennis
Wolf Run, NV 4a.gifVisitors welcomeRenoFleming, van Meter & Eiguren
Wynn 0.gifVisitors welcomeLas VegasFazio, Tom
Yocha Dehe 0.gifVisitors welcomeSacramentoBell, Brad
 

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