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Enjoy a range of courses from friendly 9 hole courses to pristine greens and fairways the weave through wooded forests.


Some of the best eateries are located on the links of Nevada County. The Sawyer at Schaffers Mill and Timbers Bar & Grill at Alta Sierra Country Club are just a couple examples!

Alta Sierra Country Club in Grass Valley offers unique holes with distinct character.

Nevada County Country Club located in downtown Grass Valley is one of the oldest in California!

The Ponderosa Golf Course features a friendly 9 hole course.


Drop by the Grass Valley Visitor’s Center for more information on fun activities in the area.

You can also find a list of Golf Courses in Nevada County here.

Year Round Golf in Nevada County

When the snow melts in the Sierra, the courses come to life. Golfers enjoy two public courses and three semi-private golf courses in the general Grass Valley-Nevada City area. Dozens of other golfing options can be discovered within an hour’s drive from wherever you’re staying in the county.

Surrounded by lush trees in a picturesque setting, Alta Sierra Country Club in Grass Valley offers unique holes with distinct character. You can book a tee-time on their website to suit your vacation needs. When you’re finished, enjoy a hearty lunch at Timbers Bar & Grill which overlooks the gorgeous course. 

Truckee Area Golf Courses

Spring, summer and fall are great times to golf in the Truckee area where there is a variety of courses. Only two miles from downtown Truckee, Coyote Moon Golf Course is a challenging but fair test of Lake Tahoe golf. Immerse yourself in nature and rolling greenery without a single house in sight to break up the natural beauty. The golf course was designed by Brad Bell, a former PGA Tour player, well known for creating highly praised golf courses around the central valley. Another local favorite near downtown Truckee is the Ponderosa Golf Course. The course is a 9 hole, beginner and intermediate friendly course. Fifty Fifty Brewing is close by as well as other great options for food and drink options.