Sacramento and the surrounding areas are home to some of the best golf courses in the country. Whether you’re looking to play a championship course, take a lesson from PGA pros, or hone your skills at the driving range, there are plenty of opportunities here. Are you ready to spend an unforgettable day on the links? Check out these Sacramento golf courses first!
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Top 5 Sacramento Golf Courses
1. Apple Mountain Golf Resort
When it comes to Sacramento golf courses, Apple Mountain Golf Resort offers an experience like no other. Just a short drive from the city limits, this spectacular 18-hole course is located in the heart of scenic Apple Hill. Surrounded by the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills, the views from these lush greens are simply unmatched. It’s no wonder that this course was named a “Top 25 Golf Course in California” by Golf Channel’s Golf Advisor! With rolling terrain and lush fairways, Apple Mountain promises a rewarding play every time.
In addition to a world-class course, Apple Mountain offers a variety of amenities. Find your gear at the golf shop, hit some practice balls, or enjoy a delicious meal at the Apple Mountain Grille. And, when you book our exclusive Golf in the Foothills Package, we’ll even take care of reserving your tee times for you! Let us take care of all of the details so you can spend less time planning and more time golfing. After a great round, come home to Eden Vale Inn and unwind in the comfort of your luxurious guest room.
2. Haggin Oaks Golf Course
As America’s most awarded golf facility, you must play a round at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex! Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, every skill level is welcome here. The facility boasts two championship courses, a top-notch teaching facility, a pro shop, and an endless array of programs for juniors, seniors, and groups. Beginners will enjoy the relatively flat and easy layout at the Arcade Creek Course. Hone your skills on nine holes or challenge yourself with all 18. Experienced golfers will prefer playing the world-famous Alister Mackenzie course. Created by the same legendary architect who designed the Augusta National, this championship course is one-of-a-kind!
Haggin Oaks is also one of the best places for night golf in Sacramento. The complex has a lighted driving range that is open 24 hours from May through September. Complete with 100 stalls, five practice greens, and two bunkers, it has everything you need to test your abilities. Make sure to check out their website for more information, as Haggin Oaks’ driving range hours vary depending on the time of year.
3. Teal Bend Golf Course
This championship 72-par course features 18 challenging holes and more than 250 acres of wide-open fairways, lush greens, and scenic wetlands. Enjoy the incredible views as you play a round along the beautiful Sacramento River. Or, sign up for one of their Sacramento golf lessons, many of which are led by experienced PGA instructors. This public golf course also has a driving range, tournament facilities, and a pro shop that is open from 6:00 a.m. until dusk. After a fantastic day on the greens, stop into the Teal Bend Grill for an ice cold beer or casual pub fare.
4. Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course
Designed by world-renowned architect Perry Dye, Bartley Cavanaugh is a relatively new golf course. If you’re looking for a fun and affordable experience, this is a great option. Also running alongside the Sacramento River, this beautiful 18-hole links course promises an exciting play every time. The facility also has a pro shop, a hitting cage, chipping area, putting green, and an on-site cafe. Check out their website to book a tee time!
5. Mather Golf Course
This championship par-72 course was designed by Jack Fleming in 1959. It has been drawing golfers of all skill levels ever since! The 18-hole course features lush fairways, bunkers, and a variety of hazards to test your skills. Fully certified as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary, this course is filled with natural beauty. The facility has also received various awards from GCSAA/Golf Digest, the National Golf Foundation, and Savannah Bee, among other recognitions. In addition to a phenomenal course, you’ll find an on-site pro shop, practice areas, a cafe, and a Clubhouse.
Book the Ultimate Golf Trip With Eden Vale Inn!
Now that you know where to find all of the best Sacramento golf courses, it’s time to start planning your trip! Just a short drive away in the scenic Sierra Nevada foothills, Eden Vale Inn offers the ideal accommodations for your stay. Our inn is just 25 minutes from Apple Mountain Golf Resort, and less than one hour from Sacramento. Whether you’re planning a golf trip with the guys, a romantic getaway with your special someone, or a relaxing weekend away, our enchanting bed and breakfast is the perfect retreat for any occasion!
Each of our guest rooms is fully equipped with luxurious amenities to ensure that your stay is a relaxing one. We also offer group rentals for large get-togethers. And, you can make your stay even more memorable when you take advantage of our current specials and packages! Enhance your getaway a Couples Spa Massage, a Chauffeured Wine Tour, or our Golf in the Foothills package. Don’t wait to start planning your Northern California getaway. Check our availability and book your stay today!