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Lake Tahoe is an embarrassment of golf riches, especially on the north end. A fivesome of courses in Truckee and another fivesome farther north in Graeagle, Clio and Portola could be golf destinations unto themselves.
From Reno and the Carson Valley to South Lake Tahoe, Truckee and beyond, Lake Tahoe's 44 golf courses offer great variety and incredible scenery in one of America's most beautiful places.
The Martis Camp Club is one of the Lake Tahoe area's newest upscale residential golf communities. Located in Truckee, Calif., about 10 miles north of Lake Tahoe, the development spans 2,100 acres in the Martis Valley and at the base of the Northstar at Tahoe Ski Resort. It also features a private Tom Fazio-designed course open since 2008.
Coyote Moon Golf Course sits on 250 heavily wooded and rolling acres in Truckee, California. The golf course, which was designed by former PGA Tour player Brad Bell and opened in 2000, features plenty of elevated greens and is among the many new spectacular mountain golf courses of the past decade.
Located north of Lake Tahoe in the mountain town of Truckee, Calif., Schaffer's Mill Club is the newest upscale real estate and golf club development in the area. The private golf course opened for play in 2009 and is now welcoming promotional play from the general public.
Jack Nicklaus made Old Greenwood plenty challenging, but its playable routing and scenery make it a favorite among the top courses surrounding Lake Tahoe.
Truckee Golf CoursesThe Schaffer's Mill Golf & Lake Club is the one private club in Lake Tahoe that offers non-members a taste of its course. The Johnny Miller/John Harbottle III course is open to the public on Mondays.If you head to Lake Tahoe, it would be a shame to not get on some of the private golf courses that have opened their doors to public play.Coyote Moon Golf Course in Truckee, Calif. is fun from beginning to end. The conditioning of the Brad Bell-designed course is superb, and the service is impeccable. Despite a somewhat higher rate than some other local courses, a visit to Coyote Moon should be on the itinerary of any visitor to the Reno-Tahoe area, Kiel Christianson writes.Mountain golf is a special kind of golf. Such is the case when you golf the High Sierras, from Reno, Nev., to Lake Tahoe up to Truckee, Calif. This area is littered with dramatic golf holes, and some of them present some pretty interesting risk-reward opportunities. Mike Bailey details four examples of what kind of thrill rides you're in for when you play golf in the Reno-Tahoe area.A mountain village born of good spirits, Truckee, Calif., sits just north of Lake Tahoe's north shore and earned its reputation as a ski haven. Spectacular in the winter, this part of NoCal's High Sierra, though, provides an idyllic golf escape for a few tantalizing months each summer. A diverse golf scene has emerged, Brandon Tucker writes.The Sierra Nevada mountain range in northern Nevada and California makes for spectacular natural scenery and a collection of the mountain and desert west's top golf courses. Here's a look at the many different sides to golf in the High Sierras, Reno and Carson Valley from Brandon Tucker's June 2010 trip.