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4.1
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
92.3%
Recommend this course
46 out of 51 reviews
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3.6
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
85.7%
Recommend this course
30 out of 35 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
86.8%
Recommend this course
33 out of 38 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6695 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.3

Founded in 1917, Washoe Golf Course is the oldest golfing facility in Reno. The layout has small greens and tree-lined fairways, but the fairways are wide and flat making them fairly forgiving. There are water hazards and bunkers strategically placed throughout. The mature landscape is carefully maintained with an elaborate sprinkler system that ensures that the course is green and ready for play all year round. Washoe Golf Course also has PGA Professionals on staff to help with individual or group instruction and extensive practice facilities that include a generous putting green, driving range, and a chipping area with practice bunker.

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Course Details

Year Built 1936
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jeff Brauer (2014)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.1
51 Reviews (51)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Locals 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6

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Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Long for Women

One reason I very seldom play Washoe is it is very long for Women. It’s about 400-500 yards longer than most of the courses I play here and in Florida. I don’t know why they don’t get with the times. For that reason I would not recommend it to any women I know.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor condition

The greens were punched and the debris were not removed. The greens were in terrible condition and it was not informed. It was waste of money playing there

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Tee boxes

Course is a bit hard to follow but the tee boxes were great!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Great city course

Wonderful course for target practice with a little obstacle to keep it interesting.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

The course is in mixed condition; most tees, fairways, and greens in good shape, but large areas of ground under repair on the back nine and some greens are mottled in appearance. Carts are a must on this rolling landscape, but cart paths need repair, especially to asphalt. Some transitions from green to next tee could be better marked.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

An OK day

The city needs to put some real money into this course. Nothing has changed over the years. Small driving range, barren spots all over the course. They allow fivesomes which should never happen, and the group ahead at times had 2 people playing out of one bag. The course needs marshals.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

smoke round

The fires in California presented a foggy like atmosphere where tracking the ball was a little difficult. course was over watered in some areas and the ball plugged on a couple of approaches. greens in great shape and overall the staff doing a good job as well as the restaurant and bar. We had a great day even though it was hot and smoke filled.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Washoe Golf

Fun course. The greens need a lot of work, the bathroom on the course needs to be remodeled.
The course is not very pretty.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

First time

The course is deceiving. It is a muni course and the front nine flat and accessible. Then the 10th hole, next to the parking lot is just a harbinger of the rolling back nine and its hidden difficulties. My only real complaint was that it was very wet from watering overnight and that several of my shots plugged on landing, making it difficult to find. The only other problem was smoke from a forest fire north of Reno about 50 miles on the last few holes. Of course, there was nothing that could be done about that. The pace of play was amazing. We finished in less than 3.5 hours! Definitely going to play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bumpy greens

Greens were real bumpy. Really an issue with 3’ putts and under. Fairways were muddy. Enjoyed the back 9 more. Wasn’t horrible but wouldn’t be my first choice to go back to

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

EARLY GOLF ROUND

T-time at 07:10 meant excellent weather and good course condition. Management is watering heavily and made for a little slow putting. Staff was great and the appropriate protections were in place. Lots of carts so everyone is in their own cart. A great day on the course and now back to yard work! Yuck!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Washoe

Great layout, but it Needs lots of TLC specially on some of the fairways.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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