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63
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12
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
5
Staff Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.3
Layout
3.3
55.9%
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41 out of 63 reviews
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Staff Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.1
Layout
3.9
71.4%
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5 out of 7 reviews
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Staff Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.2
Layout
3.7
55.6%
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5 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6931
Slope 140
Rating 72.8
Type Resort
Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., the Resort at Squaw Creek is a delight not only for its great golf, but for its history and scenic qualities, as well. In fact, the Audubon Society has certified the Resort at Squaw Creek as a Cooperative Sanctuary due to its commitment toward natural greens-keeping methods. Nestled in a scenic valley with protected wetlands, the Resort at Squaw Creek gives golfers an outstanding day on the links, combining challenging play with awe-inspiring scenery. Forced carries and tight fairways put accuracy at a premium at this course, which holds a mind-boggling slope rating of 146 from the back tees. For golf travelers looking to make Squaw Valley their home base, the golf action will not disappoint, and the resort has four outstanding restaurants, as well as all the amenities any golf traveler should expect from this legendary golf destination that was a host to the 1960 Summer Olympics.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 71 6931 yards 72.8 140
Blue 71 6453 yards 70.5 136
White 71 6010 yards 68.5 128
Red (W) 71 5097 yards 68.0 125
Scorecard for Resort
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 72.9/140 406 430 242 554 386 210 365 338 514 3445 385 402 445 513 221 403 204 429 484 3486 6931
Blue M: 70.9/132 368 404 205 525 371 176 343 318 488 3198 365 387 412 496 202 378 184 407 424 3255 6453
White M: 69.1/129 W: 69.1/129 339 379 181 495 335 153 333 290 467 2972 325 349 395 480 179 348 166 385 411 3038 6010
Red W: 68.9/127 305 344 150 467 281 124 286 243 436 2636 300 213 346 441 126 273 124 312 326 2461 5097
Handicap 11 15 17 9 13 5 7 1 3 10 14 6 12 18 8 16 2 4
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 5 36 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 4 4 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 1991
Golf Season Open: 6/01 Closed: 10/17

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire. Men must wear collared shirts. Denim is not permitted.

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Reviews

3.1
63

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
19th Hole Scenic Views 5
Amazing Food 5
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 19
Forced Carries 17
Water Hazards 16
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 19
Advanced Golfers 17
A Weekend Splurge 9
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 19
Worth the Drive 11
Near Local Attractions 4
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Recommended
Handicap
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Type of Golfer
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Target golf

Always an adventure. Lost some found some. Creative track inside a marsh in the Olympic valley. Gorgeous views worth the time.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dry

Greens fair at best. Conditions a little rough yet.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

Great mountain course. Most play is in the valley. Fairways were good, greens ok but recovering. Choice of clubs and targets are important. Rough is tough and create lots of motivation to stay in the fairway.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Choppy greens with no warning

I've played this course many times and have always been satisfied. I find in unacceptable that I was not notified of the poor condition of the greens. There were aerated divets in every green making it impossible to have a normal putting experience. We asked for a refund/partial refund and John the pro refused. We stopped after 10 holes.
Staff Friendliness Poor
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hit em straight

Love playing this course. Views of the mountains breathtaking. Course is tight and narrow. Very interesting but you will lose balls. I will put my driver away most holes next time. And there will be a next time.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful surroundings

Tough course but good layout. The surroundings in Squaw Valley are awesome. Course wasn't in great condition. I'd only recommendat playing this course in late summer or fall once the grass has grown in.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful location, frustrating golf

First of all the service, amenities, and location are all first rate. After 3 holes (and no lost balls) we were saying "we'll have to come stay at the resort sometime and golf a few days". By the time we were starting the back nine though we were second guessing those remarks. It's definitely links style and target golf but the surrounding natural grass just eats up any ball that strays from the fairway and narrow 1st cut. We're both intermediate recreational golfers (I'm a 22 handicap) but my wife and I each lost about a dozen balls. If you can't hit consistently straight and are used to wide forgiving fairways this is not a course for you. We did get a "Hot Deal" for $40 each otherwise I would have been hugely disappointed. Will need to improve my game before returning again.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Fair
Course Layout Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Target Golf

But for Golf Now, pricing at this course was ridiculously high.Maintenance substandard;greens diseased.Some tees consist of bare terra firma.While mountain holes are scenic,"swamp" best describes the others.If you hit the fairways,then good for you.If not- the rough is unfair-thick,high swampgrass. Pray that you brought a dozen balls or more.That said,staff was first class.Surroundings scenic.Expected much,much more from a course at a 5 star resort.Just sayin...Don't pay retail...
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Squaw Valley Golf

Greens were slow and rough and not typical of a "resort" course. Yardage markers were few and far between. Was ok paying the lower "hot deal" price - but would not pay full price.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Average
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Fair
Course Layout Average

Stay & Play Offers

$449 Starting price
Valid dates: Sep 03, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
Book this Stay and Play package to enjoy your stay at the Stowe Mountain Lodge which includes 1 round at the exclusive Mountain Course at Spruce Peak (Formerly known as the Stowe Mountain Course) and unlimited rounds at the Stowe Country Club!
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