View of the 18th fairway at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course
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4.9
17 Reviews (17)
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.6
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15 out of 17 reviews
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5.0
4 Reviews (4)
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5.0
Value
4.8
Layout
5.0
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4.8
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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4 out of 4 reviews
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5.0
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7529 yards
Slope 145
Rating 75.5

Featuring snow-capped mountains draped upon the shores of Lake Tahoe, Edgewood Tahoe delivers one of the most scenic rounds of golf anywhere. The course, designed by George Fazio, the uncle of Tom Fazio, serves up these delicious views on NBC every July during the American Century Championship, a celebrity-infused golf party and stableford competition that draws the likes of Charles Barkley, Steph Curry and other famous faces to South Lake Tahoe.

The routing is characterized by tall, stately pines and water hazards. Nearly a dozen holes dogleg to the right, so it's player-friendly for all. Four holes roam upon the lake shore. No. 9 gives golfers a taste of its crystal blue waters, while the dramatic par 5-3-5 finish at holes 16 through 18 offer up risk-reward scenarios coupled by unmatched scenery.

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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Golf Season Open: 5/11 Closed: 10/11
Architect George Fazio (1968)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.9
17 Reviews (17)

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Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Sohail

Outstanding course. Staff was also very friendly. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

This was my first time playing Edgewood. A true gem right on Lake Tahoe. Just kept saying “WOW”. Look forward to coming back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Golf Course

This one of the best golf courses around, in great shape. Would highly recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 503
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A rough winter in Tahoe

I've played Edgewood 4-5 times now, and I"ve come to realize that it's tougher than it looks. You just won't score well, despite the dozen or so holes that dog-leg to the right. All the greens are either 1, elevated. 2, surrounded by bunkers, 3, sloped to make it hard to hit it close to the hole.
Unfortunately, with a brutal winter, the fairways were in rough shape in certain spots. The superintendent promised everything would be in order for the American Century Championship next month, but a few paying customers might not be happy about paying high green fees leading into the event. I debated bumping Edgewood down to four stars for this fact, but I'll give the staff at Edgewood the benefit of the doubt that things will continue to improve every day now that the sun is finally shining. This is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Outstanding architecture with lake views to match

Top line: come for the lake views and high national ranking, stay for the unique architecture and variety of shots

Had the pleasure of playing an early morning round at Edgewood and was blown away. From the obvious of the lake views and exceptional conditions to the subtle of the way different holes required a wide variety of shots, and how deceptive the greens are. The way the routing cuts through pines, and ends up right along the Lake it is a true delight!

Bottom line: worth traveling to Tahoe just to play this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Terrible customer service

Expensive course that we all looked forward to playing on a bachelor weekend trip. A freak weather storm came through at the beginning of our round cutting it way short. Requested at least a partial refund so that we can reinvest in playing the course at a later date. Tried getting ahold of Randy, the course manager, and never received a call back. For $260, you'd think they'd give you some of that money back for a terrible time with terrible weather so we can reschedule another day to play. Customer service was terrible when I initially asked for it after ending my round. I'll never play there again and word of mouth on my end will go a long way.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 503
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Such a gorgeous challenge

After several years of transition and construction, Edgewood Tahoe is ready to take its place among the best resorts in golf. The new luxurious lodge, scheduled to open June 14, gives golfers the ultimate place to relax on the southern shores of Lake Tahoe. Last year, Edgewood Tahoe revealed its new ninth hole, its fourth hole directly on the lake. The lodge and its new lawn (replacing the old parking lot) are a part of this new great scene.
Playing the course never gets old. I've still not solved a few holes, namely the risk-reward par-5 18th hole. Someday I hope to be putting for eagle like the celebrities in the American Century Championship do every July.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 503
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Love the lake the Tahoe

I debated long and hard if Edgewood deserved five-star status. I wasn't blown away by the entire collection of holes. The par 3s were all similar shots - at least from the white tees we played - and the parade of dogleg rights was a bit of overkill.
Then I started adding up the other pluses - 1, An amazing clubhouse with a great patio for post-round drinks; 2, Challenging greens as fast as I've ever played; 3, A beautiful setting with towering pines and snow-capped mountains as a backdrop; 4, A televised tournament, the American Century Championship, that attracts plenty of A-list athletes and celebrities; and 5, Three finishing holes on some of the most expensive real estate in America - Lake Tahoe.
That adds up to a magical golf experience that can't be replicated anywhere. That's the definition of bucket-list golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 108
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Georgia Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing

Great course on Lake Tahoe

What a buetiful course off the shores of Lake Tahoe. They play the American Centuary celebrity pro golf tournament. The course has been open since 1968 and is truly the eighth wonder of the world. The courses facilities and resort is very nice right on the California/Nevada state line. The course is was in great shape. The course layout isn't anything amazing but the lake being right there is obviously great. The greens where fast and I loved the beaches right there on the lake. The clubhouse is buetiful and the staff will shine your shoes and ask if you need anything. With green fees esceeding 250$ you just definitely play in the off season. Definitely reccomend doing a stay and play at the resort.

Overall one of my favorite courses in the Lake Tahoe area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

great layout beautiful location

really enjoyed the layout . really good par 5s with elevated greens . long challenging par 3s . greens are really tricky and super firm . aim for the front you get a good bit of release . worth the money in my opinion.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Spectacular settings

Up there with pebble beach and Samoset. One drawback were the four guys in front is playing from the wrong tees for their skill level which caused our round to approach five fours! Expected to lose many balls with all the water. But the fairways are generously proportioned and lost only one ball when I went pin hunting and just missed and bounced up into water by a green.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice views but over rated

Greens were not consistent, holes 8&9 had very slow greens, the balance of the greens were moderate. Very pretty views of mountains and Lake Tahoe.. Fairways cut very short and roll a long way making drives and fairway shots go further.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/20/2015

Yes, greens 8&9 were bad. But starter explained they had been cut too short for the American century pro am in July. They're coming back as we will one day

Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Walked

Check one off my golf bucket list! OUTSTANDING!!

This is one of the finest golf courses I have had the opportunity to play! For the green fee it is still fantastic! Don't know that I will ever play a more senic golf course! The greens are perfect!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 373
Handicap 5-9
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Classic golf in pristine setting

I still don't think this course gets its just due. Laid out in one of the most stunning settings in the world, Edge Tahoe is one of my all-time favorites. I hear from time to time that the layout isn't that special, but I remember every hole from start to finish. All the par 3 and par 5s are entirely different from one another, which is rare on any golf course. The 16th, for example, with the tree in the middle and a series of difficult greenside bunkers opening up to Lake Tahoe, is one of the best par 5s in the world. Add in excellent conditioning during peak season, a great clubhouse and those terrific brats at the turn, and you've got a world-class golf experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 295
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Picture perfect setting, classic Fazio design

There is a reason the celebs love playing Edgewood Tahoe: seems like dang near every hole is dogleg right, making it a slicer's dream.

But in all seriousness, the setting couldn't be better. It's a classic father-and-son Fazio design that showcases spectacular Tahoe views and tall pines. The clubhouse dining and bar area is superb, and the cart gals know how to make a fine bloody mary. I will never visit the south shore in the summertime without stopping by here, even if it's just for a drink at the clubhouse.

It's really a perfect resort course (even if it's not technically at a resort) minutes from all the big south shore casino hotels.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

the course is in great shape but it is pricey

i love this course, i have played it multiple times. Its in great shape always at least when i have played it, but it is a bit of money to play. I would say if you have not played it, its worth it to go play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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