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4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.6
90.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 66
Length 4034 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Situated within the woodlands of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Tahoe Paradise Golf Course has a hilly landscape covered with towering pines. This short, tight golf course is filled with challenges including tight, narrow fairways and smooth, fast greens. The fairways are also lined with trees and thick cuts of rough and some of there is an occasional sloped green. Tahoe Paradise Golf Course's par-4 holes are said to have severe dogleg fairways and water hazards come into play on two holes. The picturesque scenery provides a relaxing break from the challenges of the golf course. One of the most scenic holes is the par-3 14th with a spectacular view of Mt. Tallac and the surrounding peaks.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 66 4034 yards
Red (W) 66 3572 yards
Scorecard for Tahoe Paradise
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
White M: 59.9/94 233 225 95 182 111 249 240 275 339 1949 270 267 257 124 286 127 238 144 372 2085 4034
Red W: 61.7/96 216 210 80 153 92 237 220 263 327 1798 261 234 247 83 194 99 201 129 326 1774 3572
Handicap 14 10 18 8 12 6 16 4 2 13 9 3 7 5 15 17 11 1
Par 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 33 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 33 66
Handicap (W) 10 6 18 14 16 2 12 4 8 7 11 3 13 1 17 15 9 5

Course Details

Year Built 1960
Golf Season May 01 - October 15
Architect Fred R. Blanchard

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

4.1
60 Reviews (60)
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5.0
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Fun Day

Have played this course 6-7 times over vacation times in Tahoe. The greens are in good shape and tuff to get a read on. It is a shorter course so easier than some, but also a challenge for any golf level. Fun day for a family.

We were able to go off cart path as late rain and snow this year and other close by courses we played were cart path only. This will change in a few weeks as most are still drying out from late spring.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Staff Made the Experience Miserable

This year, Tahoe Paradise has undertaken a policy that can best be expressed as "Super Cheapness". I'm not referring to their greens fees. I referring to the fact that, even on an EMPTY course, they won't let you start ahead of your tee time, because there MIGHT be another player who books that time, and the Course can ensure that you share a cart. God forbid two players use two carts.
In my case, I was told that, even though I booked a cart, I would have to wait until my tee time, until it's 100% certain nobody else booked for that time. Otherwise, I could start early, if I walked the course, or paid a SECOND CART FEE. Nobody else booked that time (shocker!). The course was virtually empty this day.
But that wasn't even the worst of it -- AFTER I finished playing the front 9, I was told I'd have to WALK THE BACK NINE if I wanted to play it, or I could replay the front nine (due to mud on a couple of holes, staff told me). Though I didn't come prepared to walk, as I had *booked a cart*, that didn't even matter, as they didn't have and serviceable pullcarts. But, HECK, if they had told me this at the outset, I'd have driven home, retrieved my own pullcart, played all 18 holes, and not had wait an hour until my official tee time.
This was a disaster -- and it was 100% due to the staff.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Rock-hard tee boxes. Sparks flew!

I do actually like this course. But that's despite all the following:
1. Front 9 closed for the season. Play back-9 twice for 18. Course didn't disclose this on GolfNow, so there was no reasonable way to know this at time of booking.
2. Tee boxes on 5/14 and 9/18 are so hard, one cannot hammer a tee into the ground. Sparks fly as one's driver brushes the surface.
3. Cart paths need serious help -- mostly dirt, rutted, and bumpy.
4. Greens were quite variable -- some super-slow. Some reasonably fast.

Though I was really looking forward to playing a couple holes on the Front Nine, meaning that I was quite disappointed at the surprise of having only the Back Nine available or play, it was still a fun round, on a day that was surprisingly mild.
I do like this course ... mostly because it can't be beaten in the area for the price.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Short But Challenging Course - Walkable

We had fun with this challenging executive par 3/4 course. We walked with our Sunday bags, but with a full set I would have taken a cart. Greens were challenging - I played off the White tees with my husband .. lost a few balls and cussed a little! Would probably not return just because I prefer a full course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect Day

The course was in great shape and the pins were set up to challenge but not hurt you. You can't start the day better then seeing a bear run across the course right before you tee off.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great short course

The greens are tough which is the courses defense. Accuracy is a must.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Great Course when Playing with a Beginner

We had a foursome with a 13 handicap and a first time golfer. Perfect course for both and us too. Short narrow fairways and small greens. Beautiful views and welcoming staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun day

Pace of play was great. We got out early and no one ahead for a long time. The greens were very fast so took some
getting used to. All in all anyone who wants a reasonable price for 18 holes would enjoy their day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very happy golfer

This is a great and beautiful course for a round of golf to practice your round of golf, great staff, value and location. Thanks to all who attended to our needs!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play makes round less enjoyable

Had a 3p tee time and the start was timely. Unfortunately that is the only time it was on pace. After 4 hours and only on the 14 hole, we left given there was no way we would finish with the sun beginning to set. Where were the marshalls to keep the pace up? First time not seeing them. Yes there were many foursomes but the speed of play should not have been on a 6+ hour pace.

We will definitely be back because we like the course and the views of the mountains but will get a first tee time if at all possible going forward.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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