5500 Running Y Road, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601, US
(541) 850-5500
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About Running Y Ranch Resort

Running Y Ranch Resort is located in Klamath Falls, Oregon on a 3,600-acre ranch at the foothills of the Cascade Mountain range in southern Oregon. Accommodations include an 82-room lodge, custom homes and chalets for larger groups, up to a 10-bedroom luxury home. The 18-hole golf course was designed by Arnold Palmer and has made the Golfers Choice list for Oregon as well as Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. In addition to the 7,138-yard design, there is a natural grass putting course, driving range and academy. Outdoor adventures include day trips to Crater Lake National Park (an hour's drive away) and Klamath Lake for scenic hike and bike trails. Nearby lakes and rivers can also be explored by kayak or enjoy a fishing excursion. At Running Y Ranch is an extensive sports center that has outdoor tennis courts, basketball, fitness center with cardio classes and weight room. Other leisure activities include an arcade, air hockey, billiards, table tennis and more.

Facts

Price Range$$
Property Class★★★
Acres3600
Year Opened1998
Number of Units100-300

Amenities

RestaurantsCasual, Bar
Room TypesRoom, Suite
PoolIndoor
Short CourseYes
TennisYes
Fitness CenterYes
Practice FacilityYes
Banquet SpaceYes
SpaYes

Services

Room ServiceYes
ConciergeYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?Yes
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No

Golf courses at Running Y Ranch Resort

Reviews

4.7
67 Reviews (67)
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Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great course but...

Great course. Played white tees which were too short. Perhaps green/white combo. Only writing this because back nine holes 11 thru 16 greens were shot and basically unplayable. Many muddy spots in fairways. Play front nine only.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Beautiful Arnold Palmer Signature Course

Played this course twice over the weekend on a group trip. The course has wide fairways and big greens, but trouble lurks along both sides if you get wild. Bunkers were not in the greatest shape, felt like you were hitting from dirt instead of sand. Deer and red tailed hawks are everywhere out there, and the scenery is beautiful everywhere you look. I found the refreshments at the club house incredibly overpriced, but enjoyed the golf experience greatly. Definitely worth the trip.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Southern Oregon gem

Wife and I played here using the stay-and-play package with the resort. The course is in great shape and the staff is helpful. From the whites, I would call the course tough but fair. It's a mountain course, with the requisite sloped fairways and mature trees, but does not feel claustrophobic. Several holes have excellent views. Signature hole is definitely nine, where the green is down, down, down. Staff at the resort could not have been more friendly and accommodating. Overall very impressive, and I certainly hope to play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Fall Golf

Cool fall day for golf. The course was in great shape and the staff and other golfers friendly. The fairways had good roll and the greens were fast.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Hard Greens

A beautiful course, especially when played from the middle of the fairways. The fairway edges tend to be more difficult to play from (more sloped and more undulated).
The greens, though, are where the strokes add up: come in high or barely trickle the ball on, it's tough to make them hold. The putts roll too well, you need to leave yourself with uphill finishes.
Look forward to returning next spring!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Golf

An excellent and beautiful golf venue. They aren't using all of the original Arny tees, the tips, but you can see what he was thinking from there on every hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice green fairways.....

We checked in about 10 minutes before tee time, our vehicle broke down and had the repair facility ( in Klamath Falls) drive us to Running Y, just in time. The course is well maintained : green fairways, nice greens and tee boxes.. I would love to play this course again. All three of us agreed ( father, son and me)..

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great features

Excellent course I play regularly and conditions are always good

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

awesome

spectacular course
amazing view of the klamath surrounding
very friendly staff
worth the drive

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course is fun to play

The challenges and features vary from hole to hole and keeps you interested. Wide fairways, nice greens make it a pleasure to golf there

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Best course in the Klamath falls area.

Running y is simply the best course in the Klamath falls area. I've played all the other courses in the last month and running y is top notch. The course was in good shape, fairways were nice and green. The greens were fast, but fair. The value of the hot rate on golf now makes this the best value in the basin. Staff was very friendly and accomodating. The only negatives I would say are the fact that there were a lot of ball marks that were left unattended on the greens. That's more about inconsiderate golfers and the course can't control that. Beautiful course, can't wait to play again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Round at Running Y…..

Have heard great things about Running Y and I have to agree with everything I have heard. Greens were challenging but fair. Course was beautiful and in great condition. Got a great rate via the internet. Very nice people in the clubhouse. Will play this course again !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good day

Greens still healing from spring punch. I hate slow greens! Oh well .....

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

very cool course

Played here at the recommendation of a friend and was very pleased. The wife and I played the entire course by our selves, what a treat. Weather was ok. The course had good landing areas off the tee boxes, I played the yellows which was a help, play it forward. The greens were about as perfect as you could ask for. What a treat to putt on greens like those. Very friendly staff. Wait till you play hole #9 you will see what I mean if you get there. Looking forward to playing there again some day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in good shape.

Played the front nine without waiting on anyone. When we got to the back there was a foursome on the tee box. It took almost 3 hrs to play the back. We waited on every hole and by 14 we had 2 foursomes behind us waiting also.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in great shape.

Fairways and greens were in great shape! The course was not crowded at all on the weekday. The views on this course are some of the best I've seen.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great place to play

Everyone knows how picturesque the course is from the pictures, but it is so well maintained too. Definitely a challenging couse, but the lies and putting greens are very pure. Definitely play here at least once!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This is a nice course.

I played at the Running Y. This is a great course, layed out nicely.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

great gem good for all abilities

lots of tee box options. very fair to women. I appreciated the possibility of making it to the green in regulation. The only negative is the course is very dry, However, this is the result of the drought, not the course. Would definitely return.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Favorite place on earth!

We try to golf the Running Y every fall when the quaking aspens are floresent in color. If I could only golf one more time in my life time it would be at the Running Y. The course has everything from perfect manicured fairways and bunkers to very fast and true greens. The scenery is the most spectacular of any course not on the ocean. I highly recommend making this a part of your bucket list.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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