Discover Nevada’s Seven Best Golf Courses
I see you dreaming of the hot sun of Nevada, the rolling green hills that pass through silhouetted mountains and red canyons and losing your golf balls in beautiful waterfalls and crystal lakes. In the past 10 years Nevada has expanded its golf industry and with 136 courses to choose from planning your perfect golf outing may be overwhelming. Do not fear, after cross-referencing reviews from multiple travel sites, personal testimonies and factoring in landscape and special accommodations we have developed a list of the seven best golf courses Nevada has to provide! Enjoy your golf-outing planning and remember: a bad day of golf is better than a good day at work!
⦁ Rhodes Ranch Golf Club
Rhodes Ranch golf course opened in 1997, and be as it is only a short drive from the Las Vegas Strip it is one of the most played courses in all of Nevada. This impressive course was tropically designed by legendary architect Ted Robinson, Sr. who claims that the collection of Par threes Rhodes Ranch provides were the very finest of his work. This particular course has a brilliant view of the Las Vegas city skyline for those who enjoy a building-strewn silhouette.
Tee-times cost between $35USD and $80USD depending on when you are trying to take on this luxurious green. To book visit www.rhodesranchgolf.com.
⦁ Angel Park Golf Club- Cloud 9 Course
The Angel Park Golf Club offers a short course known as Cloud 9 that was designed to push your golfing skills to the limit. The course has 12 holes that were inspired by the most famous and infamous holes in the world so you can face the same challenges as your favorite touring professional. Some of the holes include the “Island Green”, the “Valley of Sin”, the “Postage Stamp” and the “Riviera”. This course offers evening lighting on 9 of the 12 holes to accommodate your busy schedule. This course has been named one of “The Best Par Three Courses in the Country” by WorldGolf2013, one of “The Top Short Courses In America” by Golf Range Magazine and as a “Top Ten Replica Courses In the Country” by Horse Race. The only sin you will commit when visiting the Sin City will be not visiting this course!
Pricing for this challenging short course can run anywhere between $15USD and $50USD. To book this amazing course visit www.angelpark.com.
⦁ Arroyo Golf Club at Red Rock
The Arroyo Golf Course was designed by Arnold Palmer himself and boasts a beautiful landscape and a golf course that accommodates a wide variety of skills amongst golfers. The course displays a link-style layout with lush Bermuda fairways and Bentgrass greens. A favorite amongst vacation goers to Nevada, this course makes for a pleasant day of challenging golf. The course also holds a clubhouse that has a brilliant view of the Red Rock Canyon and serves a 4.7 star review for the grilled food and attentive service!
Prices to book tee-time on this beautiful course run from $45USD to $80USD depending on the date and time. To book visit www.thearroyogolfclub.com.
⦁ Falcon Ridge Golf Club
Falcon Ridge claims to be “one of the most picturesque golf venues in all of Nevada” and the travel reviews seem to resonate this statement! The golf course winds through the hills and canyons of Northwest Mesquite and offers the best natural landscapes for a leisurely golf outing. There are drastic elevation changes, high mesas and numerous water features that will leave you breathless. This course is designed to accommodate players of all skill levels so all golfers can enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Golf pricing ranges from $50USD to $115USD. To book one of the most beautiful tee-times you will ever play visit www.golffalcon.com.
⦁ Revere Golf Club
The Revere Golf Club accommodates golfers over a vast range of skill. It offers two courses (Lexington and Concord) designed by Casper/Nash Associates to incorporate a beautiful Las Vegas skyline, Bermuda fairways and classic risk/reward scenarios. Casper draws his expertise in course design from more than 50 PGA victories (including 2 Open titles and a Masters Championship) and let the highly prestigious architect Nash bring the landscapes of the courses to life.
Depending on the time of day you plan on teeing off prices can range from $50USD-$100USD. You can book for either the Concord or Lexington course at www.reveregolf.com.
⦁ Spanish Trail Golf Club
The Spanish Trail Golf Club offers 3 different 9-hole courses for a grand total of 27-holes. The Sunrise Course is the most traditional of the 3 courses offered and features one of the most challenging Par 3 holes in the PGA Tour. It is named for the beauty of the sunrise so make sure you hit this nine early! The Lakes Course offers challenging water obstacles on 6 out of the 9 holes. With little flat terrain and the abundance of lakes and creaks this nine is considered the hardest of the three. The last nine offered is the Canyon Course. It is the longest of the 3 nines and boasts a beautiful mountain view. Another difficult Par 3 hole is found on this course along with a stunning lake and waterfall located right beside the green.
The Spanish Trail Golf Club requires you to be a member to golf on their 3 nines. You can choose to be a Full Golf member ($700USD/month), a young executive ($450USD/month) or an associate ($4,590USD/year). To sign up visit www.spanishtrailcc.com.
⦁ Royal Links Golf Club
The Royal Links golf course was designed to give you the experience of teeing off on some of the top holes from the Open Championship! This link-style course was inspired by eleven of the most memorable holes of the Open Championship rotations course. This includes the “Road Hole” and “Hell Bunker” from the Old Course at St. Andrews, the “Postage Stamp” from Royal Troon and others from the courses Carnoustie, Turnberry, Royal Liverpool, Prestwick, Royal Lytham, Muirfield and Royal Birkdale. Throughout the course you may stop and admire multiple monuments at the locations where the best moments in Open history occurred. You can also visit the Champion Wall that honors the tournament’s American champions. Last, but certainly not least, you can enjoy your time at Royal Links with a traditional golf caddie who is more than happy to lend his expertise at any point on the course!
This collection of intense course design and historical nostalgia earned Royal Links golf course a spot on GolfWeek’s “America’s Best Courses You Can Play” list. The golf club boasts fair packing deals, offering a 2-day package for $189USD or unlimited afternoon play for $140USD. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made at www.royallinksgolfclub.com.