The Strip in Las Vegas isn't the only place to go in Nevada for a scenic view. The state's brilliant, sweeping desert offers an amazing backdrop for a hole-in-one. These are our favorite seven places to play golf in Nevada, offering a combination of beautiful vistas, great weather, and challenging courses that are great for both beginners and experts.
Visit These 7 Beautiful Golf Courses In Nevada In 2017
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1. Shadow Creek
If you haven't heard of Tom Fazio, you're missing out. He's one of the top golf course designers in the world and also designed Shadow Creek. Descriptions won't do this course justice. You'll simpy have to visit to truly appreciate its breathtaking beauty. Originally for members only, this club is now open to anyone who honors and respects the game of golf and is looking for an unforgettable experience.
Consider the Cascata experience a regal one. The par-72 course includes a 3,600-foot peak at Red Mountain and stunning vistas at every turn. You'll also be accompanied on-course by a tour-class caddie while you make your way across fairways, lakes, and streams. After a long day on the green, relax in the Tuscan-style clubhouse that combines Old World ambiance with unpretentious luxury.
3. Wolf Creek
Come to Wolf Creek Golf Club for the ultimate golf experience. Start by taking in the view of the striped emerald green fairway lined with brilliant white sand bunkers. Golfers from all over the world have traveled to Golf Creek to have a one of a kind golf adventure. You definitely have to add this one to your golfing bucket list.
You'll forget you're in the middle of Las Vegas while you're at the Wynn Golf Club. This 18-hole, par-70 course was designed by Tom Fazio and Steve Wynn himself. It's the only course attached to a resort on the Las Vegas Strip, but you'll be transported to another world on a course designed with the rolling hilss of South Carolina and Georgia in mind. If you find yourself here without equipment, they even provide complimentary clubs by Callaway and shoes by Foot Joy.
Coyote Springs has been referred to as "Nature's Cradle." It's set in a magnificent valley surrounded by majestic mountains and peaks all around. You'll be greeted with rolling terrain overlooking a prehistoric riverbed, the Pahranagat Wash, which bisects the Coyote Spring Valley. You'll have an exceptional view any way you turn.
Tahoe is a popular destination for skiing and of course, golf! Edgewood Tahoe is more than an alpine lodge and seren spa. It's also an acclaimed golf course. Bask in the glory of an alpine sunset while you tee off between towering mountains. At every turn, you'll see age-old pines, emerald greens, and snow-capped Sierras below a stunning blue sky. Sounds pretty iconic, doesn't it?
Reflection Bay is located in the heart of one of the most prestigious luxury residential and resort communities, Lake Las Vegas. The course is the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Design course in the state of Nevada. It has also hosted the Wendy's 3 Tour Challenge PGA event and received some of the most sought after awards by industry magazines like Gold Magazine and Golf Digest. In addition to world-class golf, Reflection Bay also offers a private white sand beach, paddle boarding, and access to their two yachts, so you'll never want to leave.
This article was written by Lauren Gaw.