The Divine Nine golf courses of Carson Country

Carson Valley Golf Course

The natural shade of the tall cottonwoods planted by the early settlers over a century ago and the cool rush of the Carson River gives this course a unique character unlike anywhere in Northern Nevada. Water is a common theme on this 18-hole par 71 course with water featured on 12 of the course's holes. Groups always welcome. For more information call: (775) 265-3181

1027 Riverview Drive, Gardnerville -

Empire Ranch Golf Course

Sheltered between the bluffs on 250 acres, this 27-hole, championship course overlooks the Carson River and is enhanced by wetlands on 24 of the course's holes. Includes driving range,

pro shop, bar and restaurant. For more information call:

888-227-1335 or (775) 885-2100

1875 Fair Way, Carson City -

Silver Oak Golf Club

Nestled in the foothills of northwest Carson City, Silver Oak Golf Club is spread out over 150 acres. This 18-hole community golf course features five sets of tees with a par 71 for men and 72 for women. The course winds itself through Silver Oak Homes and also features the Silver Oak Golf Course restaurant, Carson City's only lakeside dining. For more information call: (775) 841-7000 1251 Country Club Drive, Carson City -

Genoa Lakes Golf Course and Resort

This recently formed resort is actually two par 72 courses located two miles apart. The Lakes course has been rated one of the top courses on the West Coast and winds along the Carson River framed by the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The Resort course, formerly called the Sierra Nevada Golf Ranch is heavily bunkered with undiluted greens and overlooks the Carson Valley. Both courses were designed by acclaimed architect John Harbottle.

For the Lakes course, located at 1 Genoa Lakes Drive, Genoa, call (775) 782-4653. For the Resort course, 2901 Jacks Valley Road, Genoa, call (775) 782-7700. Information about both courses can be found online at

Sunridge Golf Club

With unique topography including elevation drops of up to 300 feet and 26 acres of water, this 7,000 yard, 18-hole par 72 championship course winds through the breathtaking vistas of the Carson Valley. For more information call: (775) 267-4448

1000 Long Drive, Carson City -

Eagle Valley East

Tee it high and let it fly at Eagle Valley East. This fun course is popular with long hitters due to its forgiving nature. A local's favorite, Eagle Valley East provides challenge with its 6,658 yards, numerous water hazards and large greens. The gently sloping terrain borders rolling hills providing natural appeal.

3999 Centennial Park Drive, Carson City, call (775) 887-2380

Eagle Valley West

Eagle Valley East's sister course, Eagle Valley West, is a challenging links-style course demanding accuracy with its emphasis on target golf. Numerous forced carries make club selection critical, then it's on to the challenging, undulating greens. Water also plays a role on 12 holes. Various elevation changes allow for big tee shots but trouble usually beckons on both sides. (775) 887-2380

Dayton Valley Golf and Country Club

This Arnold Palmer-designed golf course features scenic layouts meandering gracefully over sculpted links-style fairways. Strategically placed lakes and bunkers accent huge greens, the 18-hole par 72 course has hosted a PGA Tour Qualifying since 1995. The course features a new 15,000 square-foot clubhouse featuring a glassed- in patio overlooking the ninth and 18th greens. The course offers a target grass driving range, golf shop, restaurant and bar. For more information call: 800-644-3822 or (775) 246-7888 101 Palmer Drive, Dayton -


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