Golf courses in the Grass Valley and Nevada City Area
Nevada County Country Club – Semi-Private
Located in the green and forested foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada’s in Grass Valley (elevation 2500 ft.), a scenic one-hour drive northeast of Sacramento. Regulation 9-hole course is among the oldest in Northern California, with beautiful tree-lined fairways and challenging greens The front 9 measures 2667 yards and the back 9 measures 2808 yards for an 18-hole distance of 5475 yards.
Alta Sierra Country Club – Semi-Private
Players from the surrounding area have voted Alta Sierra Country Club as the best course in Nevada County, for three years running. Previously chosen as host site for the Nevada County Amateur Championships and the Northern California PGA Women’s Cup Matches. There’s an exceptional 14,000 square-foot clubhouse; a fabulous restaurant with an outstanding, popular chef; plus a swimming pool; and a packed social calendar filled with fun events all year long.
Dark Horse Golf Club – Public / Membership
One of the finest courses built in Northern California in many years, DarkHorse lies in Auburn in the Sierra Nevada foothills, about 50 miles east of Sacramento. The course was laid out on what was once a 1,100-acre cattle ranch and features magnificent elevation changes. But there is much more than that for those who truly love golf. Holes were gently placed into the curving valleys on the site; the greens are subtly contoured; the bunkers are strategically placed and offer a variety of different shot making opportunities.
Auburn Valley Country Club – Public / Membership
Since 1960, the Auburn Valley Golf Club has long been considered the “Hidden Jewel” of the Sierra Foothills. We are centrally located 35 miles from Sacramento, 15 miles from Roseville and 90 miles from Reno/Lake Tahoe. The Course was designed by Bob Bissett/Larry Curtola, cut out of the most beautiful and natural California countryside makes Auburn Valley a great getaway. Public Always Welcome. 18 holes of Championship golf, Indoor/Outdoor Wedding Ceremony and Reception, Banquet sites up to 250 people, 60 New Yamaha Golf Carts, Grass Driving Range, Practice Pitching/Chipping Greens, Lighted Putting Green, Full Bar & Restaurant, PGA Professionals on site for game improvement or Learn to play Golf.