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A real gem in the redwoods.

Amazing course. Great people. If you get the opportunity make sure to take a couple loops. Heck I... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
Paul P
Healdsburg, California
Best 9 hole course we’ve played!

Highly recommend this course for a cool experience on a hot day. Great course to walk as the play... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
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Built in 1928, this 9-hole golf course, nestled among majestic redwoods, is a classic.
19400 Highway 116, Monte Rio, CA 95462-9716
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live out here many years ago. A friend asked to meet up with her for lunch at the Northwood Restaurant. Food is just ok. Nice to sit on the patio and watch the golfers. Beautiful area to stop and have a glass...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank J M
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Amazing course. Great people. If you get the opportunity make sure to take a couple loops. Heck I have played as many as 55 holes there in one day. I have been a member of the Men's club there for 6 to 7 years but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this course for a cool experience on a hot day. Great course to walk as the play was slow enough to keep up with the golfers in front of us without slowing down the play behind us. Quiet and peaceful few hours.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Stopped in for breakfast only before heading back to the Bay Area. Warm and inviting host, good coffee and tasty and filling breakfast! I love that the menu had plain old-fashion breakfast options and prices: bacon, eggs, hash browns, hearty omelets, pancakes...( live in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank La Donna S
Reviewed January 29, 2018

golfers are often surprised when they learn that alister Mackenzie designed this course . . . 9 holes cut out of the redwoods, making it what I once called "the noisiest course" in northern California considering the sound of ball hitting tree . . ....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

The food here is decent, but nothing amazing. I've eaten here a few times and the service is goo, but the food just doesn't quite hit the spot enough to make me go out of my way to come here. The view of the golf...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Nice course under the redwoods. Very scenic and worth a visit even if you are just a beginner at golf. Convenient location next to restaurant and hotel.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Suyin F
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Wow, what a wonderful trip back in time to the old days of golf...we played in the rain and mist under the redwoods, just like Dr M. would have played himself. The course is not difficult but beautiful and easy to walk. We played two...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank CMR01
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Northwood, embellished with redwoods, turkey vultures sail above, nearby the Russian River gurgles its way twelve miles downstream where it unites with the pacific. A 'designer' course, Northwood is where I had my first golfing experience and it was a delightful, albeit a bit frustrating...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank sdgross
Reviewed February 2, 2017

I think this is the prettiest golf course in Sonoma County. The redwoods are spectacular and the course is always in pristine condition. The 9 hole layout is quite a challenge...the redwoods provide quite an obstacle and the course design is extraordinary.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank mrt1955
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No dress code required, casual is acceptable.