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Address: 1875 Fair Way, Carson City, NV 89701
Phone Number: 775-885-2100
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This 27-hole, championship facility overlooks the Carson River and is...

This 27-hole, championship facility overlooks the Carson River and is enhanced by numerous lakes and wetlands. The courses are links-style designs with water coming into play on all but three holes.

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Started Well...Not So Good At the Finish

I snuck away for golf while my family went to the beach. There weren't many cars in the lot when I arrived, and I was sent out by myself There are 3 nines (Red, White & Blue), and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
pcfriar67
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Rio Vista, CA
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Rio Vista, CA
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I snuck away for golf while my family went to the beach. There weren't many cars in the lot when I arrived, and I was sent out by myself There are 3 nines (Red, White & Blue), and he told me to play the Red 9 first, and then I could "zip right over" to the Blue 9. I actually... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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285 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

I picked the course based on GolfNow and it being on the way to Lake Tahoe. Not a bad choice! Partly between houses, often water in some form by the fairway or green. Outbound it was fairly flat and one of the Par 3:s was almost completely under repair (or should have been as it was much dirt). Inbound there... More 

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San Diego, CA
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37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is a really nice course. Very flat, but many of the holes are surrounded by protected marshlands. Interesting, but easy to lose balls. The course is in a housing development, and the owners are members of the golf course. So they don't have to have tee times. They just start whenever they want, which makes it very confusing when... More 

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Sacramento
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122 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

They need rangers here. Today was a thursday, tee time 10:50 but we started 10inutes early. Back 9 took 3 hours. Does not matter, Friday ssturday, thursday, you are looking at a 5 hour round. Nice course but they need to keep people moving.

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poway
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72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The course does not have much elevation change and the 'character' of the course is generated by water hazards. The staff is very friendly, including the clubhouse staff. We played in hot humid weather so it was not the best test of the course for us.

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Reno, Nevada
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431 reviews
164 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This is a great little course, fairly wide open and with 3 different 9 holes. Sometimes the rough is a little think but is usually green and fairly quick round. When the run a significant price special it can be packed otherwise usually a 4 hour round.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My personal favorite golf course in Carson City, and the surrounding area. Reasonably priced, excellent customer service and a really nice course, all around.

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I am used to golf courses in the Southeast and they are vastly different. This course had very little in common with the usual courses I play. It was interesting but I am not a fan of the large amount of natural sand & bushes here. It's just what you get used to I guess. There were not many golfers... More 

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Lodi, California
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113 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The greens were very difficult. The first 9 holes (Red coruse) had recently punched grees and cups that had not been re-cut for seveal days. There were areas where there were mud holes that you might expect right after a heavy rai. It hasn't rained much up here for a long stretch. The greens had dry brown spots everywhere. Rough... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We love going there for brunch. The food is always good and the views are wonderful! We also have gone in large groups and the service has always been great!!

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