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Address: 1875 Fair Way, Carson City, NV 89701-2952
Phone Number: +1 775-885-2100
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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 bubblesReviewed July 1, 2016
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Rio Vista, CA
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Reno, Nevada
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87 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We've played this course a couple of times and enjoyed it. However, this time of year, there were TONS of mosquitoes! There are lots of marshland on the course AND they were over watering the course which caused standing water all over the place. You literally could hardly swing your club without having a mosquito go up your nose, in... More 

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Rio Vista, CA
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

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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347 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank mlbmickey
Sacramento
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124 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Johnp1126
poway
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81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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553 reviews
223 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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712 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Levon M
Lodi, California
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126 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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