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4.7
104 Reviews (104)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
97.6%
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101 out of 104 reviews
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4.8
5 Reviews (5)
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Conditions
5.0
Value
4.2
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
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4.8
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
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Conditions
5.0
Value
4.4
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7106 yards
Slope 146
Rating 73.9

The Championship Course at Incline Village will challenge golfers of all levels, and leave even scratch golfers breathless with a slope rating that tops 140. Combining amazing scenery with demanding golf action, the Championship Course is high on the list of traveling golfers looking for the best from their High Sierra golf package.

Originally designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., the course received a facelift in 2003, courtesy of golf course architect Kyle Phillips. The nearly $5 million renovation reinvigorated the course, which demands accuracy, as well as giving players risk-reward opportunities over trees and bunkers.

With two golf courses - the Championship and Mountain courses - Incline Village offers something for all level of golfer, and offers outstanding service and conditioning, as well as top-notch practice facilities, making it a highlight for a High Sierra golf vacation.

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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Poa Annua Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 5/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1964) Kyle Phillips (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt, no denim

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
104 Reviews (104)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
19th Hole Scenic Views 7
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 19
Bunkers 16
Undulating Greens 12
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 18
Advanced Golfers 16
A Weekend Splurge 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 13
Near Local Attractions 6

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Handicap 5-9
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Placement over power rules Incline Village

An old standard on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, this Robert Trent Jones Sr. layout is both fun and challenging. Lots of good holes and a few views of Lake Tahoe make it an above average experience. Only drawback is that the homes can be a little too close to comfort, which is why course management and accuracy are more important than hitting it long, though there are few holes where length has its advantages. One would be the par-5 13th, which is 622 yards from the back tees. Nice uphill par-4 finishing hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fantastic Layout.

Finally was able to get over to this course. Has been on my list to play, was not disappointed at all. Fortunate to play with two members that guided me around. Had planned to play blue but opted for blue/white combo. A good move since the guys I were with played white. With their help directing me on some of the shots I was able to save a few strokes. The greens were at least a 12 and you must be in right spot on the green to score. I kept the ball in play and did pretty well. Overall course was in excellent shape only a few areas where maintenance was being performed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wonderful course.

Beautiful golf course. Greens are fast and true. Love the fall colors.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tahoe heaven

HC 14. Incredibly fun course. Played blue/white combo with local member who helped me with strategy. Greens were in great shape but difficult.. Took 4 hrs to finish round. No water bottles provided despite $200 fee. Also, the club washer was dry..

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great course

The course is awesome. If you haven’t played here before, you should. The fairways, the greens, the views. The greens are super fast.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fabulous

Great layout, awesome condition, well managed. A joy all around! As good as advertised.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice and challenging course.

Exciting course.
Very challenging.
Good condition.
But close too early, even all toilets are locked so early, which is unusual for such a place.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent shape

Great condition for very early in their season. It’s May, but was in July condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 39
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

My new favorite course - absolutely worth the money

I love playing golf in Tahoe, but this was the first time I got to play Incline, and I wasn't disappointed.

Everything about this course from start to finish is top notch and worth the money. Upon first glance, it appears to be like any other tree-lined mountainous course, however as you play through you begin to feel the difference. Each hole has something to it, and once you're done you feel like you've been on a real adventure. Having played Gray's Crossing two days prior, I was overwhelmingly pleased by how much better my experience was at Incline. The golf shop was brimming with a variety of quality products. Facility staff were easy to talk to despite the upscale atmosphere. I had a great time here and so will you. Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Save your Money

Save your money. The course is just "OK" and frankly not worth the time or money. Driving range is small with yardage limiting balls, that by the way aren't free. No beverage cart on the course, so you better stock up before you tee off. My expectations were much higher and for the cost there are much better courses to play in the area.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Golfers Paradise in Lake Tahoe

Beautiful fairways and perfect greens throughout the course! The course is in excellent condition with a lush green setting. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. I highly recommend the course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lightning

Staff wasn’t very friendly at check in ....! Played nine holes ... then we got pulled off the course for lightning

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoyable round of Golf

Enjoyable round of Golf.
Course conditions were very good and the weather was perfect.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Course was in great condition, would highly recommend this course. Green were in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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