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3.9
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.3
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
89.6%
Recommend this course
58 out of 67 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.5
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
78.9%
Recommend this course
30 out of 38 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.6
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.4%
Recommend this course
42 out of 51 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6695 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.3

Founded in 1917, Washoe Golf Course is the oldest golfing facility in Reno. The layout has small greens and tree-lined fairways, but the fairways are wide and flat making them fairly forgiving. There are water hazards and bunkers strategically placed throughout. The mature landscape is carefully maintained with an elaborate sprinkler system that ensures that the course is green and ready for play all year round. Washoe Golf Course also has PGA Professionals on staff to help with individual or group instruction and extensive practice facilities that include a generous putting green, driving range, and a chipping area with practice bunker.

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Course Details

Year Built 1936
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jeff Brauer (2014)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
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
Fivesomes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.9
67 Reviews (67)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Locals 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6

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Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

A muni gem

Washoe, like many muni courses, gets a LOT of play. Being that it is winter also doesn't help, but for the most part, except for a few fairways or greens, it was in good condition. The front nine is mostly flat and wide and then, when you get to the back nine, it challenges you.
It is always fun to play and is on my course rotation for Reno.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Washoe, good for the money

It is a muni course, not a private open to the public or private member only course. As a muni, it receives a lot of traffic. However, that said, the staff keeps the players moving, the conditions are good enough and there are several challenging holes to test even scratch golfers, which I am not!

If you walk, which I have done in the past, be warned that the nearly flat front 9 is deceiving and the back 9 is much more up and down small hills and gullies.
It is a good course that I play often and so should you!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

This course needs better maintenance

It is not well marked and course conditions are such that there are a lot of uneven surfaces making for very bumpy rides throughout.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Long for Women

One reason I very seldom play Washoe is it is very long for Women. It’s about 400-500 yards longer than most of the courses I play here and in Florida. I don’t know why they don’t get with the times. For that reason I would not recommend it to any women I know.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor condition

The greens were punched and the debris were not removed. The greens were in terrible condition and it was not informed. It was waste of money playing there

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Tee boxes

Course is a bit hard to follow but the tee boxes were great!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Great city course

Wonderful course for target practice with a little obstacle to keep it interesting.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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