About RenoThey call Reno the "Biggest Little City in the World" and it's loaded with quality gaming options at places like Peppermill, Atlantis and Silver Legacy, but golfers here will enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities on and off the course. Play 18 holes in the morning, mountain bike or river raft in the afternoon and hit the slots and blackjack tables at night.
All in a day's work in Reno. There are approximately 45 golf courses with 90 minutes of Reno's main casino area. The Jack Nicklaus-designed Montreux Golf and Country Club hosts the PGA Tour's Reno-Tahoe Open. ArrowCreek Country Club features the Arnold Palmer-designed Legend Course as well as the stunning Challenge Course.
Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed the LakeRidge Golf Course, which features a spectacular par-3 island green at no. 15. Other courses to put on your list include Somersett Golf & C.C., the Lakes Course at Red Hawk Golf and Resort and Wolf Run Golf Club. Reno, the largest city in northern Nevada, is a nice alternative to Las Vegas.
Edgewood Tahoe Resort, the exclusive home of the American Century Celebrity Championship, is Tahoe’s only lakefront golf destination. From the first hole to the last, every Edgewood moment has been designed to provide you with one-of-kind challenges, natural marvels, and enduring, championship-caliber memories.
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Visit Reno and its surrounding area, and you'll find the golf courses of the High Sierras as diverse and interesting as the region's weather. Little destinations within destinations spring out at Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Plumas County and in the Carson Valley. And the topography makes the golf courses spectacular in nature, if entirely unexpected.
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A mountain village born of good spirits, Truckee, Calif., sits just north of Lake Tahoe's north shore and earned its reputation as a ski haven. Spectacular in the winter, this part of NoCal's High Sierra, though, provides an idyllic golf escape for a few tantalizing months each summer. A diverse golf scene has emerged, Brandon Tucker writes.
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Mountain golf is a special kind of golf. Such is the case when you golf the High Sierras, from Reno, Nev., to Lake Tahoe up to Truckee, Calif. This area is littered with dramatic golf holes, and some of them present some pretty interesting risk-reward opportunities. Mike Bailey details four examples of what kind of thrill rides you're in for when you play golf in the Reno-Tahoe area.
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Coyote Moon Golf Course in Truckee, Calif. is fun from beginning to end. The conditioning of the Brad Bell-designed course is superb, and the service is impeccable. Despite a somewhat higher rate than some other local courses, a visit to Coyote Moon should be on the itinerary of any visitor to the Reno-Tahoe area, Kiel Christianson writes.
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