Best Places For Golfing Near Murphys, CA

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Murphys, California is a great vacation destination for golf lovers. Not only are they close to wine country, the weather is always perfect for a round of golf. Courtwood Inn is a Murphys bed and breakfast that serves as a great place to stay for those vacationing to the area for golf, wine, or anything else. Here are the best courses to practice your swing in Murphys.

Forest Meadows Golf Course
Located just a few miles from historic Murphys, this Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course is perfect for a day of indulging yourself in golf. With greens nestled in giant pines, great oaks and cedars that seem to touch the sky, Murphys “9” is a true golfers’ haven. Located 3200 feet above sea level in the breathtaking beauty of the Sierra mountains, this golf course offers top notch facilities that are second to none.

Pheonix Lake Golf Course
Founded by Bert Stamp in 1968, this 9-hole, 2711-yard course is both fun and challenging at the same time. Located in Sonora, this small course offers narrow fairways lined with oak trees. The winding Sullivan Creek crosses many of the scenic holes. With a course rating of 33.2, a slope rating of 115, and plush Rye grass, this is an ideal course for a relaxing day of golf.

Saddle Creek Golf Resort
Just two hours east of San Francisco in Copperopolis, Saddle Creek Golf Resort is a must-play destination for golfers of all levels. The course was designed by Carter Morrish, the son of Jay Morrish the renowned course designer and former President of the American Society of Golf Course Architects. Since opening in 1993, this 18-hole championship golf course has received numerous awards and has constantly been listed in California’s “Top 15 places to golf”. With breathtaking views of the the snow-capped Sierra Nevada range and Half Dome at Yosemite, golfers get the experience of a lifetime at this 6088-yard course.

Pine Mountain Lake Course
Located in Groveland, California, this 18-hole championship course opened in 1969 and offers golfing at its best. With a rating of 70.6 and a slope rating of 125, this course was designed by William F. Bell to be both fun and challenging. Regardless of your level of play, Pine Mountain Lake golf course is another one to add to your wish list. Always in great condition, this 6,382-yard, par 70 course offers everything you could ask for in a golf course.

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