It’s time to unpack your clubs and practice your swing, because you won’t want to miss out on the amazing golf courses that the Seattle area has to offer. With several to choose from, we thought we’d help you narrow it down by providing you with the top five courses within an hour of Seattle. Ready, set, swing.
1. Chamber’s Bay |6320 Grandview Drive West, University Place, WA 98467
If you’ve never played golf in the Pacific Northwest, you still have probably heard of Chamber’s Bay. The host of the 2015 US Open, the firstto represent the Northwest for an Open tournament, is only an hour away from Downtown Seattle. This course rides along the water, displaying incredible views throughout. It is a walk-only course, with special arrangements available for handicap patrons, that allows you to take in the beauty in each step (literally) of the 18-hole course. Come join the pros at this Pacific Northwest favorite.
2. The Home Course| 2300 Golf House Road, DuPont, WA 98327
In 2007, The Home Course was opened, earning the number 2 spot for best public courses in Washington. It dons views of the Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains, and Mount Rainier. In 2017, they are introducing new improvements to their food and beverage selection, providing the best accompaniments to your golf day. This year, The Home Course hosted the Washington State Hickory Open, a group dedicated to playing the game in its original form–with
wood-shafted clubs! Are you looking for a great deal or gift? Right now they are offering a
4-Round Punch Card that allows you to play 4 rounds any week in 2017 for only $150. This is a great deal for anyone looking to get familiar with the course.
3. Golf Club at Newcastle| 15500 6 Penny Ln, Newcastle, WA 98059
The Golf Club at Newcastle owns 350 acres of land, bringing its guests two premier championship courses. The rolling fairways and complex greens of the Coal Creek course will challenge players at any level. Experience water challenges on the fairway when you try out the China Creek course with impeccable views. In addition to the incredible layout of the two courses, the onsite dining-The Calcutta Grill-was voted one of the “Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America”. If you’re wanting the perfect combination of greenery, water, and mountains, take a couple of days to check out these two courses.
4. Interbay Golf Center| 2501 15th Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119
Interbay Golf Center offers options for the whole family, any time of year. Their 9-hole course is nuzzled between the Puget Sound, Queen Anne, and Magnolia, some of the oldest neighborhoods in Seattle. Needing somewhere for your kids to go while you play? The Center also has a miniature golf course for kids of all ages. They also offer a heateddriving range so you can practice your swing in the cold Seattle winters. This is by far the best golf center in
Seattle for the entire family, and it’s only fifteen minutes from the food and amenities that Downtown has to offer.
5. West Seattle Golf Course |4600 35th Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98126
The West Seattle Golf Course hosts the Amateur Tournament every year. A leading public course in the Seattle area, this course is visited by over 60,000 patrons a year. It’s noted for being a great weekday stop, due to its proximity to the City. The back nine showcases the stunning views of the Seattle Skyline, while also including several trees throughout the course. It is one of three courses owned by the City of Seattle and is great for all skill levels.
No matter which course you decide, you are sure to get an unmatchable experience with the unique views that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. So grab a friend and hit the links!