All Golf Courses in Washington


Welcome to Washington State, a hidden gem in the Pacific Northwest offering a stunning array of golfing experiences. Known for its lush landscapes, mountain backdrops, and diverse climates, Washington provides a unique setting for golfers. From the rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula to the rolling hills of the Palouse, the Evergreen State caters to golfers of every skill level and preference.

Why Washington is a Great Place to Play Golf

Washington's appeal to golf enthusiasts lies in its varied terrain and scenic beauty. The state features a mix of coastal links, forest-lined fairways, and mountainous layouts, offering a diverse range of golfing challenges. Washington’s mild summers and springs make for ideal golfing conditions, with courses maintaining lush greenery throughout much of the year.

Top 5-10 Golf Courses in Washington:

  1. Chambers Bay, University Place - Host of the 2015 U.S. Open, known for its links-style layout and stunning Puget Sound views.
  2. Sahalee Country Club, Sammamish - Renowned for its tall cedar and fir trees lining the fairways, and a history of hosting major tournaments.
  3. Gamble Sands, Brewster - Offers a true links experience in the high desert with panoramic views of the Columbia River.
  4. TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, Snoqualmie - Known for its Jack Nicklaus design and hosting the Boeing Classic on the PGA Champions Tour.
  5. Gold Mountain Golf Club (Olympic Course), Bremerton - A challenging course set in a beautiful natural forest setting.
  6. Wine Valley Golf Club, Walla Walla - Features rolling hills and stunning vineyard views, offering a premier golf experience.
  7. Aldarra Golf Club, Sammamish - A private club known for its challenging layout and spectacular Cascade Mountain views.
  8. Salish Cliffs Golf Club, Shelton - A Gene Bates design offering a lush, Pacific Northwest golfing experience.
  9. The Home Course, DuPont - Known for its affordability and playability, with views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.
  10. Loomis Trail Golf Club, Blaine - Recognized for its water hazards, pristine conditions, and being the only course in Washington with cart paths on every hole.

Best Times of Year to Play

The prime golfing season in Washington is from late spring to early fall, with May through September offering the most favorable weather conditions. The summers are typically dry with comfortable temperatures, ideal for golf.

Famous Golfers from Washington

Washington has produced notable golfers, including:

  • Fred Couples: A Masters champion and one of golf’s most popular players, hailing from Seattle.
  • JoAnne Carner: Known as "The Great Gundy," she is one of the most successful female golfers in history, originally from Kirkland.


Washington State offers a golfing experience as diverse as its landscapes. From seaside links to mountain views, the courses here provide both aesthetic beauty and golfing challenges. Whether you're a local or a visitor, Washington’s courses are a testament to the beauty and variety of golf in the Pacific Northwest.


Chambers Bay Golf Course


University Place, Washington

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