Meticulously nestled into the forests and hillsides of Hood Canal, these highly rated and well maintained courses will showcase the best of your golf game. Enjoy incredible views of the Olympic Mountains as you drive down lush fairways and putt on pristine greens.
With a different course to play every day of the week and numerous dining and lounge spaces nearby to kick your feet up afterwards, Hood Canal is an ideal destination for the golfing enthusiast in all of us.
330 E Country Club Drive, Union, WA 98592 | (360) 898-2560
Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club is consistently rated as one of the top 25 courses in the Northwest for its spectacular scenery and play-ability. The well-maintained par 72 course follows the natural contour of land. Reservations can be made 7 days in advance for individual groups, or up to a year in advance for tournament groups.
210 N Fairway Drive, Hoodsport, WA 98548 | (360) 877-5505
Lake Cushman Golf Course is meticulous nestled in the forest of the Olympic Mountains above Hoodsport, Washington on the scenic Hood Canal. It is a public 9-hole course with dual tees which plays a challenging 18 holes. It has a wide open driving range, putting green, and practice bunker. There are beverages, snacks, and hot dogs to enjoy on the deck overlooking the putting green. The course is a nice walk or you can choose to rent one of the club’s Yamaha golf carts.
200 E Old Ranch Road, Allyn, WA 98524 | (360) 275-6100
LakeLand Village Golf Course challenges players with numerous ponds and gaping bunkers, offset by majestic views of the Olympics and Mount Rainier. At over 9,000 yards, this 27-hole golf course also offers driving ranges, practice chipping and bunker areas, as well as putting greens. The clubhouse serves gourmet lunch and dinner options on select days.
790 E Saint Andrews Drive, Shelton, WA, 98584 | (360) 426-6290
Lake Limerick Country Club is a quiet and picturesque course, surrounded by fir trees. Gentle hills and some sand make for a challenging and fun round of golf on this 5864-yard, easy to walk course. Facilities include a restaurant and pro shop.
91 WA State Route 108, Shelton, WA 98584 | (360) 462-3673
Salish Cliffs Golf Club is a new salmon-safe 18-hole championship golf course owned by the Squaxin Island Tribe and created by award winning architect Gene Bates. The par 72 layout offers world-class golf and stunning Pacific Northwest views. Salish Cliffs’ rates include the greens fee, golf cart, range balls before play and tax. The restaurant at the clubhouse of Salish Cliffs follows in the tradition of neighboring Little Creek Casino Resort by offering great food at reasonable prices.
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