Discover 10 of the most breathtaking golf courses from Arizona to Washington

In the western United States, high mountain peaks and the Pacific Ocean offer some of the most scenic views that Americans can find. When you design a golf course with these views in mind, it makes for some of the best golfing experiences in the United States. Whether you are looking to book a golf event, or just looking for some luxury golf for yourself, SPG has some of the best golf courses and country clubs in the western United States covered.

• Apple Tree Golf Course
• Desert Hills Golf Course
• Indian Summer Golf and Country Club
• Lake Tahoe Golf Course
• Las Sendas Golf Club
• Quail Point Golf Club
• Quintero Golf Club
• The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club
• Robson Ranch Golf Club
• West Seattle Golf Course
Featured Western United States golf courses for tournaments and events

Apple Tree Golf Course — Yakima, Washington

Sitting on a 100-year-old apple orchard, Apple Tree Golf Course is one of the premier golf courses in the Pacific Northwest, residing in Yakima, Washington. With mountain ranges, rolling fairways and the signature 17th hole island green, Apple Tree golf course is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Over 6,900 yards of elite level play offer a challenging experience for golfers of all skillsets. After your unforgettable round, stop in for delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner options and enjoy looking at some of the most scenic views the west coast has to offer.

Apple Tree golf course offers tournaments and outings, as well as the option to contact them and schedule your own. Contact Apple Tree Golf Course in Yakima, Washington to schedule yours now.

Desert Hills Golf Course — Yuma, Arizona

The host of several professional tournaments, Desert Hills Golf Course is a southwestern Arizona favorite in Yuma, Arizona, offering up championship-level golf. With over 6,800 yards to play, Desert Hills promises to satisfy every golfer’s needs. 

Calm bodies of water, rolling fairways, and expansive greens separates Desert Hills from other Arizona courses. This course has a diverse topography scene on a perfectly-maintained course that offers some of the best desert scenic views in the western United States.

Indian Summer Golf and Country Club — Olympia, Washington

Residing in the state capital of Olympia, Washington, Indian Summer Golf and Country Club is one of the best public golf courses in the area. Designed to professional specifications, the six sets of tees and strategically placed hazards will challenge even the best of golfers.

Beautiful pine trees, gorgeous waters and money-green grass will be a treat for your eyes as you go up and down the fairways of this course. Over 6,700 yards of breathtaking golf will have you wanting to come back for more.

Indian Summer Golf and Country Club offer professional lessons, exquisite dining, and even golf schools to make everyone better at their game and enjoy golf more. Visit Olympia, Washington for premier golf today.

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It’s tough to beat the view from the 17th hole, dubbed apple green for its uniquely shaped island. Photo courtesy of Yakima Valley Tourism.

Lake Tahoe Golf Course — South Lake Tahoe, California

Sitting just south of Lake Tahoe in El Dorado County, California, one of the most sought after family vacation destinations has a high-level golf course to go out and relax on. The William Bell designed, 6,741-yard track combines top-notch golf with gorgeous sights such as the skyscraping Tahoe Mountain, and rolling rivers.

Hit range balls, receive informative lessons, or just go out and enjoy a round. The 18 holes offered at Lake Tahoe golf course offer a challenge for all golfers. And be sure to keep an eye out for the plethora of wildlife such as elk, bobcats and much more.

Las Sendas Golf Club — Mesa, Arizona

In the greater Phoenix area sits the hidden gem of Las Sendas Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona. Stretching through the Usery Mountains in the dry Arizona desert, Las Sendas allows for championship level golf. 

Outside of high-class golf, Las Sendas offers the opportunity for everyone to reserve a spot for weddings, golf outings and tournaments, private parties and so much more.

Las Sendas has hosted a variety of different events representing a multitude of different organizations. Whether it be a youth tournament, a business outing or charity event, Las Sendas Golf Club has you covered.

Quail Point Golf Club — Medford, Oregon

Experience the beautiful landscape of Medford, Oregon when you visit Quail Point Golf Club. Labeled one of the top public golf courses in Southern Oregon, Quail Point Golf Club offers breathtaking scenery, along with championship level golf. 

Quail Point Golf Club hosts multiple league events per week, allowing golfers of all schedules to find a way to get out for some competitive golf. The Junior Development Program also offers young golfers the opportunity to play all summer, spring, and winter to develop their own golf game.

Quintero Golf Club — Scottsdale, Arizona

Offering one of the best public golf scenes in the west, Quintero Golf Club is an exceptional experience in Scottsdale, Arizona. Voted as the best public course by golf outlets such as Golf Digest and Golf Weekly, Quintero Golf Club truly embodies championship golf.

Carved from the rich Arizona desert, the views from each tee box are immaculate. With over 6,800 yards of pristine golf, you are guaranteed to walk away wanting to play more. Bunker placement, hole locations, and hazards are sure to be challenging yet exciting for all golfers.

Contact Quintero Golf for a tee time, or book a private event such as a wedding or golf outing at the beautiful clubhouse that Quintero Golf Club has to offer. Looking for a weekend getaway? Stay at the Terrace Casita for a full weekend of golf, whilst staying right next to the club.

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Lake Tahoe Golf Course provides spectacular views from every angle. Photo courtesy of Visit Lake Tahoe.

The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club — Aloha, Oregon

Golfers looking for PGA level play would fit right into The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club, located just 25 minutes south of Portland in Tualatin Valley. The host of multiple different professional golf events, this is the site for premier golf in Oregon. 

With two different 18-hole courses, there are 36 holes of pristine golf. The two courses are cycled every other month for non-member play, so plan accordingly to play the North Course or South Course, whichever intrigues you.

The North Course offers a 6,300-yard, par 72 track with multiple signature holes. The South Course is a 6,800-yard, par 72 course that includes a 605-yard par 5. Both of these courses are sure to suffice for any avid golfer.

Robson Ranch Golf Club — Eloy, Arizona

Located just south of Casa Grande, Arizona, in Eloy, Arizona, lies the beautiful multi-purpose Robson Ranch Golf Club. Book a tee-time, wedding or any private event you wish and you will not be disappointed.

With over 6,000 yards, Robson Ranch Golf Club offers high-end golf, challenging all levels of golfers. The rich desert scenery makes the golf even more enjoyable, and the Ranch House Grill in the clubhouse will be sure to make you come back for more.

West Seattle Golf Course — Seattle, Washington

In one of the bigger Pacific Northwest cities of Seattle, Washington lies West Seattle Golf Course. Managed by Premier Golf Center LLC, this course gives you unbelievable views of the city, high-end golf and a great grill for your after round meal. 

The West Seattle Golf Course banquet room is also a gorgeous venue for hosting any kind of private party or wedding. Rent out the banquet hall, or even get a full dinner buffet for everyone. Shotgun golf tournaments and more competitive tournaments can be reserved on the course as well!

West Seattle Golf Course has co-hosted the Seattle Amateur for over 20 years, making it renowned for amateur golf events. Get in contact with West Seattle Golf Course and make your memorable reservation now!

By Colby Schikora

Main image: Enjoy calm waters and a unique topography at Desert Hills Golf Course. Photo courtesy of Visit Yuma.