Quality golfing is available at many locations in and near the local Sierra foothills. Here are some especially well liked by Park Sierra golfers.
(Directions) From its very inception, the Johnny Miller Signature Golf Course at Eagle Springs was designed to rival the finest golf courses in the world. PGA Tour Winner and internationally renowned golf course designer Johnny Miller personally designed every facet of he outstanding course, from concept to completion.
This 18-hole tournament arena takes full advantage of its spectacular Millerton Lake and Sierra foothill setting, offering the perfect challenge to spark the interest of any caliber player, while winding among virtual forests of oak trees and granite rock croppings. (Owner)
(Directions) Madera Golf and Country Club was founded in 1953. Conceived and built by local business and community leaders who pushed most of the dirt themselves. The course architect was Bob E. Baldock who designed many golf courses throughout California, most notably the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula Country Club. Madera Golf and Country Club shares the same laid-back vibe as that of their membership who have rightly been called "the most decent people you have ever met on a golf course".
(Directions) If you're looking for an enjoyable and fun place to play golf, you’ve come to the right place. Madera Municipal Golf Course is owned and operated by the City of Madera and offers great golfing at some of the lowest, most competitive green fee rates in central California. The course is just on the edge of town but has a quiet and serene atmosphere surrounded by grape vineyards and almond and pomegranate orchards.
(Directions) Opened in 1999, Dragonfly is a links-style course designed by internationally renowned golf course architect, Gary Roger Baird and is the former host site of the Save Mart Shootout. From the back tees, Dragonfly is the 4th longest course in California. Situated on the banks of the San Joaquin River, Dragonfly features giant oak trees, generously sized rolling hybrid Bermuda fairways, large undulating bent grass greens, five water hazards, and nearly 100 bunkers. With no houses, no traffic noise, no parallel fairways, and all this complemented by panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Dragonfly is an unimaginably serene setting just 10 minutes from Fresno.
(Directions) River Creek Golf Course is less than an hour from Fresno, CA, and the surrounding communities and a short distance from either the southern or El Portal entrances to Yosemite National Park. In such pristine surroundings, it can be hard to keep your focus on the golf ball. But at River Creek, the beauty of the course matches the majestic terrain, and the challenge of our championship golf course will keep you on your toes. We hope you’ll make your way to River Creek Golf Course and see for yourself.
(Directions) There’s an enduring legacy behind the layout at the Riverside Golf Course in Fresno. It is one of those classic gems, designed in 1939 by William P. “Billy” Bell, a great name out of golf’s past who was associated with many famous courses in California. Over the years, we’ve kept that spirit of the past alive. All the things that Billy Bell was known for -- distinctive greens and bunkers – are still here. It is a great place to play for those who love the history of golf.
(Directions) Established in 1918, Yosemite's Wawona Golf Course has been challenging golfers ever since. Designed to blend into the gorgeous surroundings, this nine-hole, par-35 course measures 3,050 yards and includes two par-five holes and three par-three holes. Different tee positions per side provide a par-70, 18-hole format.
The golf course is one of the few organic golf courses in the United States. No pesticides are applied to the course and only reclaimed gray water is used for watering the greens.
A superb course for golfers of all levels, you’ll enjoy the varied terrain, challenging holes and unspoiled natural surroundings of Yosemite’s distinguished course.