Destination Guide

Destination: Napa/Sonoma

From wine tasting to redwoods to quaint small towns bursting with arts, shopping and history, the North Coast of California may be the most relaxing region in the state. Here, you can explore the famous Sonoma vineyards, drive a car through a giant Redwood or experience the best of outdoor activities, including hiking, kayaking, river rafting, mountain biking and, of course, golf.

The golf scene on the North Coast, which starts above San Francisco, ranges from nice daily fees and private clubs to historic nine-holers. You can combine golf with spas or find golf resorts built next to wineries. Or discover courses like Northwood Golf Club, a nine-hole gem designed by Alistair Mackenzie located in the heart of the Russian River Resort area.

The 400-mile stretch of small communities that makes up the North Coast is also home to many artists, galleries and festivals. Many locales have community theaters as well as music festivals and art exhibits. Of course, no trip to the North Coast is complete without exploring the giant Redwoods. At Redwood national and state parks, you'll find the world's largest trees intertwined with a complex ecosystem of wild coastline, woodlands, meadows and prairies.

Climate on the North Coast is also generally cool, from the mid-40s to the low 60s most times of the year, and there's plenty of precipitation, particularly during winter. So bring a sweater, a camera and your clubs for a different kind of golf vacation.

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Napa Golf Package
Dates: any time
Play on one of Golfweek’s best resort courses. Challenge yourself on our PGA course, home of the Safeway Open with our Golfer's Dream Package. Save up to 30% on your room and green fees with this special package. Enjoy one full round of PGA golf per person per night; play for free after 2 p.m. the day you arrive; and enjoy unlimited use of our practice facility, range balls, and club storage service.
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Courses

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Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club
Tee Times
Napa $27
Mount Shasta Resort Mount Shasta $55
Mount Saint Helena Golf Course
Tee Times
Calistoga $5
Vintner's Golf Club
Tee Times
Yountville $10
Indian Valley Golf Club
Tee Times
Novato $20
Napa Golf Course at Kennedy Park
Tee Times
Napa $12
Championship at Lake Shastina Golf Resort
Tee Times
Weed $29 - $45
Bennett Valley Golf Course
Tee Times
Santa Rosa $13 - $31
Beau Pre Golf Club
Tee Times
McKinleyville $10
The Links at Bodega Harbour
Tee Times
Bodega Bay $24
The Sea Ranch Golf Links
Tee Times
Sea Ranch $20
North Course at Foxtail Golf Club
Tee Times
Rohnert Park $25
Glenn Golf & Country Club Willows $43
Oak Creek Golf Course Red Bluff $10 - $13
Windsor Golf Club Windsor $27 - $52
Buckingham Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Kelseyville $17
Rooster Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Petaluma $32
Peacock Gap Golf Club
Tee Times
San Rafael $20
Chardonnay Golf Club
Tee Times
American Canyon $32
Lake Redding Golf Course Redding $12
Weed Golf Course
Tee Times
Weed $15 - $25
Churn Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Redding $5
Hidden Valley Lake Golf Course
Tee Times
Hidden Valley Lake $12
South Course at Foxtail Golf Club
Tee Times
Rohnert Park $10
StoneTree Golf Club
Tee Times
Novato $150
Northwood Golf Club Monte Rio $25 - $33
Silverado Resort & Spa - South Course Napa $109 - $169
Petaluma Golf & Country Club Petaluma $45
Vineyard Knolls Golf Club Napa N/A
Wilcox Oaks Golf Club Red Bluff $45 - $65
Redwood Empire Golf & Country Club Fortuna $51
North Course at Silverado Resort & Spa Napa $129 - $199
Brooktrails Golf Course Willits $15
Sugarloaf Golf Club
Tee Times
Santa Rosa $19
Mayacama Golf Club Santa Rosa $75
Trinity Alps Golf Course Weaverville $20
Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club Santa Rosa $125
Baywood Golf & Country Club Arcata $80
Bigfoot Golf & Country Club Willow Creek $45
The Golf Club Tierra Oaks Redding $90
Sonoma Golf Club Sonoma $175 - $225
Ukiah Valley Golf Course Ukiah $16 - $38
Riviera Hills Golf and Country Club Kelseyville $20
Valley of the Moon Golf Club
Tee Times
Santa Rosa $25
Sebastopol Golf Course Sebastopol $19
Napa Valley Country Club Napa $150
Del Norte Golf Club Crescent City $18
McInnis Park Golf Center San Rafael $19
Fountaingrove Golf & Athletic Club Santa Rosa $40 - $70
Riverview Golf & Country Club Redding $45 - $65
Shelter Cove Golf Course Whitethorn $15
Adams Springs Golf Course Loch Lomond $12
Scottish Links at Lake Shastina Golf Resort Weed $22 - $27
Healdsburg Golf Club at Tayman Park Healdsburg $16 - $27
Allen's Golf Course Redding $12
Fairgrounds Golf Course Santa Rosa $12
Gold Hills Golf Club Redding $68
Benbow Valley Resort Garberville $23 - $25
Tucker Oaks Golf Course Redding $20
Richmond Country Club Richmond $75
River Tasalmi Golf Course Redding $15
Marin Country Club Novato $65 - $100
Shasta Valley Country Club Montague $23
Black Rock Golf Course Cobb $12
Eureka Golf Course Eureka $14 - $25
Meadowood Golf Course Saint Helena $65
Little River Inn Golf Course Little River $20
Kings Valley Golf Course Crescent City $12
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