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North Lake Tahoe

North Lake Tahoe is known for being incredibly beautiful; the Sierra Nevada Mountains provide beautiful backdrops of the amazing golf courses in the area. The lake provides the perfect atmosphere. These discount golf opportunities are located in one of the best locations for golf in the nation. This area is known for being green in the summer and for having a variety of championship and executive golf courses. And the area surrounding Tahoe is rich with golf courses, as another 14 are within an hour's drive. The style of the courses vary almost from course to course, with course that meander through valleys, some that run the perimeter of Lake Tahoe, and some that curve up through the forested slopes. They all offer some of the most beautiful views in the area. And for golfing vacations it's hard to imagine a better climate, with warm springs and summers that generally stay in the low 80s, with a few stretches into the 90s but tends to cool off during the night. The area is also great for other activities and enjoying those money-saving golf discounts and coupons for your vacation.

Courses in the area are known for being long. Four courses are over 7000 yards in the area, creating challenging games for power hitters and short-gamers alike. Those who are serious about their short game should check out the Incline Village Mountain Golf Course. Full of par 3 and par 4s, this 3440-yard course is a par 58. Don’t let the numbers fool you- this challenging course requires incredible short-game and shot placement skills. Simple slip ups will have you falling far beyond that par. Golf Discounts will get you into these various courses, giving you the golfing excursion you want at an affordable price.

Course Descriptions – Just within North Lake Tahoe the golfing variety is amazing. Some of the highlights include the Incline Village Championship Golf Course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. where golfers can see the entire eastern shore of the lake at the 16th hole. The Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort golf course is one of the most affordable in the area even without special golf coupons and discounts. It's an 18-hole course with a par of 72, that has 9 holes in a mountain setting offering challenges with trees and obstacles, and 9 holes are in a meadow with an easier, straighter pace.

The Old Brockway Golf Course is a 9-hole course with a par of 35, and the first setting of the Bing Crosby Golf Tournament in 1934. It's an executive golf course that has such good sun exposure; it's often the first open and the last to close. It also has a "Dean Martin Loop" between holes 4 and 8, so named because it means you can get back to the clubhouse for a drink more quickly. The Old Greenwood Golf Course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and is a public course where you can get golf lessons from the pros. It's was rated one of the 10 best new public access courses when it was new in 2005.

These courses and the others in the area, as well as over a dozen in nearby cities, almost all feature putting and chipping practice greens, golf schools, passes and golf discounts for patrons. Some towns that dot the north part of the lake are: Alpine Meadows, Carnelian Bay, Crystal Bay, Incline Village, Kings Beach, Northstar, Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Truckee, West Shore.

Playing golf in North Lake Tahoe is easy with all the Lodging and golf vacation packages available. In addition, people visit Tahoe for all types of recreation. Fishing, rafting, helicopter tours and boat cruises are just some of the other fun summer activities. There's plentiful lodging in everything from quaint bed & breakfasts to luxury hotels, resort properties and private home rentals. North Lake Tahoe is easy to access via I-80 from California or areas in Nevada like Reno. There are also buses and an Amtrak that runs into nearby Truckee, making this an easy golfing destination to get to.