The Best Golf Courses in Wenatchee Valley
The Wenatchee Valley is lush with natural beauty. Gorgeous, monumental mountains overlook winding, calm rivers. The region’s breathtaking activity means that it’s home to scenic golf courses, where the biggest hazard is getting distracted by the scenery! We love golfing in Washington, so we compiled a helpful guide to the best Wenatchee golf courses.
2695 Golf Drive
Malaga, WA 98828
Three Lakes golf course is a Par 69 course just four miles from Wenatchee. The course features medium-sized greens of bent grass that will test the short game of all golfers. Bordered by the Cascade Mountains to the West and the Columbia River to the east, it has some of the most scenic views of any golf course in Washington. PGA-certified teachers lend their skills for individual lessons to improve your game. They host many tournaments throughout the year, including the Three Lakes Classic in May and a Father/Son Mother/Daughter tournament in June.
2920 8th St SE
East Wenatchee, WA 98802
In 2002, The Highlander Golf Course opened for play high above the mighty Columbia River. The Par 70 course features magnificent views and Scottish links style golf holes. The course was originally designed by golf architect, John Steidel, and built by Jim Haley. Situated 800 feet above the Columbia, all players levels will enjoy this course. In 2011, deciduous trees were added to the front nine, a spectacular water feature was built between holes 2 and 3. In the spring of 2013, two brand new holes were built (17 & 18) and major changes to four others (10, 14, 15, &16), plus the addition of evergreen trees and more water hazards.
1600 North Country Club Drive
East Wenatchee, WA 98802
Established in 1923, the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club is one of Washington’s top golf courses, and it has hosted many PNGA and USGA events over the years. The back nine of this 18 hole par 72 was remodeled in 2003, with an irrigation pond between holes 13, 14, and 15. The clubhouse was renovated in 2004, to provide guests with the finest experience in golf, dining, and service. The clubhouse features a pool and a restaurant with excellent dining options.
1050 Bear Mountain Ranch Road
Chelan, WA 98816
PGA professionals recently named Bear Mountain one of six favorite new golf courses in the country. With its spectacular lake and mountain views, it’s easy to see why this is one of the best golf courses in Washington. Further up the Columbia River from Wenatchee, the course sits above Lake Chelan’s south shore, and it takes advantages of the terrain’s rolling hills and natural plateaus. It’s not uncommon to spot wildlife—like a roaming deer—pass through the course. The course is cart-only, and each cart is equipped with brand new GPS systems. Golfers of all skill levels will relish Bear Mountain’s challenges and natural beauty.