Livermore Golf Courses
Livermore golf has a lot to offer. From the 27-hole NCGA course at Poppy Ridge to the 9-hole muni course in Springtown, there is something for golfers at every level.
Poppy Ridge is a Reese Jones built NCGA course (4280 Greenville Rd, Livermore, CA 94550, (925)456-8202). Its sister course Poppy Hills hosts the Pebble Beach pro-am every year. Poppy Ridge is a challenging layout over its 27 holes. The Zinfandel course (9 hole, 3,535 yds, Par 36, CR-74.8, S-141) Merlot course (9 hole, 3,593 yds, Par 36, CR-74.8, S-14) and the Chardonney Course (9 hole, 3,513 yds, Par 36, CR-74.8, S-141) make up the 27 holes. All 3 courses have many elevation changes and wind is usually a factor on all three. Rates for NCGA members are pretty good. You will usually save $20 or so on a round if you are a NCGA member.
The course at Wente Vineyards is another challenging design (5050 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550, (925)456-2475). Designed by “The Shark” Greg Norman in 1998 (18 hole, 6,949 yds, Par 72, CR-74.5, S-142) this 18 hole course used to play host to the Nationwide tour every year. It had a reputation as one of the hardest courses on the Nationwide schedule.
Las Positas is a great municipal golf course in Livermore (917 Club House Dr, Livermore, CA 94551, (925)455-7820). It has a nice 18 hole course built in 1966 by Robert Muir Graves. (18 hole, 5,709 yds, Par 72, CR-68.2, S-116) as well as a small executive course (9 hole, 2,034 yds, Par 31). Las Positas has a wonderful junior program called “juniors at Las Positas” that is highly affordable and allows kids of all ages to compete for prizes.
Springtown golf course (939 Larkspur Dr, Livermore, CA 94551, (925)455-5695) is a nice 9 hole course (9 hole, 2,769 yds, Par 35, CR-35, S-114) which has a great men’s club that hosts tournaments every week. It has seen some owner changes in the last couple years and because of this the course is in great shape. Best thing of all is the greens are rolling better than ever.
Livermore golf courses have a lot to offer. With the exception of Springtown, All three golf courses have driving range practice facilities. Springtown has a great chipping green with a huge bunker and a nice practice green as well. The owners and employees at Forever Putting Greens love there hometown Livermore golf courses. We grew up on them and continue to support them!
If you need more info or would like to sharpen you’re putting skills with a backyard putting green, contact the pros at Forever Putting Greens.
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