As the snow melts throughout the High Sierra, our Elder Group Tahoe | Corcoran team in Truckee is looking forward to getting outside to visit our local Farmer’s Markets and on to the links this summer throughout the High Sierra.
To help you do the same, we have listed the most up-to-date details about the Truckee and Lake Tahoe public and private Golf Course opening dates and Farmer’s Market locations that are ready to share the fruits of their labor with you!
Read on for some local insight and reach out to Alison Elder at any time to learn more about owning or building a home in one of our many golf course communities in Lake Tahoe and Truckee.
PUBLIC GOLF COURSES IN LAKE TAHOE & TRUCKEE
It is time to tee it high and let it fly here in the High Sierra. To get you warmed up for a sensational summer golf season, we have done the research to let you know who is open now and what courses will be available soon for your enjoyment.
Opening May 28, 2021
Rediscover Tahoe’s most recently renovated course. With over $2 million in course improvements in 2020, golfers of all skill levels can enjoy enhanced play-ability, an improved pace of play and one of the region’s best alpine golf experiences. Highlights include: all new greens, redesigned tees, improved drainage, and more.
Opening May 21, 2021
With one of the most dramatic par 3s you will ever experience, this course on the outskirts of historic Truckee is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. Throughout its forest and mountain setting, there are elevated fees every time you turn around, creeks that run right along a few of the greens, and at dusk … you just may hear a local coyote howling in the late-afternoon breeze.
Old Greenwood is one of America’s top 100 golf courses It initially opened as a private club, yet now welcomes golf enthusiasts to its semi-private course from all over the world. Designer Jack Nicklaus did a superb job of designing the course that today is wrapped in and around some of the most exceptional architecturally designed golf course homes in the West.
Opening May 21, 2021
Gray’s Crossing is another attractive option to test your talent. This Peter Jacobsen-designed championship golf course is gently placed on a beautiful mountain meadow in the shadows of Mt. Rose.
Opening Late May or Early June 2021
Tahoe Donner Golf Course, voted “Best Golf Course in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee,” is a premier public course located 45 minutes from Reno/Tahoe Airport, 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe and only five miles from Downtown Truckee. This 18-hole, par-72 championship course is known for its scenic fairways and fast greens that wind through towering pines. The natural surroundings work in tandem with the course itself, offering challenging yet fun opportunities for strategic playing and thoughtful club selection.
Opening June 4, 2021
Surrounded by six majestic Sierra peaks, The Links at Squaw Creek is a championship Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course in Lake Tahoe that rests serenely at the base of Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows.
This magnificent course is the culmination of ten years of extensive planning and careful handling of the environment. Renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed Links at Squaw Creek to preserve the unique beauty, natural wetlands, and wildlife habitat of Squaw Valley. The spectacular result is a natural Lake Tahoe golf course that blends in with its beautiful mountain surroundings.
Tahoe City Golf Course is a family friendly, 2700-yard 9-hole par 33 golf course that includes 1 par 5, 4 par 4’s, and 4 par 3’s. Golfers of all skill levels enjoy what we consider to be the best community golf course in Lake Tahoe.
In addition to its expansive views, Ponderosa Golf Course features 3,022 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35. This course has three sets of tee boxes for a fun but challenging golfing experience. It is also a perfect local spot to work on your chipping and driving techniques.
Historic Old Brockway Golf Course, on the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe, is a family-owned and operated 9-hole golf course, rated one of the best in America. Located on the corner of Highway 267 and North Lake Boulevard, Old Brockway plays to 3400 yards of quality, serene golf with two par 5s, two par 3s and five par 4s – a total par of 36.
PRIVATE GOLF COURSES AT LAKE TAHOE & TRUCKEE
Open May 21, 2021
Schaffer’s Mill Golf & Lake Club debuted in 2008 to immediate acclaim, being named the #1 New Private Club in California and among the Top 10 New Clubs in the Country by Golfweek magazine. Today it remains private to residents and members of the club. The outward or “Meadow,” nine ambles through firs, spruce, and Ponderosas at the base of a ridge, while the inward “Mountain” nine showcases elevation changes of up to 400 feet, with magnificent 360° views of the Martis Valley, Lookout Mountain, and the Carson Range.
Opening Early Summer
Weaving its way between forests, sun-drenched meadows and the clear alpine Martis Creek, the course Tom Fazio laid out here is the stuff of legend. It’s won a variety of awards but more importantly has become what Tom Fazio himself calls “as good as any I’ve ever designed.” Martis Camp homeowners with a Golf Membership enjoy exclusive privileges on both the 18 hole and Par 3 courses.
Opening in Late May
There couldn’t be a finer complement to the natural landscape at Lahontan than the remarkable talents of golf course designer Tom Weiskopf. Gently molding the course to the natural elements, Tom deftly blended classical and contemporary styles to create one of the most stunningly beautiful and purely enjoyable private golf courses ever designed. The legendary beauty of Lake Tahoe has finally met its master. The result is a golf course of distinction that will stand the test of time.
TRUCKEE & LAKE TAHOE FARMER’S MARKETS
OPEN FOR BUSINESS
You know summer is around the corner as our local and regional farmers bring all their fresh, ripe, and homemade goods to our hometowns this month! In addition to the opportunity to enjoy the fruits of their labor, it is an excellent way to get outside and support our local economy and all our farmer’s hard work. Make it a weekly date to savor all the scrumptious fresh food that is coming our way this month and throughout the sunny summer ahead.
Now Open through October 19, 2021
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Truckee River Regional Park
Now Open through October 7, 2021
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Here’s a wonderful, unique cabin offering stunning views of the Carson Range and nestled in a private and sunny setting. An established rental property, this “dome” cabin and the spacious over garage ADU are both excellent short or long term rentals with an established VRBO history. Filled with sunshine, enjoy the spacious and just refreshed front deck with a lovely mountain setting. The main “dome” house is 1,388 s.f. and offers a cozy, cool vibe with a unique open floor plan offering two bathrooms, one “official” bedroom plus plenty of room for guests in the sleeping loft. Enjoy the gas fireplace, lots of windows with pretty views and an efficient kitchen design. The ADU above the garage is a spacious 576 s.f. and offers an upscale and integrated floor plan with two entrances to the unit, one from the garage and a covered, private access, offering plenty of flexibility depending on intended use. Enjoy the large two car garage for your Tahoe toys and plenty of parking. A turnkey opportunity awaits with this terrific location and ready to go rental property! Here’s your 1031 exchange nestled in wonderful Tahoe Donner!
2 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | Spacious ADU
If you are considering a purchase or sale of Truckee-Tahoe property, now is a great time! Contact our Elder Group Team of professionals for a real estate consultation and/or more information. We deliver concierge level services to all of our clientele and award-winning results.