Walnut Creek Golf Courses

Walnut Creek Golf

Located just east of San Francisco in the heart of the East Bay, the Walnut Creek region of California is a hidden gem for golfers looking for a great destination for a weekend excursion or just a memorable day of golf. Spanning from Vallejo to Pleasanton, the Walnut Creek area is a top location for tee time seekers looking for discount tee times at courses crafted by noted golf course architects. Plus, the amazing Mediterranean climate allows tee time seekers to enjoy the spectacular links and parkland courses year-round and encourages them to enjoy the amazing scenery off the course by hiking around majestic Mount Diablo or spending the afternoon at an area vineyard.

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Golf Courses Near Walnut Creek, CA

Blue Rock Springs Golf Club - East

655 Columbus Pkwy,
Vallejo, CA 94591 United States

Known as one of the best courses in Solano County, Blue Rock Springs - East course in Vallejo, California, is an exciting 18-hole track featuring a stimulating layout and spectacular views - including the Golden Gate Bridge. With rolling fairways and a great variety of terrain, Blue Rock Springs- East’s layout provides golfers with the perfect test of their game. The heavily bunkered greens at Blue Rock Springs- East can be tricky, so players need to plan their approaches wisely to score well. Golfers can make a day of it by playing another round at Blue Rock Spring- West Course, a challenging 18-hole course that’s the perfect complement to the entertaining East Course.
Blue Rock Springs Golf Club - West

655 Columbus Pkwy,
Vallejo, CA 94591 United States

One of the more challenging public courses in the Bay Area, Blue Rock Springs - West course in Vallejo, California, is an 18-hole track that requires golfers to be precise with their shot making to score low. Featuring many elevation changes, Blue Rock Springs - West boasts an engaging layout with exciting risk-reward holes and amazing scenic vistas. With undulating greens and strategically placed bunkers, Blue Rock Springs - West encourages players to strategize their way around the course. Players who enjoy their time playing Blue Rock Springs- West will absolutely love its sister course, Blue Rock Springs- East, an entertaining 18-hole track that golfers will want to play again and again.
Chardonnay Golf Club

2555 Jameson Canyon Rd.,
American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

Considered one of the best golf courses in the Napa Valley, Chardonnay Golf Club in American Canyon, California, is an 18-hole course that is brilliantly routed through numerous vineyards. The surrounding vineyards of Chardonnay, Merlot and Pinot Noir give Chardonnay Golf Club a links-style feel. The open landscape at Chardonnay Golf Club can make for a tricky round of golf depending on how strong the wind is that day. The signature 8th hole at Chardonnay is a long par 3 that is considered one of the most fun holes in the state. Chardonnay Golf Club is one of the best golf courses in the Napa area and is the perfect complement to a day of wine tasting.
Dublin Ranch Golf Course

5900 Signal Hill Dr,
Dublin, CA 94568 United States

Dublin Ranch Golf Course is proud to be the first and only golf course in its namesake city of Dublin, CA. This Robert Trent Jones Jr. par 63 layout boasts 11 unique par 3s, five solid par 4s and two demanding par 5s. Experience 18 holes among rolling hills and valleys amidst a master planned community that offers panoramic views of the Livermore Valley and Mt. Diablo from every hole. Outstanding customer service and superb course conditions, highlighted by typically smooth and fast greens, are reflective of the most exclusive private clubs. The course’s efficient and imaginative design will typically see you through your round in less than four hours, after which you can total your scores and settle your bets in the spacious, full-service restaurant and bar. If you have not yet played Dublin Ranch, come discover a slightly shorter version of championship golf on one of the most uniquely challenging new golf courses in the East Bay.
Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club

580 S Kelly Rd,
American Canyon, CA 94558 United States

Considered one of the best courses in the Bay Area, Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf in American Canyon, California, is an 18-hole course that majestically weaves through the natural environment of the Napa Valley. Designed by World Golf Hall of Fame Member Johnny Miller, Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf features rolling hills, magnificent waterfalls and creeks, 27 acres of working vineyards and glorious cherry and oak trees. With panoramic views of Napa Valley, the signature 14th hole at Eagle Vines presents golfers with a difficult tee shot into an island green that contains four bunkers in each corner of the island. Beautifully combining the natural landscape of the wine country with a championship golf experience, Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf is a must play course for Bay Area golfers.
Franklin Canyon

Highway 4,
Hercules, CA 94547 United States

Franklin Canyon Golf Course is in the East Bay of Northern California, 20 minutes northeast of Berkeley and a short drive over the bridge from Vallejo. Nestled among gently rolling hillsides, mature oaks, and majestic gum trees, it's a true "Gem of the East Bay" and provides an outstanding test of golf for all skill levels. The many obstacles of the Robert Muir Graves design will keep the interest of all players. Two ponds, several tight doglegs, and large, undulating greens will test your skills and require precise tee shots. Each hole at Franklin Canyon Golf Course is truly unique and refreshing.
Hiddenbrooke Golf Club

1095 Hiddenbrooke,
Vallejo, CA 94591 United States

Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in the San Francisco Bay area is an award-winning, nationally-ranked golf course designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer. Hiddenbrooke Golf Club is the only course in Contra Costa, Marin and Yolo counties to receive a four-and-a-half-star-rating from Golf Digest. The golf course’s vast views, rolling fairways and elevated teeing areas, along with at least five sets of tees on every hole, allow golfers of all skill levels to enjoy Hiddenbrooke. Book your tee time today.
Paradise Valley

3950 Paradise Valley Dr.,
Fairfield, CA 94533 United States

Paradise Valley Golf Course, in Fairfield, California, has been voted the #1 golf course in Solano County for consecutive years. The course is conveniently located midway between San Francisco and Sacramento making it accessible from all cities in the Bay Area and greater Sacramento areas. Paradise Valley has a spectacular layout enhanced by oak-studded fairways and meandering creeks. It’s a favorite for golfers of all abilities who enjoy a walking round of golf. For the more experienced golfer who likes a challenge, the length of the golf course from the back tees will provide plenty of challenges; ball placement and club selection is key.
Poppy Ridge Golf Course - Chardonnay

4280 Greenville Rd.,
Livermore, CA 94550 United States

Considered one of the best public courses in the Bay Area, Poppy Ridge Golf Course - Chardonnay in Livermore, California, is a 27-hole golf facility designed by Rees Jones that boasts three stimulating nine-hole tracks: Chardonnay, Merlot and Zinfandel. Known as the most balanced course on the property, the Chardonnay Course features many scorable holes on its engaging layout. One of the “birdie” holes is the short par 4, 2nd hole which plays 305 yards uphill from the tips, but players shouldn’t get too comfortable because the green is protected by bunkers. The Merlot Course features exciting elevation changes and amazing vistas while the Zinfandel Course has three beautiful lakes and tricky greens.
Poppy Ridge Golf Course - Merlot

4280 Greenville Rd.,
Livermore, CA 94550 United States

Known for its scenic views of the surrounding vineyards, Poppy Ridge Golf Course - Merlot in Livermore, California, is a 27-hole facility with three distinct nine-hole tracks—Merlot, Zinfandel and Chardonnay—all nestled in the heart of wine country. The Merlot course is situated on a hilly landscape overlooking the other two courses, exposing it to tricky winds that challenge golfers throughout their round. Designed by the acclaimed architect Rees Jones, Poppy Ridge - Merlot was skillfully routed through the rolling countryside with many elevation changes and strategic bunkering to create the perfect test for golfers. The Merlot Course finishes dramatically with the par 5, 9th hole that plays 524 yards with a pond in play for the last 200 yards before reaching a well-bunkered green. The other two nine-hole courses at Poppy Ridge are equally as enjoyable. Zinfandel features a flatter landscape with three lakes while Chardonnay is hilly with well-guarded greens. No matter which loop Poppy Ridge Golf Course – Merlot is paired with, Bay Area golfers will find it to be robust combination.
Poppy Ridge Golf Course - Zinfandel

4280 Greenville Rd.,
Livermore, CA 94550 United States

A favorite among locals, Poppy Ridge Golf Course - Zinfandel in Livermore, California, is a special golf facility with 27 spectacular holes designed by the iconic Rees Jones. Each course at Poppy Ridge—Zinfandel, Merlot and Chardonnay—provides golfers with amazing views of the surrounding landscape. The Zinfandel Course features the smoothest topography of the three loops, but it certainly doesn’t lack character. Jones added more than 400 trees to the Poppy Ridge property and many of them are on the Zinfandel Course, adding to the challenge and beauty of the track. Boasting multiple water hazards, the Zinfandel Course requires golfers to be precise with their shots, especially on the tricky 18th hole, a 452-yard par 4 that plays uphill with a lake to the right of the green and deep bunkers on the left. Paired nicely with the Zinfandel Course, the Merlot Course boasts dramatic elevation changes and tricky wind conditions while the Chardonnay Course is known for its scorable layout and strategic bunkering.
Rancho Solano Golf Course

3250 Rancho Solano Parkway,
Fairfield, CA 94534 United States

Rancho Solano Golf Course, in Fairfield, California, has been voted one of the top courses in Solano County for consecutive years. The course is located midway between San Francisco and Sacramento, making it accessible from all cities in the Bay Area and greater Sacramento areas. Rancho Solano has an alluring layout in a beautiful country-club-like setting, with hilly terrain and undulating greens that add character to the course. Scenic lakes, elevated tees and well-placed bunkers contribute to the excitement of playing this golf course. Rancho Solano’s course conditions are consistent and known for being best-in-class.
Redwood Canyon Golf Course

17007 Redwood Rd,
Castro Valley, CA 94546 United States

Redwood Canyon Golf Course, formerly known as Willow Park Golf Course, is celebrated as one of the Bay Area’s finest and enjoyable golf destinations. Located in Castro Valley, the 18-hole golf facility is nestled away among the rolling hills of the east bay and is home to some of the most beautiful golf scenery in Northern California. Completely surrounded by breathtaking natural wild life including the San Leandro creek which comes into play on nearly every hole, the course offers some of the most unique golf around & is truly enjoyable for golfers of all levels.
San Ramon Golf Club

9430 Fircrest Lane,
San Ramon, CA 94583 United States

Golfers will be greeted with pristine course conditions and an exciting layout at San Ramon Golf Club in San Ramon, California. Just a short drive from San Francisco, California, San Ramon Golf Club is the perfect location for golfers to escape from it all and enjoy the simplicity of a relaxing game of golf. All 18 holes at San Ramon’ Golf Club are well-designed and challenging, and the signature 9th hole features an island green that will force golfers into a risk/reward shot.
Skywest Golf Course

1401 Golf Course Rd,
Hayward, CA 94541 United States

Located right next to the Hayward Executive Airport, Skywest Golf Course in Hayward, California, is a perfect spot for business golfers to grab a quick round on their way in or out of town. Designed by Bob E. Baldock in 1965, Skywest features a relatively flat layout that stands out as unique in an area known for considerable topography, and for most, this is a breath of fresh air! In addition to fantastic sites on the course, Skywest golfers can watch airplanes take off between shots as they make their way down the lush bluegrass greens and fairways.
The Bridges Golf Club

9000 S Gale Ridge Road,
San Ramon, CA 94582 United States

Gracing the lush foothills of Mt. Diablo, The Bridges Golf Club is located 35 miles east of downtown San Francisco. With the look and feel of the most exclusive country club, the Bridges is an 18-hole championship course with superior conditions as well as a distinct style and personality. The golf course has a rating of 75.0 from the back tees and a slope of 148, meaning it will certainly present a test for most golfers. Located amidst the rolling hills of San Ramon, this daily fee course offers narrowly-sloped fairways, quick greens and heavily-landscaped hillsides. Distinguishing features include two split fairways, elevation changes, and an 85-yard 18th green. The natural surroundings and scenery complete the ultimate public golf experience. Experience The Bridges Golf Club today.
Tilden Park

Grizzly Peak & Shasta Rd,
Berkeley, CA 94708 United States

Tilden Park Golf Course is in Berkeley, California, along the southwestern edge of Wildcat Canyon Regional Park and just minutes from the UC Berkeley campus. This par 70, 6,300-yard golf course offers something for golfers of all skill levels. With row upon row of stately redwood and verdant pine stretching out as far as the eye can see, Tilden Park offers a pine-scented oasis far from the hustle and bustle of daily life. As you play this magnificent William Park Bell, Jr. design, the only sound you'll likely hear is the swing of your golf club as you send the ball soaring above the trees. Tilden Park's signature first hole, a 420-yard par 4 straight uphill to an elevated green, is considered to be one of toughest starting holes in the Bay Area.