DarkHorse Golf Club in Auburn, California

One of the top golf courses in California, DarkHorse Golf Club is a championship 18-hole course that defines the California Gold Country golf experience. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Auburn, DarkHorse Golf Club features lush fairways and greens surrounded by ancient oaks, grassy meadows, green hillsides, natural wetlands and streams. The pristine 7,096-yard, par-72 course blends into the natural harmony of the foothills, a landscape with golden hills studded with oak trees and canyons brimming with fragrant pine trees.
With five sets of tees, DarkHorse Golf Club is a challenging layout that promises an exciting game for all level of golfers. Named one of Golfweek's Top 10 Courses to Play in California, Dark Horse is a spectacular course with breathtaking scenery, excellent practice facilities and a golf academy.

Hours: Tee times start at 7:30 AM - March 12 - October 31
Prices: $35 - $69 - Different Morning, Midday & Twilight Rates for weekends and weekdays. Range Balls - $5 & $10

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Practice Facilities - Located in a peaceful oak tree forest, DarkHorse Golf Club features excellent practice facilities with a driving range with 25 grass tee stations, target greens, two natural putting and chipping areas, fairway and green side bunkers, and an uneven lie area to provide a unique learning experience. The DarkHorse Golf Academy offers state-of-the-art learning programs and lessons with PGA professionals in a coaching environment designed to help you develop the inner game of golf.

Top 10 Golf Course in California - A masterpiece carved out of the California Gold Country landscape, DarkHorse has garnered many accolades over the years, including Golf Magazine’s Top 100 You Can Play in America. DarkHorse Golf Club was named one of the top 10 courses in California by Golfweek and one of Golf Digest’s Best New Affordable Public Courses. The Sacramento Bee voted the club as its No. 1 course to play in the Sacramento area.

How experienced do you have to be to play this course? Nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills, DarkHorse Golf Club features a challenging and diverse layout with spectacular scenery. With five sets of tees, playing between 5180 to 7030 yards, DarkHorse promises an exciting and rewarding game for all level of golfers.

When is the first tee time? The course is open from mid-March until October 31. The first tee time is at 7:30 AM, with morning, mid-day and twilight rates for weekdays and weekends.

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