We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
As beautiful as it gets

It's too bad that the first review is so skewered. I've played Grizzly many times and yes sometimes... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Daniel S
Beautiful tranquil golf experience !

We found Grizzly Ranch Golf Club on tripadvisor for courses near Lake Tahoe. We wound up booking a... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Kevin O
,
Park Ridge, Illinois
Read all 37 reviews
23
All photos (23)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“minute drive”(2 reviews)
“layout”(6 reviews)
“ranch”(14 reviews)
About
Grizzly Ranch Golf Club is the #1 Ranked public-accessible golf course in the Sierra Nevada (Golf Digest 2014). Established in 2005, this is a Bob Cupp-designed championship course that can stretch out to 7400 yards but with five sets of tees can...more
Contact
4375 Grizzly Rd, Portola, CA 96122-5431
+1 530-832-4200
Call
Reviews (37)
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveller rating
34
2
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
34
2
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsminute drivelayoutranchcoursesroundsmembergolfholesrenoprosattitudetahoerent
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2018

It's too bad that the first review is so skewered. I've played Grizzly many times and yes sometimes it can be a little slow but not very often. If you come to the mountains to golf expect some looky loos as the panoramic views are...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We found Grizzly Ranch Golf Club on tripadvisor for courses near Lake Tahoe. We wound up booking a cabin and stayed and played two rounds here. It was well worth the drive from Reno ! This place is a hidden gem. We were treated like...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 18 September 2017

While vacationing in Tahoe for the first time and staying at the Northstar Village, my husband and I decided to make the hour and 10 minute drive to Grizzly Ranch to golf. We are average golfers ( he's a 14 and I'm a 20). We...More

3  Thank Denise B
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Our group of 3 stayed in one of the cabins and played golf every day. Gorgeous course, which is challenging but still fun for high handicaps like our group. Have played this course many times and it remains one of our favorites. Great staff, very...More

1  Thank 121dennisj
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the cabins with 5 other couples and played golf at Grizzly. Just a spectacular location with views to die for. The course was in great shape and the staff is very friendly and accommodating. The cabins are well equipped and clean. Would highly...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Found the golf course to be amazing. In addition, the staff was very professional and pleasant. The food at the turn was great as they were cooking burgers with all the fixings. I highly recommend this golf course

Thank 464ernestg
Reviewed 23 August 2016

"private" however outside play allowed on certain dates/times. Most level tees we have played on a mountain course Great turf - ball sits up nicely.

Thank stewart j
Van2013_13, General Manager at Grizzly Ranch Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thank you very much for reviewing our facility and I am glad you enjoyed your day. Hope we see you again soon, Van Van Batchelder, PGA GM/Director of Golf Grizzly Ranch Golf Club 530.832.4200

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Great course in great condition. The disappointed reviewer is probably often disappointed. If you can't have fun at Grizzly Ranch, you need a new attitude.

2  Thank Rsbabcock
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This place is fantastic. We has 4 couples on a Friday afternoon and could have asked for a better day. Great course, great condition, friendly staff, great pace of play. It's a challenge enough course for a scratch player but friendly enough for the higher...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Beautiful track in the portola-graeagle area. Definitely a course you need to play more than once. You'll want to get familiar with the layout and yardage carries if you want a good score. So manage your expectations the first time around and enjoy the course...More

1  Thank jun_r
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Sleepy Pines Motel
22 reviews
7.16 km away
Chalet View Lodge
334 reviews
11.38 km away
Gold Lake Lodge
22 reviews
23.42 km away
Long Valley Resort
2 reviews
23.63 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13 restaurants in Portola
Nichole's Coffee Depot
16 reviews
5.98 km away
Rico's Mexican Food
17 reviews
5.72 km away
The Family Corner
13 reviews
6.38 km away
Portola Frosty
11 reviews
4.81 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 attractions in Portola
Western Pacific Railroad Museum
54 reviews
6.78 km away
Golf Club at Whitehawk Ranch
30 reviews
17.77 km away
The Brewing Lair
31 reviews
17.92 km away
Sierra Hot Springs
35 reviews
30.94 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Grizzly Ranch Golf Club staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines