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Northwood Golf Club

19400 Highway 116, Monte Rio, CA 95462-9716
+1 800-330-1167
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Scenic golf course with redwoods

The golf club is really special on the North shore of the Russian River. Never got a chance to play... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
Jerusalem, Israel
Best 9 Holes in Northern California

We discovered Northwoods Golf Club about 20 years ago when our friends were married. We did not... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Nancy B
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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Built in 1928, this 9-hole golf course, nestled among majestic redwoods, is a classic.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pro shop” (4 reviews)
“redwood trees” (4 reviews)
“russian river” (5 reviews)
19400 Highway 116, Monte Rio, CA 95462-9716
+1 800-330-1167
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

The golf club is really special on the North shore of the Russian River. Never got a chance to play but we visited their restaurant which was just mediocre. We had breakfast and there was nothing extraordinary that was server, but we enjoyed the scenery.

Thank BasicsTouring
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We discovered Northwoods Golf Club about 20 years ago when our friends were married. We did not play it back then, but we vowed we would be back. Our recent trip is our 5th time at Northwoods. The course was designed by Alister McKenzie, the...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent a couple nights in Monte Rio CA to celebrate our anniversary. We arrived late in the afternoon and wanted a late lunch. The only place open at that time was the Northwood Golf Club. Beggars can't be choosers so we...More

Thank Marsha T
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Have played here several times on two different trips. Playing among the tall trees is a kick. People are friendly. Greens are challenging. Not too long & very playable. The crew does a nice job keeping it in decent shape with the challenges of having...More

Thank SleepyEyeMike
Reviewed 17 October 2015

My wife and I drove up from Napa to play this gem in the trees. Found a coupon for $5 off in the wine country guide which made it even better. Paid $80 total for us both which included green fees, club rental, and power...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful course!!!! Nestled inthe woods.... Challenging-but playable!!!! Would absolutely play here again!!!! There is a wonderful restaurant attached which has great food!!!

Thank SuzyQLA
Reviewed 17 September 2015

After a long journey and arriving at our hotel to be told that they had closed the restaurant for the season, we headed out to the golf club. The setting is amazing set in the redwood trees. We had our lunch outside, took a little...More

Thank LJWilks
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Unique experience golfing among the giant redwood trees. Course in great condition and facilities very good. Best to book in the mornings before it is too crowded (in season). Can have excellent drinks on the veranda of the restaurant and bar near the pro shop...More

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 7 April 2015

For the views of the lovely redwoods, we find that Northwood Golf Club is so relaxing. One feels "tiny" amongst these gorgeous redwoods. It is also along the Russian River. One can opt to play 9 or 18 holes and the rates are reasonable. On...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We stayed close to the course for a week in July and played several times. Course condition was fantastic .... never had a bad lie or a bumpy putt. All the reviews rightly mention the amazing redwoods that line every fairway. In addition to the...More

Thank David R
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