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Chambers Bay

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Address: 6320 Grandview Dr W, University Place, WA 98467-1060
Phone Number:
+1 253-460-4653
07:00 - 18:00
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Mon 08:30 - 18:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 18:00
Thu 08:30 - 18:00
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

With tawny fescue grasses, towering sand dunes, massive fairways, and...

With tawny fescue grasses, towering sand dunes, massive fairways, and breathtaking views of the Puget Sound and snow-capped Olympic Mountains, Chambers Bay brings the traditions of Scottish linksland to the Pacific Northwest. Located in University Place, Washington, this 18-hole, walking-only course provides an authentic links experience for players of every ability. Chambers Bay Grill is known for both its delicious food and panoramic views which makes it the perfect place to celebrate the end of a round or simply enjoy the splendor of the Puget Sound, the majestic Olympic Mountains and expansive golf course views. Frequented by golfers and locals alike, the Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a full bar service and an interesting list of Northwest wines. The Grill also hosts frequent specialty events including Winemaker, Brewmaster, and Distiller dinners. This 930-acre site also includes over two miles of saltwater shoreline, two and a half miles of urban creek and canyon. Enjoy a walk on the beach and over 5 miles of public trails or relax at Central or North Meadow.

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Awesome walking and beach access

Located adjacent to Chambers Bay Golf Club, the park and walk area is great! Bridge over the tracks, can walk north or south on the beach. Sunshine, wide beach, beautiful views... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
john k
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Located adjacent to Chambers Bay Golf Club, the park and walk area is great! Bridge over the tracks, can walk north or south on the beach. Sunshine, wide beach, beautiful views. Great activity for any day!

Thank john k
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding golf course - very different from the average parkland experience. I definitely recommend getting a caddy. As mentioned, the course plays differently and you will be thankful for the reads on the greens. You can't beat the views unless you're at Pebble!

Thank Bobwin1515
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to be anytime of the day! They have plenty of walking trails, soccer fields, fairly new playground with toys, beach play, dog park, clean bathrooms and of course plenty of parking. Its a safe place to be, just dont leave valuables in your car (which you shouldnt anywhere) Dont forget your camera for some great sunsets... More 

Thank tabithablack
Schertz, Texas
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115 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best I've played in over 35 years of golf. Yes, the greens were not good, but they were just reseeded with a native grass making the greens slow and bumpy. BUT, the layout and views are spectacular! First class operation from the moment you arrive. Facilities are easy on the eye and not dominant in any way.... More 

Thank Prohack36
Maple Ridge, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Was everything I was hoping for, after watching it as the 2015 US Open course. First thing and probably the most important; great staff! First employee to the last made sure everything was right for what I needed. From the guy at the check in desk, to the driver to the practice facility and back. Was great to see top... More 

Thank tak74
Portland, Oregon
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The good: The course layout is fantastic. The views are awesome. Having a personal caddie is well worth it for the advice and not carrying clubs up and down hills. Bunkers are in excellent shape with plenty of sand. This course is a great challenge. The bad: The golf course continues to struggle getting with their grass seed selection. I'm... More 

Thank Ken O
University Place, Washington
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you've never been, Chambers Bay is a must. The scenic views, challenging walking trails, children's play area and dog park make it a must. It truly offers something for everyone!

Thank SmurfetteBlue
University Place, Washington
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Hard to beat as a beautiful place to walk; ~3 miles totally flat, above the golf course and overlooking the Sound, Olympics, etc. Want a challenge? Take either end of the trail that goes down around the golf course and closer to the beach, but also goes up at the end of your trek. Gorgeous views, lots of nice people... More 

Thank LAT46
Chicago, Illinois
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I love the fact that the course is entirely within a quarry and you go up and down and continually look at the whole course from different angles. We went for the personal caddie option and mine offered a bunch of sage advice although executing heretofore mentioned advice was more difficult than not. Course is challenging but I managed to... More 

Thank wineglobelovers
Plano, Texas
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56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This course is different than any other you will see/play in the united states. While the links golf look may take a while to get use to, it offers its own special beauty. Course is very well maintained and I would recommend playing to anyone interested in golf. Not an easy course, so bring your A game!

Thank Mark H

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