Washington Golf Resorts

Updated: July 1, 2023

Silver Reef Resort (Loomis Trail Golf Course)

Loomis Trail

Loomis Trail was ranked as the No. 1 public course in Washington by Golf Digest (2005) and was the only Washington state course ranked in the nation’s Top 100. Loomis Trail combines the magic of scenic beauty and dry conditions suitable for year-round play.

The course was purchased by the Lummi Nation Indian Tribe and they have made sure the course has stayed true to its opening with great conditions and a layout which is one of the most challenging in the Northwest.

Loomis Trail also is partnered with the Silver Reef Casino Resort and has packages catered to the golfing crowd. A Stay and Play Package, Birdie Package and Eagle Package all offers golf, hotel stay and more.

There is plenty to like with the resort and the golf course. The resort features 206 rooms with views of Mount Baker and more.

Swinomish Golf Links

Swinomish Golf Links

Course in Anacortes is owned by the Swinomish Indian Tribe. Course was called Similk Beach Golf Links before changing its name. Resort is called Swinomish Casino Resort. Eight holes are nestled between Fidalgo Bay and Similk Bay with Mount Baker as a backdrop. Swinomish Golf Links is an 18-hole Par 72 course located on beautiful Fidalgo Island, just 2 hours north of Seattle, Washington.

Sun Country RV Resort

Sun Country Golf Course

Located 90 minutes east of Seattle and a few minutes off Interstate-90, Sun Country features an alpine course carved out of the trees. The yardage might be short for some, but the course plays long when the winds blow off the nearby slopes of the Cascade Mountains. Hole 15 is a par-3 memorable hole that tees off from the top of a hill to a green about 100 feet below. Club selection can be a challenge. The RV park features full hookups and is close to outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, rafting and more.

Sun Country Golf and RV Resort has recently opened its new 9 Iron Bar & Grill to add to its 18-hole golf course. The all new 9 Iron Bar & Grill is loaded with “Modern Farm” features, including a 26’ tall interior beam ceiling with cupola, rich wood finishes, an indoor-outdoor fireplace, oversized windows, a 23-foot-long Live Edge solid top bar, floating shelves back bar filled with brand name whiskeys, bourbons, scotch, vodkas, liqueurs, wines and more. Indoor-Outdoor seating is complete with two, 10 foot roll up garage doors that overlook a newly designed putting green. 

7Cedars Resort

Cedars at Dungeness

The Jamestown S’kallam Indian Tribe opened in 1995 and purchased the Dungeness Golf Club in 2006 and renamed it The Cedars at Dungeness.

The golf course promotes itself as one of the driest in the Pacific Northwest, being located in the Olympic Rain Shadow.  The 7Cedars Casino opened its hotel in 2021, giving it the final piece to become a full-fledged resort. While the casino is the engine that drives the resort, The Cedars at Dungeness attracts several visitors from out of the area.

Semiahmoo Resort

Semiahmoo Resort Course

Semiahmoo Resort, which is located in Washington’s northwest corner in Blaine, offers guests the chance to play an Arnold Palmer designed championship golf course near the Canadian border.

After the resort closed the hotel in 2012, Wright Hotels, a Seattle-based management company, came in to buy the property and pumped millions into renovations. Semiahmoo Resort with it’s 212-room destination hotel features a pool, full-service spa, fitness center, multiple and diverse restaurants. Semiahmoo Resort is a great place to get pampered and play excellent golf.

Little Creek Casino Resort (Salish Cliffs Golf Club)

Salish Cliffs Golf Course

The Squaxin Island Indian tribe got involved in the resort business with its Little Creek Casino. Then came a hotel. Then a concert hall. And then came the award-winning Salish Cliffs Golf Course, designed by Gene Bates in 2012. The course gives the Little Creek Casino Resort something for everyone. For those who like a first-class hotel, you are covered. Good food? Covered again.

Need to see a show? The resort has big name entertainment, concerts and boxing. With the opening of the Salish Cliffs Golf Course, the resort boasts one of the top courses in the Pacific Northwest. In fact, the course was ranked among the top new courses in the country in 2012. The course winds through trees and features plenty of water and sand to keep your attention throughout the round.

The Little Creek Casino Resort also has an RV park with 44 sites and access to an exercise room, heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub. 

There are seven restaurants and the Seven Inlets Spa.

Kahler Mountain Club

Kahler Mountain Club

Kahler Mountain Club, in Leavenworth, features a challenging golf course and plenty of chances to see Central Washington’s forested beauty. If you are a golfer, then the Leavenworth resort (located at Lake Wenatchee) has 18 holes to challenge you. If you are a skier, then there are miles of cross-country trails and nearby Stevens Pass for some downhill action.

The resort was created in the late 1980s by a couple of logging families was recently purchased by Scott Pyree, a local businessman. The resort was formerly known as Kahler Glen. The course might not be long (measuring 5,893 yards from the tips) but the fairways are protected by tall trees and with some elevation changes, you’d better hit it straight. The resort also boasts an aqua driving range.

Port Ludlow Resort

Port Ludlow Resort

Port Ludlow has been a golfers’ favorite for years, and for good reason, the tranquil setting amongst the trees makes playing the 18-hole course literally a walk in the park.  The resort sits on the northern tip of Hood Canal with views of the Cascade Range and the Olympic Mountains.

Most people who travel to Port Ludlow Resort usually make a weekend stay out of it, playing 18 holes and then settling in for the night at the 37-room boutique waterfront inn or finding lodging in nearby Port Townsend. There’s also plenty to do, including kayaking, bike riding, hiking and checking out the sights and shops in Port Townsend.

Apple Tree Golf Resort

Apple Tree Resort

One thing is sure, once you’ve played Apple Tree, you’ll want to play it again. The par-3 apple-shaped 17th green with an elevated tee box can be intimidating. The good news it the green measures more than 10,000 square feet making for big target. While the 17th get all the press, there are 17 other memorable holes that will create a lasting impression. Apple Tree has partnered with the Best Western Ahtanum Inn for lodging packages. If you are thinking about relocating, you might want to explore the housing opportunities in the community bordering the golf course.

Suncadia Resort


One of the newest resorts in the state of Washington is Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. The first course to open is called Prospector. The second course to open is the private Tumblecreek, and the third, Rope Rider, was added to the stable of courses at the resort.

All are considered among the top golf courses in the Pacific Northwest. The resort is part of a large housing community with all of the amenities you’d expect to find at a top-notch resort. There is also a hotel and plenty of shopping to found at the resort and in the nearby town of Cle Elum.

Skamania Resort


Since opening in 1993, Skamania Lodge has been the perfect type of weekend getaway for golfers around the Pacific Northwest.  Tucked on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River, the Skamania Lodge features a hotel with nearly 200 rooms, a place for businesses to bring in outside conferences and outdoor activities for the non golfers in the group. The 18-hole course has turned into something different: a 9-hole executive course, disc golf course and more.  There are also plenty of other things to do nearby, including visiting Multnomah Falls and a walk to the top.

Sage Hills Golf & RV Resort

Sage Hills Golf & RV Resort

Sage Hills Golf and RV Resort is one of those laid-back places you love to come back to. A new owner has been busy upgrading the entire facility.  The course is fun and challenging and the facilities are well maintained.  For RVers there are 42 level sites with full hook-ups. Also on property is a swimming pool, laundry, a full-service restaurant and lounge that can accommodate up to 100 people. The course is 18 holes with a par of 71 and is located 17 miles south of Moses Lake along highway 17.

Gamble Sands

Gamble Sands

This is what the beginning a golf resort looks like. It started with the award-winning David McLay Kidd-designed golf course in Brewster, Wash. and continued with the villas at Gamble Sands, a restaurant and putting course. Now up is the Quicksands Course, a shorter course also designed by Kidd, giving the place more of a resort feel with two courses, lodging and more. A second championship course by Kidd is also under way and should open in a couple of years.

Clearwater Resort (White Horse Golf Club)

White Horse

The Suquamish Indian Tribe first got into the resort business with the opening of its Clearwater Resort near Kingston. And more recently, the tribe bought the White Horse Golf Club to give it yet another amenity for the resort. The White Horse Golf Club has undergone some subtle tweaks since the casino bought it and it added a spectacular clubhouse that overlooks the 18th green. The hotel features 85 waterfront rooms, a spa and plenty of meeting spaces to lure businesses in from out of town. The casino has four restaurants with a variety of options.