Designed by Andy North and architect Roger Packard, the forested front nine at Whitetail Club & Resort is routed around wetlands with holes on the more open back nine ending around a sparkling man-made lake.
A 27-hole golf complex, the Sun Valley resort features the Trail Creek layout as its main 18-hole course. Particularly strong on the front nine, it also boasts two impressive par threes at holes 10 and 17 on the back nine.
The respected architect A.V. Macan added nine holes to the original 9-hole course at Hillcrest Country Club in the late 1950s and Robert Muir Graves renovated the layout a decade later.
Jug Mountain Ranch occupies a 1,400-acre site that lies under the towering peak of Jughandle Mountain. With three quarters of the property set aside for the course, there’s plenty of space for golf to integrate with nature.
One of two layouts operated by the City of Boise Parks Department, Quail Hollow Golf Course is a Robert von Hagge and Bruce Devlin co-design that opened in 1982 under the name “Shamana”.