One of five courses owned and operated by the City of Spokane Parks & Recreation, the Creek at Qualchan Golf Course is a Bill Robinson design that debuted in 1993. Its tree-lined fairways are laid out on hilly terrain, where a small stream and a handful of ponds come into play.
The Indian Canyon Golf Course is set on the side of a deep gorge, overlooking the city of Spokane. Laid out by H Chandler Egan in 1930, this heavily forested, hilly track has hosted three national amateur public links championships down the years.
The fairways of the Robert Muir Graves-designed 18-hole layout at Canterwood Golf and Country Club weave around a substantial residential development to the north of Gig Harbor, forming a tough test of golf for members and their guests.
Washington National Golf Club combines world-class golf with the beauty, history and traditions of the University of Washington.
Situated just outside Port Orchard, the public course at McCormick Woods Golf Club was laid out by architect Jack Frei, first opening its doors to golfers in the mid-1980s. The course occupies heavily forested terrain, with a number of holes routed around elements of housing.
Rope Rider is the newer of the two public layouts at the Suncadia Resort, opening for play in 2011. Designed by the Texan-based Jacobsen Hardy firm of architects, the course is laid out next to the local Tipple Hill landmark, which consists of tailings from an old mining operation.
Carved out of dense Northwest woodland, the course at Trophy Lake Golf & Casting was fashioned by architect John Fought at the tail end of the 1990s.
Debuting in 1992, the Apple Tree Golf Course is the focal point of a residential development within the Apple Tree resort. The par three 17th, which plays to an apple-shaped island green, is considered by many to be one of the best golf holes in the Evergreen State.
Inglewood Golf Club was established in 1919 and within two years of its formation, architect A.V. Macan and Seattle professional Bob Johnstone had shaped an 18-hole course on the gentle slopes overlooking Lake Washington.
Kalispel Golf and Country Club (formerly known as Spokane Country Club) moved to its present location in 1910. Thirty-six years later, the club was chosen to host the first US Women’s Open Championship, won by Patty Berg, the only one ever contested as match play.