Located off of Interstate 680, the city of Walnut Creek, California has plenty of exciting things to offer for someone looking to have some fun. Whether grabbing a bite to eat at one of Walnut Creeks many restaurants or shopping at some of the high end stores in the downtown area, the city has something for everyone. But when it comes to outdoor fun, one can not overlook the many golf courses in Walnut Creek.
Diablo Hills Golf Course
Built in 1975 and designed by Robert Muir Graves, Diablo Hills golf course is a 9- hole regulation length course located at 1551 Marchbanks Dr Walnut Creek, CA. To book a tee time on this very reasonably priced course call (925)939-7372.
With a course rating of 32.8 and a slope of 106 (30.8 9holes) the par 34 short layout rewards players with good golf shots. At 2302 yards Diablo Hills is one of easiest walk able Walnut Creek golf courses. Course Record 28 by Stuart Roloson.
Boundary Oaks Golf Course
Located at 3800 Valley Vista Rd Walnut Creek CA, and to test your skill at this course of age and beauty call (925)934-6211 for a tee time.
Robert Muir Graves lent his designing talents to another one of Walnut Creek’s golf courses. Boundry Oaks golf course opened in 1969 and is owned by the city of Walnut Creek, nestled in the foothills of Mt. Diablo the par 72 layout has 4 sets of tee boxes with yardages ranging from 5699 yards to 7110 yards. With a course rating of 74.1 and a slope of 130 Boundary Oaks offers a challenge to even the best golfer with the amount of water that comes into play and the abundance of mature trees including pine, weeping willows, and 100 yr old oaks. Course Record 63 by Pat Boyd & Rick Reinsberg.
Rossmoor Golf Course
The last of the Walnut Creek golf courses are located in Rossmoor, a nationally recognized senior retirement community located in the 1800 acre Tice Valley area of Walnut Creek. There are 2 courses on the property located at 1010 Stanley Dollar Dr. Walnut Creek CA with a total of 27 holes, for the golf shop (925)933-2607. The smaller of the 2 courses is the Creekside course which opened in 1965 and was designed by Desmond Muirhead. It is a 9 hole par 36 layout measuring 3088 from the back tees. The 18 hole Stanley Dollar course is the older of the two built a year before the Creekside course in 1964. Completing his “Hat Trick” in Walnut Creek, Robert Muir Graves designed, the par 72 layout that offers tee options ranging in yardages from 4704 yards to 6104 yards, slope is 127 with a rating of 69.3. Course Record of 65 by Ken Yuson. Both courses are similar in look with creeks running through them. Both courses are private due to the high amount of play by the residents.
Next time you are in the Walnut Creek area book a tee time at one of the golf courses, and the pros at O’Neill’s Green Services will agree you won’t be disappointed.