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Dragon Golf Course at Nakoma Resort

348 Bear Run, Nakoma Golf Resort & Spa, Clio, Graeagle, CA 96106
+1 877-462-5662
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Challenging, but fair golf course

The views from the course are mesmerizing. Probably one of the toughest courses I've ever played... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Spike94123
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Alameda, California
Experience the Dragon!

First of all the staff and service at the course was WONDERFUL! Hat's off to everyone for making me... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Mitchell M
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Berkeley, California
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We have many facilities including a brand new 42 room hotel, 12 villas, restaurant, bar and lounge, 18 hole golf course and much more.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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348 Bear Run, Nakoma Golf Resort & Spa, Clio, Graeagle, CA 96106
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The views from the course are mesmerizing. Probably one of the toughest courses I've ever played. Very well designed, and you have to think about placing every shot instead of trying to overpower it. Definitely not for beginners. People giving this course 1 star don't...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

First of all the staff and service at the course was WONDERFUL! Hat's off to everyone for making me feel so welcome. I played as a single and couldn't have had a better experience. Course is difficult, so don't expect an easy round. But enjoy...More

Thank Mitchell M
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Made a day of it with breakfast, 18 holes of golf then lunch. Food was very good. Cant beat the atmosphere there. I really like the course but not easy for us 20 handicapers.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

No question, the course is beautiful! But... bring lots of balls. Frankly, the course is so tricked out it's simply.... well, unfair. If you have a somewhat errant shot, you're doomed! Even good shots can result in a punishing result. The greens are brutal. Undulating,...More

Thank Don H
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Played here the first week it opened about 20 years ago. Very pretty course with spectacular views, but rediculously difficult!!! About half-way through the round, my friend, who was a +1 at the time, looked at me and said, "this place will never make it"...More

2  Thank LeeRosevilleCA
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I have played "The Dragon" several times. I just love this course. It is beautiful and is challenging up in the middle of the mountains. Definitely not a links course. Much up and down and over the ravine. I love the views!

Thank Katie S
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very friendly staff and a fabulous Frank Lloyd Wright designed clubhouse. Views are incredible. This is a very, very difficult course. Huge elevation changes. You cannot walk this course. The 6th hole is impossible. It should be redesigned. I played in late September of 2016....More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

What a impressive building, the view is wonderful. I had a Filet, it was delicious, my wife had Veal Piccata which she to throughly enjoyed. Service was slow, but got better when more servers arrived. I would like to go back soon.

1  Thank Buff2013
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Bit of a haul from the tahoe lake area but very much worth the drive. This was my favorite track played in the region. I can see why high handicappers struggle but choose the appropriate tees, pay attention to the helpful tips for each hole,...More

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Ok, Dragon is a bit of a schlep--but well worth it! This is the best golf value in the Tahoe area. Highway 89 is in great condition. The views on the way up are very scenic. It is reminiscent of what this area was like...More

Thank Maureen R
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Stan W
20 July 2016|
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Response from NakomaGuestRep | Property representative |
We have live music Friday nights. The sales vary week to week.
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If you are wanting to rent a Villa you would need to contact whichever staff is involved with the SVFOA (villa home owners association). If you are wanting to rent a home on Gold mountain you would need to contact the Gold... More
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