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Chambers Bay

6320 Grandview Drive West, University Place, WA 98467-1060
+1 253-460-4653
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A Brilliant Layout with Stunning Views — A "Must Play" Track for Enthusiastic Golfers

Chambers Bay Golf Course has a wicked reputation. It's built on the remains of an old quarry, the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Constant Traveller
A must play at least once

We chose the prior to 7:30am for cheaper price. I hate getting up early but this was worth it. Fun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
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With tawny fescue grasses, towering sand dunes, massive fairways, and breathtaking views of the Puget Sound and snow-capped Olympic Mountains, Chambers Bay brings the traditions of Scottish linksland to the Pacific Northwest. Located in University Place, Washington, this 18-hole, walking-only course provides an authentic links experience for players of every ability. Chambers Bay Grill is known for both its delicious food and panoramic views which makes it the perfect place to celebrate the end of a round or simply enjoy the splendor of the Puget Sound, the majestic Olympic Mountains and expansive golf course views. Frequented by golfers and locals alike, the Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a full bar service and an interesting list of Northwest wines. The Grill also hosts frequent specialty events including Winemaker, Brewmaster, and Distiller dinners. This 930-acre site also includes over two miles of saltwater shoreline, two and a half miles of urban creek and canyon. Enjoy a walk on the beach and over 5 miles of public trails or relax at Central or North Meadow.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“puget sound” (21 reviews)
“dog park” (9 reviews)
“pro shop” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6320 Grandview Drive West, University Place, WA 98467-1060
+1 253-460-4653
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Chambers Bay Golf Course has a wicked reputation. It's built on the remains of an old quarry, the greens are weird, and the memories of the USGA debacle at the 2015 U.S. Open have the golf snobs blasting this layout for a thousand sins. Well,...More

1  Thank PilotMike2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the prior to 7:30am for cheaper price. I hate getting up early but this was worth it. Fun but challenging course. Very well organized with spotters on holes that are tougher. Plus a ride up the steepest hill. Be prepared for a lot...More

Thank lesliebauman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Played Chambers Bay with my son and it was an amazing experience in every possible way. The course is stunning visually and offers a great challenge to both the 2 and the 12 handicap level golfer. The views of Puget Sound and the mountains in...More

Thank Mark0313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't been out here in the past year and was blown away how far along the green conversion was. Personally, I loved the fescue greens, especially how good they were prior to the US OPEN. We will see how poa does with all the undulations........More

Thank GergN007
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This golf course is a must play for the Avett and recreational Golfer. It's where the PGA played the 2015 US Open. This is a walking course only and caddies are available if you want the experience of playing like the PGA players and they...More

Thank docwoo1
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I really like the course layout. But just as the world saw in the 2015 US Open, the greens are terrible. The management has tried for years to make the greens pure bent grass, but that doesn't work in the Pacific Northwest, Any amateur gardener...More

Thank Ken O
Reviewed 3 June 2017

While those who reside outside the Tacoma metro area may know Chambers Bay as the site of the 2015 US Open and other golf tournaments, the locals know that the real charm of Chambers Bay is the paved hiking trail that surrounds the course. At...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 31 May 2017

All the trails here are well kept, beautifully paved and wide enough to accommodate walkers, joggers, people walking leashed-dogs, and people pushing baby strollers (great workout!!) There is no fee to walk the trails or to park. We arrived before 9 am on Memorial Day...More

Thank carrigancourt
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My son played the gold course and gave it his highest rating. I am not a golfer so I walked a nature trail above the course with gorgeous views of the course and the bay it surrounds. The community of University place is beautiful as...More

Thank twebb51
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Like many golfers, I watched the 2015 US Open on TV and marveled at the Chambers Bay landscape. Work took me to the Seattle area and I wasn't going to miss my chance to play it. Not knowing the demand for tee times, I made...More

Thank rfums2004
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