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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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Get ready to lose a lot of balls

Played here the first week it opened about 20 years ago. Very pretty course with spectacular views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roseville CA.
via mobile
Beautiful course

I have played "The Dragon" several times. I just love this course. It is beautiful and is... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Katie S
Danville, 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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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348 Bear Run, Nakoma Golf Resort & Spa, Clio, Graeagle, CA 96106
+1 877-462-5662
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank LeeRosevilleCA
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
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

Thank cf1616
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
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
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
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The Dragon course has some great golf holes and some overly difficult ones resulting in a frustrating round of golf. Although the course has removed 30 plus bunkers in recent years, it still suffers from being too narrow on many second shots. The bunkers were...More

Thank johnnyjumpstart
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Had a problem with animals destroying my golf bag in front of the clubhouse and they took care of everything in an efficient and professional manner. I highly recommend them for their concern about the customer. Also, the course was in great shape, June 7-8,...More

Thank j0escales
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Played over the holiday weekend with my 12 yr old son and it was not busy at all. We were able to play at a relaxed pace and really enjoy the experience. The course was in great shape, and some of the tee box views...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Very challenging course. The course is very well maintained; a great mountain course. Has a private club feel. Every staff member was welcoming and genuinely pleasant.

Thank M G
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Stan W
20 July 2016|
Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, there was no music the one time we were there.
24 May 2015|
Response from Vanessa F |
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