Cooler Climes at 6,200 Feet Above Sea Level

By James McAfee

The addition of the deluxe 154-room Edgewood Tahoe Lodge in June 2017 has turned the venerable Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course into a world class “must-see” destination for golfers wishing to enjoy the same VIP service and exquisite conditions you’d expect at the top private clubs in America as well as for other travelers looking for luxury accommodations to pamper them.

Located on the southern tip of Lake Tahoe—called the jewel of the High Sierras—the 18-hole public facility, designed by George Fazio 50 years ago and touched up by his nephew Tom, offers a challenging, but fair test through meadows and pine forests. There are trees not only bordering the holes, but even a few in the fairways that must be avoided with tee shots and approaches. Water comes into play on 14 holes.

Just as important, especially on the closing holes, are the panoramic views of the blue waters of what is the second-deepest lake in America along with the snow-capped Sierras in the distance. More