A small city home to around 8,852 residents with a friendly atmosphere best describes Woodlake, CA. This city is blessed with natural beauty, and is surrounded by olive and citrus orchards. Just a short drive away from the world renowned Sequoia National Park, one will have an up-close experience with nature when visiting Woodlake. There is also Bravo Lake, an irrigation facility located within the premises of the city that provides walking opportunities and birdwatching activities.
It is also a good place for golfers with its famous golf course – Sawtooth on the St. John. Woodlake is also near other famous golf courses such as the Visalia Country Club, Valley Oaks Golf Course and Three Rivers Golf Course. Be sure to visit these golf courses while staying at your Woodlake inn.
Hanks Woodlake Ranch Golf (formerly Sawtooth)
21730 Ave 332
Woodlake, CA 93286
Located just two miles away from the center of the city is the Sawtooth on the St. John, now called Hanks Woodlake Ranch Golf. It is a public golf course in Woodlake, CA. Hanks Woodlake Ranch Golf offers excellent facilities to golfers. It has abundant and well-maintained greens surrounded by walnut trees. The magnificent views of St. John's River and Sawtooth mountains serve as the backdrop of Hanks Woodlake Ranch Golf.
The course publicly opened in 1998 with nine holes, and later expanded to an 18-hole course in 2002. It has a total golf area of 2,770 yards for a par of 35. Its amenities include a chipping area, putting green and a teaching pro. The greens are Bent Grass while its fairways are Bermuda.
Visalia Country Club
625 N Ranch St
Visalia, CA 93291-4317
Located near the city of Woodlake, CA, just two miles away from the heart of Visalia is the Visalia Country Club. This 18-hole golf course has more than 6,668 yards with a par of 72. It was opened in 1922 and is being managed by Rick Evans. Visit this golf course while staying at your Woodlake Bed and Breakfast.
Valley Oaks Golf Course
1800 S Plaza St
Visalia, CA 93277
Located in Visalia not too far from Woodlake is the Valley Oaks Golf Course. It's strategically located near Visalia's Plaza Park. It first opened with an 18-hole course and has undergone major improvements, and now has 27 holes of great golf. The course is surrounded by old native oak trees, pines trees and eucalyptus. It also has its three classic 9-hole layouts which golfers can play in 18 different hole rotations.
Three Rivers Golf Course
41117 Sierra Dr
Three Rivers, CA 93271
This 9-hole golf course located in Three Rivers offers 2,739 yards of golf with a par of 35. It officially opened in 1962 and was designed by Bob Putman, who is also the present general manager of the course.