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Fun Fairways: Golfing in Butte County

Tee up for a day on the greens in Butte Coun­ty. With tem­per­ate weath­er year-round, it’s always a good day to putt around on one of the four 18-hole golf cours­es in the area.

Pri­vate Clubs

Vis­i­tors to the area who are mem­bers of anoth­er pri­vate coun­try club can access the pri­vate Canyon Oaks Coun­try Club and Butte Creek Coun­try Club for rec­i­p­ro­cal play oppor­tu­ni­ties. Canyon Oaks fea­tures a Jim Sum­mers-designed cham­pi­onship lay­out with deep roughs, numer­ous ele­va­tion changes, and sparkling water fea­tures for a beau­ti­ful and chal­leng­ing expe­ri­ence, while Butte Creek boasts an oak tree-lined course, full-grass dri­ving range, the largest short-game facil­i­ty in the area, and a putting green.

Pub­lic Courses

Don’t wor­ry if you’re not a pri­vate club mem­ber, though — there are plen­ty of pub­lic play oppor­tu­ni­ties! In Chico, you can golf on tree-lined greens with deer, geese, turkey, and oth­er wildlife at Bid­well Park Golf Course for a more wild” golf expe­ri­ence. In Oroville, Table Moun­tain Golf Course is a flat, easy-to-walk course with fast greens and wide fair­ways, per­fect for new and casu­al golfers.

Putting Prac­tice

Those look­ing for short­er out­ings will enjoy a 6‑hole, 18 Par exec­u­tive golf course at Sky­way Golf Park.

From those who swing the irons dai­ly to the week­end war­riors, there’s a course for every play­er in Butte County.