9 of the Best Poconos Golf Courses

The Poconos are home to seemingly endless picturesque landscapes. There are many golf courses in the Poconos, perhaps because these mountains make such a good setting. You will enjoy incredible views of the mountains while playing these challenging holes. Grab a club and hit the greens! There are so many gorgeous courses here designed by famous pros that offer unique games that you won’t want to miss a single one. Keep reading to find a list of the best courses in the area!

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Here Are Some of the Best Poconos Golf Courses

Blue Shamrock Golf Club

You’ll find a practice range and four sets of tees here that vary in yard length to accommodate golfers of all skill levels. They also provide golf lessons if you’d like to improve your game. Blue Shamrock Golf Club does have a dress code and club policies, so be sure to check them out before heading over.

Great Bear Golf Club

The course at Great Bear Golf Club boasts the distinction of being designed by Jack Nicklaus, aka the Golden Bear, and it’s the only one with this distinction in Northeast Pennsylvania. The course integrates three lakes, streams, wetlands, small bridges, and gently sloping hills. This presents you with a course that blends golf and aesthetics seamlessly.

Hideaway Hills Golf Club

Discover this 18-hole course with four lovely lakes, elevation changes, over 60 sands traps, and the signature Island Green at Hideaway Hills Golf Club. It’s quite a scenic course, flanked by trees and blue sky, making for an inspiring, if challenging, play.

Jack Frost National

You will enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding forest at this mountainous golf course. Jack Frost National is on the crest of Jack Frost Mountain, putting you in a spectacular location for taking in the scenery.

Mahoning Valley Country Club

Step out onto these rolling greens for a relaxing and natural experience. The Mahoning Valley’s Course is in the midst of a hardwood forest, and a flowing stream crosses through, adding beauty as well as a challenge.

Mountain Valley Golf Course

Come and find out why Mountain Valley Golf Course was rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by Golf Digest Magazine for service and value. It is newly remodeled and home to two 18-hole championship public golf courses.

Shawnee Inn Golf Resort

The Shawnee Inn Golf Course is uniquely flat in this mountainous area. Another interesting feature is that 24 out of its 27 holes are on an island in the middle of the Delaware River!

Split Rock

Split Rock is a 27-hole championship golf course with naturally undulating fairways and demanding water hazards. You can also attend a lesson or a clinic if you would like focused instruction.  

White Birch Golf Course

The 27-hole White Birch Golf Course used to be a dairy farm. Now, its 120 acres present a tough course for golfers with its rolling hills and strong north winds. Its location near Tuscarora and Locust Lake State Parks make for a great backdrop.

Relax at Mountaintop Lodge

After spending a day on some of the best greens in the Poconos, come back to the best-kept secret of the Poconos: Mountaintop Lodge. Take a moment to slow down in our cozy, rustic mountain lodge framed by fragrant, deep green pines and a beautiful deep blue lake. When you stay here, you enjoy complimentary access to all the amenities at Lake Naomi Club, which include pools, golf, tennis, and a community center with even more things to do and see.Spring Room

Stay in the bright and cheery Spring room for an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The clean simplicity of the room will invite you to unwind from the moment you step inside. Light washes in through the four windows and falls upon the comfortable bed and original hardwood floors. Wake up refreshed in the morning and head downstairs for a fresh, cooked-to-order breakfast.