Setting up to a drive a ball off the tees on a par five is one of the best feelings in the world. With scenic views of mountains, lakes, and evergreen forests, losing a ball and getting another bogey isn't even that bad. In Bellevue, golf is a popular hobby among the locals - rain or shine. Enjoyed solo, or with a group. 

The Golf Club at Newcastle

For stunning, panoramic views of Lake Washington, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, and the Seattle and Bellevue skylines, book a tee time at The Golf Club at Newcastle. This 36-hole championship golf course is split into two courses - the Coal Creek Course runs 7,024 yards from the back tees and the China Creek course stretches 6,632 yards. Both offer challenging layouts with undulating hills and exciting encounters with natural preserved areas. The club also features an 18-hole putting course called the Rusty Putter, with its own water features, bunkers and roughage.

Expect no less than a state-of-the-art practice facility at Newcastle, featuring grass tees and mats on the covered and heated range, chipping and putting greens, practice bunkers, grass bunkers, and mounding. Wind down at the Calcutta Grill, offering nutritious grub and signature cocktails with an uninterrupted panoramic view. 

Photo credit: The Golf Club at Newcastle

2024 KPMG Women's PGA Championship

There are plenty of country clubs around Bellevue, and Sahalee Country Club in neighboring Sammamish is hosting this year's 2024 KPMG Women's PGA Championship. Book your travel plans to Bellevue and add the most prestigious major championship in women's golf to your itinerary for June 21 - 23. Qualifying military members and juniors 15 years and under are eligible for complimentary admission. 

Watch the best players in the world take on this majestic course designed by Ted Robinson in 1969 and renovated by Rees Jones in 1996. Sahalee Country Club takes its name after the Chinook phrase “High Heavenly Ground.”

The par-72 layout was carved out of the tall, majestic Cedar and Douglas Fir trees native to the Pacific Northwest and is consistently ranked among America’s greatest courses.

Photo Credit: KPMG Women's PGA Championship

Casual Golf at Forum Social House

Arrive at the Forum Social House to show off your golf swing or your putting skills while enjoying fantastic food and beverage service.

The Topgolf Swing Suite is a virtual golf experience and it includes over 100 virtual courses from around the world. You can also hurl a football, play soccer, or perfect your baseball pitch. There's a dedicated server and full menu available at each bay reservation. You can also book out the clubhouse for those special affairs. 

There's also a miniature golf course at Forum, but make no mistake - this is not your average astro-turf and windmill type mini golf. par1 is a course with a UFO., unicorn, and even the Game of Thrones inspired golf throne. 

Photo of Topgolf Swing Suites. Credit: Forum Social House

Bellevue Golf Course

Evergreen forests, galore! The Bellevue Golf Course is a tree-lined municipal course that is great for beginners and intermediate golfers. Located in the Bridle Trails area, the 18 hole, par 71 golf course has a variety of holes with dog legs, strategic bunkering, and subtle slopes on the greens.

The range is well loved by local golfers for its clearly marked range distances, 46 spacious and heated range stalls, and trees in the distant backdrop that help you spot your ball. 

Tee Up 24 Golf Club

Indoor golf courses are secretly a gem, and Bellevue knows it. At Tee Up 24 Golf Club, you can play your favorite PGA level courses in a state of the art facility - around the clock. Open 24 hours a day, there are two golf simulator bays and you can participate in tournaments, win prizes, and learn to improve your game with deep insights into ball and club data. There are also putting areas, if your putter is feeling lonely.

Photo credit: Tee Up 24 Golf Club

Monster Mini Golf

The Marketplace at Factoria is where the locals go to hang out. There's retail, dining, and the Monster Mini Golf. Like many things in Bellevue, this miniature golf experience is an elevated version of family entertainment, featuring glow-in-the-dark mini golf, bowling, virtual reality, an arcade, and a laser maze.

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