Designed by golf great Greg Norman, the 18-hole championship course is a picturesque 7,181-yard, par-72, upscale, daily-fee golf course tucked away in the scenic Livermore Valley, 50 minutes east of San Francisco.
The Course at Wente Vineyards opened in July 1998. With three distinct topographies, native woodlands, mature vineyards, and rolling hills of natural grasslands, The Course at Wente Vineyards offers extraordinary visual panoramas and a diversity of play unmatched in the Bay Area. Designed for both novices and pros, The Course has played host to the Livermore Valley Wine Country Championship, part of the PGA Tour’s Nationwide Tour.
The Grill at the Course at Wente Vineyards provides food and drinks for golfers daily and for the public Thursday to Sunday Find more information here.
The Grill and The Course at Wente Vineyards are closed for scheduled maintenance on Monday, August 28th and Tuesday, August 29th.
Host your next golf event in Wine Country. Located 50 minutes from San Francisco in the East Bay, our PGA professional staff will attend to every detail of your event by providing unforgettable golf, delicious cuisine, seamless service and incomparable value ensuring a memorable wine country experience for all your guests.
The Course at Wente Vineyards can accommodate any group size and our team can customize the event to achieve your goals. We welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you may have and invite you to schedule an appointment for a personal tour of our property with our Tournament Coordinator, Troy Cole. Come see the beauty of the Livermore Valley and The Course at Wente Vineyards.
Greens fees, golf carts, and practice balls prior to the event
Customized scorecards, cart signs, and contest signage
Bag handling and club cleaning
Beverage cart service
The Course at Wente Vineyards partners with multiple caterers for all of your food and beverage needs
Merchandise credit in Golf Shop for tournament players
Can I walk The Course or do I need to take a cart?
Due to the golf course’s terrain, we highly recommend using a golf cart. All green fees include the cart fee, and all carts have a GPS.
Does The Course have a driving range and practice facility?
The Course has a practice putting green and chipping green near the golf shop and a driving range and short-game practice area about five minutes by golf cart from the golf shop. Primetime green fees include unlimited practice balls. If you would like to use the driving range before your tee time, we recommend arriving at least 45 minutes early.
What is the golf dress code?
Guests are required to wear golf shirts, bermuda-length shorts, or slacks are permitted for men; skirts, shorts, slacks, or skorts are appropriate for women. No denim, please.
What kind of spikes are recommended?
Soft spikes only, please
What is the average pace of play?
We expect all groups to play in under 4 ½ hours. We have on-course marshals to help enforce this pace.
What if I need to cancel my tee time?
We have a 48-hour cancellation policy. Cancellations made within 48 hours or no-shows are subject to the full green fee.
What memberships do you offer?
We have two levels of membership. By joining Club Wente, you receive ten Monday-Thursday or five anytime prepaid rounds, discounted green fees for the year, and other great benefits. By becoming a Proprietor’s Reserve Member, you receive complimentary golf, cart fees, and other great benefits for an entire year. To find out more or sign up, don’t hesitate to contact the golf shop.
What are the types of grass used at The Course?
Greens – bent / poa mix, Tees and Fairways – ryegrass, Roughs – blue / rye mix, Natives – fine fescue
What is the pet policy at The Course?
We kindly ask that you leave your furry friends home when visiting The Course. However, dogs are welcome at The Grill outdoor patio dining areas but must remain on a leash or in a kennel and are not permitted indoors. Service animals are permitted.
This is my favorite course in the Bay Area. Great views, unique design, and always tended to.