Clayton County is known for many things: rolling bluffs, the Mississippi River, unique shops and terrific restaurants. It is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway that might turn into a week, and before you know it you find yourself wanting to move to Clayton County! It wouldn’t be complete without the 5 beautiful golf courses that make it a true vacation oasis. You’ll enjoy beautiful scenery, including the Mississippi River, as you tee off throughout the area.
Woods Edge Golf Course in Edgewood: Named the best 9-hole course in Iowa in 2000, Woods Edge features cart rental, pro-shop, a full bar and snack bar to keep you content on the greens all day.
Backbone Golf & Country Club in Strawberry Point: Located on the north edge of the scenic Backbone State Park, this golf course offers spectacular views as you travel through the 9 holes. Featuring a pro-shop, cart and club rental, full bar and short-order kitchen, this golf course is a ‘berry’ nice place to be!
Guttenberg Golf & Country Club: Not only will you enjoy the views of the lush manicured fairways and greens, you’ll also gaze upon the Mississippi River and Buck Creek as you watch your ball soar through the sky above the 9-hole course. Spend the day golfing with the option of cart and club rentals, enjoying refreshments from the full bar and snacking on treats and sandwiches from the friendly wait staff.
Tri-City Golf in Luana: Tucked in the Mississippi River Valley, this 9-hole, 2,821-yard course features immaculate fairways and speedy greens to challenge even the most experienced golfers. Take a break from the course to sit on the deck and enjoy a drink and snack as you enjoy the beautiful view.
Elkader Golf & Country Club: Nestled along the historic town of Elkader near the Turkey River, this 9-hole course features a beautiful clubhouse that is perfect for hosting large groups with the banquet room and dance floor. The short-order kitchen and full bar offer a relaxing break from the challenging course.
You’ll be seeing green for miles in Clayton County!
Written by Amy Bonvillain | Photo Credit to Woods Edge Golf Course