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Fore! of the Best Reasons to Visit Poppy Ridge Golf Course

Poppy Ridge Golf Course is the perfect blend of sports and relaxation. This Livermore Valley golf course offers three distinctly different courses, each with nine holes. Each course is named for a varietal that reflects its boldness and intensity. Merlot, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel each offer golfers an unmatched day on the green. This Livermore Valley golf course also features an on-site restaurant, The GRILL, that’s great for hanging out after a round. 

Request a copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide when you’re ready to start planning your trip to Livermore! This resource is filled with local insight on what to do during your visit. 

4 Things That Make Poppy Ridge Golf Course Unique

It’s One of the Best Golf Courses in Livermore

A trip to Livermore Valley is all about relaxation. Methods of relaxation look different for each traveler! Some come to this area to unwind at the spa, mingle at various wineries, or enjoy friendly competition with a day of golf! If the latter applies to you, you’re sure to love a trip to Poppy Ridge

It’s among the best Livermore golf courses—and for good reason! This golf course in Livermore spans across 3,000 acres of diverse landscape. Enjoy stunning views as you play challenging holes. Poppy Ridge also offers a variety of classes and an on-site restaurant. 

Select From Three Diverse Course Options

Poppy Ridge Golf Course was designed by award-winning golf course architect, Rees Jones. The course features three different courses, each with nine holes. Golfers can select to play Merlot, Chardonnay, or Zinfandel. 

There are about 300 feet of elevation deficit between each course for variety in challenges and views. Merlot is the highest, most challenging nine at  Poppy Ridge, while Zinfandel features a relatively flat landscape that’s mostly free of wind. Intermediate players can enjoy the middle ground course, Chardonnay. 

Take a Class in California’s Wine Country

Consider taking a class before you set up your tee time! Poppy Ridge offers a couple of options for golf instruction. Whether you’re a novice or simply want some pointer from a professional, there’s a class offering for you! For just $60, book the “Play nine with the Pro” class to play an entire course side-by-side with professional golfer, Jeff Hales. Or, opt for a private lesson for more one-on-one instruction. Browse all of the golf instruction options at Poppy Ridge and reserve yours ahead of time! 

It’s Minutes Away From the Purple Orchid 

Bed view of the Double Eagle - King Suite at the Purple Orchid.

Stay just three miles away from Poppy Ridge Golf Course at the Purple Orchid! Our Livermore, CA, resort features luxurious guest rooms, vacation packages, an on-site spa, and proximity to the best things to do in our area. 

Consider a stay in our Double Eagle — King Suite for your trip to Livermore. This accommodation features a private patio, king-size bed, tub for two, and decor inspired by our area’s first-class golf courses! A stay in this room also includes access to all of our wonderful amenities.

Check our availability and start planning your trip to Livermore, where the grass truly is greener!  

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