New Winter Golf Academy is Open Every Thursday – Sunday this Winter Season

The new Winter Golf Academy is now open to the public! Enjoy the ultimate “virtual” golf experience this season, complete with a new teaching and coaching learning center combined with a pub/golf club atmosphere at Tahoe Donner Golf Course.

• Work on any facet of your game
• TruGolf HD Simulator complete with launch monitor and world class golf courses
• 142” high definition screen reads the ball speed, club head speed and more for analysis
• Open throughout the entire winter season
• Drinks and happy hour specials
• Pub games and comfy lounge seating

Learn from Tahoe Donner’s head golf pro, Rob Weizer, PGA Class A golf professional and nationally recognized certified clubfitter, with the V1 video coaching system — the #1 coaching system available, used by over 95% of the Top 100 PGA Teaching Professionals in the country.

Season, Hours and Location

The Winter Golf Academy is open every Thursday through Sunday from 1 – 7:00 p.m. throughout the 2015/2016 winter season.

The academy is located at the Golf Pro Shop, underneath The Lodge Restaurant & Pub at Tahoe Donner Golf Course. The course itself and driving range are closed until May 2016.

Reservations Recommended

The Winter Golf Academy is open to the public. Reservations are recommended to secure tee times, but walk-ins are welcome. Please call 530-587-9441 to make your tee time for a single golfer or up to a group of five golfers. See the rates page.


We will be teaching, coaching, and using video analysis in a controlled environment. Included in the lesson will be a full breakdown of the participant’s golf swing using custom digital software. Captured data and video will be downloaded electronically to the student. Learn more.

Club Fitting

Professional club fitting will be provided by our PGA Head Golf Professional. Learn more.

Session Play Card

For the player that wants to work on their game throughout the winter, we will offer a Session Play Card. A percentage discount will be given depending on the amount purchased. Learn more.

Winter Golf Academy Happy Hour

Our New Winter Academy offers daily happy hour. Beer is just $4 and sodas/water are $2.5. At 5 p.m, additional drinks and food can be ordered via The Lodge Restaurant & Pub, located upstairs.

Tahoe Donner Golf Course – Closed until Spring 2016

Located just minutes off Interstate 80 in Truckee, Calif., the Tahoe Donner Golf Course is one of the premier public golf courses in the high Sierra and is rated “excellent” by reviewers on TripAdvisor. This 18-hole, 7,002-yard par-72 championship golf course is located on 200 acres of pristine Sierra landscape with towering pines featuring stunning views and meandering creeks, granite rock formations, elevations changes and greens so consistently pure they have been recognized as the “Best Greens in the Tahoe Region.” Tahoe Donner Golf Course is a true mountain course where golfers can enjoy the peace and quiet of the natural surroundings for an incredible value.


  • Public may book a tee time 12 days in advance by calling the pro shop at 530-587-9443.
  • Tahoe Donner members may book a tee time 14 days in advance through ForeTees or by calling the pro shop at 530-587-9443.
  • Tahoe Donner member guests may book a tee time 12 days in advance by calling the pro shop at 530-587-9443.
  • Book a group of 10 or more players now by calling 530-587-9441.

Looking to book a group party or golf event in 2016? Groups of 10 or more may play for a reduced rate; see group fees, call 530-587-9441 or email Rob Weizer at for more information.

Members, please check ForeTees for periodic updates this fall and watch for event announcements and specials!

Truckee Golf Getaways

Enjoy four incredibly scenic and challenging golf courses that will produce an unforgettable golf vacation. Truckee Golf Getaways provides specials deals on tee times and Stay & Play Packages featuring Truckee’s world-class golf courses including Old Greenwood, Gray’s Crossing, Coyote Moon and Tahoe Donner. Visit for more information.

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