Muskeg Meadows was the first nine-hole regulation course in Southeast Alaska. U.S.G.A. rated Moderate/Difficult due to narrow fairways with dense woods lining either side. The course is a result of cooperative efforts of local industry, city government, and individuals.
The facility includes a covered 8-station, 250-yard practice range as well as a practice putting green. Standard golf supplies and snacks are sold. Full sets of golf clubs (right & left handed) for men, women and children are available to rent, along with power and hand carts. There is a unique clubhouse/pro shop, where the coffee pot is always on and strangers are welcomed by the friendliest people in Southeast.
Established in 1993, the Wrangell Golf Club was formed for the sole purpose of developing and operating a golf course in the community of Wrangell. Construction began in 1995 and the greens were installed in 1998. The Wrangell Golf Club is a non-profit organization created by local golf enthusiasts. The first weekend in May is our annual membership meeting, dinner, and tournament. There are over 600 members worldwide, including golfers from as far away as Tokyo and Singapore. The Wrangell Golf Club is very proud of Muskeg Meadows and we invite you to join us.
May 1, 2000: Muskeg Meadows Golf Club applied for and received a grant from the United States Golf Association. This $30,000.00 grant enabled the extension of electric power lines to the golf course.
Q: Tee Yardage Rating Slope?
- 2950 70.2 119
2583 67.8 110
2177 68.4 112
Q: What is muskeg?
- A bog or marsh with thick layers of moss and other vegetation. Muskeg is the most plentiful un-forested terrain in Southeastern Alaska. These meadows are interspersed throughout the local rain forest of spruce, hemlock, and cedar trees on the golf course. It was through this visual inspiration that the name “Muskeg Meadows”, was derived.
Q: What is ravens rule?
- Anyone who plays the course will find it very challenging, with a few unique hazards for the golfer to deal with. One of these hazards brought about the Raven Rule: It states that a ball stolen by a raven may be replaced, with no penalty, provided there is a witness!
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