Twin Lakes Golf Course

Established 1967

Calendar year 2017 marked the 50th Anniversary of Twin Lakes Golf & Country Club in Federal Way, WA. Twin Lakes got its start in the late 1960’s as an integral part of a planned community. The front nine opened in 1967 and the course was completed two years later with the opening of the back nine. The golf course is well known and recognized for its challenging blend of holes, sweeping sound views, and superb greens. The course is open and playable
year-around.

Front 9

Hole #1

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 314
White: 305
Green: 297
Gold: 288

Short straightaway Par 4 to start a round. Ideal tee shot is left center to afford the best angle into the green. Shots toward the back of the green can easily roll-off, creating a difficult chip back to any pin location

Hole #2

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 357
White: 341
Green: 326
Gold: 306

Tight Par 4, with the ideal approach to the green being from the right center. Green is well guarded by bunkers left, right, and beyond.

Hole #3

Par 3

Par 3

Blue: 143
White: 112
Green: 107
Gold: 93

Short, scenic Par 3 over a pond. The tricky sloping green is guarded by a deep bunker front right of the green.

Hole #4

Par 5

Par 4

Blue: 501
White: 482
Green: 451
Gold: 458

Narrow Par 5 with out-of-bounds on both sides from tee to green. Well positioned, accurate shots will lead to an open approach to a well bunkered green.

Hole #5

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 377
White: 357
Green: 346
Gold: 337

Dogleg right Par 4, with the ideal line off the tee being left of center. A large tree approximately 50 yards from the green can obscure approaches to the green from the right

Hole #6

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 369
White: 353
Green: 319
Gold: 293

Sturdy Par 4 which features a sharply sloping green from back to front. Keeping the approach shot below the hole is the key to success.

Hole #7

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 470
White: 462
Green: 438
Gold: 405

Relatively short Par 5, reachable by long hitters in two shots. From an elevated tee, avoid the fairway bunkers on the right. Best approach to the green is from the right center.

Hole #8

Par 3

Par 4

Blue: 211
White: 185
Green: 170
Gold: 146

Our classic signature Par 3, which features trouble all around the green. Many short hitters lay-up to a safe spot, and try to salvage par with a precise pitch and a one putt.

Hole #9

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 292
White: 281
Green: 253
Gold: 228

Short, very tricky Par 4 back to the clubhouse. At all costs, avoid the bunker in front of the green on the left side. Pin positions on the left are quite challenging!

Back 9

Hole #10

Par 5

Par 5

Blue: 530
White: 509
Green: 472
Gold: 451

#10 Sweeping Par 5 which bends slightly to the left. Green slopes from front to back, making approach shots difficult.

Hole #11

Par 3

Par 3

Blue: 182
White: 166
Green: 139
Gold: 120

#11 Tight Par 3, with out-of-bounds on both sides. The green is a difficult target; and, putting lines can be challenging.

Hole #12

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 341
White: 327
Green: 309
Gold: 261

#12 Short, slightly uphill Par 4. Ideal tee shot is right center, which affords the best angle toward a green which is bunkered left and right

Hole #13

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 386
White: 369
Green: 313
Gold: 279

Sharp dogleg left Par 4, starting a stretch of three very difficult holes. A solidly struck tee shot is needed to enable a clear second shot to the green, which slopes very sharply from left to right.

Hole #14

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 389
White: 373
Green: 353
Gold: 317

Par 4, with a sloping fairway from left to right as the Sound comes into view. The green is a tough target guarded by two bunkers, and is challenging in itself as it slopes sharply from left to right and front to back.

Hole #15

Par 5

Par 5

Blue: 503
White: 474
Green: 473
Gold: 436

Panoramic Sound views from the tee make the golfer want to pause before tackling this signature Par 5. A straight tee shot is a must; and the hole remains difficult all the way to the elevated two-tiered green.

Hole #16

Par 3

Par 3

Blue: 136
White: 119
Green: 108
Gold: 88

Short uphill Par 3 to another challenging green. Downhill chips or putts can be quite intimidating

Hole #17

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 365
White: 353
Green: 333
Gold: 323

Dogleg right Par 4. Avoid the fairway bunkers on the right and try to position tee shots to the left for the best angle into the green. The green slopes from right to lef

Hole #18

Par 4

Par 4

Blue: 392
White: 368
Green: 325
Gold: 313

Short, very tricky Par 4 back to the clubhouse. At all costs, avoid the bunker in front of the green on the left side. Pin positions on the left are quite challenging!