Living in the northwest can spoil a golfer. With every style of course available to you, unfortunately great courses can be overlooked as one of the finest in the region. Mint Valley Golf Course in Longview, WA is one of those courses. With a country club feel to the layout, bunkering and quality of greens, it doesn’t take long to recognize Mint Valley as one of the most entertaining tracks anywhere in the area. Tall grasses, water and old growth trees make for more a challenging but manageable round when playing Mint Valley.
Each hole at Mint Valley plays against the contours of the land beautifully. The Par 3 17th, Par 4 6th Hole and the Par 5 11th Hole are excellent representations of the way the course uses the topography of the land to entice golfers to take chances while rewarding shot making. The fairways at Mint Valley are generous for the most part, depending on how aggressive off the tee you decide to be. The real challenge at Mint Valley second shot into most green. Large sloping putting surfaces can easily lead to 3 putts if you miss on the wrong side of the hole. Pace of play is swift at Mint Valley as it is driver friendly and lost balls being fairly uncommon. Mint Valley is definitely a highlight of SW Washington golf and should not be overlooked.