The Eel River golf course opened in 1984.
Large mature trees, along with well-positioned sand bunkers have also been incorporated into the course design, making shot accuracy a must. The Eel River golf course has ponds and the prevailing winds to add additional challenge. The signature hole is #1, a 349-yard, par 4, requiring a tee shot up a dogleg left fairway, then an approach shot to a well-bunkered green.
The Eel River Golf Course plays to a par of 71 and maximum distance of 5,851 yards. The course rating is 66.9 and the slope rating is 109. The forward tees measure 5,028 yards with a course rating of 72 and a slope rating of 111.
The longest hole on the course is #14, a par-5 that plays to 512 Yards. The shortest hole on the course is #6, a par-3 that plays to 131 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for #10, a 400 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole at Eel River Golf Course is # 7, a 246 yard par-4.