Golf Course Information
Silvies Valley Ranch, founded in 1883, is an ecologically sustainable Western livestock ranch with abundant herds of healthy wildlife, cattle and goats. Silvies sets the standard for sustainable ranching and environmental practices. Made up of 140,000 acres, the property is home to mountain meadows, Ponderosa Pine forest, the Silvies River, and 12 other named creeks and drainages. The Ranch prides itself on quality, freedom, efficiency, and responsibility, operating under these principles at all times.
The Retreat, Links and Spa at Silvies Valley Ranch is a boutique 34-room eco-resort complete with luxurious accommodations, fine dining, a conference center, full-service fitness center and spa. The property offers an award-winning golf experience for players of all skill levels, with two reversible 18-hole courses – the Hankins and Craddock Courses - McVeigh's Gauntlet, a stunning 7-hole ridge course, and Chief Egan, a mountain meadow 9-hole par-3 course. Merging lodge and spa amenities with an amazing, diverse golf experience, intertwined with an authentic Western ranch, Silvies Valley Ranch is the ultimate retreat. Conde Nast has placed Silvies on their Top 10 List of Resorts in the USA. Golf Magazine awarded Silvies with the honor of being the #3 Family Resort in the country. Each and every stay brings the experience of a lifetime. Silvies is SIMPLY AMAZING!
The Craddock, named for the Craddock family – John “Jake” Craddock and his four sons – who settled and consolidated much of the valley, is a championship 18-hole layout that traverses the ridges that overlook Silvies Valley.
The course direction is reversed each day to create a different layout with a variety of pin placements and tee box options, creating thousands of unique rounds. While the course is free of water hazards, there are over a hundred bunkers incorporated into the course design.
Like designers of old, Dan also led the team that actually built the courses every day and he, himself, made every design decision, no matter how small. The Campbell Family provided the place, the water, the equipment, and the resources.
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Golf Course Info
- Course: 18 Holes
- Course Type: Resort
- Par 3: Yes
- Architect: Dan Hixson
- Opened: 2017
- Season: May - October
- Head Pro: Dave Lewis
Golf Course Stats
- Back Tees: 7035 Yards
- Back Par: 72
- Back Slope: 120
- Back Rating: 71.9
The entrance to the Retreat, Links and Spa at Silvies Valley Ranch is located mid-way between John Day and Burns, Oregon on Route 395--one half hour drive south of John Day, and one half hour drive north of Burns, Oregon.
Green Fees and RatesCall 541-573-5150 for rates and tee times.
Tee Times & Reservations
ReservationsCall 541-573-5150 For Reservation Policy
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
Contact Silvies Valley Ranch - Craddock Course at 541-573-5150 for more information and details on holding a golf outing at the course.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
Deluxe accommodations are available. We have 9 single king Ranch House Suites, 9 double king Ranch House Suites and 8 two-bedroom Cabin Suites.TripAdvisor.com Quote
Restaurant and Dining Options:
Our western themed lodge and dining room includes a spacious bar area, wine cellar, adjacent room with pool table and flat screen TV and outdoor covered patio deck available for dining. Our award-winning dining experience includes a scrumptious 7-course dinner. The dining room has magnificent views that include an abundance of wild-life. Afterwards, guests can enjoy a night-time beverage around our massive fire-pit. It is SIMPLY AMAZING!
Onsite Spa Services
Our 17,000 square foot Spa provides a variety of spa treatments. We have an indoor heated pool, rock climbing wall and a work-out room.
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