Today, when people talk "great true muni's", they talk Torrey Pines and Bethpage Black, but soon the world will see Chambers Bay is part of that conversation.
Still a young course, and associated with a tribal casino, Salish Cliffs is a great, fun course, and easily one of the three best in the state.
From the tips, Eaglemont is the second hardest course in the state; From any other set of tees, it's a fun track requiring accuracy and a hot putter.
This course has hosted USGA and NCAA events, it's a classic northwest course with water, woods, and picturesque vistas everywhere.
After some ownership issues have been resolved, White Horse - now affiliated with the Clearwater Casino - is emerging as a one of the best courses in Washington.
Another course with financial issues, the resort's shut-down last year hasn't affected the quality of golf at this far-north golf destination.
Though some elements of the course are still maturing, the Home Course is a high quality yet very forgiving test of your golf game.
The second course at this location is a bit more house-lined than it's sister course, but it also has a couple "wow" holes (like #18) to highlight your visit.
The "home of the Huskies", this course can be brutally long from the tips, but offers many tee options to make if playable by all levels of players.
Just south of Bellevue, some may say the greens fees here are high, however the million dollar views of Seattle make the overall experience worth it.
A nearly unknown course north of Everett, locals like to keep this location secret to keep the prices low and their enjoyment high.