Chena Bend Clubhouse and Golf Course

Chena Bend Clubhouse Hours of Operation

Monday Closed (Pro Shop & aboutGolf Simulators)
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (The Turn Bar & Grille)
Tuesday Closed (Pro Shop & aboutGolf Simulators)
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (The Turn Bar & Grille)
Wednesday Closed (Pro Shop & aboutGolf Simulators)
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (The Turn Bar & Grille)
Thursday Closed (Pro Shop & aboutGolf Simulators)
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. (The Turn Bar & Grille)
Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Pro Shop & about Golf Simulators)
Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Pro Shop & about Golf Simulators)
Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Pro Shop & about Golf Simulators)


Chena Bend Clubhouse and Golf Course
Building 2090
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+1 (907)353-6223

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Facility Overview

The Chena Bend Clubhouse offers two state-of-the-art "aboutGolf" simulators, a fully stocked bar, quick-serve restaurant, pro-shop, and so much more! Chena Bend Clubhouse is Fort Wainwright Family and MWR's newest facility and quickly becoming a favorite among Soldiers, Family Members, Civilians, and Retirees.

Chena Bend Clubhouse is home to the farthest north military golf course. It is nestled between the east end of Fort Wainwright airfield and the Chena Bend River, with several holes running along the river. The course has been ranked the #1 Golf Course in Alaska multiple times by “Golf Digest.” This world-class course features a 6,476-yard, par-72, 18-hole course, 24-hour driving range, putting green and sand bunker, and golf carts.

Winter Activities

Just because there is snow on the ground does not mean that the fun times at Chena Bend Clubhouse have to end! While the greens may be closed for the season, there is still plenty to do, both inside and out. Practice your swing on our state-of-the-art golf simulators, or attend a clinic to keep your swing in fine form.

Still yearning to be outside? The Pro Shop offers both cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals— perfect for use on the scenic trails surrounding the clubhouse. After your time recreating, kick back and enjoy a hearty meal by the fire. A fully-stocked bar is available to create your favorite cocktail. The options are endless at Chena Bend Clubhouse!

Chena Bend Pro Shop Winter Activity Rentals:

Snowshoes (Hourly Rate) $3
Snowshoes (Daily Rate) $5
Cross-Country Skis (Hourly Rate) $8
Cross-Country Skis (Daily Rate)



Click here to view the Chena Bend Cross-Country Ski Trails Map


Golf Simulator

Golf Simulator Department of Defense (DoD) Non-DoD
30 minutes $15 $25
60 minutes $20 $35
10 card $200 $280


Green Fees

Green Fees E1-E5 and Youth 17 & Under

E6 & Above/

DoD Civilians

Authorized Guest/ Public
9 Holes $11 $23 $29
18 Holes $17 $37 $46
9 Hole Punch Card (Card has 10 uses) $80 $165 $210


Hourly Green Fees (Available Sundays and Thursdays)

Hourly Green Fees E1-E5 and Youth 17 & Under

E6 & Above/

DoD Civilians

Authorized Guest/ Public
Price $7/hour $11/hour $12/hour


Season Passes

Season Passes E1-E5 and Youth 17 & Under

E6 & Above/

DoD Civilians

Authorized Guest/ Public
Individual Season Pass $310 $625 $775
Family Season Pass* $500 $1000 $1,250

Season Passes are on Sale NOW. Call (907) 353-6223 or stop by the Clubhouse Friday - Saturday between 11:00am-7:00pm, or Sunday between 10:00am-6:00pm. Stay tuned on Facebook and Instagram, @WainwrightMWR, for updates on the Driving Range and Course Opening!

All Seasons Passes expire at the end of the 2019 Chena Bend Golf Season. Season Passes are non-transferable, non-refundable, and non-redeemable for cash. Season Passes cannot be shared or used by individuals other than the original purchaser. Prior year Season Passes cannot be used during the 2019 Golf Season.

Season passes include:

  • Green Fees on our course which was rated Best in AK twice by Golf Digest and consistently ranks in the Top 3
  • Post access pass for season
  • $10 off annual locker rental
  • 10 hours on the Golf Simulator (Simulator 10-Punch card has a $280 value (non-DOD)
  • 10% off select retail (excludes alcohol)


*Dependents must present a valid DoD ID card.


Miscellaneous Fees

Item Price
Pull Cart Rental $6 for DoD, $8 for non-DoD
Rental Clubs (standard) $15
Rental Clubs (premium) $45
Power Cart (9 holes) $10/person
Power Cart (18 holes) $15/person
Annual Locker Rental (season golf pass) $80
Annual Locker Rental (authorized guests) $90


Free Golf Club Rentals

E1 through E5 Soldiers have the opportunity to receive a free golf club set rental when they purchase a Green Fee at Chena Bend Clubhouse. Please see the Golf Shop for more information.

Golf Simulator

For a complete list of pricing, click image below.


Tee Times

With summer months being short, tee times can book up fast so Chena Bend staff encourages guests to making advance tee times. Active duty, retired military and DoD authorized civilians may call 5 days in advance and civilians may call 3 days in advance of play.

Golf Course Map

Chena Bend Clubhouse and Golf Course sits adjacent to the scenic Chena River, and offers a variety of pars and obstacles.

Click the map to download a PDF version of the Course Map.

Golf Shop

Everything you need to be a golf pro is available at the Chena Bend Pro Shop.  Clubs, clothing, gloves, golf balls and more are kept in stock to meet your needs.  Not sure exactly what you need? Ask one of the qualified staff to assist you in your selections.

No need to worry if you don’t have your own set of clubs. Standard and premium sets are available for rent during business hours. Power carts and pull carts are also available on a daily basis.

Complimentary club rentals are available for Soldiers E1 - E5.

Lessons, Leagues & Tournaments


Looking to get started in golfing or enhance your game? Chena Bend has a golf pro on staff who will be happy to help you become a better golfer in all aspects of the game.


Chena Bend Golf Course offers a variety of leagues.

  • Monday and Tuesday nights are men’s leagues
  • Wednesday is for couples 
  • Thursday night is for women


Looking for a place to hold a tournament for your business or unit this summer? Contact Chena Bend staff and they will help you coordinate your activity.


Click here for lesson prices

The Turn Bar & Grill at Chena Bend

The mouth-watering food at The Turn Bar & Grille, inside of the Chena Bend Clubhouse, wil have you wanting more! Your taste buds will thank you for treating them to classic bites with modern twists of flavor and flair.

From the bacon lover's dream, to a lighter plate of sizzling steak salad, The Turn has something for everyone! Discover The Turn's menu.

Chena Grill Hours of Operation
Monday 11  a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday 11  a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday 11  a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday 11  a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 11  a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


Chena Bend Clubhouse Bar Hours of Operation 
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed