Chena Bend Clubhouse and Golf Course
- 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.
Golf Simulator Department of Defense (DoD) Non-DoD 30 minutes $15 $25 60 minutes $20 $35 10 card $200 $280
Green Fees E1-E5 and Youth 17 & Under
E6 & Above/
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/
Authorized Guest/ Public Price $7/hour $11/hour $12/hour
Season Passes E1-E5 and Youth 17 & Under
E6 & Above/
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.
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.
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.
- 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.
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 SundayClosed
- 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
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)|