Upcoming Club Events

Wednesday October 9

October Club Dinner

6:30pm - 10pm

Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse

Event Details

Wednesday October 9

October Club Dinner

This coming Wednesday Oct 9th is our monthly club meeting, with dinner, appetizers, dessert, beer, wine and cocktails. Will you be joining us? Please RSVP before 9am Weds to ensure your member discount!

German beer, assorted sausages, Tad's BBQ chicken, garlic spuds, broccoli, and dessert... Apps and drinks start at 6pm, meeting at 6:30pm with dinner to follow.

Members signed up before 9am Weds: $25
Guests: $30
Everyone not signed up by 9am Weds: $30

Our club putting championship begins at 5pm, so come play or watch to find out who our 2019 champ will be!

6:30pm - 10pm

Mill Valley Golf Course Clubhouse

2019 Shorty Tournament

The Shorty - October 5th and Final on 6th

This Tournament is meant to be fun for all ages.  All 9 holes are from the short (kids) Tee boxes and so every hole is a Par 3.

Saturday will be the tournament wide rounds to select the participants for the Sunday showdown.

On Sunday the 6th, all qualifiers will move through in one large group and there will be a (c note) big prize for each and every hole awarded at the completion of each hole.

Bill has put this tournament on a number of years in the past and it is always a blast, so sign up in the Pro Shop.  

Will be limited to about 50 players


Membership in the MVGC includes a full membership to the Northern California Golf Association

Benefits of NCGA Membership:

  • Discounted play at NCGA courses
  • Official Handicap Index
  • Airline Discounts
  • Hotel Discounts
  • Discounted Merchandise
  • Rules and Competitions
  • Complimentary Golf Clinics
  • NCGA Golf Magazine
  • Golf Industry Services
  • Members-Only Outings at Private Resort/Golf Courses
  • And Much More…….

NCGA Poppy Hills


As part of your membership, you can play Poppy Hills, located in beautiful Pebble Beach for only $85 Monday-Thursday, $110 Friday & Sundays, and $120 Saturdays & holidays. 

NCGA Poppy Ridge


As part of MGVC membership, you can enjoy the scenic views in beautiful Livermore wine county at Poppy Ridge for only $63 on weekdays and $84 on weekends.

About MVGC

Centenary Poster


Available in two sizes at the Pro shop

Lovingly colozried from an ancient photo.

Available with or without framing.


Note: Payments received after the end of the year are renewed at new member rate of $120.


Monthly dinners are held in the second Wednesday of every month

Photo from club dinner in 2015

Photo from club dinner in 2015



The Mill Valley Golf Course had its beginning at a dinner party in the winter of 1915-16. However, before further steps could be taken to form the club, World War I intervened, and nothing was done until the spring of 1919. At that time, 40 charter members elected a Board of Directors and the first president, Frank Bostwick.

The first document involving real estate was a lease signed by Hugh and Ida Boyle for a 100-acre parcel from which the Country Club could purchase 42 acres at the rate of 500 dollars per acre. Within a month's time, another document was signed for the purchase of 24 acres at 350 dollars per acre, along with the site of the clubhouse for $15,000. A few months later, the remaining 18 acres were purchased for 500 dollars per acre.

The course opened for play in 1919. The course was laid out by Dad Clark, a greenskeeper and professional golfer. His son, Bob Clark was the first professional employed by the club.

Membership grew in the 1920's to 140, far from the projected total of 300. Virtually all of the memberships were from Mill Valley as Belvedere and San Rafael each had a club and course. The depression in the 1930's caused the demise of these golf courses as well as one located in Sleepy Hollow. Mill Valley held on until 1938 although membership had declined to only 38 members. The property improvements were appraised at $40,000 and the members voted to offer it to the city for $25,000. The city voters approved the purchase on the third attempt, January 29, 1939.

Since the public course's operation by the City of Mill Valley, some financial assistance had been needed in the past. Generally speaking, however, its operation has been self-sufficient and provided revenue to the Park and Recreation Department each year.




To join the MVGC, please download our membership form, complete the form and mail with a check for the amount of $120 to the specified address, or drop off at the pro shop.


For renewals send cash, check or money order to MVGC, or drop off at the pro shop. Members who renew before the end of the year receive a discount of $10, for a total of $110.

Late Renewals

Note: Payments received after the end of the year are renewed at new member rate of $120.

The Board



Tad Inouye



Derry Ryan (Retired)



Mark Poppen


Jeff Kraft


Todd Donovan


Duncan Brown

Direction to course

Mill Valley Golf Course

280 Buena Vista Mill Valley, CA 94941 415-388-9982


Contact Us

At the Golf Course

For information regarding joining the Mill Valley Golf Club, tee times and other course info, you can visit the Mill Valley Golf Course at:

280 Buena Vista

Mill Valley, CA 94941


or send postal mail to: mvgc@mvgolf.com

Mill Valley Golf Club

PO Box 2398, Mill Valley, CA 94942, US