Gold Mountain triviaJuly 21st, 2011 by cstark
Visitors (or even locals) might be interested to know that the
course got its name after one of the two mountains that sits
northwest of the course. Green Mountain sits the closest to the
golf course. Gold Mountain is the highest point in Kitsap County at
1,767 feet, and when visible, you can see the radio towers on
The Bremerton water shed is located at Gold Mountain, which was named after gold mining that occurred at the mountain in the late 1800s. A gold mine operated on the mountain slopes in the 1890s, but was abandoned when everybody headed north for the Alaska Gold Rush.
Gold Mountain’s Olympic Course, designed by John Harbottle III, opened in 1996. The original Cascade Course was designed by Jack Reimer and opened in 1971.