The Bridges is one of California's highest rated courses. Natural surroundings and the design of the course provide one of the most challenging golf experiences in North California according to its NCGA rating, hence the motto, "The Tougher the Course, the Greater the Challenge." It wishes to maintain the highest standards of traditional golf, therefore this is only non-metallic spike facility and collard shirts or golf industry apparel must be worn at all times. Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance and can be made online. There is a Practice Center with state-of-the-art golf video analysis. Individual, group, junior and women's only instruction and clinics are available. Joey Pickavance, PGA Professional and 1997 Teacher of the Year, is in charge of the golf instruction. The Clubhouse, Fireside Room and Garden Pavilion are available for special events. The restaurant and bar are open daily.