Oregon Golf Destinations

  • Bandon & Southern Oregon

    Once home to little more than fishing, lumberyards and one of the West's larger ports in Coos Bay, the southern Oregon coast has quickly emerged as one of the world's top golf destinations.

    Running Y Resort sits just across the California border, surrounded by the beauty of the Cascade Mountains. The challenging golf course was designed by Arnold Palmer and has been ranked as one of the top 100 public courses in the country as well as one of Oregon's best.
    Tucked away in the Rogue Valley, Stone Ridge Golf Course sprawls across a scenic and ever-changing landscape. With trees, water features, and a variety of elevation changes, every hole offers something different. Not only that, each hole provides stunning views, some that even stretch to Mt. McLoughlin.
    The 18-hole Harbor Links Golf Course in Klamath Falls, OR is a public golf course that opened in 1985. Designed by Ren Black, Harbor Links Golf Course measures 6272 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 119 and a 68.
  • Oregon's Northern Coast

    The northern Oregon coast is one of the more popular tourist destinations in the state. From Astoria to Lincoln City, you'll find charming cities, cool weather and great views of the Pacific Ocean. Astoria, for example, is located next to the Columbia River, just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean.

    Designed by Rees Jones, this award winning design provides wooded holes, evoking comparisons to Pinhurst, links holes reminiscent of the Monterey peninsula, to "the crescendo" (#16,17,18) played around the great central lake.
    The Highlands Golf Club is a gorgeous executive style course that is located next to the Oregon Coast. It meanders through a neighborhood and is sculpted out of a hillside overlooking Gearhart Beach. This 1800-yard, par-30 course provides all the challenge and practice you need for your short game.
    Located in the spectacular Central Oregon Coast golf community at Waldport, Crestview Golf Club is a beautiful, scenic 9-hole course with a friendly, family atmosphere. The golf course, with its challenging layout, is easy to walk, is playable year-round and open from dawn to dusk
  • Eugene

    Located in the southern end of the Willamette Valley, the Eugene area is ripe for wineries, running, cycling, fishing, hiking, canoeing and some very affordable public golf. It's also home of the University of Oregon, where Casey Martin, famous for his disability discrimination lawsuit against the PGA Tour, is the school's golf coach. It's also where the school's championship track teams have earned this charming city's nickname, "Track Town USA."

    Situated in the Mohawk Valley, Springfield Golf Club enjoys a diverse landscape that lends a unique character to each nine, giving the 18-hole layout the feel of two golf courses in one. The front nine climbs into the foothills of the Cascade Mountains while the back nine tumbles down onto the valley floor, featuring five holes that play along the banks of the Mohawk River.
    Pineway GC
    The 9-hole Pineway Golf Club in Lebanon, OR is a public golf course that opened in 1958. Designed by Fred Federspiel, Pineway Golf Club measures 2967 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 108 and a 34 USGA rating.
    The 9-hole Laurelwood Golf Course in Eugene, OR is a public golf course that opened in 1929. Designed by Clarence Sutton, Laurelwood Golf Course measures 2902 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 135 and a 35.
  • Portland

    Residents love Portland with as much enthusiasm as the magazines that frequently praise the city for its "livability" - and part of that has to do with its abundance of outdoor activities. Come the warmer months when the rain subsides, golf becomes a big draw. And when it is raining, the masses huddle up in one of the city's countless coffee shops, or more than two dozen microbreweries.

    Chehalem Glenn Golf Club sprawls across beautifully hilly terrain, providing a course that is not for the faint of heart. The course is defined by the dramatic changes in elevation, which can make it tough to walk. The steep hills make this a tough golf course even for high handicappers.
    The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club boasts a unique rotating format that gives golfers public access to two different 18-hole championship courses. The North Course, also known as Cupp, plays along coastal dunes while the South Course is routed through wooded hills. The North is considered the more challenging of the two but both are formidable tests.
    Rose City Golf Course is the second oldest municipal track in the Portland area. In 1921, A.H. "Jay" Gould played his first round of golf ever at Eastmoreland Golf Course. After returning home, he decided to look for a good place to hit golf balls and came upon The Rose City Speedway. On Jan. 31, 1923 the first green fee ticket was sold to Jay Gould and in the spring, more than 800 played in one day. The city then took over the course completely.
  • Bend/Central Oregon

    Once a small logging town with just a few town streets, today Bend is central Oregon's largest city, lying on the eastern end of the Cascade Mountain range. It's proximity to the mountains, as well as streams, Deschutes River and desert have helped generate a culture of outdoor buffs that come for hiking, rafting and in the winter, skiing.

    The 18-hole Greens at Redmond in Redmond, OR is a public golf course that opened in 1995. Designed by Robert Muir Graves, Greens at Redmond measures 3131 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 93 and a 56.
    At Widgi Creek Golf Club, you'll discover the most comprehensive golf, sports and fitness environment in the Northwest. Start with a full eighteen holes of championship golf that meander beneath huge pines along the rim of the dramatic Deschutes River Canyon.
    Designed by John Fought, Sunriver Resort's Meadows course winds alongside the Sun River and through strands of Ponderosa and Lodge Pole Pine. Featuring bentgrass tees and greens and Fought's dramatic use of directional and fore-bunkers, the Meadows course serves up ample challenges.
  • Salem

    About an hour south of Portland on I-5, Salem is Oregon's capital city, though hardly the state's golf center. It is the state's third largest city with a population of about 100,000-plus, and there is a modest mix of private and public-access golf courses to choose from.

    The home golf course of the Oregon Golf Association, this affordable Bill Robinson design located in Woodburn, Ore., opened in 1993. Open to members of the OGA as well as the public, the facility is also has great practice facilities.
    Formerly known as Spring Hill Country Club, Albany Golf & Event Center dates back to 1959. Though the name may have changed, the classic design of the course hasn't. The golf course measures to just over 6,500 yards from the back tees. Strategically placed bunkers frame the greens and there are water hazards that come into play on a few holes.
    Oregon City Golf Club was originally built in 1922 as a nine-hole course. In 1960, the second nine was added bringing the total yardage to 5,940. It had no sand traps but did contain plenty of trees and rolling fairways.