Oregon Golf Destinations

  • 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.

    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.
    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.
    Stone Creek G.C. features two distinct nines - the front half situated in a meadow-like setting and the back nine winding through trees and wetlands. In addition to its namesake creek, the course has three lakes, four wetlands areas and 41 bunkers.
  • 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 3554 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 100 and a 59 USGA rating.
    The 18-hole Challenge Course at Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond, OR is a resort golf course. Challenge Course at Eagle Crest Resort measures 4175 yards from the longest tees. The course features 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.
    Designed by Robert Muir Graves, this par 72, 18-hole course featured in Golf Digest's "Best Places to Pay". You'll find breathtaking scenery throughout the course including the majestic Deschutes River, a waterfall on hole #6 and spectacular views of Mt.
  • 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.
    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
    The 9-hole Olalla Valley Golf Course in Toledo, OR is a public golf course that opened in 1956. Designed by Vernon Warren, Olalla Valley Golf Course measures 3078 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 127 and a 34.
  • 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.

    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.
    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.
    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.
  • 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."

    Middlefield Golf Course in is an 18-hole executive course that is owned and operated by the city of Cottage Grove. The course borders the Row River with some holes playing right along its shores. There are also a few ponds that come into play. Water is a prominent feature of the golf course but mature trees and landscaping border the fairways as well, requiring some accuracy.
    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.
    Located just south of Eugene, Emerald Valley Golf Club features a championship-caliber design and course conditions, set on 170 scenic acres in the Willamette Valley.
  • 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.
    Salmon Run Golf Course has the reputation as one of the most beautiful and challenging courses in Oregon. No two holes are alike and many offer spectacular views from elevated tees and greens. Located 3.5 miles inland means sunny conditions when the coast is foggy.
    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.