Oregon Golf Destinations

  • 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.

    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.
    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.
  • 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.
    The 9-hole ShortRidge Nine at RiverRidge Golf Complex in Eugene, OR is a public golf course that opened in 2003. Designed by Rick Jeffries, ShortRidge Nine at RiverRidge Golf Complex measures 695 yards from the longest tees. Greens and fairways are blue.
  • 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
    Neskowin Marsh GC
    The 9-hole Neskowin Marsh Golf Course in Neskowin, OR is a public golf course that opened in 1932. Designed by Ercel Kay, Neskowin Marsh Golf Course measures 2591 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 103 and a 32.
  • 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.
    Perfect Central Oregon rolling terrain fashioned into beautiful golf holes by designer Brian Whitcomb. With 7000 yards of breathtaking views and challenging golf shots Lost Tracks Golf Club defines the word golf.
    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.
  • 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.
    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.
  • 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.

    Indian Creek Golf Course is located just 50 miles east of Portland in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. Nestled among rolling hills and fruit orchards of the beautiful Hood River Valley, this 18-hole golf course features three meandering creeks and breathtaking views of both Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams.
    The Resort at The Mountain's 27-hole golf course is nestled in the Salmon River Valley of the Mt. Hood National Forest. Pine Cone Nine is region's oldest golf course and the Foxglove is the signature nine.
    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.