Sanpines Golf Links: #18 & #16Sandpines Golf Links

Sandpines Golf Links
1201 35th St
Florence, Oregon 97439
Lane County

Phone(s): (503)997-1940, (800) 917-4653
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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.

"Sandpines is, by the very nature of the land, reminiscent of Scottish links-style courses. It brings golf back to its very roots and origins. To see Sandpines for the first time is breath taking. Sandpines should stand the test of time as the great original links have." -- Rees Jones

Sandpines Golf Links
3 stars out of 5 (based on 8 reviews)
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Sanpines Golf Links: 18th green in the foreground, 16th green in the backgroundThe putting green is large, flat and well manicured. It also provides a beautiful view of the course.Tavolo Restaurant and Lounge at Sandpines is serving lunch and dinnerSandpines ClubhouseHole #18 has fairway bunkers to the right and water to the left. With a good tee shot, you should have no trouble getting close enough for an easy wedge to the green. Two bunkers guard the back right and left of the green.Signature hole #16. Your tee shot must be left center to avoid the Scottish style bunkers on the right. The green is surrounded by hazards. Water, deep bunkers, and rough are waiting. The massive coastal sand dunes can be seen in the distance. Sandpines #14: Your tee shot must avoid the fairway bunker on the right. Don't pull your second shot into the large bunker with the dune grass protecting the left front side of the green. Sandpines #11: Club selection is important to hit this two-tiered green. Be sure to check wind conditions to avoid the huge, deep bunker on the left.Sandpines #10: A straight tee shot is a must on this long par 4. Mounds on the left will leave an awkward lie. Anything right will be lost in the trees or the sand dunes. The green is a flat putting surface. Sandpines #9: A long par 4 protected left and right by pine trees. The green is guarded by bunkers to the left, right and rear. Sandpines #8: Beautiful downhill par 3 with Reese Jones undulation in the center of the green. Club selection is critical. Green slopes right to left.Sandpines #4: A straight tee shot is key to avoid trees to the right. Big hitters can find the hidden bunkers on the right. A tough approach shot to a green that is guarded by the lake to the right and a bunker left.

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Rees Jones
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Year opened: 1993
  • Golf Season: year round
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways: Bent Grass
  • Greens: Bent Grass

Facilities

  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: Yes
  • Dress code:
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Intermediate 72 6110 122 70.4
Front 72 5323 127 72.2
Middle 72 6602 126 72.6
Back 72 6981 129 74.4
Tournament 72 7190 131 75.2

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Sandpines Golf Links
    4 stars out of 5
    by Bob Zink
    on July 22nd, 2014 22:00
    Played twice in evening last two weeks . The wind was blowing hard but a great experience , course is in great condition and is a very interest ing pitch with each hole uniquely different than the last. I'll be back. Great values.
  • Sandpines Golf Links
    1.5 stars out of 5
    by Peter Smith
    on May 23rd, 2014 19:51
    Use to play alot with a few buddys when it first open and it was great. lately though it has went way down hill too steep of prices for the quality. fairways look horrible and greens arent near what they were. all in all not the right bang for you buck.
  • Sandpines Golf Links
    4 stars out of 5
    by Peter
    on August 12th, 2013 10:48
    Well-designed holes that include forest and open link features. The placement of the 5 different tees allows you to play a fun, forgiving course to a long, extremely difficult one.
    Every hole is postcard-picturesque. Great food at the 19th hole (Tavolo).
  • Sandpines Golf Links
    2.5 stars out of 5
    by gary
    on December 30th, 2012 13:26
    This is a GREAT golf course. Designed by one of the foremost golf architects in the US. Come over from central Oregon every year for the last 4 years and play it 4 times a year. Huge challenge when the wind is blowing. Can blow a steady 35 mph and gust to 40. A 380 yd par 4 can be a 500 yd par 4 into the wind. Believe me, I'm NOT kidding. I played last year 2 days where it was 70 degrees and a 5 mph wind. I shot 75/72. Best 2 rounds of my life back to back. Some of the most fun you'll ever have. When it's windy, pretend you're in Scotland. Easy to do as it's a links style course. We buy the 4 pack and get it at $49/round plus cart. We're going back this year of course. Just check the weather reports ahead if you're the timid type. Nice sandwiches, etc in the bar. We always have a lunch there.
  • Sandpines Golf Links
    4.5 stars out of 5
    by Ray
    on August 14th, 2011 18:23
    This is an excellent maintained course. Beautiful setting. It always plays a little different depending on the wind. Lots of fun!
  • Sandpines Golf Links
    1 stars out of 5
    by Steve
    on March 14th, 2011 10:17
    Have been coming to Sandpines for 5 years with a group of 20 -24. Weather conditions were bad enough to declare the course unplayable this trip. Staff basically said course is playable and if you don't play no rainchecks issued. Force to quit after 9 holes on Sunday, no rain checks and forgot to arrange a Sat. dinner for our group. The tee prize round of golf had cart removed this year for the 1st time without sharing that information. Group coordinator not there. Overall customer service for the event was poor. 1 person on staff to serve entire bar and lunch, great attitude but totally understaffed.
  • Sandpines Golf Links
    2.5 stars out of 5
    by Don Halbardier
    on August 18th, 2010 13:50
    Have played Sandpines every summer for the last 3 years on our annual golf trip to Oregon with my son and we love it. We play Bandon, Pumpkin Ridge, The Reserve Vineyard, Salishan and Sandpines. They are all great and all things considered Sandpines might be our favorite.
  • Sandpines Golf Links
    5 stars out of 5
    by Tom Lindberg
    on July 16th, 2010 02:21
    Great course, very challenging. Excellent value.
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