Destination Guide

Destination: 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. Portland is among America's top pub towns, so rest assured, golfers will find some of the finest 19th holes here.

Portland is very visitor friendly with plenty of sights and attractions to explore, and it's also compact enough that it is easy to escape for greener pastures. The city has a solid municipal golf system, which starts with two golf courses at Heron Lakes just a few miles from downtown. Both are Robert Trent Jones Jr. designs of varying degrees of difficulty, with the demanding Great Blue serving as 2000 U.S. Public Links Championship host.

One of the northwest's earliest golf courses dating back to 1917, historic Eastmoreland Golf Course is a pleasant step back in time and full of scenery and wildlife on a charming layout. RedTail Golf Course and Rose City Golf Course round out the five affordable offerings run by the city.

Among the northwest's most nationally recognized and prestigious clubs is Pumpkin Ridge, which features a private golf course and one public, Ghost Creek, that is a rolling, Bob Cupp-designed parkland test with a rocky creek that torments golfers throughout the round.

Just south of the city headed towards Salem, you can play two popular daily-fee golf courses for low-handicappers both built during the 1990s golf boom, Langdon Farms and the Oregon Golf Association Golf Course, both regular local and regional tournament hosts.

As much as beer is a draw in Portland, so is wine, and the Reserve Vineyards in Aloha features two very different semi-private golf courses in the heart of Oregon's wine country. Both the South and North course are available for public play on alternating halves of the month.

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Courses

Course City Rates from
Course City Rates from
Eastmoreland Golf Course
Tee Times
Portland $16
Oregon City Golf Club
Tee Times
Oregon City $20
Stone Creek Golf Club
Tee Times
Oregon City $21
Rose City Golf Course
Tee Times
Portland $10
OGA Golf Course
Tee Times
Woodburn $30
Indian Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Hood River $20
The Courses at Resort at the Mountain - Foxglove/Pinecone
Tee Times
Welches $20
Chehalem Glenn Golf Club
Tee Times
Newberg $12
Skamania Lodge Golf Course
Tee Times
Stevenson $25
South Course at The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club
Tee Times
Aloha $30
North Course at The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club
Tee Times
Aloha $35 - $89
The Courses at Resort at the Mountain - Pinecone/Thistle
Tee Times
Welches $20
Mountain View Golf Club
Tee Times
Boring $10
The Courses at Resort at the Mountain - Thistle/Foxglove
Tee Times
Welches $20
Ghost Creek Course at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
North Plains $81
Great Blue at Heron Lakes Golf Course
Tee Times
Portland $18
Springwater Golf Course
Tee Times
Estacada $11
Greenlea Executive Golf Course
Tee Times
Boring $8
Frontier Golf Course
Tee Times
Canby $4
Eagle Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Eagle Creek $12
King City Golf Course
Tee Times
King City $10
Ranch Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Mulino $10
Sah-Hah-Lee Golf Course
Tee Times
Clackamas $8
East at Glendoveer Golf Course
Tee Times
Portland $15
Yellow/Green at Charbonneau Golf Club
Tee Times
Wilsonville $15
Woodburn Golf Club
Tee Times
Woodburn $4
Evergreen Golf Club
Tee Times
Mount Angel $14
Colwood National Golf Club
Tee Times
Portland $29
Children's Course
Tee Times
Gladstone $5
Lake Oswego Golf Course
Tee Times
Lake Oswego $14
RedTail Golf Center
Tee Times
Beaverton $25
Red/Yellow at Charbonneau Golf Club
Tee Times
Wilsonville $15
North Eighteen at Eagle Landing Golf Club
Tee Times
Happy Valley $15
St. Helens Golf Course
Tee Times
Warren $10
Greenback at Heron Lakes Golf Course
Tee Times
Portland $17
Claremont Golf Course
Tee Times
Portland $19
Hood River Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Hood River $10
Camas Meadows Golf Club
Tee Times
Camas $27
Summerfield Golf & Country Club
Tee Times
Tigard $12
West at Glendoveer Golf Course
Tee Times
Portland $15
Green/Red at Charbonneau Golf Club
Tee Times
Wilsonville $15
Riverside Golf & Country Club Portland $60 - $75
South Nine at Eagle Landing Golf Club Happy Valley $11
Executive at Meriwether National Golf Club Hillsboro $14 - $18
West Nine at Sandelie Golf Course Wilsonville $14
West/North at Meriwether National Golf Club Hillsboro $25 - $32
Portland Golf Club Portland $128
Rock Creek Country Club Portland $71
East 12 at the Pub Course at McMenamins Edgefield Troutdale $12
Langdon Farms Golf Club Aurora $60 - $75
Gresham Golf Course Gresham $20 - $25
Oregon Golf Club West Linn $90
Macan Course at Columbia Edgewater Country Club Portland $50 - $80
North/South at Meriwether National Golf Club Hillsboro $25 - $32
Oswego Lake Country Club Lake Oswego $90 - $100
Persimmon Country Club Gresham N/A
Wildwood Golf Course Portland $20 - $25
Broadmoor Golf Course Portland $20 - $25
Senior Estates Golf & Country Club Woodburn $25
Sandelie Golf Course West Linn $26
Tualatin Country Club Tualatin $72
South/West at Meriwether National Golf Club Hillsboro $25 - $32
Par-3 Mason Course at Columbia Edgewater Country Club Portland $10
Arrowhead Golf Club Molalla $74
Willamette Valley Country Club Canby $75
Waverley Country Club Portland $60 - $100
West 20 at the Pub Course at McMenamins Edgefield Troutdale $20
Portland Meadows Golf Course Portland $10 - $15
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