By Portland Metro Live
PORTLAND, ORE. – Are you planning on coming to Portland Oregon in the coming months for a vacation or business trip? Although Portland gets a lot of press coverage for other sports like basketball and football, one thing that’s rarely talked about is local golf.
With the weather warming up in Portland now is a great time to hit the golf course and there are plenty of excellent golf courses in the local area including the following courses.
Best Golf Courses in Portland Oregon
Broadmoor is one of Portland’s most popular golf courses. The history of the course dates back to 1931 when six sisters decided to convert their parents Rose City Dairy operation into a golf course.
3509 NE Columbia Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97211
The 18-hole East at Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, OR is a public golf course that opened in 1923. Designed by John Junor, East at Glendoveer Golf Course measures 6295 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 123 and a 68.
14015 NE Glisan St
Portland, Oregon 97230
Eastmoreland Golf Course was laid out in 1917 by National Amateur Champion, H. Chandlar Egan. Today, Eastmoreland is ranked by Golf Digest among the top public courses in the country. Eastmoreland is as beautiful as it is challenging, bordered in part by Portland’s Rhododendron Gardens and Crystal Springs Lake.
2425 SE Bybee Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97202
Heron Lakes Golf Course was opened for public play in 1972. The course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and is located off of I-5 next to the Portland International Raceway. It was named after the Blue Herons that inhabit the many lakes and ponds around the course. There are two courses, the Great Blue and the Green Back.
3500 N Victory Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97217