Golf Adventures in the Willamette Valley
If your idea of the perfect vacation involves hitting the links in the middle of Oregon’s stunning wine country–and topping off a day on the course with some excellent Pinot noir–then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together our top picks for golf adventures in the Willamette Valley that will knock your argyle socks off.
Tokatee Golf Club, Blue River
Tokatee offers a unique golfing experience by maintaining a low-key, rustic operation without sacrificing�quality. Its a picturesque course thats right at the base of the Three Sisters, nestled right off the McKenzie River. The course has consistently been ranked in Best Courses in Oregon by Golf Digest.
Langdon Farms, Aurora.
This beautiful course is just a few minutes outside of Portland and has been recognized as one of the best courses in the state by Golfweek magazine and Golf Digest. Enjoy a day on the course with views of Mt. Hood in the distance.
Elkhorn Golf Course, Lyons.
Nestled in a valley near the towering forests of the Opal Creek wilderness, Elkhorn is golf at its most challenging and inspirational. National recognition in numerous golf magazines has made this 18-hole course a must-stop for players exploring Oregon courses.
Trysting Tree, Corvallis.
At Trysting Tree, you can golf beneath a piece of Oregon history–the club gets its name from a historic poplar that once stood on the Oregon State University campus and was named a state heritage tree. A cutting from the original tree grows tall at Trysting Tree today. The collegiate golf team at Oregon State University makes its home at the course.
Mallard Creek Golf, Lebanon.
Bring your family and make a visit to Mallard Creek into a mini-vacation. The course is set amid beautiful rural Oregon scenery and boasts an RV resort that’s ranked in the top 50 in the nation. Introduce your kids to a new twist on the traditional game–Mallard Creek now offers tee times on select days for “foot golf,” a game that combines elements of soccer and golf.
Chehalem Glenn, Newberg.
Golf your way to a glass of fine wine at Chehalem Glenn, which is located near some of Oregon’s most famous wineries. Chehalem Glenn is known for having the best practice facilities of any public course in the state.