Best golf courses: Portland

Portland: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Raugust, Andy

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Andy Raugust

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Portland
Macan, Arthur

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Arthur Vernon (Mac) Macan

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Egan, H. Chandler

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

H. Chandler Egan

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Bell & Bell

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

William & Francis Bell

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Egan, Robinson & Strawn

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Original 3-hole course thought to date from 1888; club established with a nine-hole layout developed by Robert Livingstone (1892 or 1896). Expanded from 9 to 18 holes by George Turnbull, George Eddy & R.C.F. Astbury (1915); renovation and redesign by H. Chandler Egan (1931); renovated by William G. "Bill" Robinson (2000), and John Strawn (2013).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Portland
RTJ II

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Portland
RTJ II

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Martin, Dave

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Dave Martin

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
(Closed in 2018)
Portland
Bell & Mason

Visitors?

(Closed in 2018)

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

William P. Bell / Gene "Bunny" Mason.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Cupp & Fought

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Co-designed by Bob Cupp and John Fought.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Stading, Ralph

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Ralph Stading

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Federsfield, Fred

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Fred Federsfield

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Harbottle, John

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Original nine designed by golf enthusiasts Ralph Shattuck & George Waale. Most recent changes designed by John Harbottle.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Robinson, Bill

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

William G. "Bill" Robinson.

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Portland
Mason, Gene

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Gene (Bunny) Mason & Bob Gilder
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Portland
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Private club

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Original nine-hole layout (1914); extended to 18-holes by Scottish-born professional and course designer George Turnbull (1918). Significant modifications made by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1950) and later by John Harbottle.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Cupp, Bob

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Bob Cupp.

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private course
Portland
Cupp, Bob

Visitors?

Private course

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Bob Cupp.

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Zoller, John

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

John Zoller

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Zoller, John

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

John Zoller

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
2nd half of mnth
Portland
Cupp, Bob

Visitors?

2nd half of mnth

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Bob Cupp.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
1st half of mnth
Portland
Fought, John

Visitors?

1st half of mnth

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

John Fought

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Mason, Bunny

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Gene (Bunny) Mason

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Jacobsen & Hardy

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Peter Jacobsen & Jim Hardy
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Portland
Robinson, Bill

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

William G. "Bill" Robinson, and younger brother John F. Robinson.

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Portland
Moffat, Jack

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Portland

Designer

Jack Moffat

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