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Where can we play golf and go wine tasting?

Inthe state of Oregon, the Willamette Valley is most prevalent with wines (as you probably already know) but too has some pockets of good golf to enjoy. If you focus on southern Willamette Valley area, Eugene has its fair share of wineries anda…

September 15th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Where should we stop to play golf between Redmond and Bandon?

Before you leave Redmond, I recommend playing the courses at Eagle Crest Resort. The Eagle Crest owners also own Brasada Ranch, which is about 20 minutes east of Eagle Crestand is a fantastically fun golf experience. As far as the trip from…

June 17th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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What are the not-to-miss golf courses on the Oregon Coast?

There are many wonderful golf courses along the Oregon Coast, ranging from all levels of difficulty and pricing. If you start south and head north, a really cool place to play is Salmon Runin Brookings. The Jack River crosses the course several…

May 27th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Where are the best golf courses and resorts in Oregon?

I recommend starting in Central Oregon and making your way to theSouthernOregon Coast. Central Oregon is the home of more than23 golf courses at all levels of difficulty and price points. And Central Oregon is ranked as the 23rd most robust…

April 25th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Is Bandon Dunes a good golf course to spend my 40th birthday in April?

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is a forever memorable experience any day of the year. You will have a fantastic time experiencing the most spectacular collection of golf in the United States. The only dynamic that April will present you verse being…

March 29th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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Can I golf during wintertime in Oregon?

I am answering your question while staring at twofeet of snow and 10 degrees there’s no golf being played right now in Bend, the home of some 23 golf courses. As far as playing golf in the winter, it all depends on whatarea of the…

February 10th, 2016- Post Your Answer
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What are the best golf courses to play as we head south down I-5?

There are several fun Oregon courses to play while traveling down Interstate5. While in Portland, check out Langdon Farms just off the freeway. It’s a great course with great views of the Cascade mountains. There are a variety of tees so can…

July 5th, 2015- Post Your Answer
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Can I go golfing in Oregon during November?

November can be a glorious time to play golf in Oregon. You just have to be prepared for weather changing on you even during the course of your round. But then, that is what makes it a memorable adventure. Most of the golf courses along the coast…

October 2nd, 2013- Post Your Answer
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What’s the best place to golf near Medford? – K.D.

There are two really great public play courses I would recommend you check out. One is Eagle Point Golf Course. This is a Robert Trent Jones design and one of his last pieces of work done in his storied career. It is not expensive and good pace of…

April 20th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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My wife and I will be in the Bend area and would like help in locating four top golf courses to play as well as lodging suggestions. We look forward to hearing from you and appreciate your time. – John P.

Depending on your handicap and energy level, you can actually play 36 holes a day in Central Oregon….there is just that much golf to be had. As far as top courses, I would recommend you consider the following: Crosswater Golf Club located at…

April 19th, 2012- Post Your Answer
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About Author Noel Lucky

Noel Lucky is an avid, single digit golfer who, for the last 18 years, has played most of Oregon's golf courses. Because of her passion and knowledge of Oregon Golf, she has worked for Golf Digest and Golf World Properties to help promote courses big and small, for golfers of all skill levels. Noel and her husband, Jeff, live in Bend, Oregon which is considered by many the premier golf destination of the Northwest. She is excited to share her passion, many travels and insights on the Oregon golf experience.

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