Emerald Valley Resort and Golf Club
Ranked Golf Course of the Year in 2004 by the Oregon Golf Association, this public course is located in Creswell, just a few minutes south of Eugene. The par-73, 6,200-yard course is home to Oregon Golf’s year-round highly-regarded practice facility that offers a private, covered grass driving range, a wedge area to practice every shot imaginable from 100 yards in, and a 75-yard wide putting green.
Eugene Country Club
Host of the 2010 Pac-10 Women's Golf Championships and 2008 U.S. Women’s Amateur, the course is consistently ranked top 100 in the nation (and third in the state of Oregon), including 43rd nationally in 2006 by Golfweek and 100th by Golf Digest. The private course also hosted the 1991 and 2000 Women’s Pacific-10 Conference Championships, 1987 and 1997 Men’s Pacific-10 Championships, and 1959 and 1978 Men’s NCAA Championships. The women’s course is par 72, 5,900 yards long.
Shadow Hills Country Club
Shadow Hills is located in Junction City, just north of Eugene. This course is a par 72 and plays at 5,900 yards. The Poa Annua greens are comparable to the finest in the nation and can reach speeds of over 11 feet on the Stimp meter. The scenic layout has been an annual Nationwide Tour stop (formerly the Buy.com and NikeTour) for emerging men’s professionals.
Located in Cornelius southwest of Portland, these two courses opened in 1992 and have already hosted four U.S. championships – the 1997 and 2003 U.S. Women’s Open and 2000 USGA Junior Girls and Boys Championships (along with the 1993 and 1994 Nike Tour Championships). The private course, Witch Hollow, is a par 72 and plays to 7,000 yards. The public side, Ghost Creek, is a par 71 and plays to 6,900 yards. Golf Digest and Golf Magazine rank it in the top 100 courses in the United States.
RiverRidge Golf Course
Another popular Eugene golfing destination, this 18-hole, par-71 course blankets 107 acres next to the Willamette River in north Eugene. Known for its beauty and playability, the routing takes you over rolling terrain and through an arboretum sprinkled with over 120 varieties of trees.
Springfield Country Club
Situated in the hilly terrain of eastern Springfield, just a few miles east of Eugene, this private course has a par 71 and is 5,949 yards long. Built in 1957, this 18-hole course is considered one of the premier golfing facilities in the Mid-Willamette Valley.
Prior host of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships and the Champions Tour JELD-WEN Classic, each of the four golf courses were designed by acclaimed architects, including the nationally-recognized Crosswater (Bob Cupp), Meadows (John Fought) and The Woodlands (Robert Trent Jones Jr.), with the latter regarded by many as Oregon’s finest championship golf course.
Tokatee Golf Course
Tabbed “One of the Best Courses You Can Play” and “America’s Best” in GolfWeek magazine articles, this picturesque course is situated in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range. The par 72, 6,000-yard course is located about one hour east of Eugene on the historic and scenic McKenzie Highway.
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