Located in the Pacific Northwest region of America, Oregon is known for its diverse and beautiful landscapes. The capital, Portland, is known for its quirky avant-garde culture, Portland offers iconic coffee shops, boutiques, farm-to-table restaurants and microbreweries. In fact, Portland is a beer lover’s paradise with more breweries than any other city in the world. Don’t forget that Portland is also home to the Nike World Headquarters.
Located on the west coast of the state, Bandon is a quaint town with picturesque coastline views lined with lighthouses. It is also home to Bandon Dunes Golf Resort an oasis for golfers that offers 4 links style courses; Pacific Dunes, Bandon Dunes, Old MacDonald, and Bandon Trails. Carved out of the landscape, each course offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and is routed through natural vegetation. To compliment the four world class courses, the golf facility includes a practice center that is approximately 50 acres as well as 100,000 square foot putting surface aptly named the “PunchBowl”. This resort was created for one reason, the enjoyment of the game of golf. The lodging and restaurants that accompany the golf facilities are equally as impressive.
Adding to the list of great golf courses designed seamlessly out of the beautiful Oregon landscape are Pronghorn Resort’s two championship courses. The masterful Tom Fazio-designed course blends the challenge of championship golf with the inherent aesthetic of the natural terrain. Rolling fairways and sculpted greens are punctuated by ancient lava rocks, stunning water features and dramatic juniper trees.
Oregon provides golfers with courses that seem to be naturally carved out of the beautiful landscape of the state. With amazing scenery and beautiful courses, a golf trip to Oregon should be on every players bucket list!