Henry C. Egan, Robert Trent Jones, Sr.
Members and their guests
When the Eugene Country Club opened in 1899, there was only one other golf facility in Oregon. US Amateur champ Henry Chandler Egan, known for his work at Pebble Beach, was brought in in 1923 to redesign the course, which a number of well known architects tinkered with, and more recently Robert Trent Jones completely revamped the layout. The result is a nicely proportioned set of holes, including four of the better par 3s on the West Coast—the 7th, for instance, features a long carry over water and a rock wall in front of the green. The range of teeing options accommodates all golfers. Several fairways are enveloped by towering evergreens, and the surrounding development is largely obscured from the course. Much of the credit for the quality of the experience goes to the course superintendent and his staff, who take pride in some of the nicest and swiftest greens anywhere.