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Summer Golf Experiences

Published: June 01, 2022


Add a fun companion activity to your game of golf. These great Oregon golf courses pair nicely with onsite or nearby attractions. Maximize your enjoyment of the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region!

A Round of Golf, A Round of Pinot

This beautifully designed championship course by Greg Doyle can be challenging. But don't stress, Diamond Woods Golf Course is nestled in the South Willamette Valley AVA. Follow up the hilly back nine with a relaxing visit to Benton-Lane Winery right next door. Diamond Woods is on Territorial Highway, a scenic route known for excellent boutique wineries and views of gentle rolling hills draped in vineyards. 

Diamond Woods Golf Course

Photo: Janelle Breedlove

Go Golfboarding

What's that? It's like surfing, only you're cruising on the golf course. At the Ted Robinson-designed Tokatee Golf Club, switch out the golf cart for a GolfBoard. This innovative mode of transportation speeds up the pace-of-play but still maintains the ambiance of the sport. It will be the fastest eighteen holes you ever played.

Fly-In, Fly-Out

Golfing pilots now have the perfect place to visit. Land your plane at Hobby Field in Creswell - one of the finest hobby airfields around. Then take on 18 holes at the nearby Emerald Valley Golf & Resort. This gorgeous championship golf course is often home to the Oregon Ducks Golf Team and offers a restaurant, bar and full service pro shop. Grab lunch at the club house or visit the popular farm-to-table Creswell Bakery. Finish the day with a flight home.

Emerald Valley Golf Club by Julia Carr

Emerald Valley Golf Club

Photo: Julia Carr /

Shop & Golf 'Til You Drop

Practice your swing on the driving range or play 18 holes -  then visit one of the largest pro shops onsite at a golf course. Fiddler's Green Golf Center has over 250 models of demo clubs which you can try out before you buy. Browse over 2,000 putters and shop for everything from golf carts to laser rangefinders. Specialists can assist you with club fitting using advanced equipment and programming systems. Club makers can repair your clubs while golf pros will help you perfect your swing. Embroidery services round out the full offerings of men's, women's and children's apparel and accessories.

Take a Lucky Shot!

What's better - a hole-in-one or the jackpot? Or try for both! Casino games at Three Rivers Casino Resort pair nicely with eighteen holes of golf at the adjacent Ocean Dunes Golf Links. After a round on the William Robinson-designed golf course, try your hand at Blackjack or poker. 

Ocean Dunes Golf Course

Photo: Randy Curtola

Play indoors

At the Graduate Eugene in downtown Eugene, sign up to swing a club in their indoor virtual golf suite. This swank set up is perfect for private parties or for practicing your swing when it's raining outside.

Author: Taj Barnhart Morgan

Taj Barnhart Morgan is the Director of Content Strategy for Travel Lane County. A journalism graduate from the University of Oregon, Taj has two decades of special event management and hospitality marketing experience in San Diego, CA and Maui, HI. Passionate about mothering, and back to her Oregon roots, she is discovering the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region all over again through the eyes of her daughter.