Golf Courses in Maine by Region
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The Maine Beaches
Dutch Elm Golf Club – 18 holes of championship golf just 1.5 hours north of Boston and 30 minutes south of Portland, where each hole offers distinct challenge and pleasant scenery. 18 holes, Par 72, 6375 yards. 5 Brimstone Road, Arundel. (207) 282-9850.
The Links at Outlook – Enjoy undulating bent grass fairways and greens, surrounded by rolling dunes and scattered sand bunkers that come into play throughout this 140-acre course. Golfers will enjoy many spectacular and breathtaking views that will captivate them while playing the 18-hole, Par 71, 6,500 yard championship course. 310 Portland Street, South Berwick. (207) 384-4653.
Cape Neddick Golf Club – Featuring 18 holes at 6,257 yards from the longest tees for a par of 70, the course rating is 70.1 and it has a slope rating of 125 on Bent grass. Designed by Donald J. Ross and Brian M. Silva, the Cape Neddick golf course was established in 1919. 650 Shore Road, Cape Neddick. (207) 361-2011.
Webhannet Golf Club — Founded in 1899, Webhannet is an 18-hole, 6100-yard, par 71 course featuring serpentine fairways, tidal-fed water hazards and undulating greens that challenge and tempt golfers of all handicaps. In June the lush fairways seem to lengthen the course by 500 yards, while late summer “roll” can yield a low score that entices you back. Webhannet is a private golf club that warmly welcomes visitors and vacationers mid-April through mid-October. 26 Golf Club Drive, Kennebunk. (207) 967-2061.
Cape Arundel Golf Club — Founded in 1896 as the Kennebunkport Golf Club, Cape Arundel Golf Club was created by summer residents and golf enthusiasts who wanted to bring their love of the game home. Rich with history of presidents, celebrities and pros, Phil Mickelson holds the course record. 18 holes, 6,000 yards, par 69. 19 Old River Road, Kennebunkport. (207) 967-2222.
Dunegrass Golf Club — Dunegrass Golf Club is 18 holes that meanders over 300+ acres of wooded, back dunes. At 6,644 yards, with a par 72, the course offers a challenge from the back tees that will have serious golfers thinking twice before placing their bets! Crafted on Maine’s coastal terrain, natural features including streams, hill sides, undulations and rock cropping have been preserved to produce a visual feast. 6,644 yards, with a par 72. 65 Wild Dunes Way, Old Orchard. (207) 934-4513.
Biddeford-Saco Country Club — Since the early 1920s, this 18-hole Donald Ross course with its beautiful clubhouse located in the original, refurbished farmhouse that sat on the Kelly property, boasts one of the best ranges and practice facilities in the state. 6,300 yards, par 70. 101 Old Orchard Rd, Saco, (207) 282-9892.
Sanford Country Club — A semi-private club conveniently located near Kennebunkport, Wells and Portsmouth, the historic 18-hole golf course has welcomed golfers such as Byron Nelson, Lloyd Mangnum, Francis Ouimet, Ben Hogan, Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen. With four sets of tees ranging from 4900 to more than 6700 yards, Sanford is home to families, women, juniors, novices, veteran players and the local Sanford High School Golf Team. 6,703 yards, Par 72. 588 Country Club Rd., Route 4, Sanford (207) 324-5462.
The Ledges — Hilly terrain and a course literally carved out of the rock on some fairways, architect Brad Booth used the ups and downs of the landscape to great advantage here, setting some greens and tees on elevated spots where you can see sweeping vistas of the picturesque New England countryside for miles around. 18 holes, 6,978 yards to 5,960 yards, Par 72. One Ledges Drive, York. (207) 351-3000.
Old Marsh Country Club — Old Marsh Country Club is a semi-private, 18 hole, championship golf course located in Wells, Maine. The public is welcome! The club was designed by Brian Silva and built in 2008 as an homage to the golden age stylings of C.B. Macdonald and Seth Raynor. In its very first year of operation it was ranked “Top 10 Best in America” by GOLF Magazine. 445 Clubhouse Road, Wells. (207) 251-GOLF (4653).
Deep Brook Golf Course — This 9 hole course was built on family owned land and opened in 2002. 36 New County Rd (Rte. 5), Saco, (207) 283-3500.
Greater Portland & Casco Bay
Riverside Municipal Golf Course — Owned and operated by the City of Portland, the popular and traditional public golf facility first opened in 1932, and features an 18-hole course, a 9-hole course and a 3-hole practice course. The classic layout, rolling hills and tree-line fairways are bordered by the Presumpscot River. 18-hole course 6,502 yard, par 72; 9-hole course 3,152 yards, par 36. 1158 Riverside Street, Portland. (207) 797-3524.
Val Halla Golf Club — An 18-hole municipal facility owned and operated by the Town of Cumberland, Val Halla is located in the center of town and is home of the First Tee of Maine, the Maine State Golf Association, the Maine Superintendents Association and the Southern Maine Women’s Golf Association. 6,516 yards, par 72. 60 Val Halla Road, Cumberland. (207) 829-2225.
Spring Meadows Golf Course — Recognized as one of Maine’s best 18-hole championship golf courses. Spring Meadows designer and golf architect Brad Booth states “I wanted to build a course people would enjoy playing, but give a real stiff challenge from the back tees.” Located 20 minutes from Portland and 2 hours from Boston’s North Shore. 4,700 yards to 6,600 yards, Par 71. 59 Lewiston Road, Gray. (207) 657-2586.
Gorham Country Club — Located 10 minutes from the Portland Jetport, GCC is a championship course covering 180 acres of Maine State Game Preserve. Enjoy the wild life while golfing along our generous fairways and gentle greens. Come see why players of all skill levels are calling us “Maine’s Friendliest Course”. 18 holes, 6,509 yards, par 71. 93 McLellan Road, Gorham. (207) 839-3490.
Toddy Brook Golf Course — A beautiful public 18 hole championship golf course offering private course conditions with a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, is a must play Maine course where all level of golfers can have an enjoyable and challenging round. 925 Sligo Road, North Yarmouth. (207) 829-5100.
Sable Oaks Golf Club — This public course with a private club ambiance is tucked away like a hidden gem among all the conveniences of South Portland, Maine – the Maine Mall and Portland International Jetport are both just minutes away. Eighteen holes of championship golf wind imaginatively throughout woods and ponds, with soft fairways and rolling, manicured greens that make both an enjoyable, yet challenging course. 18 holes, 6,359 yards, par 70. 505 Country Club Drive, South Portland. (207) 775-6257.
Nonesuch River Golf Club — The 203-acre facility features a meticulously maintained 18-hole public championship golf course, a modern 2,500 square-foot clubhouse, a full-size practice range and two putting greens, golf academy, beginner golf lessons, and an experienced, friendly, and professional staff. 18 holes, 6,300 yd, Par 70. 304 Gorham Road, Scarborough. (207) 883-0007.
Portland Country Club — Private Donald Ross design is an enjoyable course that is walkable and tests your game at every turn. The front nine features stunning views of Casco Bay and downtown Portland. The back nine features wooded fairways that tests your creativity before a final stretch that takes you back towards the ocean. Each round’s beauty and ever-changing conditions will keep you coming back for more. 18 holes, 6500 yards, par 70. 11 Foreside Road, Falmouth. (207) 781-2340.
Falmouth Country Club — Falmouth is a private Club, founded in the proudest traditions of such establishments. The golf course, designed by the architectural firm of Cornish & Silva has established a reputation over more than a quarter of a century as “Maine’s premier competitive venue.” 18 holes, 5800-7000 yards, Par 72. 1 Congressional Drive, Falmouth. (207) 878-2864.
The Woodlands Club — Private. Championship 18 hole golf course designed by Jim and George Fazio and opened in 1988. With six different sets of tees to choose from, the course plays from 5,047 yards with a slope of 121 for ladies up to 6,848 yards with a slope of 145 from the back tees. Tees, fairways and greens are all bent grass. 39 Woods Road, Falmouth. (207) 781-3104.
Prouts Neck Country Club — If you can find a member to get you out on this course, do it! One of the finest tracks in Maine, and extremely private. No web site, no irrigation last time we played, but still a spectacular seaside course that harkens back to golf’s early days. 18 holes, 6000 yards, par 70. 499 Black Point Rd., Scarborough. (207) 883-9851.
Purpoodock Club — Private, the club was formed in 1922, and its first pro, Larry Rowe, is credited with designing the original nine holes. It was not until the early 1960s that the back nine was added. Geoffrey Cornish saw potential in the rock and marsh, and the back nine was carved out by 1964. Cornish changed the course in the 1980s for the Unionmutual Senior Classics. 18 holes, 6400 yards, par 71. 300 Spurwink Ave., Cape Elizabeth. (207) 799-2273.
Willowdale Golf Club — Willowdale Golf Club is an 18-hole, regulation length, public golf course in Scarborough, ME, offering classic golf at affordable prices. 5,980 yards, par 70. 52 Willowdale Road, Scarborough. (207) 883-9351.
Great Chebeague Golf Club —This 9-hole course in Casco Bay is not only historic; it is scenic and requires a nice ferry ride to get to, as well. It’s the only course in Maine with views of the ocean from every hole, meandering through salt water inlets and great blue heron nesting grounds. 3,295 yards, par 33. Chebeague Island, (207) 846-9478.
Freeport Golf Club — Situated just minutes from the LL Bean flagship store, the Freeport Country Club is a fun, popular 9-hole track. Just 20 minutes from Portland, 20 minutes from Lewiston-Auburn and 20 minutes from Brunswick-Topsham. 2,960 yards, par 36. 2 Old County Road, Freeport. (207) 865-0711.
South Portland Municipal Golf Course — A 9-hole, 2,071 yards, par 33 golf course situated on 25 acres. The clubhouse shares a building with the Branch Library. It is a fun course for players who are new to the game, and seniors who are looking to get outside and enjoy a round of golf. Tricky enough to challenge the intermediate player, the more experienced player will gain the benefit of working on their short game, as the doglegs, and hidden, postage stamp greens, can make shot-making a challenge. The perfect option for the golfer who is looking to get a quick nine in before or after work, or even during a lunch break. 155 Wescott Rd., South Portland. (207) 767-7652.
Sunset Ridge Golf Links — A well-maintained and regulation par 35, 9-hole golf course, the rolling hills, rock walls, and manicured course provides a challenge for all levels of golfers. The undulating greens were reconstructed and seeded in 2012, making them smooth and challenging. 771 Cumberland Street, Westbrook. (207) 854-9463.
Rivermeadow Golf Club — 9-hole, 2,900 yards, par 35. 216 Lincoln Street, Westbrook. (207) 854-1625.
Twin Falls Golf Club — 9-hole, 2,440 yards, par 33. 364 Spring Street, Westbrook. (207) 854-5397.
Bath Golf Club – Set in the rolling farmland of North Bath, The Bath Golf Club was designed by the great Wayne Stiles and established in 1932. For the last 80 years, it’s been “home” to generations of Maine golfers. Under new ownership in 2017, exciting changes are afoot. BGC is excited to announce the opening of the Ship City Brew Pub, open early this year for golfers and the public, featuring big TVs, pool tables, and a beautiful new rustic bar with a fresh menu. 18 holes, 6,216 yards, par 70. 387 Whiskeag Road, Bath. (207) 442-8411.
Samoset Resort — Celebrating over one hundred years of premier Maine golf, the Samoset Golf Course continues to inspire players of all skill levels with its breathtaking ocean vistas and one of the most challenging finishing holes in New England. Meandering along Rockport’s scenic coastline and through the woods, the Samoset’s 18-hole championship golf course boasts seven oceanside holes and 14 holes with spectacular views of the Atlantic. 18 holes, 6,352 yards, par 70. 220 Warrenton Street, Rockport (207) 594-2511.
Rockland Golf Club — Modest green fees, three par-fives and five par-threes combine to create opportunities for affordable birdies, and at the same time require shot making with virtually every club in the bag. Blessed by proximity to Rockland Harbor, RGC has a beautiful ocean view from the first green. 6,300 yards, par 70. 606 Old County Rd, Rockland. (207) 594-9322.
Brunswick Golf Club – The Brunswick Golf Club’s origins date back to the summer of 1898 when two Bowdoin College students and a professor acquired golf clubs and attire and headed down what was then known as the Freeport Road in Brunswick in search of a field in which to play golf on the grounds we now know as Brunswick Golf Club’s back nine. 6,600 yards, par 72. 126 River Road, Brunswick. (207) 725-8224.
Boothbay Harbor Country Club – In 1918, Wayne Stiles and John Van Kleek were commissioned to build a golf course on the Boothbay Peninsula by a group of wealthy Boston businessmen to help with tourism to the beautiful coastal town. Boothbay Region Country Club opened its first 9 holes in 1921. 50 Sugar Maple Lane, Boothbay. (207) 633-3673.
Sebasco Harbor Resort Golf Club — Picturesque and challenging 9-hole layout along Casco Bay, with bent grass fairways, providing an outstanding golf vacation in Maine. A variety of tee locations allow golfers to select an optimal balance of challenge & enjoyment. Course highlights include the 145 yard, Par 3 second hole, where your approach may differ at low or high tide. Our 510 yard, Par 5 finishing hole challenges golfers of all levels. The resort offers some great inclusive golf & dining packages as well! 29 Kenyon Rd., Phippsburg. 877-721-5845.
Goose River Golf Course —Several holes offer spectacular views of Mount Battie and Ragged Mountain. A rolling landscape that traverses varying terrain along the meandering Goose River offers plenty of challenges for players of all abilities. A different set of tees uniquely positioned on each of the nine greens adds variety to your golf round. 9 holes, 2,856 yards, par 35. 50 Park Street, Rockport. (207) 236-8488.
Mere Creek Golf Club — Mere Creek Golf Club is located at Brunswick Landing (the former Naval Air Station Brunswick), just a few minutes south of Bowdoin College. The course’s extremely playable nine-hole layout has made it a local favorite for golfers from all over. 9 holes, 3,158 yard, par 36. 41 Merriconeag Road, Brunswick. (207) 721-9995.
Bucksport Golf Club — 9 scenic holes, with a wide-open layout that is characterized by spectacular views of hills and valleys, with a driving range and 2 chipping greens. 3,413 yards, par 36. 397 State Route 46, Bucksport. (207) 469-7612 or (207) 469-7589.
Country View Golf Club — Built in 1964, Country View Golf Club is a 9 hole, par 36 golf course, featuring stunning views of the local area. 2,856 yards, par 36. 178 Moosehead Trail Hwy., Brooks. (207) 722-3161.
Highland Green Golf Club — A challenging 9-hole course nestled in a 650-acre expanse of Midcoast Maine. The Scottish-style course was built to blend naturally with the beautifully rugged terrain. Rock outcroppings and natural ridgelines have been incorporated into the design to add to the challenge and uniqueness of the course. 2,900 yards, Par 35. 114 Evergreen Circle, Topsham. (207) 725-8066.
Tarratine Golf Club — The private, Tarratine Club of Dark Harbor was founded on September 2, 1896 in Islesboro, Maine for the purpose of “promoting boating, golfing and kindred interests.” Now more than 100 years later the club maintains its traditions and high standards along with excellent golf, tennis, sailing, tots and dining facilities. 3,085 yards, par 37. Golf Club Road, Isleboro. (207) 774-2248.
North Haven Club — In 1916, the first golf ball was struck at what is now the North Haven Golf Club. Spectacular views, challenging terrain and a relaxed familial feel, make the course an experience that will touch you in the same way it has touched its members for generations. Course architect Wayne Stiles left a lasting legacy to the Fox Islands, and his design remains intact to this day. 2,060 yards, par 35. Iron Point Road, North Haven Island. (207) 867-2054.
Northport Golf Club — A classic 9-hole, par 36 layout featuring some alternate teeing grounds for a full eighteen hole round. The course stays well maintained and is very walker friendly with short distances from green to tee. 3,044 yards, par 36. 581 Bluff Road, Northport. (207) 338-2270.
Wawenock Country Club — 9-hole, links-style course, that opened for play in 1928. The fairways are generally open, with very few trees, greens are moderately sized and average 5,000 square feet, and are relatively flat and moderate in speed. There are alternate tees when playing an eighteen hole round and the course plays from 5,500 to 6,200-yards. 685 Rte 129, Walpole. (207) 563-3938.
Searsport Pines Golf Course — 9-hole, public golf course, beautiful and challenging, located just 2 miles from Rte. 1. 240 Mt. Ephraim Road, Searsport. (207) 548-2854.
Kennebec & Moose River Valleys
Sugarloaf Golf Club – This Robert Trent Jones Jr. course is sculpted into the mountain and provides golfers with stunning panoramic mountain views around every corner. Admired for its beauty, this 18-hole, 6,910 yard, par 72 course is not without its challenges; dramatic elevation changes, winding fairways, unforgiving bunkers, as well as rock-lined streams and greens put a premium on accuracy and precision. 5092 Access Road, Carrabassett Valley. (207) 237-2000.
Martindale Country Club — Established in 1921 as private country club in Auburn for it’s first 88 years, but is now semi-private with tee times available to the public. Boasting the best greens in the area, this 18-hole championship golf course also features four sets of tees for all ability levels. Catch views of Mt Washington on the front nine, designed by Alex & Fred Chisholm, with the back nine designed by Philip Wogan. 18 holes, 6500 yards, par 71. 527 Beech Hill Rd., Auburn. (207) 782-1107.
Fox Ridge Golf Club – A links course situated on over 200 acres of rolling country side in south Auburn, and designed to take advantage of the natural lay of the land which will demand every shot in your bag. Superbly maintained and stretching a bold 6814 yards, the 18-hole, par 72 Fox Ridge Golf Club is a must play course in New England. 550 Penley Corner Road, Auburn. (207) 777-GOLF (4653).
Natanis Golf Course —Natanis now has two separate 18 hole courses, Arrowhead and Tomahawk.”Golf Digest” ranked Natanis as one of the top 500 public courses in the United States.Natanis was cut from the rural fields and rugged woods of Vassalboro. 735 Webber Pond Road, Vassalboro. (207) 622-3561.
Waterville Country Club — A semi-private golf course perched in the hills of Oakland, Maine. The 18 hole, 6301 yard, par 70 course is laid out over 158 acres of rolling country scenery. Conveniently located less than 2 miles from I-95 (Exit 127), Waterville and Colby College. Consistently making the top five golf courses in Golf Digest for best-in-state ratings, a golf experience that is pleasurable in every aspect from manicured fairways and greens to an on-site restaurant and bar. 39 Country Club Rd., Oakland. (207) 465-9861.
The Meadows Golf Club — The scenic countryside course, designed by William Bradley Booth, opened in 1998 with contoured Bent Grass fairways and greens. Players will be challenged by the courses tree-lined dog-leg fairways and undulating greens, most of which are accented with water hazards and sand bunkers. A peaceful wilderness setting that offers views of wildlife and waterfowl. 18-holes, 5,814 yard, par 68. 495 Huntington Hill Road, Litchfield. (207) 268-3000.
Lakewood Golf Course — Built in the early 1920’s as part of the Lakewood Colony summer resort, the original nine has a classic links feel and a good balance between challenge and playability. The back nine is a parkland course cut out of the thick Maine woods. A beautiful, well-maintained course combines well-designed holes, including Maine’s only Par 6, with amazing scenery to give you a great golfing experience. 18 holes, Par-72, with 6,279 yards. Route 201, Madison. (207) 474-5955.
Springbrook Golf Club — Springbrook farm was developed and opened as a golf course in 1966. The course features 18 championship holes. Natural terrain provides a challenging test of golf. The beauty of the course is enhanced by a brook which meanders through the middle of the course. 6,408 yards, par 71. 141 U.S. Highway Route 202, Leeds. 207-946-5900.
Augusta Country Club — Private. Members and their guests enjoy the scenic and challenging golf course. The front nine holes were designed by Wayne Stiles and John Van Kleek and the back nine were designed by Donald Ross. Picturesque views of Lake Cobbosseecontee and challenging terrain make this course enjoyable round after round. 19 Hammonds Grove, Manchester. (207) 623-3021.
Belgrade Lakes Golf Club — Only in the rustic woodlands and panoramic hills of central Maine, could a destination exist that offers such a pure and unforgettably unique golfing experience. Designed by acclaimed architect Clive Clark, the Belgrade Lakes Golf Course uses it most valuable asset—the idyllic landscape—to its utmost advantage. In addition to an award-winning layout rivaling any of the country’s best, Belgrade Lakes offers country club level service, blended with authentic Maine accessibility. The result is 18 holes of memories for golfers of all levels. 18 holes, 6700 yards, par 71. 46 Clubhouse Drive, Belgrade Lakes. (207) 495-4653 (GOLF).
Lakeview Golf Course — 9-hole course features 3,016 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 35.0 and it has a slope rating of 114. Designed by Ronello Reynolds, the Lakeview golf course opened in 1927. 27 Barak Point Ln., Burnham. (207) 948-5414.
Maple Lane Golf Course — 2,420 yards, par 35. 295 Maple Ln., Livermore. (207) 897-3770.
Cobbossee Colony Golf Course — A public, family-owned, 9-hole, 2,413 yards, par 34 course. 885 Cobbossee Road, Monmouth. (207) 268-4182.
Moose River Golf Course — Located in the Jackman-Moose River Maine Region, offers a 9 hole, par 31 course nestled in the Western Mountains of Maine. 2,100 yards, par 31. 701 Main St., Moose River. (207) 462-2955.
Pine Ridge Golf Course — One of the few par-3 courses offered in the state of Maine, Pine Ridge is an affordable and challenging course fit for every kind of golfer. Whether you’re a beginner trying to develop your game on a short course, or a veteran golfer looking to perfect your iron play, Pine Ridge is the ideal place to enjoy the game. 1,285 yards, par 27. 101 West River Road, Waterville. (207) 873-0474.
Prospect Hill Golf Course – 18-hole, 5,800 yards, par 70. 694 S Main St, Auburn. (207) 782-9220.
Western View Golf Club — 2,705 yards, par 35. Bolton Hill Road, Augusta. (207) 622-5309.
Green Meadow Golf Course — 6,300 yards, par 71. Route 201, Farmingdale. (207) 623-9831.
The Maine Highlands
Bangor Municipal Golf Course – A 27-Hole Championship layout designed by Geoffrey Cornish, located minutes away from major attractions such as The Bangor Mall, historic downtown Bangor, the Cross Insurance Center, and Hollywood Casino. A great golf course for players of all abilities. 18-hole course 6,500 yards, par 72; 9-hole course 3,003 yards, par 36. 278 Webster Avenue Bangor. (207) 941-0232.
Penobscot Valley Country Club — “Penobby” is an 18 hole, championship golf course located in Orono Maine. It was designed by the celebrated Donald Ross and built in 1924. In the 90 years that followed, the club has hosted golfers from Arnold Palmer to “Larry the Cable Guy”… and has established an impressive pedigree of competitive events. 6,301 yards, par 72. 366 Main Street, Orono. (207) 866-2060.
Palmyra Golf Course — A par 72, 18 hole championship layout golf course boasting 4 sets of tees to make play enjoyable, no matter what your age and playing abilities are. Facility includes a campground and RV resort with a variety of amenities — stay and play. 6,550 yards of tee to green. 147 Lang Hill Rd., Palmyra. (207) 938-4947.
Jato Highlands Golf Course — Opened in 1999 with the mission of providing a pleasurable experience for all levels of golfers. Spectacular layout over rolling hills and through beautiful hardwood forests offering breathtaking views of Mt. Katahdin, surrounding lakes and hills. 18 holes, 5700 yards, par 72. 175 Farm Road, Lincoln. (207) 794-2433.
Hermon Meadow Golf Club — Family-owned Hermon Meadow Golf Cub and Driving Range is a family friendly golf course. Five sets of tees can challenge every level of golfer and provide fun for all ages. Par 72, 6,270-yard course with tees for juniors to experts. 281 Billings Road, Hermon. (207) 848-3741.
Dexter Municipal Golf Club — Owned by the Town of Dexter, and privately managed, the course is relatively short but challenging as indicated by it’s slope rating of 120. The course was designed by Bill Nadeau and opened in 1968. It was redesigned in 2010 by Jimmy Costedio, the course manager and superintendent. Overlooking the Town, this hillside course is noted for it’s lush greens and beautiful views. 9 holes, 2,630 yards, par 35. 35 Sunrise Avenue, Dexter. (207) 924-6477.
Foxcroft Golf Club — Foxcroft Golf Club is nestled in the heart of Piscataquis County, and was designed by Renaldo Reynolds and opened in 1963. No matter your skill level, you’ll enjoy the links. 9 holes, 3,052 yds, par 36. 84 Foxcroft Center Road, Dover-Foxcroft. (207) 564-8887.
Lucerne Golf Club — The Lucerne Golf Club is a classic Donald Ross course conveniently located between Bangor and Ellsworth. The course overlooks Phillips Lake and is across from the Lucerne Inn. Golf Digest lists Lucerne Golf Course as one of the best 9-hole courses in the U.S.A. 3,270 Yards, Par 36. 16 Sunset Rd, Dedham. (207) 843-6282.
Squaw Mountain Resort — The 9-hole course at the Squaw Mountain Village Golf Course facility in Greenville Junction features all the hallmarks of Maine golf and opened in 1922. 2,563 yards, par 34. Rt# 15, Greenville Junction. (207) 695-3591.
Piscataquis Country Club — The 9-hole course spreads out over 2,909 yards with Par 36. The course design offers golfers an adverse and challenging layout, going from open fields 300 yards wide to holes lined by woods on both sides. 2,855 yards, par 34. 17 Country Club Lane, Guilford. (207) 876-3203.
Hidden Meadows Golf Course — A 9 hole golf course with onsite custom club fitting, plus a 300 yard outdoor driving range, located ten minutes north of Bangor. Built in 1997, designed by Jeff DuFour. 240 W. Old Town Rd., Old Town. (207) 827-4779.
Hampden Country Club, — One of the least-pretentious “country clubs” in the state, this short, open layout was built in 1967 by Hamm Robbins, a former dairy farmer. Generous landing areas are tempered by small greens. This is a great course for just about anybody. 3,000 yards, par 36. 25 Thomas Rd., Hampden. (207) 862-9999.
Kenduskeag Valley Golf Course — The 9-hole course is located on the bank of the beautiful Kenduskeag Stream and surrounded by trees on three sides. The course contains a welcoming combination of challenging and simple holes, accessible to all levels of golfers. 2,562 yards, par 34. 947 Grant Road, Kenduskeag. (207) 884-7330.
Mount Kineo Golf Club — Located on Moosehead Lake and thought to be the second oldest course in New England, built in the 1890’s along side of the Kineo House, which at one time was the largest inland waterfront hotel in America. The hotel is long gone, but the beauty of the island remains with Mount Kineo rising 798 feet above Moosehead Lake. This 9-hole course is a challenge and will test the clubs in your bag. 2,562 yards, par 33. 62 Village Rd., Rockwood. (207) 534-8812.
Barnes Brook Golf Course —Barnes Brook Golf Course was opened in 1965 and is a semi-private year round facility. It offers a 9 hole golf course with driving range, practice green and an indoor golf simulator. Route 2. 2,624 yards, par 35. 1886 Main Rd (US Rt 2), West Enfield. (207) 732-3006.
Hillcrest Golf Club — 9-holes, 2,500 yards, par 33. 1 Golf Course Road, Millinocket. (207) 723-8410.
Katahdin Country Club — The 9-hole course at the Katahdin Country Club features 2,968 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. 80 Park St., Milo. (207) 943-8734.
Pine Hill Golf Club — A friendly, 9-hole course that has been around for more than 50 years. It offers affordable daily and membership rates, along with a laid back environment on the course and inside the clubhouse. 2,863 yards, par 36. 23 Pine Hill Dr., Orrington. (207) 989-3824.
J.W. Parks Golf Course — A 9-hole facility with a full service golf shop and driving range which offers great course conditions and favorable playability. 3,000 yards, par 35. 382 Hartland Ave., Pittsfield. (207) 487-5545.
Orchard View Golf Course — 2,240 yds, par 30. Old Corrina Road, Newport. (207) 368-5600.
Carmel Valley Golf Club — 9 holes, 1,378 yd., par 27. Season: April-November, or first snow. Rt. 2 Main Rd., Carmel. (207) 848-2217.
Todd Valley Golf Course — 9-holes, 2,336 yards, par 33. 282 Bacon Rd., Charleston, (207) 285-7725.
Maine Lakes & Mountains
Sunday River Golf Club – Sunday River’s wide fairways, dynamic green settings, pristine playing conditions and jaw-dropping alpine views combine to form what architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. calls his “mountain golf masterpiece.” Golfweek Magazine has consistently named Sunday River the #1 Course in Maine. 7130 yards, par 72. 18 Championship Drive, Newry. (207) 824-4653.
Point Sebago Golf Resort – Situated on 500 acres of spectacular white birch forest, the par 72, 18-hole course caters to all levels of play. Course length ranges from a challenging 7,002 yards from the back tee to a forgiving 3,200 yards from the forward tee. 261 Point Sebago Road, Route 302, Casco. (207) 655-2747.
Bridgton Highlands Country Club – An enjoyable and challenging 18-hole golf course with great mountain views located in the heart of Maine’s Lakes Region, one hour from Portland and 20 miles from the New Hampshire border. The course has four sets of tees and a maximum length of 6,224 yards.5,795 yards, par 72. 379 Highland Road, Bridgton. (207) 647-3491.
The Bethel Inn — Renowned architect Geoffrey Cornish designed this 18-hole, 6,663 yard, par 72 course to take maximum advantage of the mountain vistas and natural beauty of the area. Tree lined fairways, natural hazards, well-trapped greens and five tee positions make play challenging for golfers of every ability. 21 Broad Street, Bethel. (207) 824-2175.
Mingo Springs Golf Course — Situated in the beautiful Rangeley Lakes Region of Western Maine, Mingo is best played by angles, not by length. The course, while relatively short, is challenging because it rewards accuracy over power. The front nine is more open than the back, but it’s also much hillier. There is challenging and enjoyable golf to be had at every turn. 6,000 yards, par 70. 43 Country Club Road, Rangeley. (207) 864-5021.
Poland Spring Country Club — When you tee it up at the Poland Spring golf course, you are playing on the same turf where Babe Ruth, Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, Harry Vardon, President Taft, Jim Gallagher, Sonny Liston and many more celebrities have played. Fifteen holes have views of the White Mountains. 18 holes, 6,178 yards, par 71. 640 Maine Street, Poland. (207) 998-6002.
Naples Golf and Country Club — An 18 hole golf course in the heart of the Sebago Lake Region, Naples Golf & Country Club was established in 1921 and offers four sets of tees that allows all golfers to choose the length of the course they would like to play. 6,408 yards, par 72. 136 Sebago Road, Naples. 207-693-6424.
Lake Kezar Country Club — Nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains, this par 72 gem combines a 1924 Donald Ross Design with a 1998 spectacular and breathtaking back nine. The challenge and beauty of the brooks, ponds, stonewalls and majestic Eastern white pines are never ending. 6,010 yards, par 72. 578 Maine St., Lovell. 207-925-2462.
Fairlawn Golf & Country Club — Course yardages vary from 5158 yards to 6800 yards, Par 72. 434 Empire Rd, Poland, off Route 26. (207) 998-4277.
Summit Springs Golf Course — With sweeping views of Mount Washington and Poland Spring, this family-friendly, 9-hole course sits at the crest of Summit Spring Road and has a storied and historic past. It is under new ownership and management with many exciting plans for renovation and restoration. 2,863 yards, par 36. 292 Summit Spring Road. (207) 998-3333.
Province Lake Golf Club — Originally built in 1918 as a 9-hole course along the shores of Province Lake, a second nine was built in 1988, designed by renowned East Coast architect Brian Silva. Although the back nine is shorter than the front, it is a more challenging set of holes based upon tighter fairways, smaller landing areas, and the water hazards that were introduced. 18 holes, 6,343 yards, par 72. 18 Mountain Road, Parsonfield. (207) 793-4040.
Wilson Lake Country Club — In the early 1930’s, golf architect Wayne Stiles created the classic nine-hole layout that sits to this day by the shores of Wilson Lake in picturesque Wilton. The legendary Patty Berg held the Wilson Lake ladies course record for years and once proclaimed this to be “The best nine in Maine”. Weld Road. 3,116 yards, par 35. 320 Weld Road, Wilton. (207) 645-2016.
Frye Island Golf Club — Designed as an 18-hole course by Geoffrey Cornish, the first 9-holes were built in 1972, with land for the second 9 being held for future construction. Two sets of tees allow an individual to play eighteen holes with a different look on each nine. 3,255 yards, par 36. Take Route 302 to Sebago Lake, then take Raymond Cape Road to Ferry Landing. Then take the latest innovation in golf carts – a ferry! (207) 655-3551.
Salmon Falls Country Club — Located just 20 minutes southwest of Portland, this 9 hole, par 36, 2883 yard course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and runs along the beautiful historic section of the Saco River called Indian Cellar. Salmon Falls Road, Hollis. (207) 929-5233.
Apple Valley Golf Course — Lewiston’s only golf course was designed and built in 1960 by Arthur “Stubby” Chapman. The Club House is nearly 200 years old and features a 40-person lounge, snack bar, and pro shop. 9-hole public golf course with 3 different tee setups, 2,500 yards, par 35. 316 Pinewoods Rd, Lewiston. (207) 784-9773.
Norway Country Club — This 9-hole course features 2,909 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35. Designed by George Dunn in 1929, with its tall pines and hardwoods, this course has something for golfers of all ages. From high on the 1st tee, where one can see the White Mountains, through the signature hole # 5, golfers can test their skill and enjoy the game. 310 Waterford Road, Norway. (207) 743-9840.
Paris Hill Country Club — A public golf course owned and operated by the members and established in 1899, Paris Hill is one of the oldest golf courses in the state of Maine. The 9-hole course is short, tight and challenging, with postage stamp greens, surrounded by grass bunkers and sand traps. They don’t require tee times, but do require good times! 2,400 yards, par 33. 455 Paris Hill Road, Paris. (207) 743-2371.
Turner Highlands Country Club — Turner Highlands Golf Course was built atop rolling hills with scenic resort views centrally located between Lewiston-Auburn and Augusta. 2,980 yards, 36. Rte 117 N. Parish Rd. Turner. (207) 224-7060.
Oakdale Country Club — Established in 1923 and located in the western mountains of Maine, rolling hills offer scenic views and numerous golf challenges for golfers of every level. The membership takes pride in this 9 hole course and welcomes the public to enjoy a round. 13 Country Club Rd., Mexico. (207) 364-3951.
Downeast & Acadia
Northeast Harbor Golf Club — Organized in 1895, the original 9-hole course was laid out in August, 1899 by J.G. Thorpe. Much of the course lay on what was Corson’s Farm. Some of the holes are across from Somes Sound, the only fjord on the North American east coast. In 1916 The Northeast Harbor Golf Club Corporation was formed to buy land for a permanent golf course. The first 9, holes 1-6, 13-15 were designed by Arthur Lockwood. As golf became more and more popular, the corporation offered another stock sale and rasied the money to buy more land for an additional 9 holes. The second 9 which opened in the summer of 1925 was designed by Herbert Strong. 15 Golf Club Lane, Northeast harbor. (207) 276-5335.
Kebo Valley Golf Club – Established in 1888, Kebo Valley Golf Club is the oldest golf club in Maine, and eighth oldest golf club in United States, and has tested the skills of many of the country’s finest players, most influential politicians, and leaders of industry. 18 holes, 6,200 yards, par 70. 136 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor. (207) 288-5000.
Bar Harbor Golf Course — A Phil Wogan design built in 1965, this links-style course is situated on the banks of the Jordan River, with incredibly peaceful and scenic water and mountain views. 18 holes, 6,631 yards, par 71. Located at the junctions of Route 3 and Route 204, midway between Bar Harbor and Ellsworth. (207) 667-7505.
Blue Hill Country Club —Private, 9 hole golf course opened in 1916 and designed by Donald J. Ross. This picturesque course overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Some of the tees are elevated, and the Atlantic Ocean comes into play on four holes. All greens are well bunkered. 9-hole, par-30, 1,693 yards. Parker Point Rd, Blue Hill. (207) 374-2271.
Island Country Club — Look forward to a memorable golfing experience at our beautifully maintained and recently redesigned course. Friendly to the everyday player and challenging to the veteran, explore the rich variety of the holes on our 9-hole course. 2,234 yards, par 34. 442 Sunset Road, Deer Isle. (207) 348-2379.
Castine Golf Club — The current layout was designed by Willie Park, Jr. in 1922. Considered “one of the greatest golf architects of all time”, Park said the Castine course was one of his best. Famous for taking advantage of the natural terrain, Park’s design presents nine holes on Windmill Hill across from the Revolutionary War era Fort George and overlooking Castine Harbor and Blue Hill in the distance. 9-holes, 3,132 yards, par 35. 200 Battle Avenue, Castine. (207) 326-8844.
St. Croix Country Club — Since 1927 golfers from the United States and Canada have enjoyed the picturesque 9-hole course situated on the banks of the St. Croix River. 2,725 yards, par 34. Route 1, Calais. (207) 454-8875.
White Birches Golf Course — Public 9-hole course located in Hancock just over the Ellsworth town line along Rte 1 between Bar Harbor and the beautiful Downeast coast. The mountains of Acadia provide a beautiful background to the 2,800 yard, par 34 course. Rt. 1 & Thorsen Road, Ellsworth. (207) 667-3621.
Barren View Golf Course — Golf Magazine ran a list of what it regarded as the eight worst golf course names on the planet Earth. Barren View nailed down second place, taking a backseat only to Australia’s Cape Schanck Golf Course. From the back tees, this well-maintained, nine-hole, par 35 course plays to 5,622 yards. 1354 U.S. Route 1, Jonesboro. (207) 434-6531.
Southwest Harbor Causeway Club — 9-holes of link style golf with multiple tee options, the front nine plays to 32 par measuring 2266 yards. The back nine of 2410 yards plays to 33 par. Small greens of velvet bent grass have served since 1923, exhibiting strong resistance to disease and drought all while offering the golfer a smooth, velvety putting surface. Errant shots off of four tees bring water into play and, while length is not a major factor, proper club and shot selection will be rewarded. 10 Fernald Point Road. (207) 244-7220.
Grindstone Neck Golf Course — Enjoy the ancient game on one of Maine’s oldest courses. Built in 1891, water views on every hole, eagles and ospreys, no crowds! 9-hole, 3,200 yards, par 36. 106 Grindstone Avenue, Winter Harbor. (207) 963-7760.
Aroostook Valley Country Club – At Aroostook Valley Country Club, the Stars and Stripes and Maple Leaf fly side by side. You can tee off on holes #1 (The International), #2 (The Grove) or #9 (Old Ironsides) and literally hit it “out of the country”. The US-Canada international boundary divides our 18-hole golf course and clubhouse in Canada from our Pro Shop and parking lot in the USA. Since 1929 the relationship we have enjoyed as international neighbours has been outstanding. 6,304 yards, par 72. 832 Perth Main Street, Perth-Andover, NB, Canada. (207) 476-8083.
Caribou Country Club — Gracefully carved into the rustic, northern Aroostook countryside, designed by renowned New England golf course architect Geoffrey S. Cornish in the early 1970’s, and host to the celebrated Cary Classic golf tournament. The scenic, tree-lined fairways of the Caribou Country Club provide a natural beauty to this challenging, yet enjoyable course. 9 holes, 3,241 yards, par 36. Rt. 161, New Sweden Road, Caribou. (207) 493-3933.
Presque Isle Country Club — Founded in 1957, it has been the site of many tournaments over the past 55 years, including the annual Spudland Open Tournament, one of the major amateur golf events in the state of Maine, held annually on the fourth weekend of July. 18 holes, 6,794 yards, par 72. Parkhurst Siding Road, Presque Isle. (207) 764-0430.
Mars Hill Country Club — Located at the base of Mars Hill Mountain in Aroostook County, one of the most picturesque areas of Northern Maine. 18 Holes of rolling greens through stands of hardwood trees and small ponds. Experience for yourself the par three 6th hole, with its tee area on the side of Mars Hill Mountain and the green located 160 vertical feet below! 6,043 yards, par 72. 75 Country Club Road, Mars Hill. (207) 425-4802.
Fort Kent Golf Course — Located in the St John Valley next to the Canadian Border, this challenging 9 hole course is nestled in the North Maine Woods. St. John Road. 3,245 yards, par 36. 304 St John Rd., Fort Kent. (207) 834-3149.
Houlton Community Golf Course — This scenic lakeside course was built in the early 1900’s and features gently rolling fairways, well manicured tee boxes, and immaculately kept greens, each elevated and with its own special character. The unique layout of the course allows the golfer to play it as a challenging 9 Hole- Par 36, with 2 par 3’s and 2 par 5’s. 2,979 yards, par 36. 6 Country Club Drive, New Limerick. 207-532-2662.
Limestone Country Club — Aroostook County’s newest public golf course, designed by architects W. C. Harvey & D. H. Green and opened in 1961, is one of the longest 9-hole courses in the state of Maine. The fairways are lined with beautiful Evergreens, Tamaracks, and Hardwoods. Strategically placed sand bunkers and water hazards surround the elevated greens creating challenging shots for golfers of every skill level. 3,370 yards, par 36. 487 W Gate Rd., Limestone. (207) 328-4300.
Portage Hills Country Club — The 9-hole course features all the hallmarks that Maine golf has to offer. Portage Hills Country Club opened in 1971, and offers some of the most pristine and challenging play in Aroostook County. 3,268 yards, par 37. 98 Country Club Ave., Portage. (207)435-8221.
Va-Jo-Wa Golf Club — 18-holes, 6,203 yds, par 71. 142 Walker Settlement Rd, Island Falls. (207) 463-2128.
Birch Point Country Club — 9-holes, 2,897 yards, par 35. Lakeshore Drive, St. David. (207) 895-6957.