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.