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.
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.
Diadema Golf Club — Carved through the woods of Maine, Diadema, although not the longest course, requires course management and careful approach on every hole. The 9 hole layout actually utilizes 10 greens when played as 18 as well as varying tee placements from the very generous tees. Overall length is 5838 yds from center of back tees, with a USGA rating of 68.9 and a slope of 127 from the back. 419 New Portland Road, North Anson. (207) 635-3060.
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.