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.