The Maine Highlands

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 ccPenobscot 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 coursePalmyra 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 gc logoHermon 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.