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Top public and private courses in Oregon

Bandon Dunes Sheep Ranch

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort dominates the top of the Golfweek’s Best public-access course rankings in Oregon, with layouts designed by Tom Doak (Pacific Dunes, Old Macdonald), Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw (Bandon Trails, Sheep Ranch) and David McLay Kidd (Bandon Dunes). No other destination in the United States offers so many highly ranked layouts as Bandon Dunes.

Golfweek’s Best offers many lists of course rankings, with that of top public-access courses in each state among the most popular. All the courses on this list allow public access in some fashion, be it standard daily green fees, through a resort or by staying at an affiliated hotel. If there’s a will, there’s a tee time.

Also popular are the Golfweek’s Best rankings of top private courses in each state, and that list for Oregon’s private offerings is likewise included below.

MORE: Best Modern | Best Classic | Top 200 Resort | Top 200 Residential | Top 100 Best You Can Play

(m): Modern course, built in or after 1960
(c): Classic course, built before 1960

Note: If there is a number in the parenthesis with the m or c, that indicates where that course ranks among Golfweek’s Best top 200 modern or classic courses. 

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The Sheep Ranch at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon (Courtesy of Bandon Dunes)

1. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Pacific Dunes)
Bandon (2m)

2. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Old Macdonald)
Bandon (T7m)

3. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Bandon Dunes)
Bandon (11m)

4. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Bandon Trails)
Bandon (14m)

5. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Sheep Ranch)
Bandon (18m)

6. Silvies Valley Ranch (Hankins)
Seneca (T116m)

7. Silvies Valley Ranch (Craddock)
Seneca (T162m)

9. Pumpkin Ridge (Ghost Creek)
North Plains (m)

10. Pronghorn (Nicklaus)
Bend (m)

11. Brasada Ranch (Brasada Canyons)
Powell Butte (m)

13. Gearhart Golf Links
Gearhart (c)

14. Langdon Farms
Aurora (m)

15. Aspen Lakes
Sisters (m)

Eugene Country Club in Oregon (Golfweek files)

1. Eugene CC
Eugene (T97m)

2. Pronghorn (Fazio)
Bend (T104m)

3. Waverley
Portland (T115c)

4. Pumpkin Ridge (Witch Hollow)
North Plains (m)

6. Columbia Edgewater
Portland (c)

8. Portland GC
Portland (c)

9. Illahe Hills*
Salem (m)

10. Broken Top Club*
Bend (m)

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