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Heron Lakes Golf Club

3500 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR 97217-7723
+1 503-289-1818
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If your looking for a good day of golf you won't find it here.

If You are a pro, someone who 100% of the time can stay on the fairway, never has to find their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Great golf and BBQ

College football officials have our golf tournament and BBQ here each year. Great job by the staff... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Michael B
Puyallup, Washington
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Heron Lakes Golf Club is Portland's premium golf experience at a value price. Located just off Interstate 5, Heron Lakes features 36 championship holes designed by Robert Trent Jones II. Owned by the City of Portland, the facility also has an all-grass practice facility with Driving Range, Putting Green, Chipping Green and bunker. Heron Lakes also is a host facility for The First Tee of Greater Portland. Since the construction of the Greenback Course, Heron Lakes has been host to many prestigious events including: US Amateur Public Links on the Greenback in 1979 and on the Great Blue in 2000, Neil Lomax's Quarterback Shootout on the Great Blue from 1992 to 1999 and the Northwest Open. Most recently, Heron Lakes was rated in the top 50 Public Courses by the 2010 Golf World Reader's Choice Awards.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“hole courses” (4 reviews)
“large greens” (3 reviews)
“links course” (2 reviews)
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3500 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR 97217-7723
+1 503-289-1818
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If You are a pro, someone who 100% of the time can stay on the fairway, never has to find their ball or stop to go the bathroom then this is your place. If you are human then this is not the place for you....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

College football officials have our golf tournament and BBQ here each year. Great job by the staff to set up the tournament and Ryan did a great job with the BBQ. Food super and service was great! We will return

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I recently played 18 holes at the Great Blue Heron course while in town for business. The green fee was only $34 for 18 on a weekday. There are two courses, both designed by Robert Trent Jones. The Green Back is a more traditionally American...More

1  Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The Great Blue course is deceptively challenging. We approached this links course thinking it would not be too challenging. We're we ever wrong! Robert Trent Jones looked at how far we could hit a driver and placed a bunker right there. And another bunker to...More

Thank DewPortland
Reviewed 19 June 2016

There are 2 outstanding courses at Heron Lakes. Green Back a typical northwest course with large fir trees and large greens a fun track. Great Blue is a more links course with more undulations on the green and demanding tee shots, toughest 3 finishing holes...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Two eighteen hole courses that will challenge you. Great Blue with its sand and some water and Green Back with sand and plenty of water. Both feature a number of wide open fairways as well a several technical one to test you. Course is well...More

Thank Hanaho1954
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Having played both Great Blue and Green Back courses over the past 20 years, I must say they have both matured to my 4 star level of great courses. While the Great Blue is their signature pro-am type course with longer holes, faster greens, and...More

Thank TJA_traveler
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Heron Lakes is one of my favorite spots to golf. Both 18 hole courses are unique in their own fashion. Greenback is more wide open with some trees and dog legs, while Great Blue is more of a links style course. You will not be...More

Thank Roan H
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Three experienced golfers played this course with carts. Pro shop clerk was nice; but experience went downhill quickly. We were told to check in with the starter at first tee.... We were totally ignored, standing two feet in front of the 2 starters. Finally we...More

Thank Frequenttravelers101
Reviewed 16 July 2015

What a shame. This course is very good in a lot of ways. Interesting holes. Greens were nice but the extremely loud noise of the race track right beside it made the experience terrible. You had to yell to talk with your playing partner walking...More

Thank PAR1BC
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