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4.1
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Pace
4.8
Amenities
2.1
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6109 yards
Slope 129
Rating 69.8

Course Details

Year Built 1923
Fairways Poa Annua Grass
Greens Poa Annua Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect H. Chandler Egan (1923) George Junor

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
8 Reviews (8)
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Reviews 44
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Awesome course!

This course is almost 100 years old, and lots of fun! Short yardage from tips, but the course will give you all you can handle (especially the back 9).

#13 is a punishing par 5, make a par and your day is a success. The views are amazing and not house or car in sight!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

There are a lot better values in the Gorge!

I'm sad to have to write a negative review for this course. I really want to love it. It is family run and has an "old timey feel" to it. However, this is the most expensive course in the Gorge when compared to much better courses (Skamania, Elks Ridge, and Indian Creek). Pin placement is not marked on the flags. Greens are very inconsistent. No drinking water or beer cart on the course on a hot day. Fairway condition is ok but nowhere near the other courses. Pace of play was good because there was hardly anyone there.

Would be ok if fees were $25/18 holes with cart but $50? That is ridiculous for this quality of golf course.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

fun course

Enjoyed course. Challenging but fun. Greens pretty slow

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

cho

I do not play here again. really bad condition on the road and not asphalt, just mud and dusty.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great Improvements

The staff at the Hood River Golf course has improved the course beyond belief. It is in excellent condition and groomed to perfection. I would proudly take family and friends to the course. Well worth the money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

A beautiful setting

The golf course setting is beautiful. Views from many of the holes. No paved golf paths and the signs and yardage markers could be better. Greens are slow because there is a lot of slope on them. Not very crowded. Pace of play is good. Lots of elevation change. Nice not to have houses on the course. Very natural. With work this could be a wonderful course. Unless you are in really good shape, take a cart on the back.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Walked

Walk if you are athletic

Interesting course that is as difficult to walk as any I have ever been on. If you walk the front, think of it as little more than a warmup for the back 9. Greens
are mostly slanted and slow, about 6 on the Stimp meter. The number one handicap hole, a par five, is something you will not forget. Play it well and you might double bogie.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Catches your attention

The first time I played this course it was only nine holes but man was it a lot of fun. When they carved out the back nine it took on a whole new perspective.
I drive about 55 miles one way to play this course. I do it for one reason and one reason only, this course was laid out with the spirit of golf in mind.
Take the time, take the trip, and enjoy a great day of golf on a course you may not see anywhere else like it in the Pacific Northwest.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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