Dunegrass Country Club

3.0000000000 3.0 stars from 5 (3)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6684 yards
  • Slope: 137
  • Rating: 72.1
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 6684 yards 72.1 137
White 72 6266 yards 70.2 130
Green 72 5410 yards 68.1 126
Black 72 4818 yards 68.0 113

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 2.5 stars from 5
Value: 3.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 2.5 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 2.5 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.0 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.5 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 3 Reviews
5 stars:
0
4 stars:
0
3 stars:
3
2 stars:
0
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

2 out of 3 reviews


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Reviews


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"Take a cart"


ClaudeLaporte's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/21/2016
Previously played Walked Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

Greens : 8/10

Fairways 8/10

Rough 6/10

Bunkers 7/10

Too much walking between holes.


I recommend this course


"Used to like this course a lot, now I'm lukewarm."


jbmajor's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/12/2015
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

I have mixed emotions about this course. I, literally, live in a neighborhood within a 1/4 of a mile from this course, yet I choose to be a member at a course 30 minutes away. The course itself is not bad. I actually like the holes, and it is playable for mid-high handicappers as well as more advanced players. My two main issues with this course are 1) the constant build-up of the residential neighborhood on the grounds, which have made the course tighter and tighter, and taking much of the enjoyment out of the round for the mid-high handicapper who worries that he will hit a house or person watering their lawn with an errant shot, and 2) the new management company. I will admit, the course conditions have improved dramatically since the new management company took over, as the prior owner was stingy with the water, but there is definitely a high sense of arrogance from the staff, especially their top staffers. I had a $20 gift certificate from the prior management (no expiration), and all i wanted to do was hit some balls at the range, and they wouldn't honor them because they "could not get their money for them". When I told him that you assume outstanding liabilities when you take over a business, he claimed he didn't have to. When I then asked him if he really wanted to be that stingy and risk losing business from someone who lived across the street over $20 worth of range tokens, he simply said "sorry". Bad business move, in my opinion.

Anyway, personal feelings aside and back to the course.....the annual membership is actually very reasonable, with no food minimums, and you get discounts to play at other courses the management company runs. I would become a member if I didn't have the issues that I had.

For golfers who want to start off on a positive note, this might not be the course for your. The first tee is a par 5, with houses lining the left side of the fairway. Given the average amateur's outside-in swing, it can lead to a lot of nerves and start your day off on the wrong foot.

Good putting green, driving range is no great shakes, but at least they have one.

Overall, the course is better than many in the Portland area, but there are many other places that are simply more enjoyable to play.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"A Course Waiting to Reach Its Potential"


NoonanSmails's avatar
Top 50 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/12/2014
Previously played Paired up at course Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

I have played Duengrass annually for several years. I keep waiting for it to take the next big step and reach its potential and reclaim its past greatness. The new management team from Nonesuch have been a great help in that quest. Its usually in good condition, but always has a few rough spots. The greens are more full than they were the past few years. The first hole is a good par 5, but there are several target golf par 4's on the front that do not excite me. The 18th is an equally worthy par 5 after a challenging run of holes on 14 through 17. I realize the course is hemmed in by the ever growing housing developments that encroach on it. There are several tight squeezes that will keep local glass companies busy from errant shots. If this course could stretch out a little, eliminate power lines anchored in the fairway, put better sand in the bunkers and improve some persistent problem areas, it could be the best public course in the Portland area. I may be asking for too much, but its not unattainable. Dunegrass has its loyal members, numerous golf outings and in the summer lots of vacationers from OOB. I prefer to play it in the spring and fall when things are quieter. Check out Dunegrass and see if you see what I have seen.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Quality of food & beverage: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



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