Places to Golf in Bend With breathtaking Cascade mountain vistas and pristine natural beauty, Bend, Oregon, offers 25 amazing golf courses where your spirit soars. Called the "Palm Springs of the North," Bend is home to many of the most aesthetic and challenging courses on the West Coast, including Widgi Creek, Pronghorn, Tetherow, and Crosswater-one of Golf Digest's top courses in America. Experience a pure golf adventure and wonderful weather in Central Oregon-where green is way of life
Widgi Creek Golf Club Surrounded by tall pines in the Deschutes National Forest, Widgi Creek Golf Course offers 18 holes of golf heaven in Bend, Oregon. Playing for 6,900-yards, between the Deschutes River and snow-capped Cascades, this spectacular Central Oregon golf course features narrow fairways, rolling greens and breathtaking scenery-all just minutes from the hip eateries and shops of Bend. The golf club features a driving range, restaurant and bar, and stocked pro shop.
Crosswater Golf Club Hailed as one of "America's 100 Greatest Courses" by Golf Digest, Crosswater is a heathland-style golf course 15 miles south of Bend in the shadows of the Cascade mountain range. Situated on 600 magnificent acres of woodlands and preserved wetlands, Crosswater features an exhilarating layout of 18 holes with winding fairways and bent greens bordered by the gently flowing Deschutes River.
Tetherow Golf Club Experience the high of mountain golf at 4,000 feet above Bend at Tetherow Golf Club. With panoramic views of Oregon's high desert and Central Cascades, Tetherow GC is a brilliant links-style course with natural terrain and imaginative holes framed by ragged bunkers, knolls, knobs and gently swaying grasses. Just seven minutes from Downtown Bend, Tetherow gives you the feeling of playing in Scotland-and testy hole #7 is truly the best in Central Oregon. Tetherow is an Audubon International Certified Signature Sanctuary.
Pronghorn Golf Play the spectacular Nicklaus and Fazio courses with Mt. Bachelor views and the most unique hole in the world. Contoured out of the backyard of Central Oregon, the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course features a breathtaking landscape of ancient lava rock ridges edging the minimalist par-72 layout. Honoring the natural aesthetics of Oregon, the Tom Fazio course is a sensory experience with stunning water features and lava rock outcroppings. The par-3, 8th hole wows with a 45-foot canyon and exposed lava tube. The Nicklaus course is high on Golfweek's list of the Best Resort Courses for 2011.
Pacific Amateur Golf Classic Celebrating its 20th year, the Pacific Amateur Golf Classic is the driving force for amateur golf on the West Coast. This prestigious golf tournament features three days of championship-caliber stroke play on the finest golf courses in Central Oregon, including Big Meadow at Black Butte Ranch, Lost Tracks Golf Course, Quail Run Golf Course, and Sunriver Resort's Crosswater Meadows and Woodlands courses.