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Address: 505 Country Club Drive, South Portland, ME 04106
Phone Number: +1 207-775-6257
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Located just miles from Downtown Portland, the Sable Oaks Golf Club offers...
Located just miles from Downtown Portland, the Sable Oaks Golf Club offers the best of both worlds. This private golf club setting is tucked away like a hidden gem among all the conveniences of South Portland, Maine - the Maine Mall and Portland International Jetport are both just minutes away. Eighteen holes of championship golf wind imaginatively throughout woods and ponds, with soft fairways and rolling, manicured greens that make both an enjoyable, yet challenging course.
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Each hole a challenge

I've played Sable Oaks several times during previous visits to southern Maine and enjoyed the experience every time. Although the course is not long (6359 from the tips), it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a very stupid course. The had enough room for 14 lovely holes but squeezed in 18. One hole you tee ahead, and the next shot drops 150 feet. Ridiculous. One hole has a sign: welcome to our widest fairway hole. Ha!!! The fairway is about 50 feet wide and on the bias. Don't waste time or money here!

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Milford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Drove 3 hours from Massachusetts to play a round. Found the course in great shape(4hour 10 min round),staff great,cart girl efficient,clubhouse staff knowledgeable and helpful.

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Seabrook, New Hampshire
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Where do I start this review? Lets put it like this. Course was fun and we all really enjoyed that part. The clubhouse and staff on the other hand, not so much. No bar access. Lunch on stale bread, staff that really did not care and one of the staff actually tried a piece of stale bread. Why who knows... More 

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pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I've played Sable Oaks several times during previous visits to southern Maine and enjoyed the experience every time. Although the course is not long (6359 from the tips), it demands accuracy and precision to keep big numbers off the card. It was carved from wooded and hilly terrain and provides a variety of challenges: many tight fairways, several forced carries... More 

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Sandown, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Had a foursome go there for 18 holes and played there on Sunday. 6/14/2013. It took us 3 hrs and 45 mins to finish 9 holes. For what is supposed to be a premier golf course, there wasn't a starter controlling the start . At the club house we were informed that it was 'cart path only' on the course....... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

The meal was fine but the service was slow slow slow. An hour and a half from start to finish. The waitress just disappeared and we finally went to find her!

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Titusville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I have played this course 10-12 times and when I finish I always have the same thought...this is not a difficult course, but I seem to make it one. There are some deep valleys you need to be aware of when hitting your second shot to an appealing open green and low and behold the ball is in the valley.... More 

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Portland, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Found the golf course to be challenging yet fun. You get a chance to use every aspect of your game. Course was in really good condition with an accessible club house. I did have one issue. I unknowingly drove my cart across the fairway on a day when carts were to stay on the cart path only. I was hollered... More 

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Buxton, ME
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

It's actually The Fire & Water Restaurant we love.....great atmosphere and attentive wait staff.....easy to relax and unwind after a long day....Food is excellent too....great house salad w/grilled chicken, feta, blueberries....We go quite often.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

I've played almost every course in Greater Portland, and Sable Oaks is notoriously one of the more difficult. They do a good job keeping it in shape, and the clubhouse bar has good sandwiches and an okay beer selection. The course will have you use every club in your bag, and if you don't hit it straight, every ball you... More 

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Address: 505 Country Club Drive, South Portland, ME 04106
Phone Number: +1 207-775-6257
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland

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