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Heron Lakes Golf Club

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Best Public Course in Portland, OR

There are 2 outstanding courses at Heron Lakes. Green Back a typical northwest course with large... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2016
Bill G
Portland, Oregon
Well Designed Challenging Golf Track

Having played both Great Blue and Green Back courses over the past 20 years, I must say they have... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2015
Vancouver, Washington
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  • Excellent56%
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible3%
Aug 27, 2018
“Not great”
Aug 6, 2018
“Great Public course in Portland”
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...more
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3500 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR 97217-7723
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Poor course conditions, particularly the fairways, very slow greens, and very few bathrooms for ladies( only one stall) in clubhouse. The food is ok. Courteous front desk staff

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 681janelles
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have played the Great Blue several times now, and have found the course to be challenging, but fair. Good service, friendly players, fair price, and the course is in excellent shape. I am hesitant to write this review since my afternoon tee times may...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed September 19, 2017 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

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank fortikri
Reviewed July 25, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 242MichaelB242
Reviewed August 12, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed July 10, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DewPortland
Reviewed June 18, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Bill G
Reviewed May 21, 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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Hanaho1954
Reviewed December 3, 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

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank TJA_traveler
Reviewed September 10, 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

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Roan H
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