What’s the best place to golf near Medford? – K.D.
There are two really great public play courses I would recommend you check out. One is Eagle Point Golf Course. This is a Robert Trent Jones design and one of his last pieces of work done in his storied career. It is not expensive and good pace of play. They are going through bankruptcy but that in no way is effecting the conditions or quality of play at the course. The other course is Centennial Golf Club. This is a John Fought design – very wide open and much like a links styled course in the middle of Medford. They have a great restaurant attached to the pro shop and the head pro there, Vince Domenzian, will take great care of you.
As part of your planning, visit the Southern Oregon Visitor Association’s website. They can tell you a lot about the Southern Oregon area
including all the golf that is to be played. And if you pick up the latest Golf Digest May issue, there is a six page story on Oregon Golf and it has a lot of great information.
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About Ask Oregon Expert Noel Lucky
Noel Lucky is an avid, single digit golfer who, for the last 18 years, has played most of Oregon's golf courses. Because of her passion and knowledge of Oregon Golf, she has worked for Golf Digest and Golf World Properties to help promote courses big and small, for golfers of all skill levels. Noel and her husband, Jeff, live in Bend, Oregon which is considered by many the premier golf destination of the Northwest. She is excited to share her passion, many travels and insights on the Oregon golf experience.