Golf Course Photo, Heron Lakes Golf Course -The Greenback, Portland, 97217
Heron Lakes Golf Course -The Greenback
Played on October 2008
3500 N Victory Blvd, Portland, Oregon, 97217
1 Ranking
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Howie Smith

$26 (cart included), played on Tuesday, October 2008 at 10am

The Greenback at Heron Lakes is the original 18-hole course at this site and is a nice, average golf course in the metropolitan Portland area.

The Greenback is a relaxing experience compared to its sister course, the Great Blue, which is a difficult, championship course located on the opposite end of the parking lot and Pro Shop.

For pure enjoyment, the Greenback offers a nice challenge to the medium and high handicap golfer, with generous fairways, a decent number of water hazards, and bunkers, both fairway and greenside. A nice variety of holes, some straight, some with doglegs, some long, some short are there to welcome golfers with all degrees of skills.

The Pro Shop itself is decent, but the restaurant, what there is of it, is an embarrassment for a facility of this nature. The course is far too good to have such a small restaurant with such a limited menu.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Average course for the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
Price, No Houses on Course, Staff, Pro Shop
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Rank ID # : 006145