Emerald Valley Golf Club is a Semi-Private 18 hole golf course located in Creswell, Oregon.
The Emerald Valley Golf Club golf courseb first opened for play in 1966. The course was designed by Bob E. Baldock.
Emerald Valley is one of the most challenging courses in the Willamette Valley area. A championship style course that plays much longer then the scorecard indicates. Tucked in the valley with the south fork of Willamette River provides a beautiful backdrop to a great golf course.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6873 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5371 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 9, a par-5 that plays to 578 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 8, a par-3 that plays to 154 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 5, a 438 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 11, a 167 yard par-3.
$26 (cart not included), played on Saturday, October 2009 at 6am
Speed and condition of greens are signature aspects. Fast and smooth. Many high level tournaments and qualifiers played here. Mature tree lined fairways can frustrate, so you must hit fairways-very difficult to 'gouge' your way out of trouble. If there are any negatives, they would be the wet bunkers and speed of play. Great staff, food, practice facilities and ambience.
$31 (cart not included), played on Wednesday, September 2009 at 10am
Fairways are tight, but well groomed all year round. Greens are the best for 100 miles in any direction; run 8-12, usually rolled, undulating and raised.
$26 (cart included), played on Monday, February 2009 at noon
Very good course. I play often. Played 30 years at Eugene Country Club and this course is just about as good.
Do Not Recall (cart not included), played on Saturday, July 2007 at 10am
The owner has done much to improve course. The course is regaining popularity with locals, deservedly so.
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