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4.1
271 Reviews (271)
5 Stars
67
4 Stars
134
3 Stars
51
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
92.8%
Recommend this course
242 out of 271 reviews
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4.2
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
92.7%
Recommend this course
38 out of 41 reviews
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4.2
58 Reviews (58)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
94.8%
Recommend this course
55 out of 58 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6902 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.0
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Great Blue Course - Heron Lakes
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Winter Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirts must be worn on the premises at all times.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Reviews

4.1
271 Reviews (271)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 24
Bunkers 22
Undulating Greens 13
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 15
Locals 15
Walkers 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 22
Near the Airport 16
Worth the Drive 11

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Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Keep your focus,

Accuracy is key to success on the Great BlueLEnjoyedplaying this challenging cours- course management is key as is staying out of the numerous bunker

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overrated and overpriced,

Dirty facilities, terrible parking lot. It would be out of business if it wasn’t in Portland. Portlanders are use to their garbage filled streets and homeless camps.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very impressed. Tee boxes, fairways an greens in great condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good condition

Blue course was in great shape and pace of play was pretty good. Would have expected a better clubhouse since there are two nice courses at this facility however it still deserves a four-star because of how well maintained the course is.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Great Golf Experience

I have played this course several times. The staff does a remarkable job & the course is always well maintained. For the price, this course is one of the best in the Portland area. Great Blue is challenging in a different way each time I play it. From water, to wind, to sand, it’s a different challenge each round. I highly recommend this course to everyone I know. Thank you very much did a top notch day of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 119
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Early Morning Round

No one pushing, no one slow motion in front just a great day of casual golf

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mixed Emotions

Played here yesterday and was excited to try this place out for the first time. For $30(?) walking 18 holes I didn't known what to expect.

I was paired with two gentlemen that were in their 80's and were quite possibly the funniest guys I've ever met. I'm convinced that the Movie Grumpy Old Men was created because of them.

Pace of play was slow and by no means was it because our group was shooting great scores. There were four Marshall's driving around and none of them communicated to any group to pick up the pace. And when I asked I was told "if you don't like it, GO HOME"

The course was fun, greens were in good shape, and the company was outstanding. But the lack of quality customer service was disgusting. I'll need to try the course again to make a better conclusion of my observations.
I shot a 68 from the tips so it couldn't be all bad, right?

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 39
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

“It rains a lot in Portland”

Contemporary weather forecasting is extraordinary. I was able to sneak a round in after noticing a gap of just cloudy skies on my weather app.
The course was soggy but playable. Sand traps were not playable due to standing water in most.
Layout was fun. Very walkable. The course is not easy. Especially the back nine. Very small greens.. tiny, yet undulating, postage stamp size. They rolled very true. Rare non-repaired ball marks(not true on the easier holes) because it is so difficult to land the green.
It is a fun course. I’ll come back. Btw— pro shop/ restaurant pretty dumpy…. Port -a- potty type amenities.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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