1777 NW 44th St, Lincoln City, Oregon 97367, US
(888) 244-6665
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About Chinook Winds Casino Resort

Chinook Winds Casino Resort is owned and operated by the Siletz Tribe and located about 90 minutes west of Portland, Oregon. This casino hotel property has oceanfront access to the beach in Lincoln City, as well as access to a historic golf course it later acquired. The course dates back to 1926 and is a par-65 course of 4,404 yards located just east of the casino. The hotel has over 200 rooms ranging from two queen bed guest rooms to oceanfront junior suites with king beds. Casino games include bingo, sports wagering and table games and there is also a live events and entertainment theatre. For dining, Chinook Winds has eight restaurant concepts ranging from bar, grills and lounges to steakhouses and a seafood grill. There is also the Siletz Bay buffet. For RV golfers, there is an RV park onsite.

Facts

Price Range$, $$
Property Class★★★
Acres79
Year Opened1995
Number of Units100-300

Amenities

RestaurantsFine, Bar, Casual, Buffet
Room TypesRoom, Suite
Short CourseYes
Fitness CenterYes
Beach AccessYes
CasinoYes
Banquet SpaceYes

Services

Kids ProgramYes
Room ServiceYes
ConciergeYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?No
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No

Golf courses at Chinook Winds Casino Resort

Reviews

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

Greens were patchy and hole to hole play did not flow at all. First 9 we’re okay the back 9 were an after thought when designing the course. Tee boxes were slanted and most of the fairways were side slopes the whole way.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Walkers Beware!!

Front nine is great. Back nine - Challenging with a pushcart. Rent a car if you don't like hills. Course was in good shape after the west coast drought. Looking forward to playing here again!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Course was really nice and challenging.. Booked through Golf Now and had no problem getting a cart at the counter.. The guy was really nice and helpfully.. will be playing at that course again if I get a chance..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Fun course, great location

I like this course for it beautiful setting and interesting play., Staff were kind and helpful. Its September with a very unusually dry/hot summer that is making it challenging for all courses in the area so the fairways were mostly dry grass but all kept in playable condition. The tees/greens were in good shape although the greens were slow to putt. But I would play again as it is a fun course with many unique holes. But I'll warn you that #10 has a reputation in difficulty above the rest.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

No push over

Executive courses get a bad wrap. This is a great course w/ tons of elevation changes, and a serious walk.

The par 3's are on the long side. The course seemed to play longer than the yardage, but the dried out fairways help give you roll. Layout and variety of holes keeps you interested.

Have to mention #10...one of the hardest/short par 5's you will ever play! The staff was great!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice place to play

The weather is generally very nice in the summer. Some of the fairways can be difficult and it is a short course. Good place to play occasionally.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor greens

Greens were very slow but I got my round in in 2hrs 15 min

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Staff, ok course

It is a very reasonable price to play 9-18 holes. Course is in reasonable shape but greens are rough/slow. A lot of target golf vs let it rip if you are good with that. Pace of play is generally ok to not so much due to # of inexperienced golfers coming for a shorter/less expensive course. Last time or two very slow, hard to get any rhythm andxwatching other groups tee off

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Caught in the Middle

So, I booked and paid for the round through a Golfnow hot deal. Walking rate. Thought we would rent a cart when we got there. NEVER been denied a cart when booking walking rate. Was told by the person at the counter becouse we booked through golf now they couldn't rent us one and they had been fighting with golf now to put that notification up. She said it went up right after we booked. Gave us the runaround. As customers, we felt like we were being punished for their squabbling with golf now. By the way, they had plenty of carts, no matter what she said. Check the pic. Becouse this course is very hilly and our age we couldn't finish the round. Had to quit after 2 holes. Will never play there again.

Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

No Power Carts

I will never use you again. How can a RESORT golf course not have enough golf carts for their am golfers. You suck for taking my $5. I did not get to golf at all.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

poor customer service

I booked with GolfNow. GolfNow has recently changed their policy. They no longer have carts included in their rate & I was refused a cart by the staff in the club house.

Friendliness Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Buyer beware

Booked the discount time using golf now. When we arrived at the course we were told that we were not able to rent carts because we booked a walk rate... We told them we understood and wanted to pay for carts but they refused and told us that they were not available, even though there were 15 carts in front of the pro shop.

So if you want to walk and don't mind people with carts hitting into your group, go for it.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 138
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worst experience at a golf club ever

Showed up and signed in at the pro shop.
Was told there were no golf carts available to rent while there were at least a dozen in their cart shed.
After 9 holes I checked back in to try to rent a cart and was told that there still isn’t any carts available while there was still a dozen carts in the cart shed while the counter attendant didn’t even look up at me.
The worst treatment I have ever received at any golf course in my lifetime.
I was told by a local golfer that Chinook winds golf course doesn’t like the fact that golfers book up on line as it’s cheaper than their regular rate.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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