Eugene Country Club

Eugene Country Club

Architect: Robert Trent Jones
Year: 1967

255 Country Club Road
Eugene, Oregon 97401
(541) 345-0181

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available

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The Itinerant Golfer

Eugene Country Club

Eugene Country Club was organized in 1899 which makes it one of the older clubs on the West Coast of the U.S. The original golf course was situated on 30 acres of land and consisted of nine holes with sand greens. In 1923 the club purchased the land where the golf course sits today and Chandler Egan was hired to design the golf course. The new course officially opened for play in 1926. In 1967 Robert Trent Jones was brought in to work on the course and decided to reverse the entire routing. Basically the 18th green became the 1st tee and so on. Jones preserved the original contouring and shape of the fairways of the 4 par and 5 par holes in Egan’s original design, but did modify the routing of the one shot 7th and 12th holes so that he could bring more water into play. Jones sure did love the water hazard par 3s! On my way to Bandon Dunes, I flew into Eugene so it made logistical sense to try and play Eugene Country Club while I was there. The club is private, but they are very welcoming to guests and I was able to arrange reciprocal play through my club in Virginia. I arrived on a Tuesday and found, much to my surprise, a ton of club activity. The morning had been ladies day and after they had finished the men were going out in droves. I had a tee time of 1:30PM so after… More >