Pinehurst sometimes is described as America’s home of golf. Some might debate that point, but certainly few spots in this country can match the Sandhills’ golf history and concentration of notable courses.
Maybe it’s the August heat, and maybe it’s the reality that even if you do have time to escape to the beach, it’s still pretty hot there. And that got us to thinking: Where can you go to beat the heat and score some affordable golf?
This might come as news to some, but golf in Oregon is played at places other than Bandon Dunes Resort, whose three courses occupy the top three spots on the state’s Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play list.