GOLF COURSES ON THE COAST OR IN THE MOUNTAINS
excellent greens and panoramic views
Settling for lesser links may seem like par for the course for many traveling golfers, but those vacationing in Greater Portland with clubs in tow will marvel at the opportunities here. Excellent courses, stunning backdrops and vacation-friendly resorts are just part of the Maine experience for the golf enthusiast.
Challenging holes with a sea breeze? Teeing off in the shadow of Maine’s most famous mountain range? Championship courses? The Maine golf experience provides these rare treats and more.
stay & play
Visitors will find resorts and country clubs that attract golfers with seaside courses, mountain vistas, Stay & Play packages, and dining and function facilities that are open to the public. Visiting golfers can seek out a course for every budget and handicap through The Golf Maine Association, which represents Maine’s finest public access courses. Maine’s free Golf Concierge service allows travelers to create their own personalized “trail” based on geography, budget or course type, and can combine activities like whitewater rafting or lobster bakes with golfing. Golfer will also enjoy the Golf Maine Passport program, a unique program designed to give golfers an inexpensive way to sample many of Maine’s finest courses from Bar Harbor to Bethel.
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