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Vintage parkland course

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Pros: Great beauty, especially the back nine

Cons: A few whitebread holes

Eastmoreland was designed by H. Chandler Egan and opened in 1918. The front nine wanders out and back, two fairways wide. Cross underneath Bybee Boulevard to the back nine that surrounds the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens and Crystal Springs Lake. It is operated by the City of Portland.   This is a driving course. You must get the ball in the right place on this tree-lined course to make a good score. Once done, the greens offer little resistance. The greens are good condition year-round. The fairways in winter and early spring are playable but not ideal. In summer they are in fine shape.   Each hole presents a different problem to solve, such as the first, a...
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