BANDON, OR — The links golf tradition is alive and well in Bandon. Firm turf, ocean breezes and rolling dunes invite golfers to challenge their expectations.
On the Southern Oregon Coast, fairways and bunkers are shaped by nature, surrounded by acres of shoreline vegetation, designed by course architects who value restraint. It’s a synergy of nature and nurture, and golfers are eager for more.
You’ll want to leave your inland game at home, advises Bandon Inn owner and golf enthusiast Ed Backholm. It’s commonplace to see Inn guests warming up hours before tee time. Backholm can appreciate his guests’
He still feels it after years of playing his home courses. No imported sand. No condos in the background. Just the terrain and the game.