Forest Hills Golf Course is a laidback country course located in Cornelius, OR, due west of Portland. Tucked into the rolling hills, and plotted with groves of old growth trees, Forest Hills sits amid it’s namesake surroundings. What Forest Hills lacks in glamour, is countered by diversity of holes and a full array of ground features. Each hole is truly unique thanks to a great course layout on a sizeable plot of land. Narrow and wide, flat and hilly; it’s all there. Toss in a healthy dose of sand and water, and you’ve got yourself a new test around every corner. Most of the holes at Forest Hills are short to moderate in length, but there are several holes that will require strong ball striking to reach in regulation. While there are plenty of difficult aspects, Forest Hills is a casual course that is fun for players of all levels.
As you navigate the ever-changing terrain at Forest Hills Golf Course, there are plenty of mental challenges to face. And should you decide to walk it, you will endure a bit of a physical challenge as well. The changing topography makes for some blind shots, as well as some serious gauging of distances. The fairways are lined with trees, and beautiful fields surround most of the course. There are no water-lined holes, but there are several ponds to carry near tee boxes and greens. The fairways are usually maintained at a moderate height, so landing in the rough won’t hurt too much. The greens are so-so regarding most aspects. They’re no faster than average, and an occasional bumpy roll is to be expected. But overall, the putting surfaces at Forest Hills are very servicable for an informal day at the links.
Though not extravagant, Forest Hills Golf Course is a complete golf facility. With a driving range and four putting greens, there’s ample space to get warmed up. If you live nearby it’s a suffice practice facility, but don’t go out of your way unless you plan to tee it up. The Pro Shop has some retail items for sale, as well as an adjacent café with some food options.
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36320 SW Tongue Ln.
Cornelius, OR 97113
Diverse array of holes throughout the course
Casual course that is fun for players of all levels
Plotted with groves of old growth trees