Eagle Landing Golf Course, on Mt. Scott in Happy Valley, OR is the definition of a pitch-n-putt course. With 27 holes ranging from 50-85 yards, you can leave most of your 14 allowed clubs in your vehicle. Eagle Landing can serve as good short-game practice, or a friendly course for beginners and casual golfers. It’s also a great opportunity for young newcomers to play a proportionately scaled round, and for family outings alike. There’s even a miniature golf course on the grounds, enjoyed by kids, young and old. Eagle Landing provides a fun and carefree golf experience in a pleasant setting.
Eagle Landing Golf Course is made up of an 18 hole course, and a separate but similar 9 hole side. Problem areas include several water fixtures, some large old-growth trees, generally thick rough and white-sand bunkers. With the short distances from tee to green, many of these trouble spots do not ideally come into play. The greens are average across the board. The hole layouts are closely aligned, so be aware of the groups around you. Due to it’s nature as a pitch-n-putt, tee-box divots and frequently hit greens create a tougher maintenance challenge. All things considered, Eagle Landing does a good job of keeping a respectable place to play.
While not a full-fledged golf facility, Eagle Landing provides a great environment to practice the short game. There is no driving range, but you can warm up your putting stroke on their practice green. The Aerie, meaning Eagle’s Nest, is their beautiful clubhouse fittingly named for its placement atop Mt. Scott’s peak. It offers an expansive Willamette Valley view which makes it a great venue for weddings and events. The Aerie also houses their pro shop and snack bar.