Golf Course Information
The resort's biggest recreational draw is it's Donald Ross designed, 18-hole championship golf course which Golf Digest rated as being a 2006/2007 "Best Place to Play". This course is the oldest resort golf course in the United States and visitors today play the same course layout Ross built over a hundred years ago. It's a real gem. Fifteen of eighteen holes have views including either mountains and or lakes and in the fall, the colors are nothing short of spectacular.
2020 the resort and it's golf course were listed in the top one hundred New England resorts by readers of The Best of Northeast Golf magazine in categories which included "Best Conditioned Golf Course," "Best Golf and Spa Resort", and "Best Overall Course."
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Golf Course Info
- Course: 18 Holes
- Course Type: Resort
- Architect: Arthur Fenn/Donald Ross
- Opened: 1896
- Season: May - October
- Head Pro: John King
Golf Course Stats
- Tee Boxes: 4
- Back Tees: 6116 Yards
- Back Par: 71
- Back Slope: 117
- Back Rating: 69.0
Poland Spring is in the southern section of the Western Mountains of Maine. We are 30 minutes north of Portland, and 2 1/4 hours north of Boston.
To drive here from the south, take your best route to the Maine Turnpike Mile Exit #63, turn left, go 318 feett, turn right at Route 26N, turn right at the Poland Spring Resort sign. We are only 10 miles north of Gray.
From the north, take your best route to the Maine Turnpike Mile Exit #75, turn right, turn right at Poland Spring Road, take left on to Route 100, at end turn right on to Route 26, turn right at the Poland Spring Resort sign.
Green Fees and Rates
Greens Fees Days Public Golf Resort Guest
Greens Fees Mon - Thu $50.00 $45.00
Greens Fees Fri - Sun $60.00 $50.00
Twilight after 3 Any Day $30.00 $40.00
Gas Cart Any day $25.00 $20.00
Twilight Golf Special with Cart $40.00
Play a second round of golf for half the greens fee price.
Sorry, as this is a links style golf course,we do not have a 9-hole rate.
Tee Times & Reservations
Golf Course Policies: Staying true to the traditions of golf, we prefer our golfing guests to wear acceptable golf attire which includes collared shirts, casual slacks or shorts, and shoes. To play, each player must have a set of clubs. Those who do not have clubs may rent them in the Pro Shop. When renting a riding cart, up to two riders and two golf bags are permitted. Cart policies (where carts are allowed on the course) are provided on a daily basis by the starter or Pro Shop personnel. If unsure, ask Pro Shop personnel for clarification. It's important for you to arrive 20 minutes prior to tee time. If you miss your tee time, it will likely be very difficult for us to get you back on the course until mid-afternoon. Use of metal spikes is prohibited. Members can make tee times one week in advance online or by calling the Pro Shop at (207) 998-6002. Members have priority on the tee (dawn until 9 AM) every day except on tournament days. Resort guests have priority on the tee from 9-12 AM and can make golf tee times for 2011 or 2012 by calling in season (207) 998-6002 or pre-season call the reservation office at (207) 998-4351. Please have your confirmation number ready. Public play can make golf tee times up to 1 week in advance online or for earlier availability, please call the Pro Shop at (207) 998-6002. A Visa, Master Card, Discover Card or American Express will be required to hold reservations on all tee times. The credit card number is used to secure the tee time and is only charged when the party does not abide with our cancellation policy. Golf Cancellations All golf cancellations or modifications must be made by phone (207) 998-6002, 24-hours prior to your tee time. Otherwise you will be charged 50% greens fees for the total number of players reserved. Our cancellation policy is strictly enforced. All fees are due upon arrival at the course.
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
200, 150, 100 Yard Markers
Golf Instruction and Lessons
John King is the Head Golf Professional during the months of May - October. During the months of November - April John runs John King Golf Coaching & Instruction at The Robert Trent Jones Trail Grand National in Opelika, Alabama. As the Head Golf Professional at Poland Spring Resort John coaches players of all levels in private, semi-private, clinic and golf school settings. Along with instruction and coaching, John is also responsible for golf merchandising, tournament management, and member / guest services. A native of Portland, Maine, John has a teaching resume boasting high-end resorts and private country clubs, which span the East Coast from Maine to Florida.
The goal is to teach golfers how to consistently lower scores. We will provides players of all ages and abilities with practical solutions for ball control and long term game improvement. Improving individual swing patterns based on player's mobility, flexibility and stability to produce the necessary patterns for a repeatable and powerful swing. Please contact John or Mark to schedule a lesson or golf school today!
Contact Poland Spring Golf Course at 2072403560 for more information and details on holding a golf outing at the course.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
Since the 1790's, Poland Spring has been the center of activities in Southern Maine. This was the place for coming out parties, gala balls, celebrations, and above all the only place to be married in a style befitting the importance of the occasion ... We are proud to say it still is!!! We have designed a no hassle, moderately priced, grand wedding that includes almost everything you could desire in the most beautiful setting in Maine.
All Wedding Packages include:
Your choice of ceremony sites at the All Souls Chapel or Gazebo (All Souls Chapel as your back up)
Ceremony Rehearsal prior to the wedding (Rehearsal dinner available not included in price)
Reception for 4 hours
Cheese tray with crackers and fresh vegetable tray with dip
Champagne toast (white or non-alcoholic sparkling cider)
Complimentary Poland Spring Water, ice tea, coffee and hot tea
All-you-can-eat buffet prepared by our master chefs
Cake cutting (you provide the cake)
We are happy to decorate with your decorations
Complimentary honeymoon suite or two bedroom cottage for the entire weekend
White linen napkins, tablecloths and china
Full bar set up (cash bar unless requested otherwise) with necessary licenses
Dedicated staff to plan your perfect day
Prices are subject to change. No increases after contract signed.
Poland Spring Resort
+ 3 Restaurants
+3 Grass Tennis Courts
+1 Driving Range
+ 6 Nights of Entertainment
+ 1 Championship 18-hole Golf Course
+1 Huge Swimming Pool with Sunning Deck Much, Much More!
=The Stress Free Zone!
Enjoy delicious home style all-you-can-eat buffets, fun indoor & outdoor activities, 18-hole Donald Ross golf course, manicured grounds, varied comfortable accommodations, nightly entertainment, breathtaking sunsets, and the friendliest staff anywhere!
Maine's Best Vacation Resorts Value
Restaurant and Dining Options:
Mel's Hilltop over the pro shop - 207-998-6024
Cyndi's Dockside 1/2 mile from Pro shop - 207-998-5008
All-you-can-eat buffet Breakfast 207-998-4351
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