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Columbia Edgewater (Macan)

Columbia Edgewater (Macan)

Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon

Columbia Edgewater Country Club was designed by Dublin-born Vernon Macan, who became one of the Pacific Northwest’s most prolific architects of the Golden Age of golf course design. His first, and perhaps most celebrated design, was at Royal Colwood in British Columbia but his creation at Columbia Edgewater, laid out in 1925, is not far behind.

In addition to the Macan course, Columbia Edgewater has a 9-hole pitch-and-putt course called the Mason – designed by Bunny Mason, the head golf professional at Columbia Edgewater from 1960-1972 – but it’s the Macan course that everyone wants to play.

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Used as a qualifying course when the US Open was held at Pebble Beach in 2010, Columbia Edgewater has its own rich tournament history, hosting numerous PGA and LPGA Tour events since the club’s inception in 1925. Billy Casper and Jack Nicklaus won the Portland Open Invitational here in the 1960s, during a period when both players each won the event three times.

Macan routed Columbia Edgewater in two distinct loops, the front nine spirals in anti-clockwise direction in the central section of the property, while the back nine takes a clockwise route on the outer part of the land. This routing points the holes in all compass directions ensuring that fickle winds, which funnel down the Columbia River, play havoc with club selection.


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Arthur Vernon Macan was a prolific golf writer and he carefully constructed detailed clay models of the holes he designed. He remained active in both writing and design until his sudden death in 1964.

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