Best in State
The best golf courses in Maine
Families have been summering along the coast of Maine for generations, so it makes sense that many of the courses on the Best in State list date to the first decades of the 20th century. The current courses at Cape Arundel, Boothbay Harbor, Portland Country Club and Kebo Valley all date to the 1920s.
The coast isn't the state's only asset. Sunday River, a 2005 Robert Trent, Jr. design, is nestled away in the mountains of western Maine near the New Hampshire state line. Jones also built Sugarloaf Mountain, adjacent to a ski resort of the same name, with forested valley holes that run along and over the Carrabassett River.
Below you'll find our 2023-'24 ranking of the Best Golf Courses in Maine.
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(Parentheses indicate the course's previous ranking.)
Belgrade Lakes, ME
Carrabassett Valley, ME
Bar Harbor, ME
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