Golf Course Information
Playing golf at Salem Golf Course becomes a nature walk with all its natural beauty. Trees line the fairways and numerous wildlife (deer, squirrels, geese and ducks with hawks and osprey flying overhead) can be seen. Whats the story behind this desirable place of relaxation?
Back in 1925 local businessmen started this venture by donating $250 each to purchase the John Hughes land grant to develop a first class golf course. One man, Ercel Kay, the grandson of the founder of Thomas Kay Woolen Mills of Salem, brought it all together. Two hundred acres were purchased at $160 per acre including the surrounding land to prevent any housing that would obstruct the beauty. The first nine holes were finished in 1927 and the second nine in 1928. On the 6th tee was a Chinese farm. A four-acre apple orchard occupies the center bordering on three fairways. When the golf course first opened to the public, the green fees were 25 cents for the nine holes and 40 cents for the full eighteen holes. In 1965, son of Ercel, and great grandson of the Mission Mill owner, Thomas Kay) bought the course from his father.
Green Fees and Rates
Please call 503-363-6652 for current rates.
Green Fees and RatesCall 503-363-6652 for rates and tee times.
Tee Times & Reservations
ReservationsCall 503-363-6652 For Reservation Policy
Golf Course Amenities
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Contact Salem Golf Club at 503-363-6652 for more information and details on holding a golf outing at the course.
Contact Salem Golf Club at 503-363-6652.
Restaurant and Dining Options:Contact Salem Golf Club at 503-363-6652 for onsite or nearby dining options.
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