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Golfing in Portland during October

Detroit, Michigan
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Golfing in Portland during October

I will be heading to Portland on October 14th and staying through the 1st of November. I am going there for some training for work and will have my weekends free. I was contemplating on bringing my golf clubs but I don't know what the weather is usually like there. Should I bring my clubs or leave them at home?

Portland, Oregon
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1. Re: Golfing in Portland during October

Last weekend was gorgeous, sunny and 70 degrees; the previous weekend was monsoon-like sheeting rain, several inches of it. October is a 'shoulder' month where the weather is changing pretty drastically, so it's anyone's guess really.

It may be cool (50s for highs and light/moderate rain) or sunbreaks or full-on blue skies. I would say bring your clubs because at least one of those weekends you *should* have good weather... I think. Maybe. :)

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2. Re: Golfing in Portland during October

My wife golfed yesterday and today and will tomorrow, but she has her clubs in car so day to day decision. Not sure I would pay to bring clubs then. You can always rent a set

Portland, Oregon
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3. Re: Golfing in Portland during October

If this is your first trip to Portland, I think you'd better spend your time exploring the city and surrounds: Columbia River gorge, Oregon coast, Mt. Hood, or wine country for example. Unless you have a particular golf course in mind. Like Bandon Dunes? If that, absolutely bring your clubs. As long as it's not raining sideways, you won't care what the weather's like playing there. That's a 4.5 hour trek from Portland though.

Bend, Oregon
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4. Re: Golfing in Portland during October

Keep an eye on the weather, and bring them if it looks like the weather will be nice. There are several nice courses in the metro area - we live in Bend and my husband likes to "escape" over there to play during the winter when it's too snowy here. Even in a light rain it's usually still pleasant. Warm layers are recommended.

Oregon Coast
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5. Re: Golfing in Portland during October

This weekend is supposed to be nice. The next couple? Who knows?

If it's not too much hassle, just bring 'em along and you'll be ready if the sun decides to shine or it's at least not too wet!

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6. Re: Golfing in Portland during October

Hello and welcome! You should bring your clubs, have fun and let us know where you play! :)

7. Re: Golfing in Portland during October

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