Donald Ross Memorial at Boyne Highlands Resort

5.0000000000 5.0 stars from 5 (1)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6814 yards
  • Slope: 143
  • Rating: 73.9
  • Layout

  • 250 Heather Drive, Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740, Emmet County
  • (866) 923-1780
  • (231) 526-3095
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Year built: 1989
Type: Resort
Greens: Bent Grass
Fairways: Bent Grass
Golf Season: Open: 5/5 Closed: 10/8


Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes


Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Practice hole: Yes
Simulator: No
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes


Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Appropriate golf attire is required for all players.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Brown 72 6814 yards 73.9 143
Purple 72 6563 yards 72.3 140
Orange 72 6233 yards 71.1 136
Orange (W) 72 6233 yards 77.4 145
Green 72 5658 yards 67.9 132
Green (W) 72 5658 yards 74.2 139
Silver 72 4935 yards 64.5 122
Silver (W) 72 4935 yards 69.8 129

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 5.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 5.0 stars from 5
Value: 5.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 5.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 5.0 stars from 5
Course Layout: No ratings so far
Course Conditions: 5.0 stars from 5
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"Play some of the toughest holes Donald Ross designed!"

Ballcrusher62's avatar
Michigan Advisor
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/19/2014
Previously played Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather

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This course starts hard and finishes easier. You want to play Oakland Hills 16th hole, it's the finishing hole on this course. The first 8 holes will test you. Appears easy starting first hole until you get to the green. Surrounded by big traps and one of narrowest greens I have every played. It doesn't get much easier. Easy 2nd hole from the tee until you have to take that second shot. Dime green uphill that slopes away from you. 3rd hold uphill par 3 with elevated green surround in the front with big deep bunkers with lots of sand. The first Par 5 over 500 yards long from orange tees, plan on driver, fair wood and another long club if your not a big hitter. The 10th hole by far one of the hardest holes if your not a straight hitter. Long par 4 with elevated dime size green. Make it three good shot hole and you might have chance at par. Play its sister course The Arthur Hills and you have had one great day of golf.

Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging

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