Willow Point Country Club

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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7465
Slope 126
Rating 75.6
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7465 yards 75.6 126
Blue 72 7081 yards 73.9 124
White 72 6584 yards 70.8 118
Gold 72 6018 yards 68.3 117
Gold (W) 72 6018 yards 75.0 136
Red 72 5261 yards 70.4 125
Silver 72 5261 yards 64.7 105
Scorecard for Willow Point
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 75.6/126 458 450 602 253 380 518 446 179 455 3741 405 226 549 219 479 442 420 427 557 3724 7465
Blue M: 73.9/124 433 416 546 223 350 485 412 158 442 3465 371 191 516 189 443 404 381 397 520 3412 6877
White M: 70.8/118 399 387 532 193 310 447 386 134 405 3193 346 169 479 174 416 375 352 376 490 3177 6370
Gold M: 68.3/117 W: 75.0/136 363 356 501 169 275 406 354 110 376 2910 321 152 458 152 391 347 325 328 461 2935 5845
Red W: 70.4/125 316 324 473 142 243 347 301 85 291 2522 291 116 403 125 301 291 274 278 438 2517 5039
Handicap 5 11 1 7 15 13 9 17 3 14 18 4 16 2 8 10 12 6
Par 4 4 5 3 4 5 4 3 4 36 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Ultra Dwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Thomas H. Nicol (1964) Dana Fry (2003) Dr. Michael Hurdzan (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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4.0
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Have played several Hurdzan & Fry courses of late, so was curious to see this effort, having wanted to play here for years.

I found the two nines to be aesthetically very different. The front played through hardwoods with moderate elevation change. There is plenty of width off the tee, though it is evident that the now-dormant Bermuda rough can be quite hazardous to approach shots in spring and summer conditions.

The back nine plays out to a peninsula on Lake Martin, setting up panoramic views on many holes, particularly the par 3s. The water level was down, typical for this time of year, but it was easy to get a sense of how spectacular some of the shot values can be when the water level creeps ever closer to the green bulkheads.

One thing that Hurdzan & Fry did that I liked was the use of split fairways on holes 10 and 18. A deep pot bunker lies in the center of the approach to the green at 10, meaning the ideal route off the tee should be dictated by which half the pin is on. Visually, this hole seduces you from the tee box to take it down the left-side, to get a shorter club in your hand for the approach, but the water comes into play, making it a riskier proposition. There is no hazard to contend with on the par-5 18th, but likewise, p,aging the hole backward depending on where the pin is cut on the green should dictate which fairway to play to.

One thing I didn’t like about the design was the bunkering. The traps were very deep and I quibble with making the entry to fairway bunkers shallow and exit extremely deep. The works on links courses, but not here. I’m fine with deep bunkering around the greens.

Speaking of greens, they were exquisite. Rolled really fast and could be grainy at times. Putts rolled out and left a lot of four-and-five-footers for par.

The course plays longer than the advertised yardage. This could be a product of the damp conditions from recent rains, but at 6,500 yards and playing better than normal from the tee with driver, I consistently found myself with 170-75 yard approach yardages throughout the day. Would’ve like to have had a bit more variety club-wise for those shots, but that is being nit-picky.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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