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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6204 yards
Slope 147
Rating 78.4
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue (W) 70 6204 yards 78.4 147
Blue 70 6204 yards 71.2 136
Blue/White 70 5944 yards 69.5 135
Blue (W) 70 5944 yards 76.2 143
White 70 5606 yards 68.2 131
White (W) 70 5606 yards 73.6 138
White/Yellow (W) 70 5254 yards 71.5 133
White/Yellow 70 5254 yards 66.5 126
Yellow (W) 70 4664 yards 67.5 129
Yellow 70 4664 yards 63.4 113
Scorecard for Spruce Run
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 71.2/136 W: 78.4/147 372 494 406 452 409 150 383 185 510 3361 215 396 312 363 370 396 161 326 404 2943 6304
White M: 68.2/131 W: 73.6/138 345 452 368 419 387 124 359 155 477 3086 169 359 275 320 333 370 139 289 356 2610 5696
Red M: 63.4/113 W: 67.5/129 263 398 337 324 353 106 263 125 409 2578 141 261 239 231 276 343 104 232 321 2148 4726
Handicap 7 13 5 3 1 17 15 11 9 4 6 18 10 12 8 14 16 2
Par 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 3 5 36 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 34 70
Handicap (W) 7 13 5 1 3 17 11 15 9 8 4 14 16 12 6 18 10 2

Course Details

Year Built 1979
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/15 Closed: 10/31
Architect Bill Newcomb (1979) John F. Robinson (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Slacks, shorts and collared shirts are permitted. Denim, tee shirts and cut off shorts are not allowed.

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5.0
2 Reviews (2)
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Handicap 10-14
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Not a little brother

This course is always overshadowed by The Bear, but I think it has a lot to offer for every type of player. It's just about as tough as the famous course on the property, with the stretch of holes 3,4, and 5 being some of the hardest I've ever played. With that being said, it's definitely more playable for people who can't make the forced carries The Bear requires you to. The resort does a very fun big-hole tournament here every October. Come here and play The Bear, but make sure you get a tee time at Spruce Run as well. I can promise you'll have just as much fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

The Middle Ground at Grand Traverse!

I just finished a trip to Traverse City where I organized a group of 16 for 108 holes in 4 days for a bachelor party & Ryder Cup type event! We had a blast and played The Bear, The Wolverine & Spruce Run. Each course was a bit different but all in great condition. The staff was incredible - we had custom scorecards for each round (2 per day), custom cart placards with tee times & pairings, had our own long drive, longest putt & closest to the pin stakes. They kept us organized and really helped make it an incredible experience. The food in the clubhouse was fantastic - I enjoyed the ceviche salad & one of their massive sandwiches.

Spruce Run is the moderately challenging course at Grand Traverse with The Bear being most challenging and The Wolverine being the easier of the 3. It was a great course for our team shamble and everyone had a great time - greens/fairways in tour shape!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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