Looking back from the 15th green at The Natural at Beaver Creek Resort
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4.3
127 Reviews (127)
5 Stars
68
4 Stars
46
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
95.7%
Recommend this course
122 out of 127 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 3 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.2%
Recommend this course
25 out of 26 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6330 yards
Slope 128
Rating 69.2
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/15 Closed: 10/31
Architect Jerry Matthews (1992) Ray Hearn (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Michigan (2015 #18)

Reviews

4.3
127 Reviews (127)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 15
Water Hazards 10
Bunkers 9
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 13
Advanced Golfers 8
Group Getaways 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10
Convenient to the City 7

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Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course looked good in the sunshine

After about 26 hours of rain, including in the morning, the course was drained well. Even though the greens were moist, they were fast. It's a challenging course, with tree lined fairways and undulation.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Nice layout

Great layout and staff was phenomenal. Greens are showing major wear and many dead spots. Our group really likes the layout but the greens may have made the biggest impact.

I will probably return but many in our group were not happy with the conditions and said they wouldn’t return

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best Northern MI Course and the don’t over charge

Course is well taken care of. Staff is courteous and the price is very reasonable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/29/2019

Thank you for the wonderful 5-star review! We're glad you enjoyed the quality of our course staff.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course - Good time

The course was well maintained and was a pretty open course. Our pace of play was slow because of a large group ahead of us, but everyone was friendly and made the best of it. It was a fun day for us!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Value

Played back 9, pretty course, great greens, no waiting. Wish hole 18 didn’t swallow so many balls!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/13/2019

We're glad you enjoyed the greens as well as the pace of play! Be sure to book your next round with us very soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Upnorthlive golf card 2019

I recently called and set up a tee time for after 1:00 PM on Saturday like the golf card says to do .The lady answering the phone said I can get you out at 1:10 PM so my dad and I traveled over a hour to get to this establishment for the Lady at the counter to tell us they don't honor the upnorthlive card on Saturday only Sunday through Thursday. I asked why didn't you say something when I made a tee time it's over a hour drive over she said she would call a manager and find out . After calling the manager today 8/7/19 the lady at the counter didn't even call the manager. So after talking to the manager today she said the same thing they don't honor the upnorthlive card on Saturday. I said what about the hour drive. She said the same thing sorry for the inconvenience. There was only ten cars in the parking lot the kid taking care of carts was on his phone texting. They could of let us play but they were just being money hungry. I hope that other people realize that this place is all about the money and not about respect of the weekend warrior golfer trying to spend some time with his dad. I will not suggest this course to anyone I know it seems like its ran by women with a power trip .

Friendliness Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf at the Natural

Nice layout cut thru the rolling terrain and trees.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/05/2019

We're glad you enjoyed our course layout! Be sure to stop by again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Steep Hills with Beautiful Layout

We played as a twosome on a beautiful day. The course and greens were in excellent shape. The rolling terrain required careful shot placement and some unexpected rolls or lies on semi-blind shots (our first time here). We older players who rarely hit the ball 200 yards, but had a great time playing this course (even if we didn't score as well as we would have liked). We would recommend it for those wanting a scenic round with some interesting challenges.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/02/2019

Thank you for the great review! We're happy to hear you played on a beautiful day. We hope to see you out there again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome

With the exception of unappreciative players leaving ball-marks Unrepaired the course and staff was amazing. We were very pleased and will be back for sure.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

super course

this is my second time there and i wish it wasn’t so far away from home.Holy Moly what a challenge.I’ll be going back soon

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Day and Great Course!!!

Had a great day and there is a lot of value in golfing here!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/23/2019

We're glad you found value in our golf course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/17/2019

Thanks for the 5-star review! Come play again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Outstanding

Accommodations and golf were amazing. Jodi made our visit amazing. He toured us and gave us great Information on the Resort and golf.

Will return again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/17/2019

Hi Josecast23. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing The Natural at Beaver Creek Resort.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Value/Discounts

I have played this course at least 25 times or more in the past years. This course is part of a vacation destination for us and will include it in our courses to play. We have enjoyed the golf discounts and the package discounts of which we have taken advantage of both. However recently the only discounts they seem to offer are the play and stay packages. I would like to see some golf only discounts from time to time. I believe this would increase their course play as well as bring in new players to experience the course first hand.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

beautiful

The course had beautiful scenery. True northern MI holes with elevations to.make you think

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/02/2019

We're glad you enjoyed the scenery the course has to offer!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging Course

Course was pretty challenging but a lot of fun. So if you are new to golf, probably not the course to try. Staff was great and course was in excellent condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/02/2019

We're glad you enjoyed the challenge. We hope you come back for more!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/02/2019

Hello, u1289264132. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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