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Value
4.0
Layout
3.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.4
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6701 yards
Slope 137
Rating 72.7

Course Details

Year Built 2005
Greens Grass
Architect Mike DeVries

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No blue jeans, denim, or jean shorts. All men’s shirts must have sleeves and collars. Women may wear appropriate sleeveless golf attire – no tank tops. No swimwear or jogging attire is allowed.

Reviews

3.7
5 Reviews (5)
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Great architecture right in town

The Mines has some fantastically designed holes in a convenient location for a fair price. You need to put your approach in the right spot to pencil in a good score. The greens are the main defense on many of the holes. The course has a fair amount of quirk to it, but it's done in a welcoming way. There are some blind shots and a lot of visual deception. The only thing holding this course back is the pace of play and the first four holes. The first four are good, but they don't compare to the rest of the course. They almost seem like they don't fit. 5-18 are all excellent and original and make this course well worth playing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Quirky but lots of fun - great routing on tough property

Not every facility is blessed with terrain that lends itself to a great golf course, no matter what. The Mines is one of the more challenging sites I've seen, but architect Mike DeVries did a great job piecing together 18 holes out of what is really three pieces of property, divided along one plane by power lines and another by a road. In between all that, though, is a bit of a wild ride, with very few flat lies but plenty of opportunity to hit memorable shots, thanks to a set of greens with slopes that both gather and shed golf balls. If you're an open-minded golfer and understand the limitations of certain sites, you should be very impressed by The Mines.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

quirky

I find that the undulating greens provide a challenge to make up for the shortness of the course. Even flat spots arent flat, minimal landing zones.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Big Greens

Love this course. Have played here plenty of times and will keep going back. Large undulating greens and hilly fairways. Staff is always friendly and helpful.If you like to walk it might be a little more difficult than you are used to. Over all geat place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/21/2019

Ask for rain check because of cold pro accused me of stealing two holes which we only played two holes

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

One of Grand Rapids Finest

This is a great course. Fun but challenging layout. I would give it 5 stars if it were open on Sundays. They do not sell alcohol.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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