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4.0
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4.6
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5.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6818 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.0

Course Details

Year Built 1969
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/15 Closed: 11/15
Architect Charles Maddox (1969)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
5 Reviews (5)
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Reviews 32
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Very Nice layout & conditioning

Many tees/locations for various levels of golfers.
Extra large greens are smooth, yet a little slow (compared to championship courses).
Challenging sand, trees, hills, water. greens.
A great variety of holes- long/short, open/tight, straight/dogleg, uphill/downhill, etc.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 217
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Pleasant parkland layout

At 50 years old, Lake Michigan Hills delivers solid, relatively affordable golf. The opening tee shot, down into a valley from beside the clubhouse, gets the engine revved and while the course may be less than a thrill ride from that point, there are plenty of good holes. If management could address some tree issues, things would be even better, but if you're in Benton Harbor playing the likes of Harbor Shores and Point O'Woods, Lake Michigan Hills is a good, lower-priced compliment.

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Rediscovered

We had played here before a few times over the years. The condition has varied. Yesterday it was in the best shape that I've ever seen it. Fairways, rough, bunkers, greens & tee boxes all well groomed! I salute the management & crew! Marshall Bruce is quite a character, but very efficient; got us around in record time! It's a great course which winds thru the countryside with lots of hazards, but fair. It was busy because it is nice & reasonably priced. The other nice courses in the Lake Michigan area are priced much higher & don't seem to get much play. I guess they don't want much play; just soak the suckers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice Views

Nice views and friendly staff. The elevation changes are nice and offer some beautiful views. The holes are close together and the patrons have a hard time keeping their ball on the right fairway. The pace of play is very slow as you are constantly waiting for groups to play their balls on the wrong fairway. The course was in acceptable condition.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Gorgeous and long

The views are as good as the course. Cut out of old bluffs, the elevation changes are a fun challenge. Good fairways and great, huge greens. Staff is excellent.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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