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4.2
9 Reviews (9)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.7
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.6
90.2%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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4.2
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4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
80.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 5 reviews
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4.2
6 Reviews (6)
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4.0
Value
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Layout
4.0
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
83.3%
Recommend this course
5 out of 6 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6685 yards
Slope 129
Rating 71.6
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Crystal Lake Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Reviews

4.2
9 Reviews (9)
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

great interesting course

Greens are fast and course is in good shape. Great value!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

Beautiful course with fair fairways. The greens were at times unfair. They were so undulating they were either extremely difficult to hit onto or pin placements were just very difficult

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Funky holes

It's your average municipal course. It's fairly flat on the front nine, a little more up and down on the back. The greens are very undulated, some holes borderline gimmicky.
17th and 18th are my least favorite. They are both severe dog leg holes, where you are forced to lay up short then long shot into the greens. You get one glimpse of the water from the clubhouse. That's it for the view.
For $36 Golf Now special, it's just ok.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Outstanding course, Pleasant surprise !

First of all, the (New) proprietor David, was very accommodating and a pleasure to deal with. We found a “Hot deal” for this course on 9-14-19, and were so happy with our experience, we played 27 holes the next day!

The course was in EXCELLENT condition from tee to green, and these greens amazingly were true, fast and challenging !

The front and back nine are like two different courses. The front is rather open and has room for error on many holes. Its a great warm up for the tighter, tree lined, elevation changing back nine where ball placement is key, and smart golf pays dividends.

I will definitely play this course again when I’m in the Crystal Lake Mi. area, and I would recommend that you do to!

Todd C.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
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 value for a good course

I played here on a windy and cold day and still enjoyed my round, so that must say something about the course. The greens are pretty challenging and there's an appropriate amount of elevation change. There are some pretty great views of Crystal Lake as well. For your money, this is one of the best values in the area. I'd definitely play here again!

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

Challenging, unpretentious golf

Positives: awesome greens , great layout, nice lake views, accommodating staff, great deal ($99 for foursome)

Did not affect play but be aware some playable areas have more crabgrassthan bentgrass. They need sand filler tubes on carts. Need trash containers

I would play this course daily if I could.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice, unpretentious golf

Greens are great, challenging, but fair. Great layout. Nice view of crystal lake on some holes, back nine more wooded.
You can get a 4 some for $99, so great deal.
Not a complaint, but some playable areas have more crabgrass than bentgrass.
Staff very friendly, we had a good dinner of burgers/barbecue pork.

Play here if you good challenge without resort snootiness.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

hidden gem

This is my favorite course in the Benzie County area within the moderate price range. Course is well maintained with constant improvements and updates. Dollar days (mondays and thursdays) are a long-standing tradition with $15 for 9/cart or $25 for 18/cart. If you prefer to walk on dollar days, it's a dollar a hole. Dollar beers and hot dogs !! Staff is always friendly. Golf pro on duty. Deck overlooking the course with great views. Event tent offers catered events.

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