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4.4
65 Reviews (65)
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
92.2%
Recommend this course
62 out of 65 reviews
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4.3
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Conditions
4.3
Value
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6764 yards
Slope 137
Rating 73.2
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The Legend Golf Course at Shanty Creek Resorts
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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/27 Closed: 10/21
Architect Arnold Palmer (1986) Ed Seay (1986) Robert Walker (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Accolades

Reviews

4.4
65 Reviews (65)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 10
Bunkers 9
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
Advanced Golfers 10
Group Getaways 9
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 11
At a Resort 9

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Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice layout can't go wrong playing

Unlike my experience with Cedar River our pace of play was excellent. We did not have anyone within few tee times of us as we managed as 3 some to play the front in little over 2 hours. Took us little longer on the back mainly because we weren't being pushed and not taking our game to seriously.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The Legend

I would not pay full price. But at a Golf now price it’s well worth it Golf course Is well taken care of but does not have a signature hole

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging

The course is narrow and not for the faint of heart. Overall the course has been in better shape in the past, but still in good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Highly recommend

I really love this course. It’s very scenic and challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Loved this course

The legend is a beautiful course. The course was in great shape and quite challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course Bad Service

Asked in the clubhouse if there is beverage cart service. Was told there was. Never saw her. Asked a ranger to send her our way when we saw him on 3rd hole. Never saw her. Halfway house closed. Course does not loop anywhere near clubhouse at the turn. Saw Ranger again on 15, was very rude when we asked him about the beverage cart. Not the service or friendliness I would expect from a resort golf course. Very dissapointing

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

Challenging and gorgeous

Enjoy the elevation changes, but keep your ball on the fairway for a fun round!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Markdpar3

Many things to do off the course. Bellaire is a great small town. The Legend is a great test for all skill levels.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent

A favorite during our summer vacation here, did not disappoint. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course

I was pleasantly surprised with The Legend. I was expecting Cedar River to be spectacular (and it was)....but The Legend was a phenomenal golf course too. Spectacular views of Lake Bellaire on a couple holes add to the beauty. Plenty of elevation change to give it some character.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome Course

This was an incredible experience. I enjoyed the course and my wife enjoyed the scenic views of the woods and homes!!!! Unreal. I would play this course anytime!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Course to Play

We loved playing this course, also wished that the weather was better. The staff was very friendly and allowed us to play around and between storms. We all agreed to play it again when the weather is better.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Challenging and Scenic Course

Conditions were great, pace of play excellent and certainly a gem of a course. Elevation changes in the course are significant so be prepared to use an extra club on many holes.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent experience!

Had a great time playing this course, and the layout was amazing. The course was in great condition and the greens played pretty fast. I recommend it to anyone with any handicap, well worth the money. I will definitely be back again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Northern Michigan Must!

Challenging course with an awesome layout. We played our entire round without seeing or hearing any other golfers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Northern Michigan at its Finest

My first round at the Legend was an enjoyable one. I was absolutely astounded at the elevation changes and overall course conditions - pristine and manicured perfectly. Given the month of October, there was nobody else on the entire course. Fairly wide fairways and challenging, yet extremely playable greens. This is in my Top 3 favorite Michigan courses, and I've played many.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Tough course

Course was soft in mushy in spots. Excellent green conditions. Nice northern Mi experience.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 45
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Fun layout, great vistas

Excellent golf holes, many requiring different shots. Generally the course was in excellent shape - the greens have undulations and several tiers, rolled true but could have been faster. Difficult to determine pin location. Great deal, a must play for the price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Very Nice Course

Great layout with some real challenging holes....lots of uphill shots to the greens....often requiring 1 or 2 clubs extra. Played long after recent rain. Surfaces.....tees and fairways were excellent; greens rolled true and VERY FAST....but with heavy play, numerous ball marks that hadn't been repaired. Great price with a "Hot Deal" on GolfNow.com.

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