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4.4
79 Reviews (79)
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.9
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.0
97.7%
Recommend this course
76 out of 79 reviews
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4.0
1 Reviews (1)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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4.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.9
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.9
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6285 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.5
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Twin Birch Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6285 yards 71.5 125
White 71 6027 yards 70.5 122
Red 71 4751 yards 68.3 119
Scorecard for Twin Birch
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 71.5/125 350 395 495 375 143 373 463 168 340 3102 370 354 169 324 433 220 421 400 492 3183 6285
White M: 70.5/122 335 372 462 360 133 357 452 161 329 2961 357 338 159 314 419 209 410 380 480 3066 6027
Red W: 68.3/119 270 325 400 311 118 287 400 121 278 2510 303 248 100 265 345 141 209 275 355 2241 4751
Handicap 11 1 3 5 17 9 7 15 13 8 16 12 10 2 4 14 6 18
Par 4 4 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 36 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 11 1 3 5 13 9 7 17 15 4 18 16 8 2 12 10 6 14

Course Details

Year Built 1974
Fairways Blue
Greens Bent
Golf Season Open: 4/15 Closed: 10/15
Architect Joe Roeski

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker No
Caddies No
Golf School Academy No
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No

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Reviews

4.4
79 Reviews (79)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Dinner 9
Drinks 9
Family Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 14
Water Hazards 10
Bunkers 9
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Seniors 11
Walkers 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 11
Worth the Drive 8

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Hidden gem

Relatively tight; nice fairway, greens roll nice, not real fast. Not a lot of elevation change.Home 14 is quite a challenge.

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

Old School Track

Great course for the price. I wish I would have brought my push cart. Tight layout with nice greens. I always enjoy playing here!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice

Very nice golf course and the staff was very friendly. The greens seemed a little slow compared to the courses at Shanty Creek, however, they were in great shape and very smooth. The course is nothing fancy but is still very enjoyable. We will play again.

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

Staff

The guy in the pro shop was not very friendly. I showed up a little early and he wouldn’t let me tee off till my exact tee time. The tee was wide open for 40 minuets and he wouldn’t let me tee off.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very well kept

Don't let the par 71 throw you off. This is a beautiful, well kept course that is a challenge. We play here quite often and in the past couple of years the course continually improved. Don't pass this course up!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A course you will play again

The course was one i havent heard of be fore this . But i am tipping my hat to golf now for offering it ,and at a fantastic rate that makes this course a fantastic value . Beautiful fairways ,,,tree lined but a course anyone could play ,,, perfect greens ,,and a beautiful layout .. Give it a try like i did and i am sure it will also be a course you will want to play again ...Thank you Golf now !!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Up North golfing - great value

This course is great value for the money . Book it on GolfNow what for hot deals I’ve been on there for as little as $13-$14 for 18 with the cart . It has the feel of an up north course cut through the woods very peaceful. It appears they recently got new golf carts which are electric. There are quite a few dogleg holes so be prepared - this is not a course to simply pull out the driver on every hole - it forces you to think about yardages and placement. I recommend you give the course a try I think you will come back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Front nine very tight

Front nine is especially demanding leaving very little room for errant tee shots. Not a lot of elevation changes but very few greens are visible from the tee box.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

True Value

Played a lot of courses in the area. Twin Birch is an excellent value for your money. Greens are in great shape, fairways and tee boxes are well manicured. The course is laid out to present a challenge for any level golfer. Enjoyed it so much went back 2 days later.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Memorial day weekend round

Went out with a couple buddies for 18 holes. The course was in great shape. Pace of play was perfect, due to the fact we had a beginner playing. And the wings afterwards was top notch. Have been here many times and have never been disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Excellent Course Superb Value!

Wonderful golf course! Everything is in great shape! Staff was great! This course is the best value in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in excellent condition

Even though the weather had been quite warm and dry, the course was in great condition

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value for the money

While this course obviously is not on par with the championship resort courses, I thought it was a great course for the money. Greens were in excellent shape however rather flat and uneventful. Fairways were beautifully lined with pine and birch trees. Forward tees were lady friendly but still offered some challenging holes. Clubhouse/restaurant was pretty sketchy but we weren't planning on eating there

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course for the money

The course is in good condition, but is narrow in some areas. The pace was sooo slow for the first 4 holes-till the super slow group in front of us finally let us through.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Response from Twin Birch Golf Club on 09/26/2017:
Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our course, Twin Birch Golf Club, and for the 3-stars. We are sorry to see that the pace of play may have been poor at first, but we are glad to see that it eventually picked up. It sounds like you enjoyed the course conditions and that your round was a great value for you, so we are happy to hear that. Thank you for recommending our golf course, in the Northern Michigan area, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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