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4.6
179 Reviews (179)
5 Stars
116
4 Stars
54
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
94.8%
Recommend this course
170 out of 179 reviews
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4.5
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.0%
Recommend this course
40 out of 43 reviews
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4.5
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.3%
Recommend this course
42 out of 45 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6955 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.7
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The Medalist Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Bill Newcomb

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
179 Reviews (179)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Patio Dining 11
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 20
Bunkers 19
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 21
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
A Weekend Splurge 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 22
Near Local Attractions 7

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Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great condition poor pace of play

The course was in good shape. Pace of play was terrible. We were at 3 hours after 9 holes and decided to move on. Didn't find an open hole until #18.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Well Thought Out Design

I had wanted to play this course for 3 years and I’m glad I finally did. The property is beautiful and expansive. Course was more difficult than I first thought it would be as the greens had many subtle breaks that added more putts than it should have. Fairways seemed pretty narrow and next time I will leave driver in the bag more.

The snack bar is conveniently placed so you can turn quickly. Best part of the course was the seemingly brand new carts (which explains the $18 cart fee). I had forgotten my range finder but the GPS on the carts was the most detailed I had ever seen.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Absolutely No Course Management

We got to the second tee and had 2 other Firestone’s waiting to tee off. Called the ranger who came over and said it opened up after the next hole. We ended up waiting with another group on every single hole all 18, and the group in front of us quit after 13 holes. Playing a 5 hour round is awful. The same ranger who said on hole 2 we would be fine also served us our hotdogs at the turn, while 4 staff sat in the pro shop doing nothing. We drive an hour to play this course and I wouldn’t play it again if it was free.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Hello and thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. With an uncharacteristically full day, we work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and allow our guest the chance to complete their rounds. With that in mind, we are working to best control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. Thank you for playing The Medalist Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Paceof play was horrible..........5 1/2 hours.No rangers on the course to monitor

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Commented on 09/08/2020

Hi, we appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at The Medalist Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Absolutely the best

This course is absolutely the best. Very challenging, excellent condition, excellent service and staff. Wonderful patio and restaurant with more than adequate menu and fabulous quality of food and beverages.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Thank you for rating our facility and it makes us very happy that you enjoyed your visit.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful Course must play

This is a great design by Bill Newcomb. He also designed Thornapple Pointe in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area as well, another must play and amazing course. Greens putt true, plush fairways, overall great design and conditions. Hole 7 and 17 are very challenging and scenic par 3s. Love hole 4 and 13 par 5s. Very fun and challenging course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review our facility and we are glad you enjoyed the course.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rick Plangger

Played with my wife and son, we loved it, beautiful course with nice conditions, my son is a very good golfer and it was very challenging for him, price was good and pace of play for a Saturday at 11:03 was four hours. If I didn't like to play a variety of courses , would play it all the time

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

We are glad you enjoyed The Medalist and we are proud that players of any level can play our facility as long as they play the correct set of tees. We understand your views of playing multiple courses but we hope you come back and see us again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Gold Medalist

Have gotten to play the course many times this season given the 2020 circumstances. 17 handicap and some days I can get this layout and other times I can make it real hard. Hole #4 is one of the best holes you'll play anywhere. We have a love/hate relationship. Greens are always true and fast and the staff is friendly and quick. Really enjoy the experience and recommend it to my group of friends everytime.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 09/08/2020

We are glad you have enjoyed our facility this year and many golfers have a love hate relationship with #4. It's a true test. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, great value after 3:00 pm Sunday.

The greens are fast but putt very true. Have always liked this course and find times to play for value.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

They’ve thought of everything.

This is a well ran well maintained facility. The course is in great shape! Not a single hump in any tee box and they have plenty of tee positions for all ranges of handicaps. Practice facilities are great for warming up prior to a round. No need to stop at the turn, you can order F&B right to your cart anywhere on the course. Get out here and play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Thank you for your kind comments. We are very proud of our staff and the work they do. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Track, Demanding Off the Tee

Great course with above average quickness on the greens. Demanding off the tee but scoreable. .

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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