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4.7
136 Reviews (136)
5 Stars
89
4 Stars
42
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
96.4%
Recommend this course
130 out of 136 reviews
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4.7
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
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0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
94.4%
Recommend this course
17 out of 18 reviews
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4.7
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
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0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
95.0%
Recommend this course
19 out of 20 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

Best of Lists

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Michigan (2017 #5) (2015 #12)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2015 #15)

Reviews

4.7
136 Reviews (136)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 10
Patio Dining 10
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 19
Bunkers 18
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 20
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
A Weekend Splurge 13
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 21
Near Local Attractions 6

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Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Awesome layout

Bunkers were not prepped, but winter shutdown is coming soon so I understood

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Arizona Advisor
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First Time Playing

Great course

An outstanding course near Marshall that has the best GPS on the golf cart I have ever seen. Course is in great shape from tee to green. Great par 3’s and layout in general is interesting and challenging. Highly recommend to anyone that is in the area

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Thank you rathke for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your round and hope to be of service to you again soon.

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Would definitely return.

Pace of play was great. Ran out of range balls, but it was quickly resolved. Caught up to a 5some and though the GPS they were told to let us play through.. Also through the GPS we ordered drinks and they bring them out to you on the course. (how cool is that!) the greens were fast and true with lots of unjulations. Don't be above the hole! Lots of carries but from the right tee boxes very playable. Would definitely return!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/11/2019

Thank you nicand01 for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the course and were able to utilize the different amenities through our GPS. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

First time, good time

Beautiful layout, course conditions were very good. Greens were in excellent shape and running quick. Stay below the hike on your approach shots.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/11/2019

Thank you Karl9068453 for taking the time to review The Medalist. We are glad you enjoyed the course and hope to see you again soon.

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome layout and fun.

Staff was nice and helped get us around the course quickly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/11/2019

Thank you davenerz for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our facility and that our staff was able to help you get around the course.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/31/2019

Thank you Loren5335915 for taking the time to rate our facility. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great time

On our way home from Battle Creek we found this course. Course in nice shape an excellent service. Will be back again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/28/2019

We are glad you found our facility as well. Thank you for your kind remarks and we hope to be of service to you again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Premium golf experience for average cost

Premium golf experience for average cost. This is by far the best golf value for a premium course in lower Michigan. A challenging course layout with fantastic greens that are well-maintained and manicured. Brand new golf cart with GPS make shot selection much easier. This is of course worth making a trip for. You will not be disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/22/2019

Than you JHSoper1980 for your review. We appreciate your kind comments and look forward to seeing you at the course again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very challenging

What tough course, but not heart breaking. Huge greens, so many moguls, challenging bunkers - but all very well cared for. I would recommend this course to a more seasoned golfer, it will intimidate a newer player. Good luck all!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/22/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review our facility u2493158. We hope to be able to be of service to you again soon

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Medalist

Excellent course!!! Will be BACK!!! The gps on the carts is AMAZING

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/22/2019

We are glad you enjoyed The Medalist and are looking forward to serving you again soon

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Played On
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Course

If you get a chance play this course...challenging but fair!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/22/2019

Thank you for reviewing our facility. We are glad you enjoyed the course and look forward to serving you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tough Track!

Greeted by staff that were friendly and helpful. Love that they have an Uber eats style cart for on course food delivery. The first 3 holes can lull you to sleep thinking you have an easy day ahead but things get tough on #4 and it never stops from there. Tight driving holes but fair greens. The par 5's are truly challenging. We found the course to be in very good shape but hoped for speedier greens. Will definitely return and play again. Bring lots of golf balls!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 06/19/2019

Thank you Zurkster for taking the time to rate our facility and we are glad you enjoyed your round, and our food delivery through the gps system.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Women friendly

If only I could reach most of the greens in regulation. Putting was another matter. Greens were much slower The most courses I play. All in all a beautiful course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/08/2019

Thank you for your review. The rain has definitely caused our greens to be slower than normal but as soon as we can get them to dry up a little we hope you will come back and try us again.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

New favorite course

Came across this gem while on a drive from Chicago to Detroit. This place is the real deal. GPS in the cart is an absolute game changer ... we ordered a 6 pack from the GPS dashboard and they showed up about 4 minutes later with our great-tasting, less-filling Miller lite on ice in a cooler for us. I just don’t know what more you could ask for in a golf experience?

Course was in great condition and my only tip would be to practice some 70-foot putts before you go here because the greens are massive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/08/2019

Thank you wawazawa for your review. We're glad you found us and we hope to see you on your next trip as well. We'll keep the Miller Lite on ice waiting for you!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wet but very playable

Even with all the rain that we have had recently the course was in great shape and very playable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/08/2019

Thank you mdlink for your rating. the rain is definitely causing havoc this year but our Superintendent is doing his best.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

Truly a well up kept course, even this early in the season. Love playing here!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/12/2019

We are glad you enjoyed our facility and appreciate that you took the time to rate us. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Slow

We saw a 6 some 4 holes in front of us. GPS did not work. It was good weather

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/09/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice course, great carts and amenities

Got a hot deal and was well worth it, tees and greens in excellent shape. Carts with gps and can order anything from the cart which was awesome. A little pricey at normal rates but if you can get a deal it’s great.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/20/2019

Thank you Dumdog4 for your rating and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Illinois Advisor
Previously Played

Pure Michigan

We had the best time at the Medalist. The course is in perfect condition. The greens are large and often multi-leveled but the carts have GPS which helps. The staff is nice. They don’t have an on course snack/beer cart but they invite you to call in at any time and they will bring you whatever you want or need anywhere on the course. We just grabbed a couple cups of ice at the turn because we were there on a very hot day. The course has a nice mix of holes, fun par threes and the feel of north Michigan golf. You will forget that you’re not that far from Kazoo, Grand Rapids and Battle Creek. It’s must play in my book.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/22/2019

Thank you Lizzzz for rating our facility and are glad that you enjoyed your time here. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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