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3.7
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.8
74.7%
Recommend this course
23 out of 30 reviews
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3.9
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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3.7
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.6
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
71.4%
Recommend this course
10 out of 14 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6992 yards
Slope 128
Rating 73.4
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Salem Hills Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1963
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/15 Closed: 11/15
Architect Bruce Matthews (1963) Jerry Matthews

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
30 Reviews (30)
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Pleasantly Surprised

I moved to the area this year and drive by this place on my way home everyday. Finally got around to playing it early one morning with my Dad and Uncle. Was great value for the money, the workers inside were nice, grass tees on the range always a plus. Would def recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Bring your putter

Salem Hills is a challenging course fairway game To undulating greens. The speed of the greens are excellent and controlling the putter is the key to playing around under 80. The course is very enjoyable to play and look forward to its challenges every time I play it.

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

first time

played from the white tees... the greens were guarded on each hole with strategically placed bunkers.... the greens were great to putt on and ran at a good pace... on the # 1 HDC hole you do need a good tee shot to have a shot at the green as it is a severe dog leg right … the course was a little soggy in places but this was due to all the rain we've been getting lately ….very nice course

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

Fore!

Decent course. Not too hard, but there are lots of trees that can be troublesome. Course is wide open and fun to play. Greens were quick and rolled well. I played with 1 ball and shot a 90 so that goes to show how hard it is to go O.B

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not what I expected

The course is absolutely beautiful, but the greens have been beaten up already and no one seems to care. They’ve been hit off if and huge divots left to be. The lace was great when we started, but because we set it as we were the only ones out there that early, by the time we got around (1 hour 10 minutes) we had to wait 25 minutes to go to the back nine and it being drastically over booked, it took 2 and 2/3’s hours to finish the back nine

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

Beautiful course with mid-level degree of difficulty makes it fun to play

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Disrespectful staff.

We walked into the clubhouse 15 minutes before our tee time . Staff was slow to check us in, and we still got to the tee box ranger by 12:40. Ranger sent off a foursome and 2 sets of women that he seemed to be friends with... who had later tee times, while he made us wait. We nicely asked why he would do that, but he gave us slot of attitude and was swearing, and name calling, got right in our face. I was shocked at his demeanor. We decided to leave because of the unprofessionalism and disrespect we received for being paying customers. This was the most unprofessional and obnoxious display of management I’ve ever seen at a golf course. Take note that others in the past have also had problems with the extreme rudeness of the staff here. Will never play this course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Rain Rain Go Away.....

So sad to see the weather destroy one of the best west side tracks around. Before this year in terms of conditions, layout, greens quality, grounds maintenance and value this would be top 5 on my list. It makes me want to cry to see such a beautiful course suffer from the elements the way it has. The grounds crew have lost control. The rough is so wet it can't be mowed. The fairways are littered in crab grass. The greens look sick, slow and impossible to read. I pray the weather allows for a speedy recovery as I miss this course the way it used to be. Good luck Salem Hills.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fabulous track

This is a hidden gem, I’ve played over 150 different tracks and this one is high on my list!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Late in the season

Course was in good condition for being late in the season. It’s what you’d expect for late October in Michigan.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A must play course!

Salem hills is hands down my favorite course to play. This course plays wide open yet mixes in the right amount of hazards to keep the round challenging. If you haven’t hit Salem hills I highly recvomebd this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Solid Golf Course

I hadn't played this course in probably 25 years. It was pretty much as I remember. Enough variety of golf holes to hold your interest, but quite wide open. Trees are set well back from fairways, bunkers arre at the side of the greens, so you can run approach shots onto the green. Course conditions, while not pristine, were better than average.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
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
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
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 Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 07/11/2018

Thank You for the recommendation. Hope to see you back at Salem Hills soon.

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