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3.6
18 Reviews (18)
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1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
74.5%
Recommend this course
14 out of 18 reviews
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3.0
2 Reviews (2)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
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0
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1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
2.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
50.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 2 reviews
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4.0
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
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0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.9%
Recommend this course
10 out of 11 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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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6992 yards 73.4 128
Green 72 6504 yards 70.9 125
White 72 5961 yards 68.5 124
White (W) 72 5936 yards 73.9 126
Gold 72 4929 yards 63.4 106
Gold (W) 72 4929 yards 68.1 117
Scorecard for Salem Hills
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: 73.4/128 385 341 232 578 398 202 463 374 555 3528 424 421 437 423 180 505 394 204 476 3464 6992
Green M: 70.9/125 365 326 202 483 380 191 430 364 512 3253 401 407 404 392 152 470 365 195 465 3251 6504
White M: 68.5/124 W: 73.9/126 346 312 172 463 361 167 398 301 468 2988 379 393 344 373 137 413 322 157 455 2973 5961
Gold M: 63.4/106 W: 68.1/117 300 244 126 400 299 123 324 242 407 2465 280 310 309 362 122 346 269 134 359 2491 4956
Handicap 8 16 4 12 10 6 2 18 14 7 1 5 3 15 17 11 9 13
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 5 36 4 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 6 12 14 8 10 16 2 18 4 15 1 13 5 17 3 9 11 7

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

3.6
18 Reviews (18)
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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 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
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
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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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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather

much better

I had reviewed this course a couple of weeks ago and was disappointed in the conditions. Went back this week and all is forgiven. Course was in great shape and had a much more enjoyable round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

poor condition

Poor condition. Grass clippings all over the course, on the fairways and rough. Impossible to find a ball due to the condition. First and last.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

hope this was a fluke

I'd not been to Salem Hills in a few years. It's always been an old school course with a nice layout and some unique holes. The greens were in OK shape. However, there were grass clippings throughout the fairways and rough. Combined with the long and thick rough, it took forever to find a ball once it got off the fairway. Bunkers had barely any sand in them. It had been days since rain but there were several places with standing water in playable areas. This had always been a nice course and I hope I was just seeing a rough weekend because if I go back and the course condition isn't better, it will be the last time. I wouldn't recommend it to another golfer based on what I saw Saturday.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
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
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

awful staff

Had a tee time Sunday morning early so I could get around at a fast pace. I won't get up at 6am on a Sunday to slow play a golf course. was told I had second tee time for the day so I thought I would have a good fast paced round. the staff forgot to tell me they were sending groups off both nines at the same time and that included sending off fivesomes. I was told by the staff I had to play slow and if I didn't I would be waiting to play the back nine because of their policy, which they didn't disclose, of sending groups off both nines. the staff was rude when asked why I wasn't told of this policy. I've played this course on several occasions and was shocked by the rude attitude. the fairways had several areas where the grass was non existent and it certainly wasn't at a level to charge 50 dollars for a round. I got my money back and only played nine which as I anticipated was very quick as a twosome. we played it in 1 hour and twenty minutes and I shot a 40. if a course wants to start people off both nines they should tell the person when they make reservations and no course should allow fivesomes on a weekend without warning players of these slow play conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

The best customer service in the area

Salem Hills is a great course for the money. The staff is extremely friendly. The course was in very good condition. Highly recommend the course bases on value, staff, and quality of food.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent

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