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4.2
138 Reviews (138)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
77
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.9
98.9%
Recommend this course
126 out of 138 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.0
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
100.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 4 reviews
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4.0
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
100.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 4 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 5587 yards
Slope 120
Rating 66.8

Previously known as Pontiac Municipal Golf Course.

Course Details

Year Built 1923
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Golf Simulator Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.2
138 Reviews (138)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Patio Dining 7
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 20
Bunkers 18
Forced Carries 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Beginners 16
Seniors 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 16
Worth the Drive 7
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

September 2020

Front 9 just had greens aerated, would have been nice to know that in advance. Back 9 will likely follow suit this week.

Still like the fun layout, lots of risk-reward holes.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

EAGLE

As you probably guessed I made a 2 shot EAGLE on the first hole. Chipped in from 100 yards. Only the 2nd EAGLE in my life. Gotta chase that hole in one now. This local course for me is a pretty good course. Walked 9 holes in less than 2 hours. Course is not too difficult but has its challenges. Good value $10 for 9 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Covid Golf

Another 9 holes walking on a beautiful day. Course was a little wet due to recent rain. Sun peaked out at times. Slow pace due to lots of people like me enjoying opportunity to play. Carts are allowed but I'm gonna keep walking 9 I think and hopefully build up to 18. I'm 57 so we shall see.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Finally!

this was my first round of the year and of course since no carts are allowed it was walking 9 holes. I have not played this course in over a year but am familiar with it from playing it in previous years. good layout and the course was in good condition had a pretty good round.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Old Pontiac municipal

Always love playing this course. Great value on hot deals. Enjoyed playing with John and Khan.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Fun Course!

I always enjoy playing here. But they need a ranger or two to speed up play.

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

Always fun

As always Links at Crystal Lake is a fun track. Course was in great shape but unfortunately the greens were being airiated (sp?) today. Only complaint was that they allowed a group to slip in on the back 9 as we were making the turn. It really slowed the pace down significantly. I still like the course and will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Golf Course

This is the first time I have played this course and I will definitely come back next week. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly, the course is in great conditions, golfers are professional and friendly, pace was excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Low Round of The Year

Staff organizing patrons to get to first tee were less than helpful. But we got out and had a great time. My low round of the year made the day better.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
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 Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Short course

Executive type course
5600 yds
Good condition—-good place to practice

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect Day for Golf

I always enjoy my rounds here. Front nine back-up is common on holes 7 and 8. Poor design. Once you are past those holes round goes smoothly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

Good course, well groomed, friendly staff, no driving range

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always A Good Time

Beautiful day, not so many bad shots. I like this course and it's a fairly easy drive here for me. No pun intended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Different but fun

It’s an older former municipal I believe and is tight and short with a lot of water on the back. I think you really only need driver on maybe 2 or 3 holes as you need to be in the right spots here. There is nothing in the area other than the course and you wind through residential areas half the the time but seems well kept and is good study in course management I think. Played on Sunday 2 some and it moved along ok.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very pleasant time.

This is the old Pontiac Municipal redesigned about 20 years ago. Nicely done. For as short as the course is, it offers a nice challenge. It pays to think your way around. Penalized for poor club choices. You are rewarded for good play. The clubhouse has been updated. They’ve done a nice job out there. Worth playing for sure.

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