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Springfield Oaks Golf Course

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4.5
Value
4.9
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.2
Amenities
4.8
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 6033 yards
Slope 128
Rating 69.5
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back 71 6033 yards 69.5 128
Middle 71 5705 yards 68.2 122
Forward (W) 71 4911 yards 68.1 119
Scorecard for Springfield Oaks
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: 69.5/128 347 197 398 305 363 375 523 182 348 3038 371 365 401 494 280 119 475 198 292 2995 6033
White M: 68.2/122 334 172 373 301 331 367 463 172 332 2845 331 359 394 477 265 113 463 175 283 2860 5705
Red W: 68.4/119 320 106 340 258 320 267 374 130 317 2432 320 314 294 434 250 92 416 106 253 2479 4911
Handicap 10 8 14 18 6 2 4 12 16 5 7 1 3 15 17 9 11 13
Par 4 3 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 35 4 4 4 5 4 3 5 3 4 36 71
Handicap (W) 7 17 11 9 5 1 3 15 13 4 6 10 2 14 16 8 18 12

Course Details

Year Built 1973
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Bruce Matthews III Ray Hearn (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Golf Simulator No
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

4.5
49

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 17
Elevation Changes 17
Narrow Fairways 17
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 20
Locals 18
Seniors 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 16
In the 'Burbs 13
Convenient to the City 6

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor

Great County Course

A very well maintained course course that provides a good mix of challenges and holes to score on. Greens were in great shape even though this course gets a ton of play. We played on a Friday in the morning and we were really stacked up. Outstanding value for the money. 15 is a short little par that provides target practice. I liked it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Up north feel

Have played this course for several years. Greens and tees are always in good condition. Front 9 is open and back 9 is tighter. Very scenic. Play can be a bit slow on a busy weekend. Staff is friendly, beverage cart comes around often. Would be happy to golf there very week.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

County Course

Solid county course but slow pace of play

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great course

Great weather, great course. They did a good job keeping the leaves out of play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

NiceCourse

One.of.the.nices.golf.course,in.the.area.Well.maintained.and.challengeing.The.staff.is.very.professional.and.friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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James1492
Commented On 2015-11-04T00:12:54.000+00:00

I have played 52 different courses this year & found Springfield Oaks one of the best maintained courses I have played. Even with all of the leaves ( we played 11-3-2015 ) even the first cut grass was NOT covered with leaves. The course superintendent should be praised for keeping the course playable & fun.

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Love this course.

I grew up playing here as a kid, and have always loved this course. Hard to believe it's been nearly 40 years, Course has always been very good. Great job on reworking the bunkers from many years ago. The only thing I miss is #3 as the risk-reward short par 5 it used to be with the wicked green. Loved that hole. Don't care for it as the par 4 it's been for years, but I still love the course. Also miss the willow on #6 fairway. But the bunker there is an excellent substitute. That was well done. The Metropark system has done a super job caring for this course through the years. My hats off to them, and the grounds crew for their work.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Over priced

This is a very nice course but compared to many courses in the area very over priced no twilite rate late on the weekend not much of a break for seniors $40.00 on weekends you can play many courses in the area just as nice for $25.00- $30.00

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Decent County Golf Course

This is a course that will challenge you more on the back nine holes than the front nine holes. It was a slow day on the track, but what do you really expect for a weekend round?!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Value. Pick your time wisely.

Springfield Oaks is a great metro parks course with a mix of narrow wooded holes and shorter "placement golf" holes. GN always has great deals available for this course and it is worth checking out. Beware playing before 1pm though, they must have a great senior rate because the course was stacked with retirees. Pace can be very slow.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
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
Excellent weather
Used cart

Springfield Oaks

The course on the front is wide open but the back is quite tight. Great layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Worth the drive

Great course. Awesome elevation changes. Greens are medium fast with plenty of slope. Back nine is tight, but does allow some misses without losing your golf ball. If you walk, it's a heck of a workout!!! Definitely recommend playing!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

kudos to the oakland parks

very well maintained, clean, moderately easy course. The greens are a challenge, however. Would highly recommend. Staff were friendly and overall a very enjoyable round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great track!

This is a great course played there many times, but the pace of play is unbearably slow.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hit or Miss

Pace of play could be grueling. Rangers do nothing but drive the course. Very nice elevation for Oakland county.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome course!

The course was awesome and challenging! Golf now got me a great deal! I can't wait to come back and play!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Course

Great greens that rolled fast and true. This course doesn't play very long, but still provides a fun day of golf for all skill levels. This course is definitely worthwhile especially with a "golfnow hotdeal".

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Fantastic deal

It looked like rain, I guess that's why we got such a unbelievable deal. $10 + service charge even surprised the pro shop person. It is a very pretty course, some challenging tee shots force you to think. Conditions were very good. It did rain, so we paused for just a moment, but it cleared and we finished our round with no problem. I hope to go back soon if I can get a similar deal. This is what retirement is all about!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice, wide open fairways, arge greens

Excellent value for the money. Really, I should be giving a very bad review so this course can be my best kept secret.

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

Springfield Oaks

Nice Oakland County course! Course is in good shape and seems to have survived the winter well. New irrigation system has been installed recently throughout the course. Greens are in good condition on most holes. Short course in distance, but narrow challenging fairways, especially when playing the back nine! Lots of seniors play this course, including myself! Green fees are reasonable. However, I wish they had a reward system for frequent play, like the metro parks in the area. When you add a friendly staff and new concession management, this course is one of my favorites.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

A fantastic course but............

This course is fantastic. Challenging but not cruel. Very well maintained.

But.............all the times I've visited, the pace of play has been brutally slow. I mean bring a magazine to read while you wait for an open tee box slow. Why do I keep returning? The course is fantastic.

An effective ranger could make this the #1 course in SE Mi. I remain hopeful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
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