Little Traverse Bay Golf Club

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4.9
110
5 Stars
81
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.5
98.4%
Recommend this course
105 out of 110 reviews
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5.0
1
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
3.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 1 reviews
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5.0
1
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
3.0
100.0%
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6895
Slope 138
Rating 72.8
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6895 yards 72.8 138
White 72 6413 yards 70.3 130
Yellow 72 5890 yards 68.0 123
Yellow (W) 72 5890 yards 73.9 132
Red (W) 72 5061 yards 69.5 120
Scorecard for Little Traverse Bay
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: 72.8/138 411 508 174 414 529 404 158 435 335 3368 195 429 447 385 337 626 224 524 360 3527 6895
White M: 70.3/130 387 491 148 381 503 379 137 401 299 3126 169 399 405 364 333 596 187 500 334 3287 6413
Yellow M: 68.0/123 W: 73.9/132 365 466 122 323 472 371 126 342 294 2881 144 347 365 342 299 572 166 476 298 3009 5890
Red W: 69.5/120 272 411 108 313 409 295 82 327 232 2449 104 338 347 202 294 529 147 431 220 2612 5061
Handicap 5 11 17 13 9 1 15 3 7 18 12 6 10 14 2 16 8 4
Par 4 5 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 36 3 4 4 4 4 5 3 5 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 13 5 15 9 7 1 17 3 11 18 8 6 14 10 2 16 4 12

Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bent
Greens Bent
Golf Season Open: 5/03 Closed: 10/24
Architect Jeff Gorney

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

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4.9
110

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 14
Dinner 12
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 23
Undulating Greens 22
Bunkers 12
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 24
Advanced Golfers 18
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 17
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 17
Convenient to the City 10
Near Local Attractions 7
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5.0
First Time Playing

Best of the lot

We played this course, Wequinasong (sp?), True North and Boyne Heather. Hands down, this was my favorite. And super cheap. Public course, now listed for sale for $2.5 mm but with deed restrictions that make it hard to sell.

Loved the layout which minimized blind tee shots. What you see is what you get including spectacular views of the Bay. Conditioning was good but not up to True North (private). Greens nice at 9.5 with lots of slope (typical for the area).

Just loved looking at these holes from the tee and take a minute to look back from the green. Good bar and restaurant next to pro shop.

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

Perfect condition

The fairways are like carpets and consistent from hole to hole. The greens are fast but hold the ball.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice layout and in good shape

One should always play this course if in Boyne area. Panoramic views worth price of green fees

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Most beautiful course in Northern Michigan

Views to die for....challenging, exceptional condition.....and they have high end restaurant...what more can you ask for...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play

Great course, tough greens, friendly starter. But, everyone mentioned being busy, and how difficult it was, but no ranger to speed up play, so a 5 1/2 hour round. Also, spend a couple of bucks and put some yardage on the sprinkler heads, a 4 inch disc every 50 yards barely visible in the fairway is not "well marked"

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Little Traverse

I have played here for years when I visit Harbor Springs. Still enjoy the layout. Greens are a challenge because the break of the green is based upon the mountain, not the lay of the green.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout 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
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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 Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Stunningly gorgeous track!

About LT Bay, Golf Digest said "Probably not a more beautiful golf course in the world...". Sounds like hyperbole, but it's true. (yes, really)

If you're in the area and like to golf, you simply MUST play here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Extreamely beautiful

the course is beautiful. very well maintained. the greens are be very challenging and hard to read. a 6 foot putt can turn into a 3 putt very fast. Fantastic ups and downs.

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

My husband and play this course every time we are up here. The view if the bay from several holes is breath taking. We love this course but you better bring extra balls.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome

Challenging course, amazing views! Will be back for sure

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

Fun and scenic

Fun, playable course for men and women. The senior tees are really senior length. A lot of courses put the senior tees on the same tee box as the forward tees. Putting is very tricky. Starter said everything breaks towards the lake but, of course, we didn't know where the lake was from every hole! We were a twosome so it was a little slow behind the foursomes but not bad. Pitching from the rough is a challenge. Hit it! Golf Now rate was good and a good time for us. Pro shop well stocked. Greens are nicely accessible. The view from the first tee and restaurant overlooking the lake is very nice. Convenient to Petoskey and Harbor Springs. Play it. You won't be disappointed.

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

Stay & Play Offers

$199 Starting price
Valid dates: Oct 19, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018
The package includes overnight accommodations, unlimited rounds of golf for two players, daily American breakfast for two at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar and 10% savings offered at the Golf Shop.
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