Looking back from the 15th green at Whispering Pines
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3.9
139 Reviews (139)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
54
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
78.6%
Recommend this course
117 out of 139 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.5
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
66.7%
Recommend this course
30 out of 45 reviews
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3.5
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
68.1%
Recommend this course
32 out of 47 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6440 yards
Slope 126
Rating 69.8
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Whispering Pines Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bent
Greens Bent
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Don Moon

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
139 Reviews (139)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 9
Forced Carries 8
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 10
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 10
Locals 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 11

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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I play here once a year.

I read some older reviews and what they pointed out hasn't been fixed. The greens need some TLC. There are large bald spots filled with sand on some of the greens. Another really irritating issue are the signs directing you from 1 green to the next teeing area. If you haven't played the course before going from 13 to 14 can be tricky. The greens can't be fixed quickly but the signs could be. And empty the garbage cans on each tee box. What I can say is the value was good and the course isn't boring due to the hills.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Looney tunes - YES the cartoon!

Just pass, don’t bother, sorry can’t find a positive.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Course is a mess

Many Tee boxes are dead. Greens have dead spots and ball marks all over them. Fairways are burnt out in many places. Carts are old and beat up. $4 hot dogs. Such a nice layout. Sad they are not keeping it up. For $20 it’s worth it still.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disappointed

Course was in very bad shape. Fairways were very rough and the tee boxes were in horrible shape. The lack of signage to the next hole was frustrating. We were extremely disappointed all around.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Nothing about it is pure.

Tee boxes are destroyed, half of the fairways are covered w dirt. Greens are poor. Has potential to be a very good course but isn’t maintaining.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Whispering Pines

A few years back this was a fantastic course. I was blown away how bad it was today....greens were burnt and extremely slow w/ long grass... Tee boxes were all divots., weeds in bunkers, burnt out fairways etc... I will not play it again.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bad News

tee boxes and greens are under repair. overall course in bad shape.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Has Potential But Needs TLC

You can tell that this was a very nice course at one point but for some reason they are just not taking care of it. The course layout is fantastic with tree lined holes and all kinds of elevation changes, especially on the back 9. The greens have not been cut in a while it feels, they were very slow and the fairways had many dead spots. The course has the potential to be among the best in Livingston County. Hopefully they begin to take care of it!

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 74
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Help!

Could see where this was and used to be a nice course.
have not played here and years and don't think I"ll be back. An hour drive is not worth the conditions. Fairways are in terrible shape along with tee boxes. A few greens are suffering also. One bright light is a few greens are in great shape. Also very little interaction with staff. Must go and get your own cart from cart barn area.
I hope that someone would invest into bringing this course back before it turns into another Housing project.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Going downhill fast

I have played several hundred rounds at this course over the years. Has always been one of my favorites. I live on the golf course and ham for close to 20 years. We have been through three owners to management companies all have done great. However of late the course conditions are as bad as they have been in the 20 years I have lived here. Hopefully they will get things on track and restore it to its former glory

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 28
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/25/2020

Don't know what course you played but far from the rating you gave it. Very generous to say the least.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Going downhill

I used to play here all the time but course conditions have deteriorated. Greens are diseased and too slow. Great course, please maintain better.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Coarse

Very well kept.Greens are in good condition just a great place to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Getting worse

Great layout but conditions have been deteriorating in past few years. Greens were still mostly good; a few spots were poorly repaired. Tee boxes are terrible, little grass, very uneven. Fairways so-so, mowing inconsistent, some places high, some almost scalped.
Course needs work!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice challenging course for the money

You really need to know this course to score well. Lots of elevation changes and slopping fairways. I lost a few balls the first time I played. I came back and still lost just as many. The houses do not crowd the course at all, (usually only one side of a fairway). For a community course it is surprisingly wild and scenic. The pine trees are everywhere, and their roots have rendered some of the cart paths undrivable. Cats are gas powered and noisy, but at this price the layout, fairway and greens condition are a real bargain..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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