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4.4
94 Reviews (94)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
92.6%
Recommend this course
87 out of 94 reviews
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4.4
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4.0
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.1
88.9%
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4.4
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Conditions
4.0
Value
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Layout
4.4
Pace
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Amenities
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StaffFriendliness
4.2
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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

Reviews

4.4
94 Reviews (94)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 8
Water Hazards 8
Forced Carries 7
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 9
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 9
Locals 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

A real hidden gem!

This is a fantastic golf course.
It resembles some of the best Northern Michigan quality golf courses with a variety of hole designs and tall pine walls. Every hole has its unique design and challenges, making the course a real fun with a plenty of challenges.
For the price you pay to play this course, you can't beat it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Drunks Ruining The Course

A buddy and I played yesterday behind what must have been a Saturday morning league, and they were obnoxious. Screaming, hollering, acting like drunken frat boys. The greens were trashed with foot-scuffs and un-touched ball marks. There’s excessive cart wear all over the course, crushed beer cans on the tee-boxes and the woods are littered with booze bottles, beer cans and garbage. Like too many local courses, the slobs that play there are ruining what is otherwise, a beautiful, challenging, well-kept course. We gotta do something about the party-boy leagues though... It’s ridiculous.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Whispering pines is a whispering gem

Fantastic courteous staff, course is challenging but well maintained and not overwhelming

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A lot of blind shots

The greens were in good shape well taken care of. Tee boxes were in poor shape. Long grass, uneven, a lot of divots. The course was challenging to play. Definitely a course you have to play a few times. Fairways were tight with a lot of blind shots where you didn't know where to aim. Staff in the pro shop is not very friendly. We felt like a burden and wasn't very welcoming. This was the second time we played here and he was the same way. News flash. There are a lot of courses to play in MI. I don't need to try 30 minutes to play a course that doesn't appreciate my business. I can play at 8 other courses within 5 minutes of my house.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Neighborhood

Most holes play thur.. but no housed really in play also u dont cross holes at all which was nice

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

whispering pines

if you want a challenge this is the course...you have undulated greens .. sloping fairways where several times the ball is below or above your feet …. we played from the whites and on a couple of holes you had to carry over a marsh … the greens were a tad slow .. not sure if it is the growing season or they keep it that way so you won't have a four putt depending on where the pin is placed... course was in excellent shape even after all the rain we been having …

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

Great value

This course is a hidden gem. The conditions are terrific, and the green fees are one of the best values in southeastern Michigan. We usually play here a couple of times per year. The course is very tight and demands straight shots off the tee. There are 3 short par 4 holes (4, 5 and 10) that can frustrate the golfer who always wants to hit driver off the tee.

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

Fun layout

Fun course with a few gimmick holes. Very picturesque with rolling hills and woods lined fairways. Greens look nice but tough to figure out. Very tight fairways. Bring extra balls! Will definitely play here again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very tricky

All green has angulation and different spead.
Also fairways have inclination to make difficult to play. I will challenge this course again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nothing short of amazing

Challenging, rolling fairways greens and t boxes were well manicured, even the surrounding neighborhood was beautiful and well reappointed. Highly recommended!!

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

Excellent Course

Beautifully manicured landscapes and a challenging layout. The course punishes bad shots, and rewards good ones. Some tricky hard dog legs make you put the driver down and force a well placed iron shot to have an optimal line into the green

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

Not Amazing but Gets the job done. Nice Staff.

Played here a few times. Very friendly staff. Good value golf. Lot of fairways have slopes & elevation which can leave you in some difficult positions. On many holes leave the driver in the bag. Good test for your iron play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great course...if there are no weddings/outings that day

This was the second time we played when there was an outing before us. The first time they added 25 more people to the outing which delayed our T-time at least an hour. When we came around they did offer a free beer for the delay. Now this time there was another outing and was delayed 1/2 hour. The problem was the ranger had mentioned there were players in the outing that took 3 1/2 hours to play 9 holes which meant it held everyone up right from the beginning. There was a foursome in front of us that followed everyone and they also took forever to play. It turned out to be a 5 1/2 hour round for 18 holes. There was no ranger coming around that could have moved things along faster. It was very frustrating and would like to see them give more time in between outings and regular course play. We will not be playing on weekends anymore but the course is nice enough to enjoy a round on a weekday without having any outings or group play that delays you and ends up being a 5-5 1/2 hour round.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

Whispering Pines Return

Hadn't played this course in two years. Found it in excellent condition, greens, fairways, bunkers, etc. Have always enjoyed playing this course & the pro shop attendant very courteous & helpful. He put us out on the back nine first in order to enable us to play unimpeded. Worked out great as our twosome played 18 holes in around 3 hrs.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This course was nice, long and hilly

Beautiful day, beautiful course and a whole lot of fun. We will definitely come back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice Course Beaten Up a Bit

I like Whispering Pines and always look forward to playing the course. I like the variety of holes and they are all fair but challenging. I really like the different length par 3s ranging from about 135 to 185. Normally the course is in really good shape. Unfortunately it was not the case July 29th. I can live with tees being kind of sparse and beaten up but for the first time the greens were not in good shape. It was like there had been a couple of large outings on the course and nothing had been done to the greens since. There were a lot of ball marks, the area around the holes was really worn and scuffed and the edges of the holed were really chewed up. That said it will not deter me from playing W.P. again and often. I fully expect the course will be back to its normally good condition the next time we play there.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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