2620 Hawks Eye Drive, Bellaire, Michigan 49615, US
(231) 533-4295
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About Hawk’s Eye Golf Resort

The Hawk's Eye Golf Resort sports an enjoyable John Robinson design across the street from Shanty Creek Resorts. Its accommodations are a collection of houses, condos and rooms above the clubhouse to choose from. The Welcome and Check-in Center of the Vacation Properties Network, which manages many of these accommodations, is actually in the Summit Village within Shanty Creek.

Facts

Price Range$$$
Property Class★★★
Year Opened2004
Number of UnitsLess than 100

Amenities & Services

RestaurantsCasual
Room TypesRoom
Fitness CenterYes
Practice FacilityYes
Banquet SpaceYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?Yes
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No

Golf courses at Hawk’s Eye Golf Resort

Reviews

4.5
208 Reviews (208)
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course and clubhouse

Beautiful course that is in excellent condition. Staff was nice and round comes with range balls. The club house is stunning and is on a bluff looking over 18th. Only complaint is pace of play but course was busy so it is expected.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Excellent Layout/Shaky customer service

My son came in from Texas for a few days and brought the hot weather with him. The hot, humid weather made it hard to enjoy our round, we only played 9 holes (though paying for 18). The course layout is very nice with lots of elevation changes, water hazards and ample fairways. On a cooler day we would have had a better time. Our round was marred by a couple of customer service glitches. There were no range balls at the driving range and when we went back to the clubhouse there were no balls available there either. Our cart was not fully charged and struggled to get us up inclines. When we went to the clubhouse to get a cold beverage with ice after making the turn, we found the restaurant closed. It was 4 pm. Since we couldn't rest up and refresh ourselves at that point, we decided to throw in t he towel.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great design

Love the layout, will play again and know what to do. You don’t need driver that often, but can hit it if you like. Several blind tee shots so take time to look at the hole in front of you. Greens very slow but true. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy the views.

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

Great course

Absolutely beautiful and fair. Worth driving from Traverse City to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/02/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us zainman. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Hawk's Eye Golf Resort thanks you!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

good course, challenging but fair. Well maintained with friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/25/2020

Kevin1922972, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Try to play Hawk’s Eye when ever we are in Bellaire. The course offers a fair test from all tee boxes. I am now 70 years old and play from the gold tees. I had a ball. My wife enjoyed her round from the reds. The course is in excellent condition. We will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/12/2020

Your feedback is important to us, u240285340. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/03/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, dansepanik! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

GREAT COURSE!!

It was about 45 minutes from Traverse City, but we’ll worth the drive. Probably the best layout I have played in the area and I have played them all. And the course was kept in impeccable shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/04/2019

Your feedback is important to us, toddsherman. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Condition

We picked a nice warm morning to play. Course was in great condition for all the rain we've received lately. Fairways were in good condition as well as the greens. We did get wet before the round was over - very wet - but it was a warm rain. This is a nice looking course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/11/2019

Pete3922166, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Outstanding.

Course hass a beautiful layout. Not easy but if you keep your ball in the short stuff it's pretty fair

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/04/2019

tomgardnerjr, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Would return

Pace was a bit slow on occasion but to be expected for a single. Elevation drop and climb can be difficult to judge at times .White tee boxes could be a bit more forgiving
and can play long especially on a windy day. All in all for what I payed it was a great course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us golfcolo. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Hawk's Eye Golf Resort thanks you!

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course! In great condition & very challenging, especially from the championship tees!! I highly recommend this course :)

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/16/2019

Bell1960, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Fun round, great course, bunkers need work

A great layout that offers generous landing areas off most tees. Only disappointment is the bunkers. They have tiny pebbles in them and need more sand. They really don’t match the quality of the conditions you see at this course. We got a hot deal for $65, but if you are paying $100 for a round, you would expect the bunkers to be better than your local muni.
Still enjoyed my round and will come back. Hopefully some future investment is coming.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/16/2019

Hi apawloski. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/19/2019

Hello, weave2rd. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Hawk's Eye Golf Resort!

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

Good course, but....

This is a great course in terms of manicure and layout, but it is not worth the amount they are charging. There is no governance over pace of play and it seemed as though there were many inexperienced golfers, which is not conducive to the course level of play.

We will not go back! Although we really enjoyed the pub staff and cart girl Kyli!

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
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Commented on 08/19/2019

Hello u038844618. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us!

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

They just overbook the course

The layout of this course is pretty cool, standard up north Michigan course. It was just so disappointing to play in a twosome and have the round take near 6 hours. There were several group in front of us who seemed like it was their first time golfing and had no idea what pace of play is. Then they sent out the head pro because we called and told him they were playing each hole in 25-30 min. He drives up to us and just tells us there’s nothing he can do because there’s too many groups. Well buddy you shouldn’t have overbooked the course. Also the greens were very average. Wouldn’t recommend this course to anyone.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/30/2019

Hi, eastonius09. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Highly reccomend

Great course. I look forward to returning and playing this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/19/2019

u6030959, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pristine Golf Course!

If you haven’t played Hawk’s Eye, it’s a must
In Northern Michigan, Not a lot of Water shots
Some deep Bunkers though, Perfect fairways & Greens.....lots of Elevation changes 200-300ft
Great views & plenty of Wildlife.
I thought the value was good, We jumped on a Hot Deal, and got to go out as a twosome, Pace of play was no problem as the caliber of Golfers was good.....Staff was very friendly....You’ll love it

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/19/2019

Your feedback is important to us, u000003242348. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hawks Eye on a Bet

My friends said to play Hawks Eye so I Purchased the hot deal off Golf Now since I have wanted to play this course for the last three years. We played on a Monday morning and were able to play a twosome and play at a good pace for twelve holes. The foursome ahead of us really slowed down on the back nine but ended up quitting so we were able to finish on our pace. The course is outstanding and the greens very large and receptive. It will help to know the greens next time since they have lots of slopes and elevation changes

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/26/2019

Your feedback is important to us, u000007877502. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Hawk's Eye Golf Resort.

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