If you are relocating to Michigan, don't forget to bring your clubs and book
a time at one or all of the award winning courses we have to offer when you
come to take a look around. We have lots to choose from. Over 75% of our
local courses are public,so there are plenty of great tracks to choose. And for
the southerners, we have sunlight until 10 pm in the summer! Play ball.
Today we will highlight the Top 5 ranked courses in West Michigan
Pick your challenge:
Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course - Arcadia Bluffs, MI
Ranked as the #1 course in Michigan by GolfLink.com
Situated on 245 acres of land on the shoreline bluffs of Lake Michigan with
225 feet drops to the shoreline below, this course has spectacular vistas on a
nationally ranked course. It is a daily fee open to the public course with
caddies or golf carts available.
Course Highlights * 3,100 feet of Lake Michigan shoreline * 50 sod-walled
* wide fairways, native grasses and large greens averaging 8,000 square feet
Eagle Eye Golf Club at Hawk Hollow -East Landing, MI
Ranked # 3 course in Michigan by GolfLink.com
Designed by Chris Lutzke, a MSU Landscape graduate for Pete Dye's Golf
Course Architecture Organization, assisted by Scott Poole and Mike Puckett,
this British-Irish link style layout is as long and challenging as any course you
can encounter and has drawn rave reviews. The seventeenth hole is a replica
of the island green at TPC Sawgrass and not for faint of heart.
Eagle Eye was rated the 5th-best new course in America in 2005 by
Golf Digest, and the 4th-best course in Michigan in 2006 by Michigan
Eagle Eye will host the 2008 Michigan PGA Championship Tournament.
Tullymore Golf Course - Stanwood MI
Ranked # 7 course in Michigan by Golflink.com
Numerous top awards distinguish this course designed by Jim Engh, featuring
artistic bunkering wandering over 800 acres of woods and waters near Big
Rapids Michigan. Awarded an Audubon Sanctuary Award, Top 15 courses in
America, Top 50 Women's courses, plus many others put this golf course on
the have-to-play list.
No.83, America's best golf courses by golf Digest 2007-2008
L.E. Kaufman Golf Course - Wyoming MI
Ranked # 10 course in Michigan by Golflink.com
Top rated golf course and municipal links located on 340 maturely wooded
acres in Palmer Park, featuring 18 championship holes withthe flowing water
of Buck Creek adding challenge and interest. Designed by W. Bruce Matthews,
it opened in 1965.
Point O' Woods Golf Course & Club - Benton Harbor, MI
Ranked # 16 course in Michigan by Golflink.com
This prestigious course was designed by Rober Trent Jones and opened for
play in 1958. Golf legends Arnold Palmer & Jack Nicklaus have played it. It
is consistently named "one of the best courses in the country" and has made
the top 100 list by Golf Week Magazine 1960-2006, Top 500 holes in the
World by Golf Magazine.
Grand Rapids Ada Real Estate ~ Westbrook Realty
Copyright 2008 All rights reserved
photos & info courtesy of respective golf course websites listed below
The authors of the this blog write about Grand Rapids Real Estate,
the Greater Grand Rapids MI area, and what it is like to live in
West Michigan. We believe: Grand Rapids is a Great Place to Live!
Contact Terry 616-292-7263