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West Michigan's Top Ranked Public Golf Courses ~ Tee Time Anyone??

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:


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Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course - Arcadia Bluffs, MI

Ranked as the #1 course in Michigan by

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


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Eagle Eye Golf Club at Hawk Hollow -East Landing, MI

Ranked # 3 course in Michigan by

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

Golf magazine.

Eagle Eye will host the 2008 Michigan PGA Championship Tournament.



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Tullymore Golf Course - Stanwood MI

Ranked # 7 course in Michigan by

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



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L.E. Kaufman Golf Course - Wyoming MI

Ranked # 10 course in Michigan by

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.



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Point O' Woods Golf Course & Club - Benton Harbor, MI

Ranked # 16 course in Michigan by

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.


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Comment balloon 5 commentsTerry & Bonnie Westbrook • May 18 2008 12:05PM


The views from Arcadia Bluffs shoreline must be stunning. Have you played that course??

Posted by Bonnie & Terry Westbrook, Grand Rapids MI Real Estate (Westbrook Realty) over 12 years ago

Yes in fact I have played all 5 and they all offer something different. With L E Kaufman so close and because it is a County owned park it is very reasonable to play and a great test for everyone.

Posted by Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re (Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner) over 12 years ago

Arcadia looks like a course I would love to embarass myself on!

Posted by JoEllen Stranger-Thorsen, Lake County, FL over 12 years ago

JoEllen: But while you were being embarrassed the view is tremendous.

Posted by Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re (Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner) over 12 years ago


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