Coyote Preserve GC: #5Coyote Preserve Golf Club

Coyote Preserve Golf Club
9218 Preserve Dr
Fenton, Michigan 48430
Livingston County

Phone(s): (810) 714-3206
Fax: (810) 714-3207
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Coyote Preserve Golf Club in Fenton is one of the only courses in the area designed by Arnold Palmer. The course has a hilly terrain that provides plenty of elevation changes a well as stunning views. Tumbling across deep ravines and native wetlands, the layout requires many carries over dramatic depressions and water hazards but many are seemingly intimidating but actually quite reasonable. Massive, finely sculpted bunkers strategically frame the greensides of many holes. While some of them are manageable, others are deep and sod-faced. The tricky hazards in conjunction with the dramatic elevations demand both accuracy and creative shot-making. The golf course has a memorable finish with a par-5, risk-reward hole. There is ample room off the tee on this downhill, dogleg left hole and it presents a few different options for the second shot. With some thought, scoring par is definitely a possibility.

Coyote Preserve Golf Club
4 stars out of 5 (based on 5 reviews)
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View of the 5th hole at Coyote Preserve Golf ClubA view of hole #17 at Coyote Preserve Golf ClubA view of the 16th hole at Coyote Preserve Golf ClubA view of the 14 th green with bunker on the right at Coyote Preserve Golf ClubA view of the clubhouse at Coyote Preserve Golf ClubA view of hole #6 at Coyote Preserve Golf ClubA view of green #12 with bunkers in background at Coyote Preserve Golf ClubA view of the 3rd hole at Coyote Preserve Golf Club

Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay
  • Public/Private: Public
  • Year opened: 2001
  • Golf Season: Seasonal
  • Guest Policy: Welcomed
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways:
  • Greens: Bent Grass


  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress code: Collared shirts are required. Shorts need to be 'Bermuda' length. INAPPROPRIATE ATTIRE: Tank tops, T-shirts, Tennis shoes, Denim jeans, and cut-off shorts are NOT permitted.
  • Credit cards accepted:

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Black 71 6912 140 74.4
Blue 71 6580 138 72.4
White 71 6123 132 69.3
Gold 71 5563 131 71.5
Red 71 4851 122 68

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Coyote Preserve Golf Club
    4.5 stars out of 5
    by Rayman
    on June 30th, 2015 19:38
    $ for $ the best shot value of any course in Southeastern, Michigan.including Oakland Hills where I served as a photographer during the 2004 Ryder Cup. You MUST bring your 'A' game or the course will feast on your Pro V 1's. They did not earn the full fifth star because many of the patrons refuse to fix their ball marks.Though this is not the fault of course management they should assign a member of the grounds crew to repair the previous day's damage.

    Full disclosure statement: I had my second hole in one on the 17th hole of this course last year. My first was the 17th at Warwick Hills.
  • Coyote Preserve Golf Club
    3 stars out of 5
    by jeremy
    on June 10th, 2015 07:57
    Very difficult!! Scenic... I felt like they had a tough man contest with the pin placements.. numerous blind shots. Greens were rough putting it kindly. Staff was very pleasant:))
  • Coyote Preserve Golf Club
    4 stars out of 5
    by .
    on July 29th, 2010 12:15
    The course was very well maintained. Challenging holes, lots of sand traps. Very nice setting, I enjoyed playing there. By far the top places I have played in the area.
  • Coyote Preserve Golf Club
    4 stars out of 5
    by paul
    on July 25th, 2010 20:50
    the best course in the fenton area, great use of elevation. has some very challenging water hazards.
  • Coyote Preserve Golf Club
    3.5 stars out of 5
    by jeremy
    on April 27th, 2010 13:11
    Must admit I drove from Kalamazoo to play and was a little disapointed. It is a good golf course just not a 2+ hr drive. Some good holes and some ok holes B-
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