Destination Guide

Destination: Southwest Michigan

Along Lake Michigan's coastline, in the southwest corner of the state, a succession of small beach towns provide a quick escape from Detroit and Chicago.

Grand Haven, Holland, Saugatuck and South Haven are some of the great little getaways that many Midwesterners covet for their summer vacations. Benton Harbor, headquarters of the Whirlpool Company, recently unveiled a new revitalization project featuring The Golf Club at Harbor Shores, a Jack Nicklaus design.

While golf here isn't as nationally recognized as its neighbors to the north, it's still easy to find a great course. Some high-end private golf courses are reserved for Detroit and Chicago vacationers who come in for a long weekend, but value and convenience are still easy to find.

With a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 residents, Grand Rapids is the state's second-largest city. Known for its furniture business and medical research facilities, it also features a collection of the state's top daily-fee golf courses. Just north of the city, Pilgrim's Run Golf Club is one of the best-kept secrets in the state. Another top play and one closer to the city is Thousand Oaks Golf Club, a Rees Jones design. Locals also frequent their favorite municipal facility, L.E. Kaufman Golf Course, as well as the new Mines Golf Course just minutes from downtown.

Other cities in the southwest away from the coast include Kalamazoo, home to Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. In the neighboring small town of Vicksburg, Angels Crossing Golf Club has emerged as one of the state's finer value plays.
 

Recommended: Harbor Shores Golf Club in Benton Harbor


The first of its class in Michigan's Great Southwest, Harbor Shores G.C. is proud to present the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course. Recognized for the high standards of Nicklaus Design, the 18-hole course features three dramatic holes with sweeping views of Lake Michigan; 10 holes bordering the beautiful banks of the Paw Paw River and Ox Creek and its wetlands; and four holes through rolling hills, ravines and a hardwood forest, truly a unique golf experience.

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Special Deals

Pierson Golf Package
Dates: May 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019
Two days, one or two nights, and up to 54 holes of golf at Pilgrim's Run.
Price range: $125

Courses

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Cedar Chase Golf Club
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Cedar Springs $16
Blue Nine at Winding Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Holland $25
Ravines Golf Club
Tee Times
Saugatuck $28
Lake Doster Golf Club
Tee Times
Plainwell $22
West at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
Tee Times
Augusta $18
Gold at Winding Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Holland $25
Whittaker Woods Golf Course
Tee Times
New Buffalo $38
Quail Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
Ada $28
Pilgrim's Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Pierson $32
Willow Wood Golf Club
Tee Times
Portland $12
Stonegate Golf Club
Tee Times
Twin Lake $24
Clearbrook Golf Club
Tee Times
Saugatuck $16
Wallinwood Springs Golf Club
Tee Times
Jenison $22
White at Winding Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Holland $25
White/Red at Eastern Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $29
West Course at Gracewil Country Club
Tee Times
Grand Rapids $12
Deer Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Lowell $10
Rogue Golf Club
Tee Times
Sparta $12
Terra Verde Golf Course
Tee Times
Nunica $15
Colonial Golf Course
Tee Times
Hart $14
Ferris State University Katke Golf Course
Tee Times
Big Rapids $15
Park Shore Golf Course Cassopolis $24
Medalist Golf Club
Tee Times
Marshall $25
Grand Haven Golf Club
Tee Times
Grand Haven $20
Pin High Golf Course
Tee Times
Lawton $6
Red Arrow Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $2.5
Sunrise/Sunset at Centennial Acres
Tee Times
Sunfield $19.5
Portland Country Club
Tee Times
Portland $6
Riverside Golf Club & Banquet Center
Tee Times
Battle Creek $17
Grand View Golf Course
Tee Times
New Era $17
Diamond Springs Golf Course
Tee Times
Hamilton $25
Spruce Course at Pine View Golf Club
Tee Times
Three Rivers $12
Oceana Golf Club Shelby $25
Harbor Shores
Tee Times
Benton Harbor $58
Olde Mill Golf Club
Tee Times
Schoolcraft $10
Stonehedge North Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
Tee Times
Augusta $18
Crestview Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $12
East Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort
Tee Times
Augusta $18
Paw Paw Lake Golf Club
Tee Times
Watervliet $16
Stormy Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
Grand Rapids $13
Legacy at Hastings Hastings $21 - $40
Thoroughbred Golf Club
Tee Times
Rothbury $25
Western Greens Golf Course
Tee Times
Marne $10
Par-3 at Blossom Trails Golf Club
Tee Times
Benton Harbor $8
Links at Bowen Lake Gowen $25 - $40
Bedford Valley Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
Tee Times
Battle Creek $18
Oak Ridge Golf Club Muskegon $15 - $32
Meceola Country Club Big Rapids $20
Stonehedge South Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
Tee Times
Augusta $18
Chase Hammond Golf Course
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Muskegon $17
Natural/Marsh at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
Tee Times
Battle Creek $18
Pigeon Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
West Olive $25
Shadow Ridge Golf Course Ionia $10 - $15
Red/Blue at Eastern Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $29
Milham Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $30
Boulder Creek Golf Club Belmont $30 - $45
Heritage Glen Golf Club
Tee Times
Paw Paw $22
Silver Lake Country Club
Tee Times
Rockford $20
Lincoln Country Club
Tee Times
Grand Rapids $13
Waters Edge Golf Club
Tee Times
Fremont $15
Jeptha Lake Golf Course
Tee Times
Bloomingdale $10
Moss Ridge Golf Club
Tee Times
Ravenna $12
RidgeView Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $14
Macatawa Golf Club
Tee Times
Holland $30
Falls At Barber Creek Kent City $24 - $30
Lincoln Golf Club Muskegon $15 - $20
Preserve/Natural at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
Tee Times
Battle Creek $18
White/Blue at Eastern Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $29
Golf Club of Coldwater Coldwater $20 - $39
Shamrock Hills Golf Club
Tee Times
Gobles $14
Prairies Golf Club
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $14
Midday/Sunset at Centennial Acres
Tee Times
Sunfield $19.5
Pebblewood Country Club
Tee Times
Bridgman $12
Bent Pine Golf Club
Tee Times
Whitehall $10
Bella Vista Golf Course
Tee Times
Coldwater $25
Rolling Hills Golf Course Ionia $15
Oakland Hills Golf Club Battle Creek $20 - $30
Blossom Trails Golf Club
Tee Times
Benton Harbor $15
Marsh/Preserve at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
Tee Times
Battle Creek $18
Indian Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Scotts $20
Lake Cora Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Paw Paw $12
Whitefish Lake Golf Course
Tee Times
Pierson $10
Sunrise/Midday at Centennial Acres
Tee Times
Sunfield $19.5
Brookside Golf Course
Tee Times
Gowen $10
White Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
East Course at Gracewil Country Club
Tee Times
Grand Rapids $12
Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Wyoming $15
Blue Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
Red Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
Morrison Lake Country Club Saranac $15
Stoatin Brae at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
Tee Times
Augusta $65
Colonial Par-3 Golf Course Hart $15
Iron Horse Course at Double R Ranch Resort Belding $12 - $16
Red/White at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
Ironwood Golf Course Byron Center $20
Valley Course at Egypt Valley Country Club Ada $60 - $90
Plym Park Golf Course Niles $9.50 - $21.50
Moors Golf Club Portage $70 - $80
Grand Beach Municipal Golf Course New Buffalo $13
Kent Country Club Grand Rapids $92
Four Lakes Country Club Edwardsburg $16
Golden Sands Golf Course Mears $13 - $18
Gold Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $9 - $17
L.E. Kaufman Golf Course Wyoming $19 - $27
Mullenhurst Golf Course Delton $26
Gull Lake Country Club Richland $85
Marquette Trails Country Club Baldwin $22 - $41
White Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $9 - $17
Cedar Creek Golf Course Battle Creek $28
Woods at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $21
Brookwood Golf Course Buchanan $18
Village Green Golf Club Newaygo $31
Blythefield Country Club Belmont $80
Thousand Oaks Golf Club Grand Rapids $67 - $87
Maple Hill Golf Course Grandville $19.50
Gold/White Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $27 - $33
Lake Michigan Hills Golf Club Benton Harbor $35 - $41
Tullymore Golf Club Stanwood $60 - $110
White Lake Golf Club Whitehall $38 - $70
Klinger Lake Country Club Sturgis $30 - $40
North Kent Golf Course Rockford $27
Iyopawa Island Golf Course Coldwater $15 - $17
Blue/Red at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
Diamond Lake Golf Course Cassopolis $5 - $11
Indian Trails Golf Course Grand Rapids $23
Marshall Country Club Marshall $42
Gold/Red at Hickory Knoll Golf Course Whitehall $13
Orchard Hills Country Club Buchanan $49
Wuskowhan Players Club West Olive $182
Beeches Golf Club South Haven $20 - $50
Short Course at Kalamazoo Country Club Kalamazoo $27
Red Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $9 - $17
Hampshir Course at Hampshire Country Club Dowagiac $10 - $27
Glenkerry Golf Course Greenville $22
Red/Gold at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
Battle Creek Country Club Battle Creek $77
Berrien Hills Golf Club Benton Harbor $30 - $46
Watermark Country Club Grand Rapids $60 - $65
Dowagiac Elks Golf Club Dowagiac $15
Holland Lake Golf Course Sheridan $17
University Park Golf Course Muskegon $10 - $17
Blue/Red at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $24.50 - $35.00
Pines Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $25
Links At Rolling Meadows Holland $7 - $12
Blue/White at Hickory Knoll Golf Course Whitehall $13
Northwood Golf Course Fremont $30
English Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $12 - $22
St. Ives Golf Club Stanwood $50 - $85
Sparta Moose Family Center & Golf Course Sparta $14 - $17
Pines Golf Course at Lake Isabella Weidman $26 - $40
Hickory Hills Golf Course Fenwick less than $50
Valley at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $21
Blue Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $9 - $17
HawksHead Links South Haven $30 - $70
Westwind Golf Course Muskegon $29
States Golf Course Vicksburg $16.25 - $26.75
Quincy Golf Course Quincy $14
Falcon Head Golf Club Big Rapids $25 - $30
Spruce Ridge Golf Club Dowagiac $10 - $20
Chikaming Country Club Lakeside $78 - $105
West/North at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
Spring Brook Golf Course Battle Creek $8 - $15
Dogwood Course at Hampshire Country Club Dowagiac $10 - $27
Cedar Farms Golf Club Battle Creek $14
Red/Gold Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $27 - $33
West/South at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
Sauganash Golf Club Three Rivers $15
Eighteen at Orchard Hills Golf Club Shelbyville $15 - $29
Garver Lake Golf Course Edwardsburg $26
Arrowhead Golf Course Lowell $15
Ridge Course at Egypt Valley Country Club Ada $60 - $90
Executive Nine at Turtle Creek Golf Course Burlington $10
Meadows Family Golf Center Baroda $10
Red/White at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
White/Blue at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
Spring Lake Country Club Spring Lake $75 - $81
Gleneagle Golf Club Hudsonville $16 - $35
Crestview Golf Club Zeeland $10
Angels Crossing Golf Club Vicksburg $30 - $45
Benona Shores Golf Course Shelby $24
Red/White at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $24.50 - $35.00
Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe Grand Rapids $35 - $55
Highlands Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $25
Meadows Golf Club at GVSU Allendale $33
Big Course at Kalamazoo Country Club Kalamazoo $60 - $80
Railside Golf Club Byron Center $68
East/West at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
Maple Hills Golf Course Augusta $15
StoneWater Country Club Caledonia $60
Alwyn Downs Golf Club Marshall $15 - $29
St. Joe Valley Golf Club Sturgis $14 - $25
Spring Valley Golf Course Hersey $32
Gun Ridge Golf Course Hastings $9 - $14
South/East at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
Candlestone Inn & Golf Resort Belding $15 - $36
Broadmoor Country Club Caledonia $40
Sand Creek Golf Course Marne $5 - $7
Tyler Creek Golf Course Alto $25
Green Valley Golf Club Sturgis $15 - $30
Sunnybrook Country Club Grandville $64
Alpine Golf Club Comstock Park $14
Back Nine at Lake Monterey Golf Club Dorr $11
East Nine at Orchard Hills Golf Club Shelbyville $21
North/East at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
Mines Golf Course Grand Rapids $25 - $30
Intimidator Golf Course Reed City $6 - $12
Island Hills Golf Club Centreville $45 - $55
White/Gold at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
Front Nine at Lake Monterey Golf Club Dorr $11
East/West at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
Eagle Island Golf Club Muskegon $11.00 - $17.00
Fruitport Country Club Muskegon $15 - $20
Pipestone Creek Golf Course Eau Claire $9
Signal Point Club Niles $63 - $73
Regulation at Turtle Creek Golf Course Burlington $22
Pheasant Golf Course Zeeland $15
Royal Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $45
Muskegon Country Club Muskegon $100
White/Red Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $27 - $33
Front Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
Links of Edmore Edmore $17
Meadow at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $21
Grand Prairie Golf Course Kalamazoo $9.00 - $15.50
Lost Dunes Golf Club Bridgman $75
Ravenna Creeks Golf Course Ravenna $18
Custer Greens Golf Course Battle Creek $13
Dunes Club New Buffalo $150
Summer Breeze Par 3 Fremont $6
East Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
Back Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
White/Blue at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $24.50 - $35.00
Point O'Woods Golf & Country Club Benton Harbor $230
Lynx Golf Course Otsego $40
Marywood Golf Club Battle Creek $18 - $30
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