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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Courses

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Lake Doster Golf Club
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Plainwell $14
Gold at Winding Creek Golf Course
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Holland $22
Cedar Chase Golf Club
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Cedar Springs $12
Willow Wood Golf Club
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Portland $12
Stonegate Golf Club
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Twin Lake $18
West at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
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Augusta $18
Whittaker Woods Golf Course
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New Buffalo $44
Clearbrook Golf Club
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Saugatuck $20
Pilgrim's Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Pierson $32
White at Winding Creek Golf Course
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Holland $22
Blue Nine at Winding Creek Golf Course
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Holland $22
Wallinwood Springs Golf Club
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Jenison $20
Ravines Golf Club
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Saugatuck $32
Quail Ridge Golf Club
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Ada $24
Riverside Golf Club & Banquet Center
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Battle Creek $17
Stoatin Brae at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
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Augusta $66
Olde Mill Golf Club
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Schoolcraft $10
Jeptha Lake Golf Course
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Bloomingdale $10
White Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
Lincoln Country Club
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Grand Rapids $13
Lake Cora Hills Golf Course
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Paw Paw $13
Sunrise/Midday at Centennial Acres
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Sunfield $15
Stonehedge South Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
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Augusta $18
Bella Vista Golf Course
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Coldwater $25
Pin High Golf Course
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Lawton $10
Crestview Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $14
Stonehedge North Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
Tee Times
Augusta $18
Waters Edge Golf Club
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Fremont $15
Grand Haven Golf Club
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Grand Haven $20
Chase Hammond Golf Course
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Muskegon $14
Morrison Lake Country Club Saranac $15
Natural/Marsh at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
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Battle Creek $16
Golf Club of Coldwater Coldwater $20 - $39
Bent Pine Golf Club
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Whitehall $10
Deer Run Golf Club
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Lowell $14
Moss Ridge Golf Club
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Ravenna $15
Paw Paw Lake Golf Club
Tee Times
Watervliet $20
Midday/Sunset at Centennial Acres
Tee Times
Sunfield $15
Stormy Creek Golf Course
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Grand Rapids $15
Heritage Glen Golf Club
Tee Times
Paw Paw $22
Links at Bowen Lake Gowen $25 - $40
Shamrock Hills Golf Club
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Gobles $10
Medalist Golf Club
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Marshall $24
Shadow Ridge Golf Course Ionia $10 - $15
Spruce Course at Pine View Golf Club
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Three Rivers $15
Hastings Country Club Hastings $15 - $25
Oak Ridge Golf Club Muskegon $15 - $32
Red Arrow Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $5
Grand View Golf Course
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New Era $15
Terra Verde Golf Course
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Nunica $15
Portland Country Club
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Portland $6
Diamond Springs Golf Course
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Hamilton $25
Par-3 at Blossom Trails Golf Club
Tee Times
Benton Harbor $8
Boulder Creek Golf Club Belmont $30 - $45
Pebblewood Country Club
Tee Times
Bridgman $14
Prairies Golf Club
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $14
Falls At Barber Creek Kent City $24 - $30
RidgeView Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $15
Oceana Golf Club Shelby $25
Lincoln Golf Club Muskegon $39
Bedford Valley Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club and Resort
Tee Times
Battle Creek $18
Western Greens Golf Course
Tee Times
Marne $10
Preserve/Natural at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
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Battle Creek $16
Rogue Golf Club
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Sparta $14
Thoroughbred Golf Club
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Rothbury $15
Harbor Shores
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Benton Harbor $75
Silver Lake Country Club
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Rockford $18
White/Red at Eastern Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $19
Pines Golf Course
Tee Times
Wyoming $15
East Course at Gracewil Country Club
Tee Times
Grand Rapids $16
Blossom Trails Golf Club
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Benton Harbor $15
Brookside Golf Course
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Gowen $10
Red Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
Meceola Country Club Big Rapids $20
Macatawa Legends Golf & Country Club
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Holland $22
Sunrise/Sunset at Centennial Acres
Tee Times
Sunfield $15
Milham Park Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $15
Colonial Golf Course
Tee Times
Hart $14
Rolling Hills Golf Course Ionia $15
Blue Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
Park Shore Golf Course Cassopolis $24
White/Blue at Eastern Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $19
Whitefish Lake Golf Course
Tee Times
Pierson $10
Red/Blue at Eastern Hills Golf Course
Tee Times
Kalamazoo $19
West Course at Gracewil Country Club
Tee Times
Grand Rapids $16
Ferris State University Katke Golf Course
Tee Times
Big Rapids $15
Marsh/Preserve at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
Tee Times
Battle Creek $16
Indian Run Golf Club
Tee Times
Scotts $20
Pigeon Creek Golf Course
Tee Times
West Olive $19
East Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort
Tee Times
Augusta $18
Oakland Hills Golf Club Battle Creek $20 - $30
Red/Gold Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $24.00
Spring Lake Country Club Spring Lake $75 - $81
Gold Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $9 - $17
Blue Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $9 - $17
Red Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $9 - $17
Fruitport Country Club Muskegon $33 - $35
Kent Country Club Grand Rapids $92
Pines Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $25
Sunnybrook Country Club Grandville $64
White Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $9 - $17
Diamond Lake Golf Course Cassopolis $5 - $11
Muskegon Country Club Muskegon $100
Blythefield Country Club Belmont $80
Iron Horse Course at Double R Ranch Resort Belding $12 - $16
Regulation at Turtle Creek Golf Course Burlington $22
White/Gold at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
English Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $12 - $22
Cedar Farms Golf Club Battle Creek $14
Green Valley Golf Club Sturgis $15 - $30
Garver Lake Golf Course Edwardsburg $26
Railside Golf Club Byron Center $61
Spruce Ridge Golf Club Dowagiac $10 - $20
Eagle Island Golf Club Muskegon $11.00 - $17.00
Spring Brook Golf Course Battle Creek $8 - $15
Quincy Golf Course Quincy $14
Lost Dunes Golf Club Bridgman $75
University Park Golf Course Muskegon $10
Short Course at Kalamazoo Country Club Kalamazoo $27
Ravenna Creeks Golf Course Ravenna $18
Hickory Hills Golf Course Fenwick less than $50
Chikaming Country Club Lakeside $78 - $105
Tyler Creek Golf Course Alto $25
St. Joe Valley Golf Club Sturgis $14 - $25
Gull Lake Country Club Richland $85
Tullymore Golf Club Stanwood $60 - $110
Ridgeview Golf Club Belding $17
Gleneagle Golf Club Hudsonville $16 - $35
Falcon Head Golf Club Big Rapids $25 - $30
Pipestone Creek Golf Course Eau Claire $9
Marshall Country Club Marshall $42
Back Nine at Lake Monterey Golf Club Dorr $11
Valley Course at Egypt Valley Country Club Ada $60 - $90
North Kent Golf Course Rockford $27
Front Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
North/East at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
White Lake Golf Club Whitehall $30 - $51
Front Nine at Lake Monterey Golf Club Dorr $11
White/Red Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $24.00
HawksHead Links South Haven $30 - $85
States Golf Course Vicksburg $16.25 - $26.75
Blue/White at Hickory Knoll Golf Course Whitehall $13
Glenkerry Golf Course Greenville $22
Meadows Golf Club at GVSU Allendale $33
Indian Trails Golf Course Grand Rapids $20
Spring Valley Golf Course Hersey $32
Red/White at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
Woods at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $13
Links At Rolling Meadows Holland $7 - $12
Watermark Country Club Grand Rapids $60
Big Course at Kalamazoo Country Club Kalamazoo $60 - $80
East Nine at Orchard Hills Golf Club Shelbyville $21
Arrowhead Golf Course Lowell $15
Sparta Moose Family Center & Golf Course Sparta $14 - $17
Angels Crossing Golf Club Vicksburg $30 - $40
Mullenhurst Golf Course Delton $20 - $25
Custer Greens Golf Course Battle Creek $13
Thousand Oaks Golf Club Grand Rapids $67 - $87
Cedar Creek Golf Course Battle Creek $28
Golden Sands Golf Course Mears $13 - $18
Meadows Family Golf Center Baroda $10
Wuskowhan Players Club West Olive $182
Battle Creek Country Club Battle Creek $77
Red/White at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $18 - $23
Pines Golf Course at Lake Isabella Weidman $25
Brookwood Golf Course Buchanan $18
Links of Edmore Edmore $17
Broadmoor Country Club Caledonia $40
Point O'Woods Golf & Country Club Benton Harbor $230
Ridge Course at Egypt Valley Country Club Ada $60 - $90
Dowagiac Elks Golf Club Dowagiac $15
Benona Shores Golf Course Shelby $24
Orchard Hills Country Club Buchanan $49
Crystal Golf Course Crystal $11 - $17
StoneWater Country Club Caledonia $60
Westwind Golf Course Muskegon $29
Four Lakes Country Club Edwardsburg $16
Alpine Golf Club Comstock Park $14
Signal Point Club Niles $63 - $73
Colonial Par-3 Golf Course Hart $15
Summer Breeze Par 3 Fremont $6
East/West at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
L.E. Kaufman Golf Course Wyoming $19 - $29
Valley at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $13
Sand Creek Golf Course Marne $5 - $7
Moors Golf Club Portage $70 - $80
Mines Golf Course Grand Rapids $25 - $30
Northwood Golf Course Fremont $30
Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe Grand Rapids $35 - $55
Par-3 at Crystal Golf Course Crystal $4
Dogwood Course at Hampshire Country Club Dowagiac $10 - $27
Hampshir Course at Hampshire Country Club Dowagiac $10 - $27
Ironwood Golf Course Byron Center $20
Village Green Golf Club Newaygo $31
West/North at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
Maple Hill Golf Course Grandville $19.50
Beeches Golf Club South Haven $18 - $32
Alwyn Downs Golf Club Marshall $15 - $29
Eighteen at Orchard Hills Golf Club Shelbyville $15 - $29
Gold/Red at Hickory Knoll Golf Course Whitehall $13
Plym Park Golf Course Niles $9.50 - $21.50
Berrien Hills Golf Club Benton Harbor $30 - $46
Lake Michigan Hills Golf Club Benton Harbor $35 - $41
St. Ives Golf Club Stanwood $50 - $85
Candlestone Inn & Golf Resort Belding $35
Red/White at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
West/South at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
Blue/Red at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $18 - $23
Meadow at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $13
Royal Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $45
Maple Hills Golf Course Augusta $15
Highlands Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $25
Pheasant Golf Course Zeeland $15
South/East at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
Iyopawa Island Golf Course Coldwater $15 - $17
Back Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
Red/Gold at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
Island Hills Golf Club Centreville $30 - $59
Grand Prairie Golf Course Kalamazoo $9.00 - $15.50
Grand Beach Municipal Golf Course New Buffalo $13
Gold/White Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $24.00
White/Blue at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
Marquette Trails Country Club Baldwin $22 - $41
Blue/Red at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
Klinger Lake Country Club Sturgis $30 - $40
Sauganash Golf Club Three Rivers $15
East/West at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
Holland Lake Golf Course Sheridan $17
Dunes Club New Buffalo $150
Intimidator Golf Course Reed City $6 - $12
Executive Nine at Turtle Creek Golf Course Burlington $10
Marywood Golf Club Battle Creek $18 - $30
Lynx Golf Course Otsego $40
East Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
White/Blue at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $18 - $23
Crestview Golf Club Zeeland $10
Gun Ridge Golf Course Hastings $9 - $14
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