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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Stonegate Golf Club
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Twin Lake $29 - $57
Clearbrook Golf Club
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Saugatuck $20
Tyler Creek Golf Course
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Alto $25
Ravines Golf Club
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Saugatuck $50 - $80
Quail Ridge Golf Club
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Ada $50 - $55
Milham Park Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $24
The Highlands
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Grand Rapids $15 - $35
Gold at Winding Creek Golf Course
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Holland $16
Whittaker Woods Golf Course
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New Buffalo $37 - $69
Blue Nine at Winding Creek Golf Course
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Holland $16
Wallinwood Springs Golf Club
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Jenison $29
White at Winding Creek Golf Course
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Holland $16
Lake Doster Golf Club
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Plainwell $38
Cedar Chase Golf Club
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Cedar Springs $20
West Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort
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Augusta $39 - $55
Medalist Golf Club
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Marshall $37 - $53
Terra Verde Golf Course
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Nunica $20 - $25
Portland Country Club
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Portland $12 - $25
Silver Lake Country Club
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Rockford $29 - $35
Diamond Springs Golf Course
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Hamilton $22
Pin High Golf Course
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Lawton $8
Red/Blue at Eastern Hills Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $22 - $37
Deer Run Golf Club
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Lowell $17 - $29
Bent Pine Golf Club
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Whitehall $18
Grand View Golf Course
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New Era $15 - $22
Heritage Glen Golf Club
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Paw Paw $25 - $30
Sunrise/Sunset at Centennial Acres
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Sunfield $18
Waters Edge Golf Club
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Fremont $21
Whitefish Lake Golf Course
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Pierson $35
Chase Hammond Golf Course
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Muskegon $26
Thornapple Creek Golf Club
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Kalamazoo $37
Natural/Marsh at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
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Battle Creek $21
Willow Wood Golf Club
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Portland $18
Lincoln Country Club
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Grand Rapids $12 - $22
Paw Paw Lake Golf Club
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Watervliet $40
Preserve/Natural at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
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Battle Creek $21
Moss Ridge Golf Club
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Ravenna $24
Brookside Golf Course
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Gowen $32
Sauganash Golf Club
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Three Rivers $15
Olde Mill Golf Club
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Schoolcraft $15 - $25
White/Blue at Eastern Hills Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $22 - $37
Links at Bowen Lake
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Gowen $25 - $40
Marsh/Preserve at Binder Park Municipal Golf Club
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Battle Creek $21
RidgeView Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $18
White/Red at Eastern Hills Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $22 - $37
Colonial Golf Course
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Hart $16 - $28
Midday/Sunset at Centennial Acres
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Sunfield $18
Pines Golf Course
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Wyoming $24
Lake Cora Hills Golf Course
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Paw Paw $19
Blossom Trails Golf Club
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Benton Harbor $31
Sunrise/Midday at Centennial Acres
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Sunfield $18
Riverside Golf Club & Banquet Center
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Battle Creek $21 - $40
Golf Club of Coldwater
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Coldwater $20 - $39
Shadow Ridge Golf Course
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Ionia $10 - $15
West Course at Gracewil Country Club
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Grand Rapids $15 - $28
Western Greens Golf Course
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Marne $12 - $25
Pigeon Creek Golf Course
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West Olive $24 - $36
Jeptha Lake Golf Course
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Bloomingdale $6.50 - $7.50
Pebblewood Country Club
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Bridgman $18 - $30
East Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort
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Augusta $39 - $55
Meceola Country Club
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Big Rapids $20
Park Shore Golf Course Cassopolis $24
Red Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course
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Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
Bedford Valley Golf Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort
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Battle Creek $39 - $55
Mulberry Fore Golf Course
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Nashville $22
Pilgrim's Run Golf Club
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Pierson $39 - $55
Lincoln Golf Club
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Muskegon $39
Morrison Lake Country Club
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Saranac $15
Crestview Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $21 - $30
Grand Haven Golf Club
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Grand Haven $18 - $49
Oakland Hills Golf Club
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Battle Creek $20 - $30
Stonehedge North Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort
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Augusta $41 - $55
Oak Ridge Golf Club
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Muskegon $15 - $32
Falls At Barber Creek
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Kent City $24 - $30
Prairies Golf Club
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Kalamazoo $19 - $34
Stormy Creek Golf Course
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Grand Rapids $18
Blue Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course
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Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
Rolling Hills Golf Course
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Ionia $15
Bella Vista Golf Course
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Coldwater $23
Indian Run Golf Club
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Scotts $18 - $27
White Nine at Hickory Ridge Golf Course
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Galesburg $9.50 - $15.00
Spruce Course at Pine View Golf Club
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Three Rivers $19
Rogue Golf Club
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Sparta $22.00 - $35.50
Macatawa Legends Golf & Country Club
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Holland $35 - $52
Shamrock Hills Golf Club
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Gobles $18 - $26
Hastings Country Club
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Hastings $15 - $25
Stonehedge South Course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort
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Augusta $41 - $55
Red Arrow Golf Course
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Kalamazoo $5
Harbor Shores
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Benton Harbor $77
East Course at Gracewil Country Club
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Grand Rapids $15 - $28
Par-3 at Blossom Trails Golf Club
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Benton Harbor $8
Ferris State University Katke Golf Course
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Big Rapids $20 - $30
Crystal Golf Course Crystal $11 - $17
Plym Park Golf Course Niles $9.50 - $21.50
Front Nine at Lake Monterey Golf Club Dorr $11
West/South at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
Meadow at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $13
Dunes Club New Buffalo $150
Marywood Golf Club Battle Creek $18 - $30
Island Hills Golf Club Centreville $30 - $59
Tullymore Golf Club Stanwood $60 - $110
Holland Lake Golf Course Sheridan $17
Front Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
White/Gold at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
Lost Dunes Golf Club Bridgman $75
Boulder Creek Golf Club Belmont $30 - $45
Back Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
Willow Creek Golf Course Walkerville $16
Maple Hills Golf Course Augusta $15
Mullenhurst Golf Course Delton $20 - $25
Red/White at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $18 - $23
Ravenna Creeks Golf Course Ravenna $18
Gold Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $8.00 - $19.50
Links of Edmore Edmore $17
StoneWater Country Club Caledonia $60
Mines Golf Course Grand Rapids $25 - $30
Intimidator Golf Course Reed City $6 - $12
Blue/White at Hickory Knoll Golf Course Whitehall $13
Highlands Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $25
Spruce Ridge Golf Club Dowagiac $10 - $20
Crestview Golf Club Zeeland $10
Golden Sands Golf Course Mears $13 - $18
Sunnybrook Country Club Grandville $64
Spring Valley Golf Course Hersey $32
Par-3 at Crystal Golf Course Crystal $4
Falcon Head Golf Club Big Rapids $25 - $30
Gold/Red at Hickory Knoll Golf Course Whitehall $13
Pines Golf Course at Lake Isabella Weidman $25
White/Red Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $24.00
Glenn Shores Golf Course South Haven $18
Regulation at Turtle Creek Golf Course Burlington $22
Iyopawa Island Golf Course Coldwater $15 - $17
Gun Ridge Golf Course Hastings $9 - $14
East Nine at Briarwood Golf Club Caledonia $14
Eagle Island Golf Club Muskegon $11.00 - $17.00
Alpine Golf Club Comstock Park $14
Angels Crossing Golf Club Vicksburg $30 - $40
HawksHead Links South Haven $30 - $85
Chikaming Country Club Lakeside $78 - $105
English Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $12 - $22
Big Course at Kalamazoo Country Club Kalamazoo $60 - $80
L.E. Kaufman Golf Course Wyoming $19 - $29
West/North at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
Sand Creek Golf Course Marne $5 - $7
Glenkerry Golf Course Greenville $22
Red/White at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
Alwyn Downs Golf Club Marshall $15 - $29
East/West at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
Gleneagle Golf Club Hudsonville $16 - $35
Red/White at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
Ironwood Golf Course Byron Center $20
Point O'Woods Golf & Country Club Benton Harbor $230
Sparta Moose Family Center & Golf Course Sparta $14 - $17
Pines Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $25
States Golf Course Vicksburg $16.25 - $26.75
Royal Course at Canadian Lakes Country Club Stanwood $45
Signal Point Club Niles $63 - $73
Briar Hill Golf Course Fremont $12 - $19
North/East at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
Pipestone Creek Golf Course Eau Claire $9
Bronson Golf Club Bronson $25
Fruitport Country Club Muskegon $33 - $35
Red/Gold Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $24.00
Marquette Trails Country Club Baldwin $22 - $41
Railside Golf Club Byron Center $61
Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe Grand Rapids $35 - $55
Custer Greens Golf Course Battle Creek $13
Broadmoor Country Club Caledonia $40
Battle Creek Country Club Battle Creek $77
Gull Lake Country Club Richland $85
Summer Breeze Par 3 Fremont $6
Muskegon Country Club Muskegon $100
Orchard Hills Country Club Buchanan $49
Iron Horse Course at Double R Ranch Resort Belding $12 - $16
Eagle Creek Golf Club Allegan $15
Garver Lake Golf Course Edwardsburg $26
Westwind Golf Course Muskegon $29
Quincy Golf Course Quincy $14
Colonial Par-3 Golf Course Hart $15
Benona Shores Golf Course Shelby $24
Ridge Course at Egypt Valley Country Club Ada $60 - $90
Diamond Lake Golf Course Cassopolis $5 - $11
Meadows Family Golf Center Baroda $10
Pheasant Golf Course Zeeland $15
Village Green Golf Club Newaygo $31
Yarrow Golf and Conference Center Augusta $20 - $55
Red at Grand Rapids Golf Club Grand Rapids $14 - $19
Valley at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $13
Lake Michigan Hills Golf Club Benton Harbor $35 - $41
Klinger Lake Country Club Sturgis $30 - $40
Blythefield Country Club Belmont $80
White Lake Golf Club Whitehall $30 - $51
East/West at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course Eau Claire $17
Four Lakes Country Club Edwardsburg $16
Ridgeview Golf Club Belding $17
Marshall Country Club Marshall $42
South/East at Cascade Hills Country Club Grand Rapids $67
Hampshir Course at Hampshire Country Club Dowagiac $10 - $27
Indian Trails Golf Course Grand Rapids $20
Cedar Creek Golf Course Battle Creek $28
Gold/White Course at Scott Lake Country Club Comstock Park $24.00
Blue/Red at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $18 - $23
Red Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $8.00 - $19.50
Thousand Oaks Golf Club Grand Rapids $67 - $87
Links At Rolling Meadows Holland $7 - $12
Kent Country Club Grand Rapids $92
Oceana Golf Club Shelby $25
Beeches Golf Club South Haven $18 - $32
Cedar Farms Golf Club Battle Creek $14
Wuskowhan Players Club West Olive $182
Northwood Golf Course Fremont $30
St. Joe Valley Golf Club Sturgis $14 - $25
South Haven Golf Club South Haven $30
White/Blue at West Ottawa Golf Club Holland $18 - $23
Moors Golf Club Portage $70 - $80
Blue Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $8.00 - $19.50
Green Valley Golf Club Sturgis $15 - $30
Brookwood Golf Course Buchanan $18
Back Nine at Lake Monterey Golf Club Dorr $11
University Park Golf Course Muskegon $10
Eighteen at Orchard Hills Golf Club Shelbyville $15 - $29
Watermark Country Club Grand Rapids $60
White at Grand Rapids Golf Club Grand Rapids $14 - $19
Dowagiac Elks Golf Club Dowagiac $15
Hickory Hills Golf Course Fenwick less than $50
Spring Brook Golf Course Battle Creek $8 - $15
Woods at Old Channel Trail Golf Course Montague $8 - $13
Dogwood Course at Hampshire Country Club Dowagiac $10 - $27
White Course at Saskatoon Golf Club Alto $8.00 - $19.50
Short Course at Kalamazoo Country Club Kalamazoo $27
Executive Nine at Turtle Creek Golf Course Burlington $10
Berrien Hills Golf Club Benton Harbor $25
St. Ives Golf Club Stanwood $50 - $85
Meadows Golf Club at GVSU Allendale $33
Lynx Golf Course Otsego $40
Spring Lake Country Club Spring Lake $75 - $81
East Nine at Orchard Hills Golf Club Shelbyville $21
Maple Hill Golf Course Grandville $19.50
White/Blue at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
Grand Beach Municipal Golf Course New Buffalo $13
North Kent Golf Course Rockford $27
Grand Prairie Golf Course Kalamazoo $9.00 - $15.50
Arrowhead Golf Course Lowell $15
Red/Gold at Yankee Springs Golf Course Wayland $22
Thoroughbred Golf Club Rothbury $30
Valley Course at Egypt Valley Country Club Ada $60 - $90
Blue/Red at Cheshire Hills Golf Course Allegan $18
Candlestone Inn & Golf Resort Belding $35
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