The Best Golf has to Offer in Grand Rapids | Rent Golf Clubs in Grand Rapids
Michigan's second largest city, Grand Rapids, is home to some great golf. The county has 25 highly rated public golf courses. Located only 20 minutes from Lake Michigan, Grand Rapids also has a vibrant downtown with yummy eats, bars, museums and shopping and popular beach towns are only minutes away. Whether you are renting your golf clubs or packing them, here are our top five picks for golf in the Grand Rapids area.
Enjoy panoramic views of Thornapple River as you get in a round at this course. Gently rolling hills, hardwood-lined fairways and three untouched wetlands add to the enchanting experience at Thornapple. Multiple tees allow golfers of many skill levels to challenge themselves while still enjoying a fair and enjoyable game.
4747 Champions Circle SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Green Fees: $25 - $54
This course is considered one of the top publicly owned tracks in the state. It blends the atmosphere of a municipal course with country club greens that roll fast and true. It is a walking friendly course and has a creek that runs through. The scenic 13th hole is a dogleg left through a towering pines and is perhaps the most memorable.
4807 Clyde Park Sw
Wyoming, MI 49509
Green Fees: $15 - $33
Located just minutes from downtown, this newer track is conveniently located. Built 150 feet above old gypsum mines, features of the mines and the mining process were used in construction of the course. It was designed by Mike DeVries, one of the state's rising course architects, and is a fun and unique test. It features large dunes and undulating greens for a challenging round.
330 Covell Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
Phone(s): (616) 791-7544
Green Fees: $24 - $54
With good amenities and a great location, factor in value (be sure to check out all their special deals) and you have one of the top places to play golf in western Michigan. The manicured fairways are lined with white pine and black oak and the greens are rolling bent grass, all offering tranquility and beauty. With six different tees to chose from, you can chose to make your round relaxing or challenging.
11401 Newcosta Ave
Pierson, MI 49339
(888) 533-7742, (231) 937-7505
Green Fees: $42 - $69
Thousand Oaks is considered the city's poshest public offering. A Reese Jones signature design, this course plays more "up north" rather than "Grand Rapids" style. Five sets of tees will challenge golfers of all skill levels and you can also enjoy amenities such as great conditioning, detailed yardage books and the most advanced golf carts in the state that are GPS equipped.
4100 Thousand Oaks Dr
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525
Green Fees: Contact for more information