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4.1
112 Reviews (112)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
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3 Stars
17
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
93.0%
Recommend this course
102 out of 112 reviews
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4.3
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
2
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0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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4.3
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
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1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.4%
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17 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6356 yards
Slope 127
Rating 70.4

Portage Country Club is situated along the scenic shores of Swan Lake. Opened in 1930, the golf course has a traditional layout that is both challenging and playable. At 6,356 yards from the back tees, it is shorter than most championship courses you will find today but the layout still has plenty to offer besides length. There is a mix of holes that are wide-open and some that are framed by stands of mature trees. The rolling terrain provides subtle but tricky undulations in the greens and fairways as well as the occasional double-tiered green. One of the most memorable holes for both its level of difficulty and the scenery is the par-4 third. This no. 1 handicap hole plays along the lake and forces you to keep a close eye on the target.

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Course Details

Year Built 1930
Fairways Blue grass
Greens Blue grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Art Johnson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.1
112 Reviews (112)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Drinks 8
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 12
Bunkers 9
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 10
Locals 8
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 10
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

TOILETS

OUTDOOR TOILETS ARE ALWAYS DIRTY AND FULL THEY ARE NOT AT ALL SERVICEABLE THEY STINK

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 46
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Easy course, good condition equal low score

If you need a low score to regain some confidence I recommend Portage Golf Club. Grass and greens are good, half of the greens were pretty flat. Nice folks, so go have some fun instead of frustration.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course at a great price!

Great course, well kept and at an incredible price. Some challenging holes but many friendly, open holes too. Would highly recommend!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Velvet greens!

We thought that this course is the best we've played on in a long time. It's so well groomed and the greens are beautiful. Downside: when you miss a putt there's nothing to blame but your own bad aim! I would give this course 5 stars if the holes were easier to follow. Thanks to some "regulars", we were redirected to the 2nd hole and later to a couple of others. It would be very easy for a "first timer" to miss a few holes due to inadequate signage in places. We enjoyed a 5* lunch at the restaurant. Great menu and so delicious!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice course

Very nice course. Good value..Have golfed there several times and always enjoyable. Staff was nice and friendly. Great average golfer course with just enough challenging holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course for the Money

I like the course and will play it again. The greens are tough to putt on, up, down, side hills. Not many straight putts. It made it fun and very challenging. I want to make sure you understand the Greens are nice and roll well. If you are above the hole, good luck on the putt, which I found my self above the hole a lot. Next time I will make sure I am short of the flag. At least that is what the plan will be.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fall golf

Beautiful day perfect weather. Unfortunately being fall lots of leaves. Golf in November in short sleeves can’t complain!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Red Cross Golf

I left at least a pint of blood behind. Course is nice. Staff is nice. Price is fair for where it is and what you get. Nice layout. But. You honestly can't play here. I've never seen so many mosquitos. Most uncomfortable round of golf ever. Lake plus marsh = mosquitos. Maybe play in November. Or mid winter.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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