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4.7
153 Reviews (153)
5 Stars
107
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
97.2%
Recommend this course
149 out of 153 reviews
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4.7
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.2%
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20 out of 21 reviews
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4.8
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.6%
Recommend this course
40 out of 41 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6659 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.5

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa boasts two championship golf courses. The Brute Course is a formidable test while the Highlands Course presents a more player-friendly layout though it still has plenty of challenges in store. Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye teamed up to design the Highlands. It is a traditional links-layout that is tumbles across glacier-carved hills and valleys. It perfectly mimics the feel of courses of the British Isles especially on the undulating greens that are flanked with bunkers. The course is playable for all skill levels though low handicappers looking for a challenge might want to tackle the Brute. The resort has garnered a popular following amongst both locals and visitors. Conde Nast Traveler ranked it in the top ten northern US golf resorts and that is just one of the many accolades Grand Geneva Resort & Spa has received.

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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Pete Dye (1970) Jack Nicklaus (1970) Bob Cupp (1996) Bob Lohmann (2006) David Johnson (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
153 Reviews (153)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 14
Undulating Greens 10
Bunkers 9
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 11
Entertaining Clients 10
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 10
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 11
Worth the Drive 11

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Conditions Good
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Conditions Good
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Pace Excellent
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Highlands

I didn’t like it when it was the Briar Patch. Now years later and after lots of renovation I love this course. Overall a great facility.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 16
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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 15
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Large greens

Very good course. Have not played it in about 5 years. Still in great shape. Little brother to the Brute, but still fun to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 37
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 37
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time

It’s a fun course to play and the layout of the course was great. The only drawback for me was the greens were aerated and top dressed with sand, so we never got to see the greens in top condition.
The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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 Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very well taken care of it was in excellent condition

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Enjoyable 18 holes

Had a 7:33 AM tee time on a Friday. Temperature was mild about 60 degrees and a clear sunny day. Probably was separated by 2-3 holes from groups in front and behind. Did not rush, but kept a good pace of play because drives stayed in the fairways. Finished in just under 3.5 hours. Course was in magnificent condition; the staff was invariably cordial and engaging. A wonderful day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
First Time Playing

SLOOOOWWWW!!!!!

Sunday afternoon round took almost 5 hours. We waited on every tee box after the second hole, GPS screen said we were behind but never saw a ranger.

Course was in good condition, but won’t be back.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great track

The course wa feet the greens fast and the layout very nice

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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