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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
97.8%
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4.9
31 Reviews (31)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.8
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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4.9
48 Reviews (48)
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Conditions
4.7
Value
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Layout
4.9
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
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4.8
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7070 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.5
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The Ravines Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Golf Season April - November
Architect Ed Seay (1999) Arnold Palmer (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa Discover card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.8
307 Reviews (307)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Patio Dining 13
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 38
Bunkers 35
Undulating Greens 31
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 36
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 34
A Weekend Splurge 26
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 35
Convenient to the City 10
Near Local Attractions 8

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Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout

Very nice design: variety and challenge. The bunkers were large and plentiful but in rather poor condition: very little depth of sand. Fairway grass was kind of long. Very nice greens.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Course Design in West Michigan

First time playing/visiting Michigan and the course did not disappoint. The course design is well done and the staff was welcoming from checking in and throughout the course. The course was so awesome I had extra time I booked a replay rate and got another holes in and used the short game practice facility for another 2 hours until the sun went down. I wanted to get more souvenirs like a shirt, but their inventory was low and didn't have anything in my size (M). I ended up getting a towel, which sufficed but wish there was more.

There are a handful of blind tee shots so the carts have GPS enabled so that's helpful for a first timer to get your sight line correct otherwise you can be hitting out of the woods or drive it in a waste area if you are spraying it that day. I played in wet/light rain conditions, but the course drained very nicely and didn't adversely impact my game. I also played as a single, and the other players were very nice about letting me play through. I played the first 18 in about 3 hours, and the 2nd 18 in about 3.5 hours.

One comment I would say isn't to the course, but to the players here: Replace your divots and repair pitch marks. The turf at this course is so good you're throwing pancake sized divots from the fairway and saw a lot of them not replaced or filled.

Overall the course was great and would recommend anyone in the West Michigan area to check it out. If you're a fan of good course architecture and testing your shot making ability, then go to the ravines.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hurting for Help

Ravines is always a great course to play with a tough layout and well kept conditions. The course today was a bit wet from rains on the previous day and maybe overnight. The staff needed help thought - no starter on a Sunday??? Only one girl in the pro shop and no help in the bar. While it is still a great value in West Michigan, they have fallen a little short of my expectations - which given previous experience were very high. Like many golf clubs - both high end and low - courses everywhere are being hurt by a lack of workers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great staff and very good value

The staff was great, cart kids where courteous and polite. Bar staff friendly and helpful. Course is well kept and the layout fair

I wound recommend

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Wow! Beautiful! Fun! Challenging!

Highly recommend if in area, loved it. Plays long but fair. Can't say enough good things about it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent condition

The course was in excellent shape when we played it. The fairways were like hitting off carpet and the greens were flawless. The course had a good layout and you have the opportunity to hit just about every club in your bag. Only negative was that the play was a tad slow, but we weren’t held up too much.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome 18

Phenomenal course. Will definitely play there again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 61
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Challenging Course

The Ravines is a fun, challenging course. It is well maintained and the staff help make it an enjoyable experience .

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
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
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Awesome course. Great setting and an even better value. This course is a steal for the rate.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Legend

Good staff and excellent course challenging for the low handicappers from the blue/black tees.

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