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4.6
264 Reviews (264)
5 Stars
158
4 Stars
86
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
96.9%
Recommend this course
253 out of 264 reviews
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4.6
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 9 reviews
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4.7
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.5
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.0%
Recommend this course
19 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 7011 yards
Slope 148
Rating 75.4
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Course Details

Year Built 2004
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season April 15 - November 1
Architect John F. Robinson (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MC, AMEX, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire. No denim or tee shirts.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
264 Reviews (264)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 34
Undulating Greens 27
Bunkers 26
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 32
Advanced Golfers 27
Group Getaways 27
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 33
At a Resort 21
Near Local Attractions 8

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing Course

This course is eye popping from the very first tee. Amazing layout, challenging and excellent conditions make this one of the top courses in Michigan and clearly the top course at Shanty Creek!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 401
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best shape in years!!

Shanty Creek's purchase of Hawk's Eye the grounds keeping and overall conditioning have improved significantly. Best I've seen in several years and I've been playing this course since in opened at least every other year. You do have to play here a couple of times to score on it....it's tricked up/tight in some areas and there are some sneaky elevation changes/blind shots where it's difficult to know how much to club up or club down. Do not get let your ball get above the hole.....without course knowledge that's difficult for first timers. This is now Shanty's second best course adjacent to Cedar River. 4.25 stars. Highly recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 128
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Florida Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wish This Course Was In My Home State

As a first time visitor from Florida I did quite a bit of research to find a course near my location and within my $ zone. So glad we played Hawk's Eye. Staff was great and course was in excellent shape. Quite different from our Fla. courses lots of undulation and different variety of holes. You can lose some balls here but the challenge and beauty of the course made our round well worth while. Took plenty of video to show the folks at home and we highly recommend this course to all. Thank you to all involved.

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

Nice layout fast play

I really enjoyed the course it was a great layout and very few people on the course made it for 3 1/2 hour round. In very good shape for early in the year

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course is a must play. My favorite in the state!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Great Course, Slow Greens

Great course. Very challenging. My only complaint is the greens were slow. I was told that they were shutting the course down to fix the greens and bunkers.

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

Beautiful

The course is spectacular with breathtaking views Enough tees for every skill level and a good pace of play. Better signage would help in going from hole to hole, especially if you are not familiar with the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Love this course.

Lots of great views and certainly challenged you to make choices. Pace of play was slow, but otherwise it was awesome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Shanty Creek New

Great elevation
A couple blind holes, so first time playing it is tough
It’s a must play again in the fall

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course with Beautiful Views

The course is beautiful, heavily wooded course with rolling hills and some severe elevation changes that made the course fun to play. It was in great shape and the service was very good. One of the best values in the area, I highly recommend this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/19/2021

Hello, Greg. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Hawk's Eye Golf Resort. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

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