The par-3 fifth hole at Black Lake Golf Club features a waste bunker from tee to green
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4.7
130 Reviews (130)
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
97.5%
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124 out of 130 reviews
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5.0
10 Reviews (10)
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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.9
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
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4.7
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
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35 out of 35 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7046 yards
Slope 143
Rating 74.8
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Black Lake Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Pennlinks & Providence
Greens Providence
Golf Season April - October
Architect Rees Jones (2000) Greg Muirhead (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Mc's Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MC, AMEX
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Lockers

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
130 Reviews (130)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Dinner 6
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 14
Elevation Changes 10
Water Hazards 10
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 10
A Weekend Splurge 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 13

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time visit.

Great value!! Heard about this place on a radio show and decided to check it out. Top notch everything, clubhouse, carts, staff and conditions. Course is long but not punishing. Hard but you can score.

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

Hidden GEM

Great up north course with no houses, up north Michigan beauty!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 75
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

PACE: Was a single behind a morning league. With no one behind me I played 2 balls and went back and replayed holes. Could've finished in under 4 hours with no one ahead of me, but I enjoyed the morning.

CONDITIONS: Tee boxes were a bit scruffy. Maybe they were due to be cut the day after I played. Fairways, greens and bunkers were all in excellent shape. The sand it in the bunkers was excellent (as I was in enough of them). Though the greens did seem a little bit thicker/slower, given the overall condition of the course I'm sure they can get them running quicker without much effort.

STAFF: Got me paid and out on the course. The starter helped get me (single) out ahead of 3 4somes. Thank you for that!

VALUE: Definitely worth it!

LAYOUT: No blind tee shots, which I like... but most of the holes do feel claustrophobic. Perhaps cutting back a bit of the undergrowth would allow the player to hit a "hero shot" out of the trees.

AMENITIES: Best GPS I've ever had in a cart. Best cart too (not surprising given this course is owned by the UAW). You don't expect to remember how smooth carts stop and start from a round you played, but this time I do. They are great!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
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 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Monster_Zero

Great golf course... Some tough pins for a holiday, but the greens were rolling nicely... Lots of punch marks remained from the fall airation, but it's still early in the season.. Absolutely love to tee it up here! Staff is always friendly and professional... Highly recommend this as a must play!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
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 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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
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 Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great woodland course

One of our favorites. We play it every spring on our golf trip. Layout is varied and interesting. Provides a challenge for all level of golfer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Black Lake Golf Club is best value in all of Michigan!

My home course now since i retired. As good, and mostly better in all ways than two private clubs i belonged to in Southern MI!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
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
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Vacationing

Got a good GolfNow deal so took the long drive out to this course. Happy we did! Got paired up with a super nice couple which made round very enjoyable. Course is in excellent shape and layout was beautiful. We didn't have our A game today, but that happens. Putting was challenging Still enjoyed the course and staff was super friendly. Would highly recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course. Ranger not so much.

Love the course. It’s excellent shape. Our group stopped for a hot dog at the turn and was harassed by the ranger for eating before continuing on to 10. Despite still being 8 minutes ahead of pace (according to the cart) after eating the ranger still threatened to not let us back out on 10. We ignored him and teed off anyway and never saw a group behind us the entire back 9.

I’m all for pace of play but this felt like unnecessary rudeness.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Day

Caught a great price on tee-off. Course was in ok condition. I think we've had a lot of rain here or it's being overwatered. Greens were true but slow. Lots of ball marks. Waited every tee 15-20 minutes. 4.5 hour round. I'd play it again for the rate I received from tee-off.

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