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4.5
176 Reviews (176)
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
95.0%
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172 out of 176 reviews
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4.5
31 Reviews (31)
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4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.3%
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4.5
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.7%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7246 yards
Slope 136
Rating 75.2

Formerly known as Macatawa Legends Golf and Country Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 2005
Architect Ray Hearn (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code All players are required to wear a collared shirt. Denim is not permitted.

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2018 #7) (2015 #18)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Michigan (2018 #8) (2015 #1)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2015 #9)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2015 #23)
  • Golf Advisor: Golfers' Choice (2015 #18) (2014 #20)

Reviews

4.5
176 Reviews (176)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Dinner 8
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 20
Water Hazards 20
Undulating Greens 15
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 19
Entertaining Clients 16
A Weekend Splurge 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 17
Worth the Drive 13
In the 'Burbs 6

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

Absolutely spectacular

If anyone is reading reviews to see if this course is worth it. Stop right here. I’m home from LA for a few weeks in Kalamazoo and I drove up with my dad and some of his buddies. The 70 min drive from Kzoo to Holand was perfect and the course was PERFECT. Greens were just sanded but I didn’t think about it twice. 1-18 are all spectacular with a beautiful surrounding community. Staff was great, we teed’d off at 9am on a Tuesday and never had an issue with pace or course matinance. I must have seen 20 happy employees working on the course. Thank you macatawa for the breathtaking views and feels

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

Beautiful course and layout. Always a nice breeze

The course has plent of challenges for the skilled golfer. It also has a well pleasing layout for novice golfers. Choose your risk. Very nice corse for the money and all of the amenities.

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

Fast greens

I like fast greens but these were the fastest I have ever put it Fairways were cut very tight you could hit a good drive in the #BAL would roll off into the water All in all the course is in beautiful shape had a great day

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Excellent fairways

course in great shape,At the turn we coukd not find anyone in the club house to help us find food drinks or to purchase golf balls

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent condition

They ranger out there sometime to move the slow Players
Never play 6 hour and 45 minute round of golf for 18 holes

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

Very nice

I don’t love the look of houses lining the golf course but they certainly don’t affect play where they are and seem to be very nice homes. Carts have GPS that are a litttle restrictive to get to stray shots, but that was only a minor inconvenience.

Greens were fast and holes that happened to be playing into a strong wind were very long.

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

Awesome Course!!

I was visiting from the SF Bay Area and this was my second visit to MacLegends. Thoroughly enjoyed the course again and look forward to getting some revenge on the mild wind that I blamed for all my poor shots!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

love this place

Play this course a few times every year, front nine tough, but then it eases up a little on the back. Greens always roll true and fast. Bring your knockdown shot as it is usually windy here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mickey Mouse greens and inconsistent GPS but would golf again

Some greens will have 2-3 breaks in them, even within 15-20 feet of pin, this it can feel like mini golf sometimes. Yardage markers and GPS were off by as much as 10 yards. My phone GPS was more consistent than cart. Still would play again. I enjoy the layout and with Hot Deal very much worth it.

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

Great course

Lots of water, seams long even from gold tees. Were sanding greens but roll was pretty good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun layout. Back nine easier to score. Green roll true. Try to avoid downhill putts. Golfers were friendly and let our twosome play through. Definitely recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course, Highly Recommend!

First time playing this course, we were in the area for business. It was a great course in awesome shape. It is set up to potential be very challenging but yet accommodating to less experienced golfers via the tee placements. We loved the GPS screen in our cart. I'm glad we had it because there were a lack of directional signs on the course as to where the next hole was. It would have been nice if range balls were included with green fees. We played on a day of a big local tournament, so the staff was rushed trying to accommodate everyone and did a pretty good job, despite some bickering from a couple of the cart boys in front of us who didn't think we were paying attention to their conversation. Would play here again if in the area again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This is a very playable course for anyone. Several tees too choose. I played about 6500yds. Terrain resembles Scotish look. Flat, no trees, mounding and tall grasses define fairways. Water along several holes. Few sand traps. Wide fairways with tight grass. No bad lies. Actually putted from several yards off the green on a couple holes because the fairways were that good. You do have to look at the hole and plan how you want to play it. 150 markers are generally a good aiming point off the tee. Intermediate rough is not wide but is made up for by the wide fairways. Secondary rough is 3-4" deep, not wide, but fair. After secondary rough is tall grasses. Greens were in excellent condition, speedy but fair. Nothing severe as far as mounds and ridges in the greens. Held line well. Staff was friendly. A real enjoyable course to play. Play it if you can.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Condition, plays very long, and the layout isn't all it's hyped up to be

Playing the tips made the course extremely challenging. Didn't find the layout to be anything memorable, but I will say the course was in great condition. greens are true, fairways are plush. no complaints there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Response from on 07/31/2017:
Hello Nolan, thank you for taking the time to review our course, Macatawa Legends Golf and Country Club in the Grand Rapids area. We are happy to hear that the course was in great shape when you played. We hope that it was fun challenge for you and that it will keep you coming back. Thank you for the 3 star review and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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