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Value
4.3
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4.9
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Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6517 yards
Slope 131
Rating 71.2

Formerly known as Canthooke Valley Golf Course at Manistee National Golf & Resort.

Course Details

Year Built 1994
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Gary Pulsipher (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Michigan (2019 #20)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2019 #5)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Value Courses in the U.S. (2019 #7)

Reviews

4.8
38 Reviews (38)
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Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Experience

Great experience from the minute I got out of my car. I didn't even have my spikes on and they had a cart to my car so I could easily load my clubs. Staff was friendly and helpful. Pro shop was well stocked, and staff was friendly. Course was in beautiful shape, even in areas where they had recently re-seeded or cleaned up bunkers. Greens weren't overly fast, but rolled true. I would play again, highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great value for the money!

This is a great local golf course in the Ludington/Manistee area. It’s always in good shape, and rarely overcrowded. Definitely recommend!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent Course condition

The course was in excellent condition. Well maintained. Practice area is large and allows you to work on all your shots. The weather was great and greens held shots nicely. Pace of play was perfect even when you had to look for an occasional ball. Staff outside at club drop was very friendly. The pro shop didn't really seem to care if you were there. But nice enough wasn't mean or anything.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
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 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Canthooke

Staff were friendly with excellent service. The course was in very good condition. Pace of play was good. Highly recommend this course to all.

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

Beauty

Great 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
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day in Manistee

Staff was friendly from beginning to end, extremely helpful. From the cart boy to the starter you felt they were there to make your day better.

The course was in good shape with the greens running a little slow. The course is of average length with fare bunkering and layout. Low handicappers may not be fully challenged but not bored. The average golfer should enjoy a round on this northern Michigan course

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

The National

Excellent course, excellent service...Friendly staff

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It was in the mak8ng of a great round until it down poured on US on the 6th hole and we had to quit.

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Great concourse for beginners and experienced golfers . Excellent condition.

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

Top notch

Well maintained course. Fairways and greens in top notch shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Best course for the Money in Manistee M.I.

I love coming to National. It is convienent for me it is a half mile from my house. With having 6 kids that is a big plus. The course itself sends it over the top. I have also played many different courses all the way up to Interlochen. Manistee National can not be beat for all around conditions a deal!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fantastic

Course was in excellent condition, greens are superb, Staff was excellent and helpful, pace of play was great, as a twosome we played the front with the foursome behind never seen after the first two holes, caught up with a foursome on the 12th tee but there pace was great, finished 18 in just over three hours on a summer Friday afternoon, two thumbs up to Manistee National and unbelievable HOT DEAL aT that

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
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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