A view from the 17th hole at Eagle Eye Golf Club
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4.7
213 Reviews (213)
5 Stars
176
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
97.1%
Recommend this course
208 out of 213 reviews
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4.6
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
4
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3
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
Recommend this course
7 out of 7 reviews
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4.8
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
9
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 12 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7323 yards
Slope 145
Rating 75.9

Located near Michigan’s capital city of Lansing and minutes from Michigan State University’s campus, Eagle Eye Golf Club is one of the state’s top-ranked public courses. The 18-hole championship course opened in 2003 and was designed by Chris Lutzke, a protégé of legendary architect Pete Dye. Lutzke’s design features some Dye staples like railroad ties, severe mounding and pot bunkers. But the most recognizable homage to Dye is the TPC Sawgrass-inspired island-green 17th hole. The 9th and 18th holes are both dramatic par 5s that hug each side of a large pond from tee to green. Eagle Eye has a 65,000-square-foot clubhouse that, in addition to a pro shop and grill with outdoor seating overlooking the course, can host a variety of large groups, outings and weddings. Over the years, Eagle Eye has regularly made the Golfers’ Choice Michigan an Top 50 United States lists on GolfPass.

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Course Details

Year Built 2003
Architect Chris Lutzke (2003) Pete Dye (2003)

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities, Showers, Lockers, Locker Rooms

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Reviews

4.7
213 Reviews (213)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
19th Hole Scenic Views 12
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 33
Water Hazards 28
Undulating Greens 24
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 25
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 23
A Weekend Splurge 20
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 29
Convenient to the City 20

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Excellent Experience

I don't think I have ever played a course in better condition than Eagle Eye or Hawk Hollow. The maintenance crew deserves a round of applause for their work on these courses.

Conditions Excellent
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Friendliness Excellent
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Perfect weather
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Conditions Excellent
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Friendliness Excellent
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Amenities Excellent
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Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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Perfect weather
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My game might never be ready for places like this

I noticed they recently cut back some of the wildflower areas and I could have used an additional 10 feet in some spots. I like the course and someone I was playing with described it as having great shot value which I think it means you have to play a ton of different clubs and shots in your bag in 18 holes. I agree, I just don't have all the shots and the consistency to hit said shots so makes for a tough day.
17 is awesome and the build up from seeing it on 16 fairway for a peek and then that drive is great. I like 9 too, along the water and the bunkering in the middle of the fairway. You see this a lot where the bunkers and trouble areas are perfectly placed to screw with your mind pre shot.
This is a perfect time to experience the course in all it's glory. The wildflower areas are popping with color and butterflies and birds like crazy. I could have spent hours just IDing flowers. I couldn't get a good idea on the greens which is frustrating as my game is again more built for shaggy surfaces. These quick greens are just hard to judge when you are used to powering thru dew and uncut, unrolled greens.
I don't remember a ton of holes even after playing it now twice, I couldn't map out in my mind other than 2 or 3 holes but it's a great collection of golf. Played lots of different clubs off the tee and in the fairway to try to think my way thru the course at times.

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

Awesome

Course is in perfect shape! Highly recommended!!!

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

Eagle Eye

All in all great day. Course was wet but very playable. Cart path only, but not the courses fault. Staff was great and we all enjoyed the course, so yes we will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 15
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Might be my new Favorite Michigan course!

Incredible experience! The layout of the course is of the highest tier, which makes it just a fun time to play. Our round had a great discount, so the value was awesome and VERY important – the round was less than 4 hours long!! Tee’d off at 9:30am! That’s a big up for me.

ONLY negative I would state was greens were on a bit of the slower side, but honestly that’s personal preference (they still rolled pure), AND it was late season.

Lyon Oaks has always been my #1 favorite Michigan course (excluding all the Up North resorts), but Eagle Eye might take it! I only wish it were closer to Metro Detroit now!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

first time

First time at this course and had a blast. Course was in great shape except for the greens. Were recently aerated so putting was more of a challenge but that's to be expected this time of year. Will definitely be back in the spring.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Horrible Stay and Play Experience

Have booked several stay and play packages with Terry K. in the past. Great experiences. Did the same this past weekend. Have never been treated more disrespectfully in my life. Lies and accusations of our behavior at the course and the hotel which never happened. Will never be back! Encourage all to do the same.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Challenge

Conditions, Layout, and Overall Course Management was top notch. Definitely a challenging course but it's a must play if you're in the Lansing area

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful But Tough

Amazing course but bring your game! The rough can be extremely difficult and the greens roll true. Enjoyed the course but can be pricey compared to others.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Eagle Eye treat

Played @8:30 am for Hot Deal price of $79. The course is always in great shape. Was disappointed in the greens today. They had just put sand on them. Had to pay extra $15 for an extra cart for my partner. Not too pleased about that.
Prices are getting too high for my taste. $95 thru week & $110 on weekend is too much to pay. I really do like the course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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