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3.9
146 Reviews (146)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
86.2%
Recommend this course
127 out of 146 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.5
2 Reviews (2)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
2.0
Value
3.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
5.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
2.0
50.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 2 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.7%
Recommend this course
12 out of 14 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6661 yards
Slope 131
Rating 72.2
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Bay Valley Resort & Conference Center
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Desmond Muirhead (1973)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, Master Card, American Express & Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes, with restrictions

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
146 Reviews (146)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 15
Bunkers 12
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 12
Advanced Golfers 9
Group Getaways 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 12
At a Resort 11
Near the Airport 6

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Worst greens in American!!

I use to play this course a lot when it became public. Awesome layout but greens are horrible!! Debris everywhere!! Sucks that they don’t put a dime back into the course!! Use to be best in the area!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Course

Great place to play
Great staff
Course in great shape
Good price for a round of golf
Overall I would rate them A

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Great layout and Value, but Lost the Greens recently

We like this challenging layout, love the price and staff but the greens have developed several spots that look like fungus or rot. Had to move balls right and left on greens to avoid putting through the pot holes. We hope its temporary because we really do like this place, but not with those greens. sorry Bay. Valley, may not be back for awhile.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Championship Course Outstanding Value

Always enjoy our time on this course, accommodating friendly staff , layout is a good as you’ll find , challenging mix of long short left right , water sand trees conditions are pretty good. Least expensive course around, if don’t expect brand new carts or a fancy pro shop you’ll be ok.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Resort????

If you like resort like golf courses, lodging, amenities, then this is the place for you to NOT come. How can they vlam this to be a “resort”is mind boggling. Lodging building looks nice from the outside however, the golf course leaves something to be desired. Very poor or lake of “next hole” signage especially after hole #2 as the cart pTh with lead you to #9. #3 is like a 1/4 mile down the other way with no signage.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great and enjoyable

My son from California and I played this twice this year when he was home in August and we enjoyed it greatly, we were not rushed and the weather was great to bad we didn't shoot better but it was great

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

This course has made huge strides in returning to its glory from several years ago. Greens and tees are in great shape. Always liked the layout of this course, but the extra watering has really paid off. Clubhouse needs major work, but who cares for the 1 minute you are in there to pay.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Day with brother on the course

Played many times before. Greens were very hard. Pace of play was good. Bunkers, as most in Michigan, are not fit to be hit from. Tough flag positions.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Fun round

Played Bay Valley for the first time. Very interesting layout and with all the recent rain the course was in good condition. Greens were soft and held nicely. My wife and I played this as a a Hot Deal so the price was right. I will look to play here again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoy the Fall Golf and Colors

What a great play to golf. Well worth the stop if you're going north or driving there for the day. The people here are fantastic and one of the best in customer care in the Saginaw Bay area. Course is well maintained, not an easy course at all but not that hard that you don't ever want to come back, great mix of tough and not so tough holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great place great staff

Been golfing here for 20 years. I have seen the good the bad and the ugly...and now coming back to the good thanks to some personal changes. The clubhouse staff is some of the best around. The greens are in great shape, fairways are coming back, bunkers need some work and it all takes time. Keep up the good work

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

course review

I have played this course several time over the past two years this year has been the best condition that the course has been in for sometime, the year before the tee boxes were a disgrace but a lot has went into the course since then with proper management this could become a standout course. More golfers have to lear to repair their divots. This course is a great bang for the buck.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A come back course

The reason I say a come back course is the previous management was not putting anything back into the case and was still trying to charge a top dollarr. The present management is really improving the course the greens are quick and true and well maintained. You can see a lot of improvement in the course. The course is getting a lot of play because of the pricing of 25.00 for 18 and a cart, it the course is returning to the course of years ago. Great job guys.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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