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4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
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4.6
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4.4
113 Reviews (113)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
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Layout
4.5
Pace
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4.6
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 71
Length 6457 yards
Slope 129
Rating 70.5
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Pine Knob Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Michigan (2017 #21)

Reviews

4.4
211 Reviews (211)
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Conditions Excellent
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Pace Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
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Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Love it

Played eagle before but not Falcon, reminds me up up north golf , my new local favorite!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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4.0
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Previously Played

Nice greens and fairways

Very nice fairways and greens. I enjoyed the coarse as there is some water that comes into play on some of the tee shots. The greens were consistent as far as speed, but difficult to read as the grain direction really seemed to influence the putts.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
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2.0
Previously Played

Another Course Bites the Dust

It is with sadness I add one of my once favorite local golf courses to the DO NOT PLAY list. Pine Knob Golf Course in Clarkston, MI. 3 9-hole courses (Eagle, Hawk, Falcon). Five times so far this year I’ve had to walk off in the middle of a round due to pace of play. The final straw was this weekend. FOUR foursomes at a time waiting to tee off with groups in the fairway and on the green. The Marshall himself told me “We can’t control the pace of play. It’s not what the owner wants.” It was painful watching people abuse the course by not replacing divots, not repairing ball marks, and driving next to the green. Even tire tracks from a cart ON a green all the way across. The golf cart attendants said they weren’t surprised at all and it’s like that all the time, and they have to hear complaints all day long. The pro shop attendant took down my name and number and said she would have the owner call me. Guess who never called? Very sad that this once very nice course has become just another run of the mill course trying to make as much money as possible from the golf craze created by the pandemic as it’s one of the only things people could do last summer. GOLF AT YOUR OWN RISK!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Trouble in Paradise.

I've played golf at Pine Knob for over 25 years and every experience I have had there has been exceptional. Today was a different story I was in a foursome and had a threesome playing in front of me. The threesome continued to play two balls off the tee on many of the holes. They not only slowed my play down they slowed down the play of every group behind me. The group behind me drove a ball that narrowly missed me by five or six feet. The course Rangers were helpful but unfortunately they did not push the pace enough. They were notified of the slow play however they stated they could not find the threesome that was playing directly in front of me. Then on the turn for the back nine they inserted a twosome in front of my group and behind the slow playing threesome that plagued my first nine holes. It took three hours to play the first nine holes. The second nine holes were not that much better that took two hours in 45 minutes. I know it's a holiday Sunday, however that is all the more reasons why the course ranges have to be diligent and move the groups around the course. I will never play on a holiday weekend unless it's at a private club.

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

Beautiful Course

We played the Eagle and the Falcon. They are both really scenic. Conditions are excellent and the greens are very fast (as evidenced by my numerous 3 putts).

Unfortunately, we were stuck behind a slow foursome for the entire 18 holes. It took us over 5 hours. Ranger was around a couple times per nine but didn’t appear to ask the group in front of us to pick up their play.

Great course. Will definitely go back but perhaps not on a Saturday morning.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pine knob golf course

First time there, great course!! Tough greens!! Great hot dogs, and they serve them with Grey Poupon!! LOL!! Is it worth $+$50.00......ehh. No, but the drink and food prices were reasonable!! One trade off for another. Didn't see the beer cart girl Until the eighth hole on the front nine and non-exsistant on the back.
The course was immaculate though. If you can get a deal, go!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 87
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bad communication

It was hard to give it 4 stars. Rough was indeed rough but fairways and greens were good. Problem was pace of play . Two twosomes ahead not paired up but nowhere to go. Front took 3hrs and when we made the turn there was a group that came from nowhere on the box. There was a group in the fairway and one on the green. All came from nowhere. Went back to clubhouse and found out they started a league on the back.
They were kind enough to give us a rain check for nine but my intention was to play 18. Won't ever play here in the afternoon again. Maybe the third 9 should be a priority for people making the turn on League days.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap Don't know
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 Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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