The Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek in Bellaire, Michigan, USA | GolfPass
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4.4
99 Reviews (99)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
41
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
93.3%
Recommend this course
94 out of 99 reviews
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4.0
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
3.8
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 10 reviews
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4.2
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.9%
Recommend this course
13 out of 14 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7031 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.5
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Schuss Mountain Golf Course at Shanty Creek Resorts
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Course Details

Year Built 1972
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/27 Closed: 10/7
Architect Warner Bowen (1972)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

4.4
99 Reviews (99)
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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

Golf Boards

Had an excellent round on the Schuss Mountain course. My son and I used the Golf Boards, which were a fun way to navigate the course. The conditions were excellent and, after the ranger came out, our round was under four hours. The back nine has a lot of elevation changes, so it was much different than our local, flat course. Will play again next year when we are back in town.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Beautiful Day

Course is in great shape. Nice track for any skill level. You can't go wrong.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 48
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 48
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 408
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Shape - older design

I've probably played Schuss at least 20 plus times. It had been a couple of years since my last play. In very good shape, has a range to warm up on and you still check in at an aging wood frame proshop with a halfway house in the basement. The front nine has little elevation change and the back has quite a bit. Way too many dog leg left holes(eight of them) several of them quite severe. If you can't draw the golf ball off the tee or hit a fade you'll have extremely long approaches and probably a pretty frustrating day. Greens are quick fast and smooth. It's an interesting course to say the least. A tad under 4 stars but worth a play....if you stay at Shanty you should absolutely play Cedar River, Hawk's Eye and I'd put Schuss in a tie with Legend at this time. For a late afternoon extra 18 the original Summit course is a good value. While Legend might have a better design Schuss is more quirky, interesting and doesn't have really stupid bumpy cart paths like the Legend..

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
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 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

There needs to be a ranger driving the course continuously to monitor playing time. They know what time folks tee off by a card on the windshield of carts, however, nothing is done to monitor slow players. No one should be backed up waiting / watching slower players who refuse to allow better, stronger players to play through.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Would have been nice to know

The course was is great condition and my daughter had a great time. But it would have been nice to know that Schuss offers kids under 17 PLAY FREE with a paying adult!!! But because I paid with Golf Now he could not refund the one round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Condition

Don’t have to be a scratch golfer to enjoy this course. One of the courses in the complex that anyone can play. But, there are challenges for the better players as well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

Very scenic, In great shape and very playable. Could use better directions from hole to hole, like some arrows to send you in the right direction to the next hole. Occasionally guessed wrong but never really got too lost.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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