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4.6
187 Reviews (187)
5 Stars
123
4 Stars
55
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
94.6%
Recommend this course
178 out of 187 reviews
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4.6
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
92.9%
Recommend this course
26 out of 28 reviews
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4.6
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.1%
Recommend this course
48 out of 51 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6955 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.7
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The Medalist Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Bill Newcomb

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
187 Reviews (187)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Patio Dining 11
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 20
Bunkers 19
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 21
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
A Weekend Splurge 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 22
Near Local Attractions 7

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Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

Wonderful course even on a “cold “ day in November!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great challenge

Lots of hazards and tight corridors make this a worthy challenge . Great conditions and friendly staff!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
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 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
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 Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/14/2020

Thank you for your review cubfan1966. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
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
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Commented on 10/14/2020

Thank you paintballer for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course...GPS was worthless

The gps was ineffective. Too many ads and always out of sync with reality. Bring a gps of your own. Got quoted 10% off on a golf bag and then no discount when I came back to buy it. The staff is a little inconsistent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/14/2020

Thank you for your review davenerz and we are sorry that it seems your gps unit's connection to the satellites and was ineffective. They are great when they work but unfortunately at times they fail and need to be rebooted. Our goal is that next time you are out it works flawlessly.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great condition poor pace of play

The course was in good shape. Pace of play was terrible. We were at 3 hours after 9 holes and decided to move on. Didn't find an open hole until #18.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/14/2020

Thank you Andrew3560744 for your review. We are sorry that your round's pace of play was not what we normally have which is 4 hours for 18 holes. We try very hard to maintain that timeframe but at times our patrons aren't able to meet that expectation, and your round was one of those times. We hope to see you again soon and believe you will find that your long round this time was not the norm.

Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Michigan Advisor
First Time Playing

Well Thought Out Design

I had wanted to play this course for 3 years and I’m glad I finally did. The property is beautiful and expansive. Course was more difficult than I first thought it would be as the greens had many subtle breaks that added more putts than it should have. Fairways seemed pretty narrow and next time I will leave driver in the bag more.

The snack bar is conveniently placed so you can turn quickly. Best part of the course was the seemingly brand new carts (which explains the $18 cart fee). I had forgotten my range finder but the GPS on the carts was the most detailed I had ever seen.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/14/2020

Thank you KL1121 for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We agree that driver isn't needed on every hole and we hope to see you again soon so you can bring the course to its knees!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Absolutely No Course Management

We got to the second tee and had 2 other Firestone’s waiting to tee off. Called the ranger who came over and said it opened up after the next hole. We ended up waiting with another group on every single hole all 18, and the group in front of us quit after 13 holes. Playing a 5 hour round is awful. The same ranger who said on hole 2 we would be fine also served us our hotdogs at the turn, while 4 staff sat in the pro shop doing nothing. We drive an hour to play this course and I wouldn’t play it again if it was free.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Hello and thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. With an uncharacteristically full day, we work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and allow our guest the chance to complete their rounds. With that in mind, we are working to best control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. Thank you for playing The Medalist Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Paceof play was horrible..........5 1/2 hours.No rangers on the course to monitor

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Commented on 09/08/2020

Hi, we appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at The Medalist Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Absolutely the best

This course is absolutely the best. Very challenging, excellent condition, excellent service and staff. Wonderful patio and restaurant with more than adequate menu and fabulous quality of food and beverages.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Thank you for rating our facility and it makes us very happy that you enjoyed your visit.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
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
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful Course must play

This is a great design by Bill Newcomb. He also designed Thornapple Pointe in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area as well, another must play and amazing course. Greens putt true, plush fairways, overall great design and conditions. Hole 7 and 17 are very challenging and scenic par 3s. Love hole 4 and 13 par 5s. Very fun and challenging course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review our facility and we are glad you enjoyed the course.

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

Rick Plangger

Played with my wife and son, we loved it, beautiful course with nice conditions, my son is a very good golfer and it was very challenging for him, price was good and pace of play for a Saturday at 11:03 was four hours. If I didn't like to play a variety of courses , would play it all the time

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

We are glad you enjoyed The Medalist and we are proud that players of any level can play our facility as long as they play the correct set of tees. We understand your views of playing multiple courses but we hope you come back and see us again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Gold Medalist

Have gotten to play the course many times this season given the 2020 circumstances. 17 handicap and some days I can get this layout and other times I can make it real hard. Hole #4 is one of the best holes you'll play anywhere. We have a love/hate relationship. Greens are always true and fast and the staff is friendly and quick. Really enjoy the experience and recommend it to my group of friends everytime.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 09/08/2020

We are glad you have enjoyed our facility this year and many golfers have a love hate relationship with #4. It's a true test. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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