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4.7
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.3
99.1%
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4.6
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
20 out of 20 reviews
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4.6
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6668 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.0

Formerly known as Kings Challenge Golf Course.

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Manitou Passage Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/30
Architect Arnold Palmer (2009) Ed Seay (1997) MacCurrach Golf

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Michigan (2019 #6)

Reviews

4.7
46 Reviews (46)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 7
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great Northern Michigan bargain.

Excellent layout, accommodating staff. A great Northern Michigan bargain.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Course is carved out of some beautiful wooded, hilly terrain.

Course is tucked into some beautiful wooded hilly terrain. Most holes play fairly with not much blind trouble.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 56
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

You need to try this course out when up North MI

I had been hearing about this course for a while and assumed it was too high end for my $$$ until I started to see it on GolfNow. I played it 3 times this week and each time got a better and it is a fun course. The people are great, carts are nice, course is in fine shape, challenging but not killer and much better than other courses that are listed for the same price. Weekends and holidays will be more but, a weekday hotdeal is well worth it!

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

Great day for golf

.Beautiful day. Friendly check in at the car. And inside. Not too crowded. Nice pace. Three t boxes were being redone. Course absolutely beautiful. Clubhouse a.and amenities are very nice. Thanks

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

Manitou Passage

Overall course was in great shape. Wait staff in restaurant was slow and unattentive.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course to play if you're traveling up north!

I got the suggestion to play here from a friend whose family has a home up in the area. I'm glad I came out here! It's a beautiful course, and the staff is excellent!

My only complaint is that the GPS system was supposed to be accurate to the pin location, but it hadn't been updated that day. It was frustrating when I'd see in the GPS that the pin is in the back, so I play my shot to the back of the green only to find out that it's actually in the middle or front.

I would definitely play here again, but I would be more mindful of what the GPS says.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Still love it

Beautiful course. Love the elevation changes scenery. Keeping ball around fairway is a must as it does get hungry and will eat your golf balls.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 147
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

July 28 2022

Course is in great shape
Greens are great
Great value for the money

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 147
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great vacation round

Staff was fantastic! Very upscale vibe, but not pretentious in any way. Course is tuff Ulis’s you can keep it in the middle. Definitely not a “spray and pray” course, and we all have one of those friends. ;-)

There were a couple of greens that had some repair needing/being done, but other than that the conditions were very good.

We’d play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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