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3.9
226 Reviews (226)
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
105
3 Stars
39
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
83.2%
Recommend this course
192 out of 226 reviews
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4.4
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
14 out of 14 reviews
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4.0
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
87.5%
Recommend this course
28 out of 32 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Woodland
Par 72
Length 6540 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.7
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Lake Doster Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1966
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Charles Scott (1966)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Dress code Shirts must be worn at all times. No cut-off shorts or tank tops.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
226 Reviews (226)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 16
Bunkers 15
Undulating Greens 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 13
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 11
Seniors 9
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 14
Convenient to the City 7

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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 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 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Value for the money

A great muni course from time to time. Not the best ever but certain not the worst. Intresting holes with a course that is in decent condition. How recommended when price is right

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Carl Page

Staff is great and very helpful. Had a great time and enjoyed hole 3

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Time

Love the layout and great challenge at a great price .if like playing hill course this one for you. Definitely a challenge for even the good players. Elevation is good and all green have sloop in them.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice course.

My issue is with the refund/modify policy.
I pre-paid for the tee times (all four) but was not able to change any part of my reservation. the night before our tee time one of the foursome tested positive for Covid so decided not to play. I had to eat the green fee for the guy that didn't play. not happy.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great design

Fairways are a bit rough but it is early in the spring. Great place to play and will challenge your abilities for sure

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Course in great shape

Great course! Great staff, if in the area check it out!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

Course was very well kept the greens where nice the staff are very helpful best course I've played in Michigan so far will be going again

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

Quiet, well kept and well designed

Great course. Love the layout, little bit of everything here. Scenic views. Well manicured fairways and greens. Usually plenty of tee times available! It can certainly be a little difficult at times, especially with your approach shots. Overall great track!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Golfing at Lake Doster

We had always wanted to play Lake Doster, but we were very disappointed. The carts were gas carts that took forever to go. Some tee boxes were muddy and some were so hard I wasn't sure I could get my tee in the ground. If the forward tees were between the regular tee box and the fairway, it was hardpan. The course needed some much needed water in the rough. The bunkers were rock hard to hit out of.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenge

Very good course to play for the money very hilly and greens are really tough. Have to hit irons on well and have to drive the ball well. Love the course and I will play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dog track

Fairways and tee boxes were in poor condition. Greens were ok.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Need to control members who jump tee times

Course is a good lay-out. Greens need to be rolled and trees along sides of fiarways need to be trimmed back, but it's OK.

Primary problem is members showing up to play without tee times, singles in carts and then pushing foursomes with tee times. This needs to stop. Has happened 2 of 3 times I played this course this year. May not come back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens surpass fairways and Tee Boxes

Crabgrass haven.. Surprisingly, the greens were well maintain and plush. Maybe they are going organic on the grass care in Teeboxes, and fairways. Plenty of golfers, but don't know ready golf techingues. Sorry, there are better courses around.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

We really enjoyed this course. Friendly staff was very helpful. Tee boxes and sand traps were not in good shape. Otherwise everything was great.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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