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4.2
109 Reviews (109)
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
47
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
88.4%
Recommend this course
99 out of 109 reviews
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4.1
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
87.5%
Recommend this course
7 out of 8 reviews
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4.1
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.5%
Recommend this course
23 out of 26 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6800 yards
Slope 130
Rating 72.6
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Emerald Vale Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season April - November
Architect Bruce Matthews III

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa Discover card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Michigan (2017 #23)

Reviews

4.2
109 Reviews (109)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
Thick Rough 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course for price

They let a small league off back right before we made turn. Really slowed round down. Not cool.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Grounds

Tee boxes need work .. greens in fair to good .. a lot had Mold ares .. they are working on this .. I still like the course ..

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 97
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

difficult course to score on in 30 mph winds and majority of holes playing uphill

this course plays longer than yardage due to majority of holes being uphill. I played on a windy day further exacerbating situation. greens rolled well and fairways rolled ok.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent place

Of course was in very good condition all the people were very friendly and overall had a great time, a very nice public golf course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Great course lots of challenges and a lot of fun to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
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
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good value

Course was in decent shape. An overall good value and nice course to play.
Range balls are balls that I’m guessing the staff finds around the course. Most of the balls in my bucket were very old and in terrible condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 130
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
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 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Condition is bad

The course condition absolutely does not justify the increase in the cost of play

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Value

I love to play Emerald Vale it’s such a well designed course; fun, yet challenging, rewarding, and punishing. I appreciate that even of the tips, this course makes you think on the tee. It’s not just a “grab your driver” course.
Played many times, will continue to. Actually don’t listen to me. Don’t come, it smells funny!
#hiddengem

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