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4.8
211 Reviews (211)
5 Stars
172
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
96.6%
Recommend this course
205 out of 211 reviews
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4.8
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.9
Value
4.6
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
17 out of 17 reviews
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4.8
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
2
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1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.9%
Recommend this course
47 out of 49 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 73
Length 7093 yards
Slope 143
Rating 74.4
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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Dominate Creeping Bent Grass
Greens Dominate Creeping Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/15 Closed: 11/01
Architect Mike DeVries (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

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Reviews

4.8
211 Reviews (211)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 13
Bunkers 12
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
Advanced Golfers 13
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 15

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/24/2022

Hi, u000007171789. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

They weren’t joking

Even the deer really are friendly. Even the birds. A young one flew to our cart, wanting help with sand in his right eye. Pics cuz it did happen

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/27/2022

Hi, dhaney19. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Pilgrim's Run Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/15/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Ken1753510! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Pilgrim's Run Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
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 06/27/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314160673231! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Pilgrim's Run Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course - Experience OK

First - Pilgrims Run is arguably the nicest public course in west Michigan. Gorgeous layout where you feel like you’re the only person out there. Conditions were excellent and greens ran fast and smooth. Club house staff was very friendly.

My only issues will sound picky. For $65-90 for $18 (depending on time of day) I have a few basic expectations. Some of these greens were almost unplayable due to the amount of trees debris on them. I know maple spinners etc fall quickly but a few greens were so covered you couldn’t putt with any sort of accuracy. They could blow them off with a tow behind blower a few times a day and it would be fine. Many local courses in west Michigan have invested in gps on carts or at least upgraded carts. As the most expensive public round in the area the fact the carts have NO amenities is frustrating. No liquor and very limited food options which is not new but always disappointing. Lastly and this is really dumb but the new scorecards stink. No hole layouts with no gps is a double negative. No course information at all. It’s like someone decided let’s maintain a beautiful course yet take out any sort of amenities on anything. It’s too beautiful to give it less than a 4.5 out of 5 but come on Pilgrims. If you charge a premium rate then give a premium experience.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/06/2022

Hello, u326575244. Thank you for visiting us at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Player friendly

The course was in beautiful shape and very playable with ample fairways ans large consistent challenging greens. The ranger kept the pace of play decent for a holiday weekend. We will definitely play this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/02/2022

Hi, u000001912317. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Pilgrim's Run Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

Favorite Course in West Michigan - Pricey Nowadays

I love this course. I have been living north of GR for years and I enjoy everything about the golf at this course. Well maintained, challenging, true greens, awesome layout, etc. But year after year the rates go up. I get it, people will pay the money but $90 for a round of golf is egregious. I think the spring rate of $75 is fair but $90 is insane. Its not specific to Pilgrims Run either courses all over the area (and state) have added $15-$50 to rounds since I've started living here 4 years ago. Im glad to see more people golfing but the price hikes make it difficult to even try to make it out to a course you love to play. If you are not worried about the price then this is a must play in West Michigan.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/02/2022

Hello, u000007354489. Thank you for visiting us at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 49
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun challenge

Great course. Challenging greens with lots of undulations. Very challenging to short game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/26/2022

Hi, Rj6384. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Pilgrim's Run Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 17
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 05/09/2022

Hi, u183373765. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/24/2022

Hi, corbo95. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Top 5!!!

Was having major surgery in just a few days and I wanted to play one of my favorites before going under the knife. I have played almost 180 courses in Michigan alone and Pilgrims Run is easily in my top 5 favorites. Well maintained, great routing, friendly great Pro, and in a beautiful setting !! really enjoyed myself and can't wait until spring when I return. Thanks Pilgrim's Run!!
Bob Forberg
Muskegon

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/08/2021

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Nice course. Poor staff

This course was a beautiful design and the place of play was fine. Played in the afternoon, so time was of the essence for completing 18 holes.
We each (3 golfers) paid for our rounds with carts and each took a cart to play. On the 10th tee, an employee approached to tell us that we were not allowed to have 3 carts and would have to give up cart for the remainder of the round. I asked we this was and got a lame excuse that it was "policy" and was told "you should have booked an earlier tee time if you were worried about completing 10 holes." After that the same employee decided to drive by us several times while members of my party were swinging, creating enough distraction that I won't be playing here again.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/02/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are sorry to hear your customer service experience was not up to par. Please reach out to our management team at (231) 937-7505, and thanks for visiting Pilgrim's Run Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fall golf

Enjoyed a round at Pilgrim last fall. Great layout, variety of hole designs that makes each hole distinctive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fall golf

Just loved playing Pilgrim's Run on a beautiful day. Course was packed with golfers so it played very slowly. Greens were excellent but tee boxes were just plugged. Great course with great friends.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 10/22/2021

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your round at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club. Please visit us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best Course in Michigan

Pilgrim’s Run is a quiet, beautiful course with wild life, great course conditions and awesome staff! It’s our favorite!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/19/2021

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Pilgrim's Run Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wide variety

This course offers one of the best golfing experiences for the money. You are in the woods in the middle of a rural area. Every hole has a very different look to it. The terrain offers a wide variety of looks and this results in you having to think your way around the course. It is NOT just pull out the driver every non par 3 hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Simply the best course I play all year

I live in Florida so coming up to MI to play Pilgrim's Run is a special experience. The course is in amazing shape--so lush and green.

I love the layout and the staff are professional and friendly. You MUST play this course if you have the chance.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/15/2021

Your feedback is important to us. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Pilgrim's Run Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 10/12/2021

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 10/12/2021

Thank you for the awesome rating! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another great experience, and thanks for choosing Pilgrim's Run Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 68
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
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 Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/12/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Pilgrim's Run Golf Club!

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