1365 S Main Street, Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734, US
(844) 330-1715
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About Zehnder's Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark

The Zehnder's Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark was built for family getaways, but golfers can stay to enjoy a round at the nearby Fortress, long considered one of mid-Michigan's toughest and best tracks. The Zehnder's family has transformed Frankenmuth into a vacation getaway convenient for metro Detroiters. The chicken dinners at Zehnder's Restaurant have become a Michigan staple.

Facts

Price Range$$$
Property Class★★★
Year Opened1992
Number of Units100-300

Amenities

RestaurantsCasual, Fine
Room TypesRoom, Suite
Fitness CenterYes
Practice FacilityYes
Banquet SpaceYes

Services

Kids ProgramYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?No
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No

Golf courses at Zehnder's Splash Village Hotel & Waterpark

Reviews

4.8
86 Reviews (86)
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Reviews 6
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5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Harry the starter was the man!

Harry the starter was the man! He was a great guy and got us off to a great start!

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

Fantastic Shape

The Fortress is a gem! The course was in fabulous shape. From well grassed tee boxes, lush rough from the recent rains, and fast greens made for a great round.
Great place to stop on way up north or a midweek round. You will be glad you stopped.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Golf

Course with tight fairways and the occasional open fairway but it was in perfect condition, greens were really quick but played true so putting was a blast

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

Beautiful course

Course was in great shape , only got in nine because of the rain would come back to play again .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day

Had a blast course was great n I shot 88 and it was great challenge for a new golfer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Consistently Great Experience

I’ve been playing The Fortress since I was a teen in junior golf, through Powerbilt Jr. PGA, high school, etc. I’ve never had a bad experience here. The course is always immaculate and challenging. Some of the truest greens you can roll on.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Everything went well. The only complaint I have is the cart paths are to far away from most greens. There was one hole where they would not let carts no closer than 150 yards from the green. If you have heart issues like I do that is just to far to walk. I did not pay for a cart so I can walk long distances fom green to cart path.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Par for the course

Considering there are very limited quality courses in the Saginaw/Flint area The Fortress is an appealing choice. Compared to courses elsewhere in Michigan however, it is overpriced given the quality of the layout/property

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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