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Golf in Southern West Michigan

Located behind Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks is Welter’s Folly, a 30,000 square foot, 18-hole course based on the renowned Himalayas putting green at St. Andrews, Scotland. Cocktails purchased from the Journeyman bar are welcome on the greens, which is believed to be one of the 10 largest putting greens in the world (and surely the largest not affiliated with a golf course).

Arnold Palmer envisioned and built an extraordinary golf course right here in West Michigan. The Ravines Golf Club in Saugatuck is known for its visually stunning and serene surroundings and highly professional service and friendliness. Once you’re on the golf course, you’ll understand why Arnold Palmer felt this land was meant for championship golf.

Looking for a unique golf course to check out this year? Swing by Coldwater Country and check out one of the most unique courses in West Michigan. Set on an island, this short 9-hole golf course is a fun outing that will challenge anyone to control the ball and keep it out of the water. It’s just one of nearly a dozen golf courses in the area.

The South Haven area is home to seven high-quality golf courses. Some of these courses even include full-service restaurants, lodging, pro shops, and practice facilities. Give the South Haven area’s golf scene a shot over your next golf vacation.

Courses in Southwest Michigan are more than just the beautiful land that they occupy! The courses here are tough enough to challenge some of the biggest names in golf. They have courses that have been designed by and hosted some of the biggest names in golf, from Jack Nicklaus to Adam Scott.

The Inn at Harbor Shores in St. Joseph has a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, and it’s one of the best courses in southwest Michigan. The course runs over four remarkably diverse terrains that challenge golfers, and offers a spectacular setting to play.  

West Michigan’s largest golf resort, Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort in Augusta, opened its sixth championship course in 2017. The course, Stoatin Brae, has everything a premier golf destination needs, such as rolling topography, spectacular views, and pure, uncompromising golf. There is nothing tricky or obscure about Stoatin Brae. It’s all right there in front of the golfer with a delightful Scottish flare, from the inviting first tee to the green on the long 18th hole.

The Marshall area boasts three great golf courses opening for the season in April. These courses include scenic surroundings, lakes, and fine dining. Grab your clubs and visit these three courses over a long golf weekend or simply add them to your golf bucket list!

Ready for your next golf trip? Visit Battle Creek and put together your perfect golf weekend or extended stay. Choose from 15 golf courses and eight lodging choices in beautiful southwest Michigan.

The Greater Lansing area has lush fairways, immaculate greens, and challenging approach shots, which makes them a memorable golf destination. Everywhere you go, you’ll find a mix of scenic beauty and courses that will challenge and impress any golfer. Make sure that Lansing’s golf courses make it into your next weekend golf trip.

If you have a passion for golf, River Country has courses that will inspire your game. With ten golf courses to choose from, you can stay for a week and never play the same course twice! Casual players and those who are just starting to explore the game are welcome as well. Golf provides a unique opportunity to take in the peaceful surroundings and beautiful views that keep visitors returning to River Country time and time again. With many courses featuring pro-shops, restaurants, and bars on site, you can hit the links, shop, and dine at one convenient destination.