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HawksHead Links

HawksHead Links is a championship golf course set on 240 acres of scrub pine and rolling dunes. It is a traditional links style course situated along the Michigan shoreline and offers a variety of playing conditions. Emerald fairways meander through humps and bumps of golden dunes. Scattered about the dunes are strategically placed bunkers that will challenge every golfer. Architect Arther Hills thinks HawksHead may be one of his best.

Amenities include: Cocktail lounge, full service restaurant and grill, pro shop and one of the finest practice facilities in southwestern Michigan. $$

PAR: 72		Back		Middle		Forward
Yardage:	 6965		6001		5094

HawksHead Links
6959 105th Ave.
South Haven, MI 49090
(616) 639-2121

Directions:Three miles north of South Haven, just east of 1-96. Take North Shore Dr. exit 22, follow signs. (or) Take 109th Ave. exit 27, go west follow signs.


Old Channel Trail Golf Course

Old Channel Trail Golf Course

Old Channel Trail Golf Course invites you to enjoy the scenic and breathtaking 27 holes nestled on the shore of Lake Michigan. Established in 1926, Old Channel Trail provides golfers with an exciting adventure. The founding nine holes of the Woods were designed by famed golf course architect Robert Bruce Harris, and features Scottish-style bunkers and stately maples. The challenging holes and rolling greens of the Meadow nine were designed by W. Bruce Matthews in 1966. The newest addition to Old Channel Trail is the Valley nine, which weaves through trees and across a ball-hungry chasm. Designed by Jerry Matthews, the Valley opened for play in 1995 and offers new challenges for even seasoned players.

Amenities include a full-line golf shop with snack bar, picnic grounds overlooking Lake Michigan, a new practice facility with driving range and three new practice holes. $

Valley/Woods, GAM Rated
Par 71
Back
Slope Rating 125
Course Rating 70.4
Meadow Nine
Par 36
Back
Slope Rating 116
Course Rating 34.9
Visit the Valley at Old Channel Trail

Visit the Valley Nine, and take a swing at #7 (shown above)! Or visit us online at www.octgolf.com!

Old Channel Trail Golf Course
8325 N. Old Channel Trail
Montague, MI 49437
(616) 894-5076

Directions: Exit US 31 West at Fruitvale Road four miles to Chase Road. Turn left at Chase Road, 2 miles to Hancock Road. Turn right at Hancock, 1/4 mile to Old Channel Trail. Turn left and travel along the golf course to the main parking area 1/2 mile on the right.

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Thoroughbred Golf Club

This dramatic Arthur Hills design offers 18 spectacular holes of championship golf challenging, yet playable, for golfers of all abilities. Located at the Double JJ Resort golfers enjoy holes intertwined with miles of horse trails through dramatic elevation changes, stand of hardwoods, pine forest, a cranberry bog, secluded lake and natural wetlands. Named one of the top 3 best new resort courses in country Golf Digest 1994 and the top public course in Michigan Golf Digest 1996. Golf for Women 1995 magazine rates it one of America's 100 friendliest courses for women. Amenities include: pro shop, snack bar, PGA Professional lessons and golf school, driving range, practice greens and twilight golf. Full service resort and adult exclusive dude ranch with hotel and condominium lodging, conference center and Sundance Saloon and Steakhouse.$$$

Rates ****1/2 - Places to Play, Golf Digest 1996

PAR 72			Back		Middle		Forward
Yardage			6900		6463		4851
						 6063
Slope Rating	    147	      	     141	      126
					         135
Course Rating	   74.4		    72.5	      69.5
					         70.0

Thoroughbred Golf Club
P.O. Box 94, Water Road
Rothbury, MI 494522
(616) 893-4653 Pro Shop
(616) 894-4444 Resort

Directions: 20 miles north of Muskegon, just east of U.S.-31 off the Winston Road, Rothbury Exit.

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