Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club
This course has been updated and is pending approval. These changes must be approved before they will be available by external applications.
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14710 Northwood Hwy
Arcadia, MI 49613-9716, United States
Arcadia Bluffs is a daily-fee facility that is open to the public seven days a week, from mid-April to mid-November, weather permitting. This Warren Henderson-Rick Smith "seaside links" design collaboration is very highly regarded; Golf Digest has consistently put it near the top of their top 100 U.S. public access courses list for several years.
Full practice range and separate short-game facilities are available, along with GPS-equipped golf cars, as are caddies.
The peak-season rate (with cart) is $180, while the shoulder-season rate is $75. Stay-and-play packages are also offered. No memberships are offered; this is a daily-fee, public-access course.
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Avidnovice - 6/23/13
Played the course for the first time in June 2013 on a beautiful day. It is a bit out of the way (about one hour from Traverse City) but well worth the drive. I imagine that this course could be considered a "Pebble Beach light" because of the spectacular views of Lake Michigan from most of the holes. The course was in mint condition, the greens were fast and true and the holes, while challenging were not punishing. It is the course that will set the standard for me for all other courses that I play the rest of my life.
rossmanmd - 9/1/12
Best public course in Michigan. Spectacular views, excellent conditions, and friendly staff. Only complaint was the 19th hole where they needed another 1-2 waitresses to manage the number of tables inside and on the porch.
ThirstyGolfer - 5/31/12
The best golf course I have ever experienced.
Cycleape - 7/12/11
I had trouble concentrating on golf due to the scenery. Bucket list type course though.
Tuesplayer - 7/15/09
By far, the best overall public golf course that you will play. The overall experience is unsurpassed. The views are great, the course is great, & in the summer, there are bagpipes at sunset just to top it off
delete-account - 8/12/08
Full review on my blog:
UberGolfer - 4/19/08
One of the most beautiful courses that you will ever play. This course also is well designed and quite challenging. It is a must play if you love the game of golf.
VincentValdez - 6/2/15
elliottgaryusa - 4/24/14
Nosdivad - 5/10/13
Best Score: 71