Best golf courses: Detroit

Detroit: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Detroit
Ross, Donald

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Private club

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Detroit

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Donald Ross

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Detroit
Matthews, Jerry

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Visitors welcome

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Detroit

Designer

Jerry Matthews
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Detroit
Ross, Donald

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Private club

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Detroit

Designer

South course: original design by Donald Ross (1918); modifications by Arthur Hills (1987), Rees Jones (2006) and Gil Hanse (2019).
North course: original design by Donald Ross (1922); redesign by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1969); modifications by Arthur Hills & Steve Forrest (2014).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Detroit
Jones II, Robert Trent

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Visitors welcome

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Detroit

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Detroit
Hills, Arthur

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Visitors welcome

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Detroit

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Arthur Hills
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Detroit
MacKenzie, Alister

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Detroit

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Original design by Dr Alister MacKenzie (1931); renovated by Arthur Hills (1994).

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Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).

Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

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Who's Who

Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.

Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

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