Best golf courses: Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids: 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.
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
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Lutzke, Chris

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Chris Lutzke in collaboration with Pete Dye.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Grand Rapids
Mitchell, William

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William Mitchell
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Grand Rapids
Scott, Darl et al

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GLV West (Darl Scott family, 1963); GLV East (Darl, Charles & Jim Scott, 1973).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Grand Rapids
Renaissance Design

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Designed by Eric Iverson, Brian Schneider, Brian Slawnik and Don Placek of Tom Doak's Renaissance Golf Design.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Grand Rapids
Scott, Charles & Jon

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Stonehedge South (Charles Scott, 1988); Stonehedge North (Charles & Jon Scott, 1995).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Grand Rapids
Nicklaus, Jack

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A Jack Nicklaus Signature Design

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Grand Rapids
Matthews, Jerry

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Jerry Matthews
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Hills & Forrest

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Arthur Hills & Steve Forrest
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Grand Rapids
Schumacker & DeVries

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Kris Schumacker & Mike DeVries of DeVries Designs.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Grand Rapids
Matthews, Jerry

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Grand Rapids

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Jerry Matthews

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Grand Rapids
Jones, Rees

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Rees Jones
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Grand Rapids
Engh, Jim

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Jim Engh

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