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Bay Harbor Golf Club

5800 Coastal Ridge Drive,

Bay Harbor, Petoskey, Michigan 49770

  • Office

    +1 (800) 462 6963 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (231) 439 4028
  • Fax

    +1 (231) 439 4065
  • Golf pro

    Rob Fuhrman (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Links, quarry & parkland styles. Undulating terrain - golf carts compulsory.

  • Surroundings:

    Links-nine: duneland, seaside (Little Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan) and limited residential. Quarry-nine: former quarry, residential and seaside. Preserve-nine: woodland, wetland and limited residential.

  • Designer:

    Arthur Hills in collaboration with owner Stephen Kircher.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6827
5936
4319
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.0
69.8
67.4

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Links-Quarry combination. At 3352 yds from the back tees, the Preserve-nine is similar in length to the other two nines.

Location

Latitude:

45.362670

Longitude:

-85.058695

How to get there:

5 mi W of Petoskey / 14 mi S of Harbor Springs.

Bay Harbor Golf Club

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 1997

The wonderfully scenic Bay Harbor Golf Club, which looks out onto Lake Michigan's Little Traverse Bay, is home to a 27-hole championship golf course that ranks with some of the best in Michigan. All three nines (Links, Quarry and Preserve) run parallel with the Bay, but it's the Links-Quarry combination that generally garners the highest accolades.

The nine-hole loop of the Links course serves-up many stunning bay views, as well as an excellently crafted collection of testing golf holes ... many of them directly bayside. The very contrasting Quarry-nine has its own take on dramatic and scenic holes. Much of this nine is laid out in a former quarry, where testing par-4s will challenge your accuracy from the tees and your approaches to the greens. The closing duo, like several holes on the Links-nine, offer wonderful vistas as you play directly alongside the bay.

Although played away from the clubhouse in a predominantly tree-lined parkland setting, the Preserve-nine also closes out with a scenic bayside hole, the short par-4 9th. This scenic, frequently dramatic, and always challenging course is a must play if you are in the area.

List of courses: Michigan (Lower Peninsula)
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during golf season (April thru' mid-Oct).

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (June thru' mid-Sept): $317. Dynamic pricing applies.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities

Excellent (including a double-ended driving range)

Did you know?

Bay Harbor is a member of the Boyne Resorts collection of year-round mountain and golf resorts, based in northern Lower Michigan. The resorts provide a total of nine championship golf courses: Bay Harbor (27-holes) located 5 mi W of Petoskey; Boyne Highlands (Heather, Hills, Ross & Moor courses) located 5 mi NE of Harbor Springs; Boyne Mountain (Alpine & Monument courses) located 6 mi SE of Boyne City; Hidden River Golf & Casting Club located 14 mi NE of Petoskey; Crooked Tree GC located located 4 mi W of Petoskey.

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: Links/Quarry combination rated 80th best public course in the USA and 17th best course in Michigan.

Where2Stay

  • The Inn at Bay Harbor - A Renaissance Golf Resort

    3600 Village Harbor Dr, Petoskey, MI 49770

    +1 (231) 439 4000

    Visit website

    The Inn at Bay Harbor, a Marriott Renaissance Golf & Spa Resort, stands on the shore of Lake Michigan. Here you'll find a fresh, inspired destination, conceived in the spirit of the great turn-of-the-century lakeside hotels that defined the golden age of vacationing on Lake Michigan. The resort features The Spa at the Inn at Bay Harbor, a private Lake Michigan waterfront and an outdoor swimming pool for summer use, while nearby are 45 holes of championship golf (Bay Harbor and Crooked Stick) and a marina in the village of Bay Harbor.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Crooked Tree; Bay Harbor

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Boyne Highlands; Boyne Mountain; True North (private).

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Petoskey

    1751 US 131 South, Petoskey, MI 49770

    +1 (231) 487 0991

    Visit website

    This new Holiday Inn Express is conveniently located off Hwy 131 and offers easy access to ski resorts, golf courses, casino, wineries and the charming lakeside town of Petoskey. A complimentary stretch-limo is available to take you into downtown Petosky or to other local attractions.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Crooked Tree; Bay Harbor (6 mi).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Boyne Highlands; Boyne Mountain; Hidden River; True North (private).

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