Here are the best private golf courses in Michigan in 2024, according to GolfWeek

Posted at 10:36 AM, Jun 04, 2024

This week, Golfweek released its annual rankings for the best public and private golf courses around the country with a state-by-state breakdown.

Monday brought the best public courses in the state, and on Tuesday, they released the best private golf courses.

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Here are the best public golf courses in Michigan, according to GolfWeek

With more than 650 public courses alone, GolfDigest has ranked Michigan as the second-best state for public golf in the U.S.

However, the state also has some of the best private courses in the U.S.

Hundreds of members from the course-ratings panel continually evaluate courses and rate them on 10 criteria. The criteria are: Routing, integrity of design (classic courses) or quality of shaping (modern courses), overall land plan, greens and surrounds, variety & memorability of par 3s, variety & variety & memorability of par 4s, variety & memorability of par 5s, tree and landscape management, condition and ecology and "walk in the park" test.

Here are the top private golf courses in Michigan

  1. Crystal Downs - Frankfort
  2. Oakland Hills South - Bloomfield Hills - tied for 22nd best classic private course in the U.S.
  3. Kingsley Club - Kingsley
  4. Dunes Club - New Buffalo
  5. Franklin Hills - Franklin
  6. Meadowbrook - Northville
  7. T7 - Lost Dunes - Bridgman -
  8. T7 - Indianwood Old Course
  9. Orchard Lake Country Club - Orchard Lake
  10. Barton Hills - Ann Arbor
  11. Wuskowhan Player's Club - West Olive
  12. Bloomfield Hills Country Club - Bloomfield Hills
  13. Country Club of Detroit - Grosse Pointe Farms
  14. Point O'Woods - Benton Harbor
  15. True North - Harbor Springs