Chandler Park Golf Course

3.4502647059 3.5 stars from 5 (84)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 5832 yards
  • Slope: 120
  • Rating: 68.2
  • Layout

  • 12801 Chandler Park Dr, Detroit, Michigan 48213, Wayne County
  • (313) 331-7755
  • (313) 331-6713
  • www.chandler.golf

Year built: 1999
Architect(s): Williams, Gill & Associates, Ray Hearn (2017)
Type: Municipal
Greens: Bent Grass
Fairways: Bluegrass Grass
Golf Season: Open: 3/15 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: No
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back/Blue 71 5832 yards 68.2 120
Middle/White 71 5325 yards 65.6 112
Middle/White (W) 71 5325 yards 70.9 124
Forward/Red (W) 71 4570 yards 66.3 109

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.5 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.1 stars from 5
Value: 4.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.8 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.8 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 2.8 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 84 Reviews
5 stars:
13
4 stars:
32
3 stars:
24
2 stars:
6
1 stars:
9

recommend this course

66 out of 83 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city   Great for beginners locals walkers  

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"Bumpy and slow"


u639565734's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/11/2019
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Reviewed on

There were no rangers out to monitor the speed of play. We got stuck behind an EXTREMELY slow foursome on #13 and it took just shy of 2 and a half hours to complete the last 6 holes.

The back nine has issues. It would be OK to walk, but with a cart, you better drive very slowly or you and your clubs could be ejected from your cart.

They have made several improvements and are still working on the course. It is a nice course with great staff. The green were in nice shape. Not sure what they can do to smooth out the bumps, but I am hopeful they will attempt to do something.

Also, a ranger would be helpful to monitor speed of play. It shouldn't take more than 10 minutes, 15 tops, to complete a hole, even with a foursome.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Decent Course. Poor Conditions"


u065767034's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/06/2019
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Course is extremely wet. But otherwise was in decent shape.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


"Course was wet"


Doug818's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/21/2019
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No carts on the front but it was pretty cool. Was able to start on the back 9 with a cart but standing water was everywhere. Still shot a decent round. Great improvements with the new management team.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Great Course"


theopozios's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/12/2019
Previously played

Reviewed on

I play this course often due to its low price and fair difficulty. Great conditions (mostly) and a good staff. Highly recommend


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u245066516's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/07/2019
Previously played

Reviewed on

I have played here many times over the years and the last time I was there a couple years ago it was in very bad shape because of Vargo golf. This new company that is taking over the golf course has done an excellent job at repairing the damage that was done by the previous management company greens were in great shape staff was friendly place was clean trees were cut down I should say bushes were cut down look great good value for the money


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"windy and cool"


1basketball's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/19/2018
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Reviewed on

We had a great day for a very cool and windy day!!!


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Fun Course!"


jazzbocrac's avatar
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Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/19/2018
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Not too much trouble to get into and a great place to practice. Weather was cool and windy but a great value. Only $10.00 Hot Deal on GolfNow.com.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Memory Lane Trip"


jazzbocrac's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/14/2018
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I haven't played here in 40 years. Guess what? I couldn't remember one hole. Nice course to play with little trouble. Worth the money!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



Cooterblack's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/09/2018
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Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"great day"


1basketball's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/26/2018
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Reviewed on

Only 9 holes were open and the green were just aerated; but we had a good time anyway.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Easy, fast, and straight forward"


jnl0303's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/29/2018
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Look...this course is no TPC, but they do a decent job keeping it playable and it’s an easy day. Very straight and wide fairways with minimal obstacles. Great for beginners or fine tuning your game. I love this place, and for $18 for 18 and a cart, it’s a great deal. I definitely recommend playing this course to stay warm and practice for tougher courses.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


"Great improvements"


Doug818's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/17/2018
Previously played

Reviewed on

If you haven’t play Chandler this year you are missing out. The new management has turned his course around in the short amount of time. Fairways are looking good. New ball washers. Carts with jacks to charge phone so I can use my phone gps without draining my batter. Great new food menu as well.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Better scheduling"


clecznar's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/15/2018
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Reviewed on

I've played at Chandler several times and will probably continue playing there more solely because it is relatively inexpensive and incredibly close to my house. However, this past Sunday was terrible! It rained at the turn for us, which we got excited about because we figured we wouldn't be stuck behind a foursome that was definitely dragging their feet in the front nine. We get to the back nine and there is now a fivesome (which I believe is illegal), it took us 35 minutes to get through two holes (we play ready golf and are through 18 in about 3 hours). We decided to skip the hole and jump ahead. the fivesome came up to us like a gang, aggressively yelling at us saying they were in a scrabble and we weren't allowed to move ahead of them. They proceeded to use racial slurs towards us. Once we found out they were doing a scramble we literally apologized and moved back to the previous hole.

While I know that the course and the management can't control the behavior of individuals, it would have been appreciated if the course had informed us that there was a scramble going on and maybe asked us to reschedule our tee time.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



u000006157105's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/09/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



u000007333097's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/19/2018
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"needs work"


1basketball's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/09/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I love playing the course but this time everything on the course needs work! It could be because of the poor whether; so lets see the next time.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I recommend this course



Doug818's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/02/2017
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Good course poorly maintained"


BABEGURL1121's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/26/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Way too much goose droppings. Quite disgusting. It's usually not that bad. Friendly service.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Rough and Very rough"


None's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/21/2017
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Not sure what to say. The course has steadily declined for the past three years. Outside the baker's dozen things I'd do to improve the place, they have to make people feel secure. Unfortunately the east side does not have good golf. If it did...Chandler would not exist. It's partially due to the fact they are on a year by year contract. Partially.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Need some work"


Doug818's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/21/2017
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Reviewed on

Need some ball washers and trash cans out on the course. Rangers should monitor the entire course because I have been stuck behind 5 some son more than one occasion.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course



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