Once Detroit emerges from bankruptcy, don't be surprised if this is classic Midwest city experiences a renaissance of sorts. Detroit has a rich history of cars, sports and music, from Motown and the MC5, to Eminem and Kid Rock. The three downtown casinos built in the last decade Greektown, MGM Grand Detroit and MotorCity Casino have bolstered the city's nightlife. The region's historical attractions like the Detroit Institute of Arts, Greenfield Village (in Dearborn) and the Ford Rogue Factory Tour (part of the Henry Ford Museum) are intriguing and insightful. The surrounding suburbs are stocked with good golf courses. Shepherd's Hollow Golf Club in Clarkston and Boulder Pointe Golf Club and Banquet Center in Oxford are two strong 27-hole facilities that headline Oakland County, a haven of fine restaurants and private clubs. Arnold Palmer's Northville Hills Golf Club straddles the Wayne County border closer to downtown. Farther flung are the Coyote Preserve Golf Club near Fenton, Moose Ridge Golf Club near South Lyon and The Majestic at Lake Walden near Hartland. All are Livingston County gems that look more than northern Michigan than metro Detroit.

Detroit By The Numbers

Average Overall Rating

4.0 stars from 5

based on 5774 reviews.

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Avg. Off-Course Amenities: 3.7 stars from 5
Avg. Value for the Money: 4.1 stars from 5
Avg. Pace of Play: 3.9 stars from 5
Avg. Staff Friendliness: 4.2 stars from 5
Avg. Course Layout: 3.9 stars from 5
Avg. Course Conditions: 3.9 stars from 5

Top Rated Courses In Detroit Area

Courses with the highest golfer ratings (minimum 10 reviews to qualify)

  1. The Orchards Golf Club

    Washington, Michigan, USA

    5.0 stars from 5 (14)

  2. Red Oaks Golf Course

    Madison Heights, Michigan, USA

    4.8 stars from 5 (33)

  3. Pheasant Run Golf Club

    Canton, Michigan, USA

    4.7 stars from 5 (64)

  4. Farmington Hills Golf Club

    Farmington, Michigan, USA

    4.5 stars from 5 (15)

  5. Wesburn Golf Course

    South Rockwood, Michigan, USA

    4.4 stars from 5 (111)

  6. Eagle Crest

    Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA

    4.4 stars from 5 (180)

  7. Tanglewood Golf Club

    South Lyon, Michigan, USA

    4.4 stars from 5 (155)

  8. Fellows Creek Golf Club

    Canton, Michigan, USA

    4.3 stars from 5 (46)

Detroit Area Map

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