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Bay Meadows Golf Course

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Golfing with a friend

Friendly, had a nice time. I’ve gone a few time this summer. However I would consider cutting the... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
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Fun course

Played nine here this week. Couple holes a little gimmicky, but overall fun and good place for... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Tom A
Brighton, Michigan
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  • Average15%
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“driving range”(3 reviews)
“short game”(2 reviews)
Golf layout features two nine-hole courses in addition to a full-service learning facility, driving range, and putting greens, which are all aimed to attract families, juniors, women and seniors.
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5550 Bay Meadows Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-6918
+1 231-946-7927
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Friendly, had a nice time. I’ve gone a few time this summer. However I would consider cutting the grass right off the fairway a little shorter, it’s just long enough not to see the ball and a waste of time looking! Thank You!

Thank Myoptions
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Played nine here this week. Couple holes a little gimmicky, but overall fun and good place for short game practice. Price is very fakir for Traverse City area.

Thank Tom A
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Played twice by myself and once with my son Just love this place and come each summer Friendly staff , well conditioned course and two nines a par three more beginners and regular nine with great greens and lots of undulating fairways

Thank tenantrep
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This course is a little gem in Traverse City. If you are looking for a course to play a practice round before playing the bigger more expensive courses in the area, this is the place to go. Course is well maintained and has a lot...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Bay Meadows Family Golf Course has a 9-hole executive course (2,100 yds., par 32) plus another 9 hole, par 3 course. It's perfect for young golfers, beginners or just for a relaxing practice round. Best of all, it's never crowded, even on weekends. The practice...More

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed September 22, 2016

this executive golf course if very well maintained. Great for families, beginners, with some holes that can be tricky. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank ann a
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Combines nice par-3 and Executive - length 9-hole courses and a decent grass practice facility. Two putting greens, a chipping green and driving range round out the outdoor practice facility. Courses are great for kids, beginners, seniors, even the advanced golfer wishing to work on...More

Thank James H
Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Excellent condition. Played the par-32 Blue course with an elderly relative. Able to use my driver on 3 holes, teed off with a sand wedge on 2 holes, used everything in between. Played in 2 hours and the layout was a suitable test for my...More

Thank James H
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Course is in excellent condition. New golf carts this year. Same challenging elevated tees and greens. New owner in second year always present and helpful.

1  Thank Jdmccarty
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Bay Meadows is a great course with a longer 9 and a par 3 course. It has great practice facilities with chipping greens, full driving range, and teaching facility. The course is well groomed and nicely marked. The staff is very kind and welcoming. Prices...More

1  Thank jonrmarrin
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