Harsens Island Michigan Golf Courses

Mid-Channel Golf Course


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Mid-Channel Golf Course -- Great full size starter course!
Review by: Jim Thomas I have played here many times but I especially appreciated this course for a few reasons. First, There are no difficult lies, since it is located on an Harsens Island (South of Algonac- $6 dollar ferry fee), the landscape is rather flat which brings me to my second reason for rating it higher than normal. I have 3 teenage boys who are just starting to play. We already had played many executive courses but need somewhere for them to get the feel for a full size course. This is it! The rough is unforgiving, but only 1/2 of the holes are bordered by woods, so if you have a bad slice either compensate or bring many shag balls. However the other fairways are very expansive and open. There are a good number of challenging shots which also makes the lack of terrain OK. Some of the greens are nestled within the woods, where there is only one alley in and one alley out, very interesting. My last reason is that the course generally has a moderate amount of traffic which is also very helpful when you have juniors that need to develop ' ready to play golf ' skills. I have yet to find someone pushing at our back, wondering when you are going to get one in the head, and since it is a full size course with challenges, I have never been on the heels of anyone. If there is any critique, I would say that the bunkers are not in the best shape, but we use rule 28 for that. Afterwards there is a quaint supper club that is casual and affordable.
From Wakefern, Mi USA

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Carleton Glen Golf Club -- A true test of golf...
Review by: Balbsy Carleton Glen is a bit of an anomaly for SE MI golf; this is not your typical back and forth, always straight from tee to green style daily fee golf course. It instead offers long par fours, doglegs (both right and left), par fives with definite risk-reward second shots, and par threes that make you think twice about club selection. Tree-lined fairways, water, sand and long rough await the golfer. Also, the back tees really do reshape the course and how you approach it. I was hesitant to give this course any publicity as it is always easy for me to get on (they usually don't take a tee time during the week). Never crowded, I liked the fact I can pull up, pay for golf, and proceed to the tee without delay. I am in SE Mi quite a bit, and I prefer playing "the Glen" because of this and all the other reasons previously stated. But Carleton Glen has always done me well, and as such I feel the need to return the favor by telling everyone it is a course anyone who loves and respects the game will enjoy.
From Toledo, OH




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