Michigan Tech. University Golf Course is Portage Lake Golf Course. This is a Public 18 holes golf course located in Houghton, Michigan.
Michigan Tech. University Golf Course, Portage Lake Golf Course was established in 1903 and acquired by Michigan Tech in 1945, PLGC is one of the oldest golf courses in the area.
Michigan Tech. University Golf Course, Portage Lake Golf Course is a mature and hilly course. At different times of the year the trees are in full bloom or undergoing the fall color change, making this a very beautiful golfing environment. Water comes into play on holes #2, #6, and #9. Locals say this course is the best in the area. The Portage Lake Golf Course has 18 holes, with two nines of distinctly different flavors and challenges.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6266 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5297 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 7, a par-5 that plays to 547 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 14, a par-3 that plays to 115 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 6, a 419 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 14, a 115 yard par-3.
Guest (cart included), played on Saturday, October 2009 at 2pm
Played for free as an MTU parent. Was able to walk back to my motel, it was that close.
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