Shanty Creek Resorts is a Resort, 72 hole golf facility located in Bellaire, Michigan. The facility has four distinct 18-hole golf courses including Arnold Palmer's The Legend Course, Tom Weiskopf's Cedar River Golf Course, the challenging Schuss Mountain Course, and the original Summit Golf Course.
Shanty Creek, Cedar River Golf Course first opened for play in 1999. The course was designed by Tom Weiskopf.
Cedar River is rated among "The Top 10 You Can Play" by Golf Magazine. Contoured to take full advantage of the Northern Michigan Terrain, Cedar River is traditional golf at its finest. With five tee placements on most holes, this 7,000-yard journey is a challenge for scratch golfers yet it can be enjoyed by high handicappers.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees, the course plays to 6989 yards. From the forward tees, the course measures 5315 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 18, a par-5 that plays to 604 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 14, a par-3 that plays to 163 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 1, a 458 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 6, a 357 yard par-4.
$46 (cart included), played on Friday, September 2013 at noon
After disappointing course in the morning, this course was a very nice change. The course is challenging, the green fast and a joy to play. I would play this one again.
$66 (cart included), played on Wednesday, August 2010 at 2pm
Course is worthy replay-Fall Golf Package are Great Value
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