Golf courses Michigan Jackson Gauss Green Valley

Gauss Green Valley

5751 Brooklyn Rd, Jackson, Michigan, 49201
Type: Public
No. Holes: 18
Architect: -
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Detailed description of Gauss Green Valley

Gauss Green Valley is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in Jackson, Michigan.

Designed by Lloyd Gauss, the Gauss's Green Valley golf course opened in 1960.

Sand features come into play frequently near the landing zones or greenside, 41 bunkers are distributed throughout the course. Water hazards can affect tee shots or approaches on 3 holes. Most par fours and fives are pretty straight forward with the exception of a few dog-legs. #8 is a short 260 yard par four 8th with a 90 dog leg.

The back nine plays considerably longer than the front which features three par 3's and only one par 5.

Blue tees: par-70, 6,035 yards

White tees: par-70, 5,635 yards

Red tees: par-70, 5,000 yards

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Jackson, MI

$10 (cart not included), played on Sunday, July 2016 at 1:00 PM

Haven't played here in 15 years and needed to rate one of the last of the 21 golf courses here in Jackson County.

Could only play 9 holes ($10/walking) because of rain so I chose the Back 9 "Blues" because it plays 3,320 yds / 70.3 and is longer than the original Front 9 @ 2,715 yds. Starting off with two (2) par 5's gets things going pretty quick as #10 (dogleg left) seem to be the tougher/shorter of the two.

Tee boxes are in great condition with the fairways green, but spotty in areas. All sprinkler heads are marked and good 100/150/200 markers mixed in also. The greens were in great condition being soft and held all shots coming in.

Par 3's had a nice "Yardage Post" with today's distance to the pin, very nice. The #3 par 4 is one tough 2nd shot (150 - 170yds) to an almost island green that had me missing short for a water penalty shot, double bogey. Both par 3's play 200 / 210 yds so there's no gimme coming from them.

Really liked the layout shooting 41 / 16putts and will return to play the shorter front someday soon. Senior weekend rates are $29.00 for 18/cart playing a "Home Grown" local built course with a very challenging Back 9 that will make you forget about the short warm-up Front 9.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
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Rank ID # : 028340
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