Golf Course Photo, Gauss Green Valley, Jackson, 49201
Gauss Green Valley
Played on July 2016
5751 Brooklyn Rd, Jackson, Michigan, 49201
1 Ranking
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Brian Clark

$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
Price, Pace of Play, Layout, No Houses on Course
None worth mentioning
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Greens conditions
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Rank ID # : 028340