Golf Course Photo, Medalist Golf Club, The, Marshall, 49068
Medalist Golf Club, The
Played on November 2018
15701 N Dr N, Marshall, Michigan, 49068
1 Ranking
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Brian Clark

$21 (cart included), played on Monday, November 2018 at 9:00 AM

Took advantage of a warm November morning to play this 1998. The course is a Bill Newcomb layout that has a Links/Wooded challenging layout. With five (5) tee boxes from 6,973yd/74.0/144 down to 5,151yd/65.2/121 Par 36/36 the course is a stretched out great conditioned layout.

The first few holes are open so you need to practice playing in the middle because the rest of the fairways tighten right up. All greens were in great shape and well protected by sand traps and green placement. Most of the greens play better if coming up short because long is mostly big trouble. Hole #3 216yd Par 3 has a raised front that rejects any short shots, so its best to play 1 club longer. The #4 563yd Par 5 has a slight dogleg left with trouble left the last 150yds to very well protected green. Hole #9 567yd Par 5 is one finishing hole with a pond down the whole LH side and elevated green with trouble if the green is missed, anywhere but center short. I didn't get a chance to play the Back 9 because it was being sprayed and not ready for play until Noon. I slipped back onto the Front 9 and played seven (7) more holes but viewing the Back 9, it looked gorgeous. I ended up shooting 38/17putts my first round playing a mix of Blue/White tee selections.

I'm looking forward to returning in the spring and playing the complete layout, one more time.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, 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, Ranks with the best in this price level, Best course in the area
Condition of Course, Price, Pace of Play, Difficulty, Ambiance, Staff, Layout, No Houses on Course
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Rank ID # : 029339