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Picturesque beauty

This golf course is easily in the top 3 that I have ever played! The whole experience was... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2015
Brandon M
,
Pinckney, Michigan
via mobile
THE ULTIMATE WEDDING

This was a wedding rather than a game of golf (sadly now medically inadvisable). What an... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2015
Driver_in_Europe
,
Crewe, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This small course is a favorite of Ben Crenshaw's.
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28 Jul 2015
“Picturesque beauty”
27 Jul 2015
“THE ULTIMATE WEDDING”
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Frankfort, MI
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Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

This golf course is easily in the top 3 that I have ever played! The whole experience was fantastic, from the service to the course itself. The course is not particularly long but is still challenging. The Alister MacKenzie designed greens are spectacular and tough....More

1  Thank Brandon M
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

This was a wedding rather than a game of golf (sadly now medically inadvisable). What an event! The rehearsal went well and the rehearsal dinner was exceptional - excellent food, quality wine and smooth unobtrusive service. The ceremony went wonderfully well and the service from...More

Thank Driver_in_Europe
Reviewed 28 October 2014

If you get invited to play this private golf course, drop whatever you are doing and head to Frankfort, Michigan. Maybe the finest green complexes in golf. One of Alister MacKenzie's masterpieces.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 29 September 2014

What can I say????? I have the joy of living in Crystal Downs. I never tire of looking at Lake Michigan or listening to her roar. The golf course is one the best in the world. The clubhouse, open mid-June to mid-September is a wonderful...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 26 July 2012

This is a private club golf course. Only open to public one day a year. Nice golf course, well-maintained.

2  Thank Daja_Blue
Reviewed 8 February 2012

I had the privilege to play this very private MacKenzie masterpiece, as a guest of a long time member. You realize how gimmicky and artificial most other courses are, once you've played an architectural masterpiece that is beautiful, challenging, charming and untouched by bulldozers. Unaccompanied...More

1  Thank Uraway
Reviewed 18 January 2012

One of the top 10 rated golf courses in the United States. Fantastic, rustic club house

1  Thank Mummzie
Reviewed 17 September 2011

We had a foursome play there this last week (mid- Sept.). The bag staff, pro staff and members there couldn't have been any more helpful or friendly. They really made us feel comfortable on the course. Course is very highly rated (top 10 or 20)...More

2  Thank mickeyb37
Reviewed 4 July 2006

Crystal Downs is probably the most beautiful golf course in Michigan. Unfortunately, it's not open to the public.

3  Thank fkftfisher
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