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Address: 2800 Maxon Rd, Onaway, MI 49765-9546
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Acclaimed architect Rees Jones designed this 300-acre championship golf...

Acclaimed architect Rees Jones designed this 300-acre championship golf course, which plays 7,030 yards from the back tees to 5,058 from the front and a par of 72.

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Spectacular Fall Colors & Great Golf

I had heard good things about Black Lake Golf Club for quite some time and I was excited to finally get a chance to play the course. Our group teed off on a beautiful late... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Rob W
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Flint, Michigan
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Flint, Michigan
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I had heard good things about Black Lake Golf Club for quite some time and I was excited to finally get a chance to play the course. Our group teed off on a beautiful late October Fall afternoon and the colors were absolutely spectacular! The course itself is really beautiful and it was in fine condition for late season golf.... More 

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Thank Rob W
Alissa K, Special Events & Social Media Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our course. We are thrilled that you enjoyed it and hope to have you back!! More 

DeWitt, Michigan
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640 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Love this course, we golfed here about four years ago, and brought another couple with us and they loved it as well. It is a long course and a bit challenging. This is one of our favorite golf courses in Northern Michigan. The staff is friendly and it is so peaceful and beautiful. Our day came complete with some deer... More 

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Thank SharieN_13
Alissa K, Special Events & Social Media Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

We appreciate that you have taken the time to let others know about our beautiful course. Thank you so much...we hope to see you again soon!! More 

Gladstone, Michigan
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We thought the course was wonderful and would like to return for play and stay. Greens were receptive and held most approach shots. Also played "Little Course" and had fun. The restaurant and bar staff were nice with good service. Well worth the trip.

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Thank Paul G
Alissa K, Special Events & Social Media Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you Paul for taking the time to let people know about us! We look forward to having you back! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first trip to Black Lake Golf Club. The course is very beautiful, just like many other Northern Michigan courses. Like another reviewer, our group found that the fairways and greens were over watered. Greens were very slow. The pace of play was slow as well, taking us 5hrs 10 minutes to play. Yes, we saw a couple... More 

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Thank rgee049
Alissa K, Special Events & Social Media Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

I'm so sorry that you didn't have the experience that you hoped for here at Black Lake. I'd like to think that what you experienced is not normal here, and would love it if you would give us another try! We appreciate all feedback, so thank you for taking the time to let us know about your concerns!! More 

Saint Johns, Michigan
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This course is absolutely gorgeous. With tree lined fairways, there is no shortage of natural beauty. We even saw a fawn meandering in the trees on one of the holes. This is a challenging course though--a beast not for beginners. That being said, I had a blast and will be back.

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Thank J L
Alissa K, Special Events & Social Media Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our course! We have been blessed with an abundance of natural beauty up here, and I'm certainly glad you had the opportunity to experience it. We hope you'll come see play with us again! More 

Harrison Twp
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I have been here several times. We stay at the UAW resort with 15-20 couples and no, we are not UAW members. This golf course is one of the very few that I can honestly say, I could play it everyday for the rest of my life! It is always in impeccable condition. We have played here since 2008. Those... More 

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Thank Kujo961
Alissa K, Special Events & Social Media Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and continued patronage! We hope to see you soon as we are just a month away from golf season! We have some exciting clubhouse updates this year!! More 

Sterling Heights, Michigan
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236 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Played 18 today really backed up sometimes 4 groups on a hole. For 60.00 l don't want it to be backed up. The course is pretty but should not schedule to times so close together takes the fun out of golf when you have too sit and wait. So many flies I hated that I used mosquito spray that I... More 

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Thank Love2Travel100
Alissa K, Special Events & Social Media Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you didn't have the experience you were hoping for with us. We are continuing to make improvements and hope that you will give us another chance! Thank you for the feedback, it helps us better serve you in the future! More 

Saginaw, Michigan
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221 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

If you want to have a Great Golf experience, you have to play the Black Lake UAW track. The course was in pristine condition, a bit over watered but it was hot and very windy there for many days. Wildlife was abundant as we spotted Whitetail Deer on the course, woodpeckers, snapping turtles and there is more to see. The... More 

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Alissa K, Special Events & Social Media Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We hope that you'll come back and play again soon!! More 

Petoskey, Michigan
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98 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I get to play here often. It is always in immaculate shape. The only problem they have is where it is located. The west side of the state has all the great courses and it is hard to convince people to make the effort. They have opened the accommodations to the public and there is a decent restaurant. It is... More 

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Alissa K, Special Events Manager at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you Kit for taking a few moments to let people know about us! We're glad you enjoyed the course! More 

Taylor, Michigan
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61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This Golf Course is one of the most beautiful places I have been...it is extremely clean, meticulously manicured, and offers some of the most amazing views at every glance...I have also golfed in the fall when the leaves are changing...WOW! simply amazing...It is very common to see the Deer running behind you or in the distance ahead of you...the clubhouse... More 

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Thank Keith B
Alissa K, Event Sales Manager & Social Media Coordinator at Black Lake Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you Keith for taking the time to review our course. It truly is a hidden gem here in Northern Michigan...we appreciate your wonderful review! More 

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