Carved by glaciers, and shaped by water and wind, the rolling hills of Benzie County create a golf experience sure to satisfy all of your senses. Experience our scenic fairways, dramatic elevation changes, and spectacular views and you will understand why Benzie County is truly ‘Northern Michigan Preserved’.
It is no wonder that Allistair MacKenzie chose the Lake Michigan-lined shores of Benzie County as the home for his world-renowned course, Crystal Downs. Since golf’s early 20th Century debut in Benzie county, numerous course architects have followed MacKenzie’s lead. The end result: is captivating views, breathtaking surroundings and challenging links that are distinctly Northern Michigan.
As soon as the snow melts, Benzie County’s courses are geared for play, many offering special springtime deals. When summer arrives, the extended daylight and cool summer nights provide countless hours of play. Autumn’s spectrum of color is complemented by fall golf values until once again, the courses are blanketed by snow.
18 hole championship course located in the highlands of Benzie County. Champion Hill is distinguished by its scenic, heather lined fairways, large contoured greens, and distant views of Lake... More Info
18 hole championship course located in the highlands of Benzie County. Champion Hill is distinguished by its scenic, heather lined fairways, large contoured greens, and distant views of Lake Michigan, Crystal Lake, and Platte Lakes. It has multiple tees, driving range, practice green, and snack bar.