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Black Forest Golf Course

7519 Mancelona Road, Gaylord, MI 49735
(231) 585-7090
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Ranked #6 of 16 attractions in Gaylord
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Description: A course in the Gaylord Golf Mecca.
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English first
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I love this course, but it is REALLY hard. There is not a flat lie or putt on this course. It is very well manicured and makes you feel like you are the only golfers on the planet, but it is a good example of Twain's comment "A good walk spoiled." if you want a good test of golf, this... More

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We finally took time to play Black Forest after passing the signs for it for years. Shouldn't have waited so long. It was raining our whole round, and we even had to take cover for about 30 minutes, but so glad we stuck it out. Every hole is a picture postcard. Hills, loads of fall-colored trees, some wetlands, and wildlife... More

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Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

A long beautiful course. We golf there when ever we can. It is a long course for men, but the women actually gets some nice breaks. Many times we have had deer watch us play and have friends that have seen Black Bear in the spring. It is a challenging rolling course with some elevated tees.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Heard a lot of positive things about the course, but frankly was very disappointed. The course is extremely difficult, the greens are borderline impossible to putt and the up-keep of the fairways and tee boxes were in below-average condition. They have to keep the greens long & slow or else you would 5-6 putt every hole...more of a trick course... More

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birmingham mi
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

A great course. I've played it a few times. It's never busy, beautiful views and great condition. Paid 32 dollars. Worth double considering treetops and garland so close. Be warned its hard, the greens at time order on goofy, I shot 82 with 7 three putts, but it's a fun great course. Make a trip

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Gaylord
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Fairways and greens were in great condition, challenging for all handicaps. Nice clubhouse as well. I enjoyed the fact that the woods surounded the fairways, that made the course all the more enjoyable.

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McFarland, Wisconsin, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We were lucky enough to hit this course in the fall with the leaves seeming to change before our eyes. The holes are cut into the woods so hitt'em straight and be strategic...it is not always the long ball that's your best shot. Despite being fall, the course was in phenomenally good shape and well maintained.

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Kingsville, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Loved the lay out of the course. Had to be the hardest course I have played. 6688 yards from Blue Tees and a par 73. The only draw back was the leaves. Lots on the greens.

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Our organizer of our trip called way in advance for our group of 14. This was the second of the 4 courses that our group would play this weekend. The rate quoted was $50 U.S. Dollars. We arrived to get no help in the bag drop area. I am ok with that, just sharing the unfriendly experience shortly after. We... More

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Saginaw, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Are you looking at golf in Gaylord area, well this might be the spot for you! Very nice course, well maintained and friendy. Whie many of the other courses in the area a still charging a premium price +$50 for 18, this course offers all the same amenities at $30. We got off at 9am and were the 2nd or... More

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