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Best shape in years

Played last 5 years here. Course looks amazing. Huge improvement in conditions this year. Even... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
stretch88
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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One of my favorite places to eat

Here a couple weekend that are all even though they were busy they seated us promptly and the food... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Kevin B
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Played at The Chief on Saturday June 29th. While the greens and the course are in good shape the design of many holes is simply not proper. The second hole is a short downhill par 3 with a green that goes from front to back and just beyond the green is basically out of bounds. Many other holes are not designed well. Could be a nice course but needs to be corrected if it has any chance of competing with many other fine courses in the area.

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Reviewed September 14, 2012

My husband is an avid golfer and he played The Chief three times the week we spent here in Bellaire. I rode but did not play since I am a beginner and this is not a course I would recommend for new golfers. Challenging course with tight fairways and a lot of target golf with excellent greens. Beautiful Northern Michigan scenery. We had a fantastic time!

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Reviewed September 6, 2012

The course was in great shape and was very pretty, with all the hills. IT was quite a challenge, but still playable (from a senior female player's point of view). The husbands in our group also enjoyed playint it. We would all come back.

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Reviewed July 9, 2012

Visually the course is terrific. Lots of rolling fairways and many times your shooting across gorges from your t-box. After playing all the Shanty Creek courses I was disappointed that this one's fairways were a bit rougher. But still, they weren't bad by any stretch. Fairways are narrow. Lots of hard turn dog legs. You definitely have to plan and place your shots or else you'll be in the woods a lot. Cost was $25 w/cart when we went after 2pm. Can't beat that.

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Reviewed February 5, 2009

May 2008: set up a golf outing for 16 players.

Stayed at the Hawks Eye golf course condos - TOP NOTCH!!

Played the HawksEye golf course - beautiful and fun
Played the CHIEF Golf Course - tough and fun and can't wait to try again.

Restaurant at Hawkseye is fabulous, excellent service, friendly, clean and great quality of food at great prices.

The staff at The Chief - great.

The staff at Hawkseye: Sheri, Dave and Vonda - what fantastic people to meet and deal with......

All of us will return this MAY.

Peter of the Hack and Slash Golf League.

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