Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club, Arcadia

#1 of 88 in Golf in Michigan
Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club, designed by Warren Henderson and Rick Smith, was founded in 1999 in Arcadia, Michigan. The course is built on the bluffs above the shore of Lake Michigan on approximately 245acre. The course drops 225ft from its highest point down to the bluff, 180ft above lake level and has 3100ft of lake frontage. The golf course was designed to resemble seaside Irish links, with rolling terrain and windswept natural fescues throughout.Arcadia Bluffs is a daily-fee golf club, open to the public seven days a week, weather permitting, from mid-April to mid-November. GPS-equipped golf carts and caddies are available. Guests can use a full practice range and separate short-game facility. The Restaurant at Arcadia Bluffs is open to the general public from May through September each year.Golf Digest selected Arcadia Bluffs as one of the 100 Greatest Golf Courses in the United States in 2005. The club was ranked #10 in America's 100 Greatest Public Courses list and #56 in the 100 Greatest Golf Courses list. In addition to the Golf Digest ranking, Golfweek magazine ranked Arcadia Bluffs at #24 in their listing of The 100 Best Courses in United States.
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  • From the golf to the food to the bagpiper to the amazing views -- Arcadia Bluffs makes you feel like you are not in Michigan anymore! Set on the shores of Lake Michigan, this is one of the most well-r...  more »
  • I don't know what it is, but this course continues to be something special. Conditions were perfect again, greens ran fast and true, just remember the lake effect, and I don't mean the weather. Everyt...  more »
  • Looking for a great golf course. Both guys and couples. Stay at the lodge for even a better time. Great service too  more »
  • The best course in Michigan and the views are stunning. Make sure you play the correct set of tees as this is a tough course. Conditions are outstanding and the sunsets are second to none. This is a "must play" if you are in the area.
  • What can I say, this place is amazing. Like everyone says, you need to play here once in your lifetime. We also stayed in the cabins the golf course has right on site that overlook the 3rd hole. The cabins were much nicer that I had imagined and they were able to hold our entire party. Just do it. It's expensive, but worth it.
  • I've had the pleasure of playing many rounds at this pretty course. Make sure you play an early evening round.....the sunset is absolutely beautiful. My wife and I have also stayed a weekend at the Lodge and it was outstanding! The staff was extremely friendly and the food at the restaurant was delicious. Arcadia is top notch in every aspect.
  • What an amazing course. The views are second to none, and it is a difficult but very enjoyable course. I'm not a good golfer and I had a great time. Only complaint is that the greens where not in great shape. There are a lot of people that play the course, yes. However the condition of the greens was sub par, in my opinion. If you have the chance to play this course take it. The views alone are worth it.
  • Most beautiful course in Michigan. Stunning and extremely challenging. Bring a good camera and a good golf game.

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