The Highlands Golf Club

2715 Leonard St, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Holes: 18 Par: 71 Length: 6453 yards Slope: 128 Rating: 71.6


Course Information

The Highlands Golf Club Details

  • Year built: 1908
  • Architect(s): Donald Ross
  • Greens: Bent Grass
  • Fairways: Bent Grass
  • Season: Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/01

The Highlands Golf Club Details

Established in 1908 as the second golf club chartered in Grand Rapids, The Highlands was redesigned in 1916 by Donald Ross, one of the world's foremost golf architects. The Highlands' timeless design epitomizes the Donald Ross philosophy that "a golf course should be subtly deceptive, rather than unduly penalizing...a true test for the skilled players, yet enjoyable for golfers of all abilities." There is no better example of this philosophy and the The Highlands. Rich in tradition, The Highlands hosted Senior PGA tournaments from 1986 to 1993. The event attracted such golf legends as Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Billy Casper, Chi-Chi Rodriguez and Lee Trevino. For the last three years, The Highlands has hosted an event featuring several active LPGA players. The Highlands welcomes all golfers to come and enjoy this wonderful golf course, the great service in the pro shop and the outstanding amenities in the club house and lounge.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6519 yards 71.5 133
White 71 6235 yards 70.2 128
Red 75 5487 yards 72.7 123
Gold 75 5454 yards 0 0
Pink 75 5249 yards 0 0

Policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
  • Dress Code: Shorts shall be no shorter than mid-thigh - no cutoffs, "short shorts," running or athletic shorts, or swim trunks. Denim jeans and athletic or sweat pants are NOT permitted.

Rentals/Services

  • Carts: Yes - included in green fees
  • Pull-carts: No
  • Clubs: Yes
  • Pro shop available: Yes
  • Caddies available: No

Practice/Instruction

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Pitching/chipping area: Yes
  • Putting green: Yes
  • Practice bunker: No
  • Teaching pro: Yes

Weather for The Highlands Golf Club

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Date

Cond

High

Low

Precip

Wind

Today

Feb 10

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20°F

12°F

Snow Shower

50%

NW 19 mph

Thu

Feb 11

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24°F

16°F

Cloudy

20%

WNW 11 mph

Fri

Feb 12

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23°F

6°F

PM Snow Showers

40%

WNW 17 mph

Sat

Feb 13

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14°F

5°F

Cloudy

20%

NW 13 mph

Sun

Feb 14

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23°F

18°F

Mostly Cloudy

10%

SSE 12 mph

 

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