Just because the North Course at Michigan City Golf Course is an 18-hole executive-style layout, don t think it has to play second fiddle at Michigan City, Indiana s impressive 36-hole municipal facility. Whereas the South Course is a par-72 regulation-length 18, it s actually the shorter, par-60 North Course, located just across the street, that has enjoyed wide acclaim. Golf Advisor has had it on its list of the Top Courses in Indiana. Whether you are a novice looking for a friendly place to start playing or a proficient golfer trying to hone your skills, the North Course at Michigan City Golf Course offers everything you ll want. It should also be a quicker round if you are constrained for time. The playing field spreads out in a tranquil wooded setting with mature trees lining the fairways. You ll find straightaway and dogleg holes, sand bunkers guarding several of the greens, and plenty of water hazards. Ponds come into play on the North Course at Michigan City Golf Course on no fewer than eight holes, most of which are on the back nine. The front nine allows you to ease into the round, as it rambles over flat terrain that is almost trouble-free. When you get to the back nine you ll encounter hillier ground and tougher holes with hazards. Each nine of the routing plays to a par 30 with six par 3s and three par 4s. Although there are three sets of tee markers on every hole, in several instances they are placed together so everyone plays from the same distance. From the back markers, the holes range in length from 97 yards to 335 yards. If you opt to utilize the forward markers, each test measures between 80 yards and 335 yards. While the course is pleasant to walk (pull carts are available), the vast majority of players opt for carts. Players who want to warm up before their round at the North Course at Michigan City Golf Course should head across the road to the South Course where practice greens and a short game area are located. The Michigan City Golf Course clubhouse is also at the South Course. Amenities include a pro shop and a snack shop and bar where you can get beer and wine. Be advised that the North Course closes for the season at the very end of October. For a fine practice course or a fun round on a pleasantly varied, beginner-friendly layout, make a tee time to play the executive-style North Course at Michigan City Golf Course.