An unbiased review of Beech Hollow Golf Course in Saginaw County, Michigan by an average golfer using the Michigan Golf Matrix Scoring System.
All public Michigan Golf Courses will be considered for review.

7494 Hospital Road, Freeland, MI 48623

Front 9: Par 35

Back 9: Par 37

Overall Course (all 18): Par 72

Yardage: Red tees – 5,030; Blue tees – 5,774
Stimpmeter: 9.25

Beech Hollow Golf Course Clubhouse

Clubhouse and AmenitiesRating 6.54

Beech Hollow Golf Course has a decent clubhouse with very good service. A self-serve bag-drop and good parking are available. There is a full bar, above average golf course food and drinks at average pricing. Won Saginaw’s Best of the Best for their steak sandwich. There is a decent apparel selection available, but not much in the way of equipment other than balls, gloves, tees, etc. The carts and cart paths are average.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Front Nine

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 1

Hole 1 – Par 4 – Rating 6.40

Red: 308 yds
Blue: 330 yds

Hole 1 at Beech Hollow is a straight away par 4. Tee off large, level tees to a flat fairway skirted with short rough. This hole has no hazards. The fringe of the green is maintained. The green itself is receptive and sloped, quite large, and runs at a fast speed.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 2

Hole 2 – Par 4 – Rating 6.66

Red: 266 yds
Blue: 279 yds

Large, level tees start this short par 4. The fairway is flat and has short rough. Water hazard is to the right of fairway. The maintained fringe surrounds a large, receptive and sloped green. The green putts at a fast speed.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 3

Hole 3 – Par 5 – Rating 6.34

Red: 426 yds
Blue: 504 yds

The first par 5 has large, level tee blocks. The fairway is flat and has short rough. Note the water hazard to the right of fairway off the tee. There is a maintained fringe around this large green that is sloped and medium speed. Green is receptive.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 4

Hole 4 – Par 3 – Rating 6.00

Red: 132 yds
Blue: 136 yds

Large, level tees give you a good view of the green on this hole with no hazards aside from some short rough. The green is large and receptive. with a maintained fringe and putts at a medium speed. There is a small stream in front.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 5

Hole 5 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 227 yds
Blue: 269 yds

Tee off over a small stream from medium size, level tee blocks. Plan for a flat fairway running slightly uphill and downhill with short rough. Note maintained fringe with a receptive and sloped green. Green is also large and fast.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 6

Hole 6 – Par 4 – Rating 5.66

Red: 311 yds
Blue: 336 yds

Large, level tees lead to a rolling fairway with short rough and some possible tree troubles. There is a water hazard off the tee. The fringe is maintained around this large, sloped and receptive green that runs at a medium speed.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 7

Hole 7 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 308 yds
Blue: 320 yds

This next hole has large, level tee blocks and a straight away flat fairway with short rough. Hole 7 has no water hazards. A well-maintained fringe edges the large, medium speed green that is receptive and sloped.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 8

Hole 8 – Par 4 – Rating 6.66

Red: 277 yds
Blue: 353 yds

Large, level tees start this number 1 handicap hole. The fairway is flat with short rough and has a stream that fronts the green for a water hazard. The fringe is maintained well and the fast green is large, sloped, and receptive.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 9

Hole 9 – Par 3 – Rating 6.00

Red: 146 yds
Blue: 158 yds

The final hole on the front nine is a par 3 with large, level tees. There is a little fairway cut that is flat with short rough. A dry creek bed acts as a hazard. This large, fast green is surround by a maintained fringe. The green is receptive and sloped.

Average Rating Holes 1-9: 6.20

Beech Hollow Golf Course Back Nine

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 10

Hole 10 – Par 4 – Rating 6.40

Red: 299 yds
Blue: 319 yds

Back nine begins with large, level tees that are tiered. The fairway is flat and has short rough. No hazards are on this hole. There is a maintained fringe surrounding the large, sloped, receptive green which putts at a fast speed.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 11

Hole 11 – Par 4 – Rating 6.34

Red: 268 yds
Blue: 279 yds

This shorter par 4 has large, level tees and a flat fairway edged with short rough. There is a nice stream water hazard guarding the green. Fringe is maintained. The green is medium in size and speed. It is also sloped and receptive.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 12

Hole 12 – Par 5 – Rating 6.40

Red: 395 yds
Blue: 474 yds

Tee off over a stream from level, medium size tees on your first of 3 back nine par 5’s. Fairway is flat and doglegs right with short rough. The medium sized green is sloped and receptive. Putts at a fast speed and surrounded by a maintained fringe.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 13

Hole 13 – Par 3 – Rating 6.00

Red: 102 yds
Blue: 184 yds

Level, tiered tees are on this par 3. There is a fairway cut and short rough. There is a water hazard off the front of the tee. The green is medium in size and speed with a maintained fringe. Green is receptive and sloped.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 14

Hole 14 – Par 5 – Rating 6.40

Red: 407 yds
Blue: 457 yds

Large, level tees start the 2nd of 3 par 5’s. The straight away fairway is flat and has short rough. No hazards are on this hole. The fringe is maintained. The green is medium in speed and size while being receptive and sloped.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 15

Hole 15 – Par 4 – Rating 7.20

Red: 318 yds
Blue: 375 yds

Large and level tee blocks lead to a flat fairway that is surrounded by short rough on each side. There are no hazards. The maintained fringe skirts the large, fast green that is sloped and receptive.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 16

Hole 16 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Red: 259 yds
Blue: 313 yds

Large, level tees start this highest rated hole on the course. Fairway is flat with short rough and bisected by a flowing stream. This the only smaller green on the course and it is sloped and receptive, running at a medium speed. The fringe is well-maintained.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 17

Hole 17 – Par 3 – Rating 7.60

Red: 151 yds
Blue: 173 yds

Level and large tees point down this straight-forward par 3. Rough is short and there is a stream cutting across half-way to green. This receptive and sloped green has a maintained fringe and is quite large. Green runs at a medium speed.

Beech Hollow Golf Course Hole 18

Hole 18 – Par 5 – Rating 6.34

Red: 430 yds
Blue: 515 yds

The final hole is the 3rd of 3 par 5’s on the back nine. Tee off over a stream to a flat fairway that doglegs right and has short rough. A maintained fringe surrounds the large, receptive and sloping green that putts at a medium speed.

Average Rating Holes 10-18: 6.74

Overall Course Rating: 6.47

SUMMARY:

Beech Hollow Golf Course – Freeland is a shorter 18-hole public course that plays only 5, 774 yards from the longest tees, but can be a tough play due to many narrow holes. Most fairways are flat and there is not a bunker in sight. The course though is very consistent, and the condition of the fairways get the best rating of any feature at 7.13. The course profile features mature trees, and more making it a good play for all skill levels. Near the heart of the Tri Cities, Beech Hollow is a good course at a good value for a nice round and for beginners. They also have very good food for outings and events. So, bring your golf clubs and hit the Beech! See our video of Beech Hollow Golf Course.

Fairways rate the highest at 7.13.

Pricing: Refer to www.beechhollowgolf.net or call (989) 695-5427 for tee times and pricing

Value Rating: +3.49

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