An unbiased review of College Fields Golf Club in Ingham County, Michigan, by an average golfer using the Michigan Golf Matrix Scoring System.
All public Michigan Golf Courses will be considered for review.

3800 Hagadorn Road, Okemos, MI 48864

Front 9: Par 36

Back 9: Par 35

Overall Course (all 18): Par 71

Yardage: Red tees – 4,818; Yellow tees: – 5,316; White tees – 6,124; Blue tees – 6,617
Stimpmeter: 8.75

College Fields Golf Clubhouse

Clubhouse and Amenities – Rating 6.00

College Fields has a newer, nice clubhouse. Service is solid throughout. Carts are and cart paths are pretty well maintained. They have a decent selection of equipment along with a small selection of apparel with average pricing on both. Additionally, food and drink selection and pricing are average. Full bar available. Food is limited to mostly snacks and grill items. They do have very good amenities such as a driving range, large practice green and it is all not far from Michigan State University.

College Fields Golf Club Front Nine

College Fields Golf Club Hole 1

Hole 1 – Par 5 – Rating 7.72

Red: 378 yds
Yellow: 450 yds
White: 478 yds
Blue: 521 yds

Hole 1 starts your round with a par 5, with large level tees. Next is a flat fairway that slightly doglegs right. Beware of water to the right. Hole features medium length rough, real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. This is but one of the large rolling greens that is receptive and runs at a fast speed.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 2

Hole 2 – Par 4 – Rating 7.42

Red: 360 yds
Yellow: 365 yds
White: 415 yds
Blue: 449 yds

Hole 2 is the toughest par 4 on the course. Level, medium sized tee points you down this slight dogleg right, very long par 4. Note trees and water to the right and a rolling fairway that runs right, medium rough, real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. The large, receptive and rolling green drops off severely on the right side. Green runs at medium speed

College Fields Golf Club Hole 3

Hole 3 – Par 3 – Rating 8.66

Red: 98 yds
Yellow: 103 yds
White: 126 yds
Blue: 141yds

Start with large, level tees on this shorter par 3. Hole has a short rough, real sand bunkers and a small area of ground under repair that should pose no worry. Fringe is maintained. Green is large, fast, receptive and undulating.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 4

Hole 4 – Par 5 – Rating 7.66

Red: 430 yds
Yellow: 494 yds
White: 545 yds
Blue: 563 yds

The longest par 5 starts on level tees. OB right on this rolling, slightly uphill fairway. Short rough sides the fairway. Golf with real sand bunkers and a well-maintained fringe. The large, fast, rolling green is very receptive.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 5

Hole 5 – Par 3 – Rating 8.40

Red: 117 yds
Yellow: 152 yds
White: 182 yds
Blue: 216 yds

Golf an outstanding challenge on this longer par 3. Hole 5 starts with medium sized, level tees. All carry over grassy waste area. Long rough if you go astray. Real sand bunkers and a very well-maintained fringe surround this large, fast green. Rolling and receptive but hard to hit from the longer distances.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 6

Hole 6 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Red: 296 yds
Yellow: 301 yds
White: 390 yds
Blue: 420 yds

Level, medium sized tees and a rolling fairway with medium rough highlight this hole. Real sand bunkers located in the middle of the fairway make right or left side the choice. Hole features a maintained fringe. Green has many undulations and breaks. It is receptive and runs at a medium speed.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 7

Hole 7 – Par 4 – Rating 7.66

Red: 240 yds
Yellow: 240 yds
White: 316 yds
Blue: 327 yds

Medium sized, level tees start this regular par 4. Long rough sides the rolling fairway. Bunkering is real sand and fringe is maintained. You finally run into a smaller green, but it is receptive, rolling and medium in speed.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 8

Hole 8 – Par 4 – Rating 7.14

Red: 275 yds
Yellow: 345 yds
White: 375
Blue: 408 yds

Level tees start you on this par 4 that heads uphill quite a bit at the green. Pond is to the right at mid fairway. Fairway is rolling with long rough to the sides. Hole features real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. A large, medium speed green is rolling and receptive.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 9

Hole 9 – Par 4 – Rating 6.58

Red: 278 yds
Yellow: 342 yds
White: 375 yds
Blue: 387 yds

Finishing par 4 starting from an elevated tee. Rolling fairway that heads uphill after you navigate past the large tree in mid fairway. Small cattail pond area far right. Real sand bunkers. Maintained fringe. Green is receptive, rolling and quite large. Runs at medium speed.

Average Rating for Holes 1-9: 7.70

College Fields Golf Club Back Nine

College Fields Golf Club Hole 10

Hole 10 – Par 4 – Rating 6.66

Red: 295 yds
Yellow: 301 yds
White: 366 yds
Blue: 436 yds

Medium sized, level tee opens the back 9 with a par 4. Drive from white and blue must carry grassy, wet, waste area. OB to the right side of the fairway, which rolls uphill. Long to medium rough on this hole as well as a maintained fringe. A large medium speed green is rolling and receptive.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 11

Hole 11 – Par 4 – Rating 6.86

Red: 307 yds
Yellow: 315 yds
White: 379 yds
Blue: 404 yds

This Par 4 begins with level, medium sized tee blocks. Fairly flat fairway with medium rough and a wet marshland to the right on this hole as well as real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. Green is mostly level and receptive. It is large and runs at a medium speed.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 12

Hole 12 – Par 4 – Rating 7.34

Red: 301 yds
Yellow: 341 yds
White: 374 yds
Blue: 419 yds

Begin with medium sized and level tees. Then play through a very rolling fairway that runs uphill in areas and downhill in others. This hole has medium rough, a maintained fringe and real sand bunkers and finishes with a medium sized, medium speed, receptive rolling green.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 13

Hole 13 – Par 4 – Rating 7.14

Red: 303 yds
Yellow: 305 yds
White: 335 yds
Blue: 383 yds

Medium sized and level tees point you over a grassy, wet, waste area. Placement is everything. Past waste area is a rolling fairway that doglegs left sharply. Pond is on left side of dogleg. Note medium rough, real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. A receptive, rolling, medium sized green running at medium speed awaits.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 14

Hole 14 – Par 4 – Rating 7.14

Red: 295 yds
Yellow: 380 yds
White: 425 yds
Blue: 455 yds

Hole 14 is a long par 4 with medium sized tees that are slightly unlevel. Rolling fairway goes downhill from the tees and flattens out. Medium rough surrounds and a small flowing stream runs to the left. Real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe follow. The medium sized green is exposed and tends to be hard-surfaced. Green runs at a medium speed.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 15

Hole 15 – Par 3 – Rating 8.34

Red: 94 yds
Yellow: 94 yds
White: 113 yds `
Blue: 122 yds

This short par 3 is straight forward with medium sized, level tees. Medium rough with a small steam flowing to the right. Real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe on this hole. Green is small and receptive, running at medium speed but can be deceptive on breaks.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 16

Hole 16 – Par 4 – Rating 8.80

Red: 217 yds
Yellow: 235 yds
White: 249 yds
Blue: 256 yds

Level, medium sized tees start this short, but very pretty par 4. A rolling fairway with grassy, wet marsh to the right. Drivable but can lead to trouble. Medium length rough, real sand bunkers. Maintained fringe. Green is medium sized and speed. Also very receptive and rolling.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 17

Hole 17 – Par 3 – Rating 7.00

Red: 150 yds
Yellow: 154 yds
White: 195 yds
Blue: 216 yds

Hole 17 is a longer par 3 with the level tees pointing you over the marshy waste area. Note medium rough and real sand bunkers. A maintained fringe surrounds this enormous green. While being receptive and rolling, its size and the multiple tiers make it challenging.

College Fields Golf Club Hole 18

Hole 18 – Par 5 – Rating 6.28

Red: 384 yds
Yellow: 399 yds
White: 486 yds
Blue: 494 yds

Large, level, elevated tees start the finishing hole. Fairway is interesting to say the least. Tree line to the right and tees point you to a cattail pond to the middle right that is reachable. Fairway then narrows severely with a hill to then left and drop off waste area to the right. Rough is long. Real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. Green is large, runs at medium speed. Very receptive and rolling.

Rating for Holes 10-18: 7.28

College Fields Golf Club Summary

Overall Course Rating: 7.49

SUMMARY: College Fields Golf Club provides many challenging holes, all of which are a bit different. Seemingly plucked from the golden age of golf course design, the course topography is well used and features multiple sets of tees, impact bunkers, and championship holes all nestled within the beautiful community of Okemos. Playing 6,617 yards of golf from the longest tees and 5,316 from the middle tees it gives a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. It is well maintained with a good staff. They lack a bit in the food area but do have full beverages. Overall, it’s a very enjoyable course at a decent price in the mid-Michigan area. See our video for College Fields Golf Club.

The Greens rate highest at 9.11.

Pricing: Refer to www.collegefields.net or call (517) 332-8100 for tee times and pricing.

Value Rating: +3.49

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