An unbiased review of Hawk Hollow Golf Couse in Clinton County, Michigan using the Golf Matrix Scoring System.
All public Michigan Golf Courses will be considered for review.

15101 Chandler Rd., Bath, MI 48808

Overall Rating: 7.72

Front 9: Par 36

Back 9: Par 36

Jurassic 9 (Holes 19-27): Par 37

Yardage for Holes 1-18: Forward tees – 5,078; White tees – 5,469; Blue tees – 6,306; Championship tees – 6,974
Jurassic Holes 19-27 yardage: Forward tees – 2409; White tees – 2539; Blue tees – 2875; Championship tees – 2409
Stimpmeter: 9.2

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Clubhouse

Clubhouse and Amenities – Rating 7.28

Drive in to find good parking and a very well serviced bag drop as well as good carts and solid cart paths. Hawk Hollow’s Clubhouse is multi-level with a snack bar in the back. There are limited menu selections and full beverages. Shop average, nice apparel and equipment selection. Golf balls, gloves, hats and similar items are also available with very good service and average pricing throughout.  A driving range and practice putting green are available.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Front Nine

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 1

Hole 1 – Par 4 – Rating 8.34

Forward: 290 yds
White: 365 yds
Blue: 381 yds
Championship: 401 yds

Hole 1 starts your round with large level tees. It is a rolling fairway that doglegs right. It has medium length rough and maintained fringe. Real sand bunkers are well maintained. A large, receptive and rolling green runs at a fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 2

Hole 2 – Par 4 – Rating 7.66

Forward: 242 yds
White: 280 yds
Blue: 311 yds
Championship: 334 yds

Find medium size, level tees on this short par 4. Hole 2’s rolling fairway demands accuracy off the tee with medium length rough. Real sand bunkers are well maintained as is the maintained fringe. Green is medium size, receptive and rolling, running at a medium speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 3

Hole 3 – Par 3 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 116 yds
White: 141 yds
Blue: 191 yds
Championship: 225 yds

Large and level tees point you over water and uphill to an elevated green. Real sand bunkers and fringe are well maintained. Green is fast speed and large. It is very rolling and receptive as well as tiered

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 4

Hole 4 – Par 5 – Rating 7.66

Forward: 410 yds
White: 468 yds
Blue: 488 yds
Championship: 509 yds

Tee off from level, medium size tee blocks. Hole 4 is a par 5 with a straight, rolling fairway. Features include medium length rough and a maintained fringe as well as well-maintained real sand bunkers. Green is medium size, receptive, rolling, and fast.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 5

Hole 5 – Par 5 – Rating 7.72

Forward: 429 yds
White: 482 yds
Blue: 504 yds
Championship: 529 yds

This is the second of back-to-back par 5’s. Tee off from level, medium size tees onto a rolling fairway with water on the right. Medium length rough and real sand bunkers are well maintained. Lastly, a maintained fringe surrounds a medium sized, rolling tiered green that runs at a fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 6

Hole 6 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 297 yds
White: 313 yds
Blue: 338 yds
Championship: 376 yds

This par 4 has level, medium sized tees and a flat fairway with medium length rough that doglegs right. Hole features real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. Green is medium size and fast as well as being receptive. It has many breaks and undulations.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 7

Hole 7 – Par 3 – Rating 7.34

Forward: 89 yds
White: 132 yds
Blue: 166 yds
Championship: 198 yds

This hole begins with medium size, level tee blocks. Tee shot is over water the entire way on this par 3. Medium rough and real sand bunkers are well maintained. Maintained fringe surrounds a large, receptive, rolling green that runs at a medium speed. Much slope noted on the green.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 8

Hole 8 – Par 4 – Rating 7.14

Forward: 305 yds
White: 337 yds
Blue: 361 yds
Championship: 390 yds

Hole 8 begins with medium sized, level tee blocks. The par 4 has a rolling fairway that is sided with medium rough as well as water on the right side near the green. Real sand bunkers are well maintained and a maintained fringe lead to green. Green is medium speed., medium size, rolling and receptive.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 9

Hole 9 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 347 yds
White: 360 yds
Blue: 388 yds
Championship: 422 yds

A par 4 finishes the front with medium sized level tees. Fairway is rolling with medium length rough. Water is between tee and fairway. Real sand bunkers and maintained fringe are consistent with other holes. Green is medium size, receptive and rolling running at a fast speed as well as tiered.

Rating for holes 1-9: 7.76

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Back Nine

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 10

Hole 10 – Par 4 – Rating 7.72

Forward: 277 yds
White: 315 yds
Blue: 340 yds
Championship: 405 yds

Level, medium size tees start the back 9 with this rolling, downhill par 4, that has medium rough. The second shot is over a well-maintained pond. Hole includes real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. All leads to a receptive, rolling green that is medium size and fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 11

Hole 11 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 312 yds
White: 332 yds
Blue: 354 yds
Championship: 415 yds

Tee off from this Par 4 with medium, level tees to a rolling fairway with medium rough and real sand bunkers. Fringe is maintained and green is rolling and receptive. Medium size green runs at a fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 12

Hole 12 – Par 3 – Rating 8.34

Forward: 125 yds
White: 157 yds
Blue: 197 yds
Championship: 233 yds

Level, large tees start this par 3, which is another over water. Note medium rough, and a maintained fringe. Green is large, tiered, rolling and receptive. Plan for green running at a fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 13

Hole 13 – Par 5 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 437 yds
White: 486 yds
Blue: 508 yds
Championship: 536 yds

Start from medium, level tees on this par 5. Golf a rolling fairway with medium rough and maintained fringe. The receptive, rolling green is medium size and runs at a fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 14

Hole 14 – Par 4 – Rating 7.72

Forward: 254 yds
White: 325 yds
Blue: 374 yds
Championship: 419 yds

Medium, level tees start this par 4. Golf the rolling fairway that doglegs left with medium rough and a maintained fringe. Note real sand bunkers and a rolling, receptive green that is large and fast.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 15

Hole 15 – Par 5 – Rating 8.66

Forward: 442 yds
White: 494 yds
Blue: 519 yds
Championship: 548 yds

This par 5 is the longest on the course and has medium, level tees and a rolling fairway. Medium rough and real sand bunkers are well maintained. Maintained fringe is consistent on this course. Green is medium size and medium speed with many breaks and is very receptive.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 16

Hole 16 – Par 4 – Rating 7.34

Forward: 287 yds
White: 316 yds
Blue: 342 yds
Championship: 387 yds

Level, medium size tees start this par 4. Fairway doglegs right and is very rolling. Features include medium rough, real sand bunkers, water right of fairway and maintained fringe. The receptive, rolling green is medium in size and speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 17

Hole 17 – Par 3 – Rating 7.66

Forward: 125 yds
White: 160 yds
Blue: 182 yds
Championship: 236 yds

Medium size, level tees start this straight-forward par 3 with water running down the entire right side. Note medium length rough, maintained fringe and well-maintained bunkers. Green is large, narrow and deep. It is receptive with many breaks and runs at a fast speed

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 18

Hole 18 – Par 4 – Rating 7.72

Forward: 294 yds
White: 326 yds
Blue: 362 yds
Championship: 411 yds

Finishing par 4 has level tees and a flat fairway with water to the right all the way. Fairway doglegs right around the pond to a green running along the far side. Real sand bunkers, medium rough and a maintained fringe are found on this hole. The rolling, receptive green is fast and large and is very sloped.

Holes 10-18 average rating: 7.90

Review of Hawk Hollow Jurassic Nine

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 19

Hole 19 – Par 4 – Rating 7.72

Forward: 282 yds
White: 309 yds
Blue: 345 yds
Championship: 378 yds

First on this course is a level, medium size tee block. The flat fairway turns uphill to the left, right at the end, with the green setting up on a hill. There is medium length rough and a marshy water hazard to the left. Well maintained real sand bunkers and fringe are on this hole. Green is medium size, receptive and rolling, and it runs at a fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 20

Hole 20 – Par 5 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 414 yds
White: 443 yds
Blue: 466 yds
Championship: 500 yds

Hole starts again with medium-size and level tees. There is a rolling split fairway with an upper tier and lower tier, medium to long length rough, real sand bunkers and maintained fringe. The green is large, fast, receptive and rolling.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 21

Hole 21 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 324 yds
White: 356 yds
Blue: 381 yds
Championship: 404 yds

Hole has medium and level tee blocks. The rolling fairway turns severely downhill. Rough is medium length. Water runs along the entire right side of the hole with a steep drop off all the way to the green. Fringe is maintained. The receptive green is large, rolling and runs at a fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 22

Hole 22 – Par 3 – Rating 7.66

Forward: 105 yds
White: 127 yds
Blue: 135 yds
Championship: 146 yds

Tee off from large, level tees. Hit your tee shot over a marsh area to a large, receptive, rolling green that is surrounded by medium length rough and real sand bunkers. Fringe is maintained and green runs at a fast speed.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 23

Hole 23 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 288 yds
White: 317 yds
Blue: 345 yds
Championship: 380 yds

Level tees are medium in size. Tee off over water to a rolling fairway with medium length rough. Water is on both sides of the fairway. Hole includes real sand bunkers and fringe is well maintained. This large, fast green is receptive and rolling.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 24

Hole 24 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 337 yds
White: 362 yds
Blue: 384 yds
Championship: 412 yds

Hole begins with level, medium-size tees. Fairway is flat and slightly doglegs right, then goes uphill after crossing the water. There is also water all along the left side of the fairway. The receptive, rolling green is large fast and surrounded by a well-maintained fringe.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 25

Hole 25 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 319 yds
White: 336 yds
Blue: 362 yds
Championship: 396 yds

Start from level tees that are medium in size. Drive to a rolling fairway that slightly doglegs left. Rough is medium length and bunkers are real sand. Fringe is maintained. This medium size green is receptive, fast and has many breaks.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 26

Hole 26 – Par 3 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 80 yds
White: 100 yds
Blue: 127 yds
Championship: 137 yds

Tee off over water from large, level, tiered tee blocks. Green is surrounded by medium length rough and a maintained fringe. The large green is receptive, rolling and quite fast.

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Hole 27

Hole 27 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Forward: 260 yds
White: 275 yds
Blue: 330 yds
Championship: 350 yds

This finishing hole begins with level, medium size tees, pointing down a flat fairway. Medium length rough, real sand bunkers plus a maintained fringe are found on this hole. The medium size green is very receptive, undulating, and runs at a fast speed.

Rating for holes 19-27: 7.94

Hawk Hollow Golf Course Summary

Overall Course Rating: 7.87

SUMMARY:  Hawk Hollow Golf Course is one of the true quality courses throughout. The course is in very good shape and offers many challenges from a variety of tee positions. Excellent maintenance of course is complimented by the great service experience. Look for Little Hawk, a real putter course on the property you can also play.  The entire 27 holes rates a 7.87. See our video of Hawk Hollow Golf Course.

Sister public courses include Eagle Eye, Timber Ridge, Woodside and the Falcon.

The greens rate the highest at 8.33.

Pricing: Refer to Hawk Hollow Golf Course Website or call (517) 641-4295 for tee times and pricing.

Value Rating: +2.87

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