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

21310 North Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49017

Front 9: Par 36

Back 9: Par 36

Overall Course: (all 18) Par 72

Yardage: Red tees – 5,041; Gold tees – 5,391; White tees – 6,418: Blue tees – 6,710
Stimp meter: 9.4

Marywood Golf Course Clubhouse

Clubhouse and Amenities – Rating 5.28

The Marywood Golf Club facility has a nice clubhouse and adequate parking. The carts are good, and the cart paths are decently above average. There is a full bar available, but the menu is limited with typical golf course fare. There is limited equipment and apparel. The service is good, and the staff are friendly.

Marywood Golf Club Front Nine

Marywood Golf Course Hole 1

Hole 1 – Par 5 – Rating 6.28

Red: 385 yds
Gold: 395 yds
White:
500 yds
Blue: 509 yds

Hole 1 on Marywood Golf Club starts you on large and level tee boxes. The fairway is rolling with medium length rough. There is a water hazard on the right side of the fairway. The bunkers are a bit rocky, and the fringe is maintained. The green is receptive and on the flat side, it is both medium of speed and size.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 2

Hole 2 – Par 4 – Rating 6.86

Red: 300 yds
Gold: 363 yds
White: 455 yds
Blue: 470 yds

Medium size, level tees start your first par 4. The rolling fairway has medium length rough, and the bunkers are real sand. There is a maintained fringe around this medium size green that is receptive and sloped back to front. The green putts at a medium speed.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 3

Hole 3 – Par 4 – Rating 6.66

Red: 288 yds
Gold: 294 yds
White: 382 yds
Blue: 392 yds

Medium sized, level tees lead you to the rolling, downhill fairway with medium length rough. The bunkers are real sand and the fringe is maintained. This large green is rolling, receptive and runs at a medium speed.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 4

Hole 4 – Par 3 – Rating 6.28

Red: 123 yds
Gold: 129 yds
White: 215 yds
Blue: 228 yds

Your first par 3 is a challenge from the 2 back sets of tees. Tees are medium in size and level, helping you tee off over a water hazard. The hole plays uphill with real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. The green is medium in both size and speed, as well as receptive and rolling.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 5

Hole 5 – Par 4 – Rating 6.66

Red: 315 yds
Gold: 364 yds
White: 433 yds
Blue: 446 yds

Small but level tees start you on this nice par 4 with a rolling fairway running you up and downhill that has medium length rough. There are real sand bunkers and a maintained fringe. The green is rolling and receptive, but small and putts at a medium speed.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 6

Hole 6 – Par 3 – Rating 6.40

Red: 109 yds
Gold: 115 yds
White: 154 yds
Blue: 175 yds

Small and level tees for this 2nd par 3 on the front. There is medium length rough and real sand bunkers along with a water hazard well short and left. This green is medium in size and speed. It is also rolling and receptive.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 7

Hole 7 – Par 4 – Rating 6.34

Red: 293 yds
Gold: 299 yds
White: 374 yds
Blue: 395 yds

The small and level tees are elevated a bit. The rolling fairway plays downhill and has medium length rough edging it. the bunkers are real sand and the fringe is maintained. This receptive and rolling green is large and slopes from back to front, putting at a fast speed.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 8

Hole 8 – Par 4 – Rating 6.66

Red: 336 yds
Gold: 340 yds
White: 344 yds
Blue: 358 yds

Medium size, level tees start this par 4. The fairway is rolling and skirted with medium length rough. The green is surrounded by not only a well-maintained fringe but also real sand bunkers. The green is small in size and medium in speed. It is receptive with not a lot of breaks.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 9

Hole 9 – Par 5 – Rating 6.34

Red: 402 yds
Gold: 408 yds
White: 497 yds
Blue: 548 yds

Level, medium size tee blocks begin your final hole on the front 9. The fairway is rolling with medium length rough. The bunkers are real sand but unraked. The fringe is maintained. The green in rolling, receptive and medium in both size and speed.

Average Rating Holes 1-9: 6.50

Marywood Golf Club Back Nine

Marywood Golf Course Hole 10

Hole 10 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 242 yds
Gold: 290 yds
White: 303 yds
Blue: 317 yds

Your back 9 starts with level, medium sized tees. The fairway is rolling and runs uphill with medium length rough on the sides. There are water hazards on the right and left of the fairway. The bunkers are real sand but unraked and the fringe is maintained. This green is both medium in size and speed with a rolling and receptive surface.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 11

Hole 11 – Par 4 – Rating 6.34

Red: 245 yds
Gold: 255 yds
White: 317 yds
Blue: 325 yds

Tee off from elevated, level, medium sized tees. The fairway runs downhill, is rolling and has medium length rough. Water hazard is to the right off the tee. Bunkers are real sand and unraked with the fringe being maintained. This green is small, receptive and medium in speed.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 12

Hole 12 – Par 4 – Rating 6.40

Red: 286 yds
Gold: 360 yds
White: 372 yds
Blue: 402 yds

The tees are large and level on hole 12. The fairway is rolling, uphill and has medium length rough. There are real sand, unraked bunkers and a maintained fringe. The green is small, receptive, rolling and putts at a medium speed.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 13

Hole 13 – Par 3 – Rating 6.00

Red: 159 yds
Gold: 165 yds
White: 171 yds
Blue: 184 yds

The first par 3 on the back is straight-forward from medium size, level tee blocks. Real sand bunkers are unraked. The rough is medium in length and surrounds the green with a maintained fringe. The green is both medium in size and speed and the surface is receptive and rolling.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 14

Hole 14 – Par 5 – Rating 6.34

Red: 415 yds
Gold: 420 yds
White: 510 yds
Blue: 535 yds

The first par 5 on the back 9 has level, medium size tees. The rolling fairway takes you uphill and downhill and the rough is medium in length. Bunkers are real sand, unraked and a bit rocky. The fringe is maintained. The receptive and rolling green is both medium in speed and size.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 15

Hole 15 – Par 4 – Rating 6.34

Red: 315 yds
Gold: 321 yds
White: 330 yds
Blue: 333 yds

Medium size, level tees start this dogleg right. The fairway is rolling with medium length rough. There are no hazards. The maintained fringe edges this small, receptive green that putts at a fast speed.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 16

Hole 16- Par 3 – Rating 6.40

Red: 134 yds
Gold: 140 yds
White: 156 yds
Blue: 164 yds

Another straight-forward par 3 and the last on the back 9 has level, medium size tees. Green is guarded by medium length rough and real sand bunkers. The fringe is maintained around this medium size green that is receptive. The surface runs at a medium speed.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 17

Hole 17 – Par 4 – Rating 6.40

Red: 276 yds
Gold: 282 yds
White: 372 yds
Blue: 385 yds

Large, level tees start the penultimate hole. The rolling fairway runs downhill and has medium length rough. There are no hazards. The green is small with a maintained fringe. The surface is medium in speed, receptive and rolling.

Marywood Golf Course Hole 18

Hole 18 – Par 5 – Rating 5.72

Red: 418 yds
Gold: 451 yds
White: 533 yds
Blue: 544 yds

Finish the round on this par 5 with large, level tees. There is a small water hazard right just off the tee and a man-made water type hazard that has not been maintained far right near the green. Fairway is very rolling running both uphill and downhill on this slight dogleg with medium length rough. Bunkers are real sand but unraked. The fringe is maintained. The green is both medium in size and speed as well as being rolling and receptive.

Average Rating Holes 10-18: 6.22

Marywood Golf Course Landscape Sign

Overall Course Rating: 6.36

SUMMARY:

Marywood Golf Club is a slightly above average track that is in the process of some upgrades. This public golf course has many forest-lined fairways and a lot of wooded terrain. There are 6,710 yards of golf from the longest tees. The fairways have dramatic elevation changes and greens are wonderfully consistent and well maintained. Marywood Golf Club is reasonably priced, and we recommend it as a value play. See our video of Marywood Golf Club.

The green rate the highest at 8.00.

Pricing: Refer to Marywood Golf Club website or call (269) 968-1168 for tee times and pricing

Value Rating: +3.36

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