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

714 125th Avenue, Shelbyville, MI 49344

Overall Rating: 6.14

Front 9: Par 36

Back 9: Par 36

Overall Course (all 18): Par 72

Yardage: Red tees – 4,751; White tees – 5,739; Blue tees – 6,026
Stimp meter:  9.00

Orchard Hills Golf Course Clubhouse

Clubhouse and Amenities – Rating 6.54

Orchard Hills Golf Course provides ample parking along with a self-serve bag drop, good service throughout, good carts and solid cart paths, nice clubhouse and decent amenities such as practice green, and driving range. There is an average selection of equipment along with a small selection of apparel with average pricing on both. They have an average food and drink selection with average pricing on both as well as a full bar and banquet facilities.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Front Nine

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 1

Hole 1 – Par 5 – Rating 6.00

Red: 367 yds. White: 495 yds. Blue: 505 yds

A straight par 5 starts with a very level, medium tee block. This is followed by a beautiful rolling fairway with short rough. Bunkers are maintained. Fringe is very well maintained. A rolling medium sized green is very receptive and runs at a medium speed.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 2

Hole 2 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 263 yds.
White: 315 yds.
Blue: 325 yds.

Beginning on a level tee block you drive into a sloping, rolling fairway with water hazard to the left. Rough is short and green is long and narrow but receptive and sloping back to front. Green is medium sized and medium speed.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 3

Hole 3 – Par 3 – Rating 6.00

Red: 133 yds.
White: 148 yds.
Blue: 152 yds.

Hole 3 is a short par 3 with a level medium sized tee block, touble far left, has maintained bunkers and fringe and a medium sized, rolling receptive green that runs at medium speed.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 4

Hole 4 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 271 yds.
White: 300 yds.
Blue: 315 yds.

This short par 4 starts with a level tee pointing you down a rolling fairway that slopes left and drops off downhill. Water guards the front left of green and is reachable off the tee. Fringe is maintained. Hole features a medium sized rolling green at medium speed.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 5

Hole 5 – Par 5 – Rating 6.00

Red: 375 yds.
White: 420 yds.
Blue: 440 yds.

Level tee block starts out this shortish par 5, severely uphill then rolling, dipping before rising again to the green, medium rough, and maintained bunkers. Maintained fringe surrounds a medium sized green that runs at medium speed on a rolling surface.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 6

Hole 6 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 266 yds.
White: 320 yds.
Blue: 330 yds.

Level tee leads downhill with a rolling fairway that doglegs right. Note short rough. Bunkers guard the left of the fairway. Well-maintained fringe surrounds a medium sized rolling green that slopes back to front. Greens are medium speed and receptive.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 7

Hole 7 – Par 3 – Rating 6.00

Red: 136 yds.
White: 161 yds.
Blue: 181 yds.

Level tees with some fairway are in this medium to long par 3. Hole is uphill all the way but deceptive and rough is short. A medium sized, medium speed green awaits you. Note medium speed and often hard to hold.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 8

Hole 8 – Par 5 – Rating 6.00

Red: 378 yds.
White: 481 yds.
Blue: 545 yds.

Nice level tee block points down a long flat fairway with out of bounds on the right. Also noted short rough, maintained bunkers and fringe at the green, a medium speed, medium sized green that can be receptive.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 9

Hole 9 – Par 3 – Rating 6.00

Red: 135 yds.
White: 166 yds.
Blue: 171 yds.

Nice level tee blocks begin this ending par 3. Next are medium length rough with bunkers guarding the green, maintained fringe, and a medium sized rolling green that runs medium speed.

Front 9 average rating: 6.00

Orchard Hills Golf Course Back Nine

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 10

Hole 10 – Par 3 – Rating 5.20

Red: 130 yds.
White: 140 yds.
Blue: 165 yds.

Hole 10 starts with a large level tee block. Then it’s a downhill all the way par 3 with medium length rough. Low areas near green can be soft. Bunkers and fringe are maintained. Medium sized green runs at medium speed with a rolling surface.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 11

Hole 11 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 290 yds.
White: 380 yds.
Blue: 385 yds.

Hole starts with a medium sized level tee block. Then, fairway goes severely uphill. Green is often not viewable from 2nd shot. A maintained fringe surrounds a sloping left to right green with a rolling surface and medium speed.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 12

Hole 12 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 215 yds.
White: 300 yds.
Blue: 315 yds.

Hole begins with a level tee block. It’s a short par 4 dogleg left on a rolling, sloping fairway. Placement is everything, leave driver in the bag. Maintained fringe surrounds a medium sized and speed green that can be receptive.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 13

Hole 13 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 274 yds.
White: 370 yds.
Blue: 385 yds.

This straight par 4 has a rolling downhill fairway from level tee blocks that are bit small. Note out of bounds left. Hole ends with a well-maintained fringe and a medium sized rolling green that runs at medium speed.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 14

Hole 14 – Par 5 – Rating 6.00

Red: 478 yds.
White: 559 yds.
Blue: 565 yds.

Level tee blocks begin this longest hole on the course par 5. A rolling fairway is wide, short rough and tree lined with maintained fringe. Medium sized green runs at medium speed and rolling green surface.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 15

Hole 15 – Par 3 – Rating 6.00

Red: 133 yds. White: 142 yds. Blue: 152 yds.

Hole starts with level medium tee blocks. Next is short rough on this all-carry par 3. Then, find maintained bunkers and fringe, deep green that is medium sized and medium speed and a rolling green surface.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 16

Hole 16 – Par 4 – Rating 6.66

Red: 252 yds.
White: 295 yds.
Blue: 304 yds.

Again, this hole begins with consistent level tee blocks. This sharp dogleg left par 4 requires placement off the tee. Rough is short. Fairway turns and rolls downhill to a green that slopes from left to right quite a bit. Fringe is maintained and the green is medium sized running at a medium speed.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 17

Hole 17 – Par 4 – Rating 6.00

Red: 250 yds.
White: 292 yds.
Blue: 298 yds.

At the start, tee blocks are level. Uphill all the way fairway on this short par 4 makes it play longer. Bunkers guard the green at driving distance. Features short rough, maintained fringe and a rolling medium sized and medium speed green.

Orchard Hills Golf Course Hole 18

Hole 18 – Par 5 – Rating 6.00

Red: 405 yds.
White: 475 yds.
Blue: 493 yds.

Level medium sized tees start this finishing par 5. Then it transitions to a rolling fairway with medium length rough. Maintained fringe and bunkers are guarding the green. This last hole has a medium sized rolling green that runs medium speed.

Back 9 average rating: 5.98

Overall Course Rating: 5.99

SUMMARY
Orchard Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville, Michigan, is a public golf course close to picturesque Gun Lake, offers golfers a tranquil and scenic setting to enjoy their game. The course is shorter with 6,026 yards of golf from the longest tees on the eighteen hole holes of golf, with sets of tees that allows a fun round for golfers of different skill levels. With a reputation for friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere, Orchard Hills Golf Course is a short driving distance from Grand Rapids and favorite among locals and visitors alike.
The facility also features amenities such as practice areas, enhancing the overall golfing experience for patrons. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a novice looking for a relaxing day on the course, Orchard Hills Golf Course promises a delightful blend of sport and natural splendor with many a beautiful view and green fees that do not strain the wallet. See our video of Orchard Hills Golf Course.

Tees, Fairways and greens rate the highest at 6.00.

Pricing: Refer to www.orchardhillsgc.com or call (269) 627-7096 for tee times and pricing.

VALUE RATING: +3.14

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