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

9038 92nd Street, SE, Alto, MI 49302

Par: 36
Yardage: Red tees – 2,445; White tees: – 3,077; Blue tees – 3,303
Stimpmeter: 9.5

Clubhouse at Saskatoon Golf Course

Clubhouse and Amenities – Rating 6.84

Saskatoon Golf Club facility offers generous parking, a convenient bag drop, and consistently reliable service. Golfers can expect well-maintained carts and sturdy cart paths, complemented by an impressive clubhouse and amenities such as a driving range. The equipment and apparel selection is moderate, with pricing falling within the average range. The food and drink options are also average in variety and cost with a full-service restaurant, and patrons can enjoy a full bar and access to banquet services.

Saskatoon Golf Club Gold Course

Saskatoon Gold hole 1

Hole 1 – Par 4                                  Rating 8.28

Red: 284 yds
White: 358 yds
Blue: 410 yds

A large level tee box starts your round. The fairway is rolling and downhill. Medium rough lines the fairway. Real sand bunkering is on this hole and fringe is well maintained. Hole has a medium sized rolling green that is very receptive and runs at medium speed.

Saskatoon Gold Hole 2

Hole 2 – Par 4                                    Rating 8.00

Red: 271 yds
White: 335 yds
Blue: 357 yds

Level medium size tee block leads to a rolling fairway with medium depth rough. This hole has a very nice water hazard and real sand bunkers though they were unraked at the time of review. The medium sized rolling green runs at medium speed, surrounded by well-maintained fringe, and is very receptive.

Saskatoon Gold Hole 3

Hole 3 – Par 3                                    Rating 8.28

Red: 120 yds
White: 162 yds
Blue: 178 yds

Hole 3 begins with a large, level tee block. Medium length rough surrounds the green. Real Sand bunkers are maintained. Receptive green has a maintained fringe, medium size and speed.

Saskatoon Gold Hole 4

Hole 4 – Par 4                                    Rating 8.28

Red: 364 yds
White: 426 yds
Blue: 436 yds

This long par 4 starts with a level tee pointing you down a rolling fairway that slopes uphill. Hole features medium length rough and real sand bunkers. A receptive medium sized rolling green runs at medium speed. Fringe is maintained.

Saskatoon Gold Hole 5

Hole 5 – Par 5                                    Rating 8.28

Red: 388 yds
White: 498 yds
Blue: 549 yd

Level tee block starts out this long par 5. Following is an uphill, rolling fairway with medium rough, real sand bunkers, and maintained fringe. Rolling green is medium sized and speed but very receptive.

Saskatoon Gold Hole 6

Hole 6 – Par 5                                    Rating 8.00

Red: 305 yds
White: 446 yds
Blue: 472 yds

Large level tee leads to a rolling fairway that takes you uphill and downhill. Rough is medium length and bunkers are real sand. Well-maintained fringe surrounds a medium sized rolling green. Green is medium speed and receptive.

Saskatoon Gold Course Hole 7

Hole 7 – Par 3                                    Rating 8.00

Red: 101 yds
White: 156 yds
Blue: 196 yds

Large level tees start this medium to long par 3. Note medium rough should you go astray. Bunkers are real sand. Maintained fringe surrounds a receptive rolling green of medium size and speed.

Saskatoon Gold Golf Course Hole 8

Hole 8 – Par 4                                    Rating 8.28

Red: 312 yds
White: 342 yds
Blue: 358 yds

Small but level tee block points down the rolling fairway that runs uphill. Hole has medium rough, maintained real sand bunkers and fringe at the green. This medium speed, medium sized green can be receptive.

Saskatoon Gold Golf Course Hole 9

Hole 9 – Par 4                                    Rating 8.00

Red: 295 yds
White: 354 yds
Blue: 363 yds

Nice level tee blocks begin you on this shortish par 4. Golf with medium length rough, bunkers of real sand and maintained fringe. A medium sized rolling green runs medium speed but is very receptive.

Saskatoon Golf Club Gold Course Overall

Gold Course Rating: 8.16

Summary

Saskatoon Golf Club’s Gold Course, a newer addition, is a meticulously maintained nine-hole track that has evolved beautifully in the greater Grand Rapids area. With a variety of holes, it provides plenty of challenge and a true test of skill in west Michigan. It offers a dynamic golfing experience for players of all skill levels. Playing 3,303 yards of golf from the longest tees it makes for a great companion to its sister nine, The Silver Course as well as the other 3 nines available, the red course, blue course and white course.  

Paired seamlessly with another nine, the Gold Course provides the option for a satisfying 18-hole round as it features mature pines, challenging elements, well-groomed fairways, multiple sets of tees and abundant wildlife. This arrangement not only extends the enjoyment of the golfing experience but also allows players to appreciate the scenic surroundings and well-crafted landscapes that define Saskatoon Golf Club. Whether you’re a most experienced golfer seeking a challenge or a casual player looking for an enjoyable day on the links, the Gold Course, with its thoughtful design ensures a fulfilling and memorable golfing experience. See our video of Saskatoon – Gold Course.

The fairways and greens rated a high and consistent 8.00.

Value Rating: +2.16

Pricing: See Saskatoon Golf Club’s website or contact (616) 891-9229 for current pricing.

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