An independent, unbiased review of Saskatoon Golf Club – White Nine in Kent County, Michigan using the Michigan Golf Matrix Scoring System.
All public Michigan Golf Courses are considered for review.

Address: 9038 92nd St. SE, Alto, MI 49302

Overall Rating: 7.12

Par: 37
Yardage: Red tees – 2,914; White tees – 3,437; Blue tees – 3,561
Stimpmeter: 8.1

Clubhouse at Saskatoon Golf Course

Clubhouse and Amenities – Rating 6.48

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 spacious clubhouse with a banquet area and golf shop. Amenities include a driving range, short game area and putting green. 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. Patrons can enjoy a full bar and access to banquet services. Together with the friendly staff, it makes for a great place to relax before or after a round.

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 1

Hole 1 – Par 5 – Rating 7.60

Red: 413 yds
White: 477 yds
Blue: 495 yds

Tee off from medium-sized, elevated tees onto a rolling fairway that curves slightly to the left, creating a dogleg. Medium rough lines the fairway, adding difficulty to approach shots. The maintained fringe surrounds a medium-sized green that is receptive and offers medium-speed putting conditions. Precision in both tee shots and approach play is essential on this hole to navigate its curves and secure a good score for this longer par 5.

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 2

Hole 2 – Par 4 – Rating 7.00

Red: 365 yds
White: 403 yds
Blue: 410 yds

No short par fours here. From medium-sized, level tees, tee off onto a rolling fairway bordered by medium rough. Real sand bunkers, equipped with multiple rakes for maintenance, strategically challenge approach shots. The maintained fringe surrounds a medium-sized green that is receptive to well-placed shots. With a slow putting speed, golfers must carefully navigate the green’s contours

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 3

Hole 3 – Par 3 – Rating 8.57

Red: 107 yds
White: 165 yds
Blue: 193 yds

Now that you are a couple holes in you get the nine’s first par 3, tee off from medium-sized, level tees overlooking a water hazard. Club selection and a well-placed tee shot are essential to navigate the rolling approach to the large green. The green, surrounded by a maintained fringe, offers a medium putting speed and is receptive to accurate shots. Its gentle slope from back to front and rolling contours require precise putting.

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 4

Hole 4 – Par 5 – Rating 6.75

Red: 388 yds
White: 472 yds
Blue: 481 yds

From medium-sized, level tees, tee off on the second, reachable par 5, facing a rolling fairway bordered by medium rough and a challenging water hazard. Deep, real sand bunkers strategically placed along the approach add to the difficulty. The maintained fringe surrounds a medium-sized green that is rolling and receptive, offering medium-speed putting conditions. 

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 5

Hole 5 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Red: 274 yds
White: 367 yds
Blue: 387 yds

From medium-sized, level tees, drive onto a rolling fairway that doglegs to the right, bordered by medium rough. Real sand bunkers with multiple rakes are strategically placed. The maintained fringe surrounds a receptive, medium-sized green that offers medium-speed putting conditions. Navigating the fairway’s curve and avoiding the bunkers require selecting the right club and the right play to reach the green and finish the hole successfully.

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 6

Hole 6 – Par 4 – Rating 7.67

Red: 383 yds
White: 431 yds
Blue: 438 yds

Starting from large, level elevated tee blocks, drive onto a rolling fairway bordered by medium rough. Real sand bunkers strategically placed near the green add to the challenge. The maintained fringe surrounds a receptive, medium-sized green that offers medium-speed putting conditions.

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 7

Hole 7 – Par 5 – Rating 8.00

Red: 469 yds
White: 516 yds
Blue: 524 yds

Tee off from medium-sized, level tee boxes on this third par 5, onto a rolling fairway with a dogleg right, bordered by medium rough. Real sand bunkers strategically guard the approach and green. The maintained fringe surrounds a receptive, medium-sized green with medium speed. Precise shots are crucial to navigate the fairway’s curve and reach the green effectively.

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 8

Hole 8 – Par 3 – Rating 8.29

Red: 144 yds
White: 185 yds
Blue: 200 yds

On the second and last par 3, tee off from medium-sized, level tees, playing uphill. The hole is bordered by medium rough and features deep real sand bunkers guarding the approach. The maintained fringe surrounds a medium-sized green that is both receptive and offers medium speed. Accurate high shots are essential to overcome the elevation and avoid the bunkers.

Saskatoon White Nine Hole 9

Hole 9 – Par 4 – Rating 8.00

Red: 371 yds
White: 421 yds
Blue: 433 yds

Tee off from medium-sized, level tees onto an uphill, rolling fairway bordered by medium rough. Real sand bunkers near the green add challenge to approach shots. The maintained fringe surrounds a medium-sized green that is receptive and offers medium speed. Accurate play is essential to navigate this fairway’s sort of elevation change and avoid the bunkers for a successful finish.

Overall Course Rating: 7.76

SUMMARY

Located in the heart of Saskatoon Golf Club in Grand Rapids, the White Course at the Saskatoon Golf Club offers a picturesque and challenging nine-hole experience that beckons avid golfers and newcomers alike. Each hole on the White Course is meticulously designed to test your skills, from precise tee shots to strategic approaches and delicate putting greens. The course’s lush fairways and well-maintained greens provide a serene backdrop against the cityscape, creating an ideal setting for a relaxing round of golf. Whether you’re aiming for a personal best or simply enjoying a leisurely day on the links, Saskatoon’s White Course promises an enjoyable and memorable golfing experience for all levels of players.

When paired with any of its sister nines, the blue course, original red course, silver course, or gold course it works as an 18-hole course with lots of elevation change, sets of tees, water hazards, bent grass, tight fairways, and plenty of challenge for golfers of different skill levels, including the most experienced golfer. Playing 3,561 of good yardage from the longest tees it provides ample landing areas, and some of the nicest holes in good shape for rounds of golf in the West Michigan area. See our video of The White Nine at Saskatoon Golf Club.

Pricing: For pricing and tee times, see www.saskatoongolf.com or call (616) 891-9229.

Value Rating: +2.12

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