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Crystal Downs Country Club - Private


249 Crystal Downs Dr
Frankfort, Michigan 49635
Benzie County
Phone(s): (231) 352-7979
Fax: (231) 352-5095
Crystal Downs CC: #3


A round at Crystal Downs Country Club in Frankfort comes with stunning views of Lake Michigan and Crystal Lake. Alister MacKenzie and Perry Maxwell teamed up in 1929 to design the course, giving it a traditional links design that includes imaginative bunkering, fescue rough, and rolling fairways. Like most links golf courses, wind will definitely be a factor but the greens are what make the layout a truly tough one. The pitch on some of the greens is quite intimidating, like on the second and 11th where the green drops more than 6 feet from back to front. Additionally, the tricky contouring and strategic bunker placement make the greens at Crystal Downs even more of a challenge.

Type Private
Holes 18
Year built 1933
Guest Policy Closed
Golf Season Open: 5/01 Closed: 10/31
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Driving Range Available Yes
Rental Carts Available Yes
Rental Clubs Available No
Pro Available Yes
Tee Times Welcomed No
Price Range Weekdays $104
Price Range Weekends $104
Credit Cards Accepted Yes


Tee Par Length Slope Rating
championship 70 6518 yd. 138 73.6
middle 70 6302 yd. 135 72.6
other 70 5695 yd. 128 69.6
forward 74 5466 yd. 135 73.7

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