Best Golf Courses Near Flint, MI
Once known as “Vehicle City” because of its automobile and parts manufacturing, Flint is a working class city that has museums, art galleries, parks, restaurants and a farmer’s market. Among its attractions are the Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad, a quaint, lakeside village and railroad that has you feeling like you’re stepping back in time. History comes alive as you explore the 34 historic buildings reminiscent of the 1800s and you can even a steam-driven train. Other attractions include the Flint Institute of Arts and the Longway Planetarium, which is Michigan’s largest. There is also a lot of golf in the area, both on the public and private side. Led by Swartz Creek Golf Course, a popular municipal facility with an 18-hole and executive course, Flint and the surrounding area have several golf courses open to the public. Other choices include the scenic Kearsley Lake Golf Course, Brookwood Golf Club in Burton and the highly-rated Genesee Valley Meadows in Swartz Creek. Flint Golf Club is a highly regarded private club with a classic 1918 layout by Willie Park Jr and Bruce Matthews III. And Grand Blanc, which is next door, offers an array of golf courses that include the Jewel of Grand Blanc, which has 36 holes open to the public, as well as private Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club, a former PGA Tour site and current host of the PGA Tour Champions event.