Family Activities Golf Courses in Southeast Michigan for Families and Kids If you're curious, 'Where are golf courses near me that are family friendly?' our 2017 guide for Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties can help. « Previous Next » Kristy Case • June 22, 2017 1 Comment Total: 6 4 0 0 0 0 2 Perfecting your swing stimulates mind and body. Golf is a unique individual sport that requires precision and personalized learning curves – and there are plenty of golf courses in southeast Michigan where you and your kids can up your game, from 18- and nine-hole courses to fat fairways and bothersome bunkers. A few important notes: Facilities are open weather permitting – typically April-November, but call ahead. While all courses have public hours, all courses recommend golfers sign up for tee times or call ahead for availability. Family-friendly amenities include on-site eateries, glow-ball golf tournaments, indoor golf simulators, clinics and lessons for beginners and even seasoned golfers, and chances to play the quickly popularizing sport footgolf. No matter the age or skill level, opportunities abound. So, shoot for the green and watch that ball take flight! Bello Woods Address: 23650 23 Mile Road, Macomb Phone: 586-949-1200 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Clinics Amenities: 27 holes, bar and grill open to the public seven days a week, foot golf, golf outings, and banquet rooms. Boulder Pointe Golf Club & Conference Center Address: 1 Champions Circle, Oxford Phone: 248-969-1500 Kid Stuff: Junior Golf Program. Amenities: Three nine-hole courses, full-service clubhouse, locker room, club storage and driving range Brae Burn Golf Club Address: 10860 Five Mile Road, Plymouth Phone: 734-453-1900 Kid stuff: Junior Golf programs, lessons Amenities: 18-hole course featuring 6,511 yards of golf, par of 70; the 13th hole, “The Monster,” tops out at 666 yards, the longest par 5 in the state of Michigan; public tavern with sandwiches and cold beverages Brookside Golf Course Address: 6451 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, Saline Phone: 734-429-4276 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Academy Amenities: 18-hole course, grass tee driving range, bar and grill, pro shop Bruce Hills Golf Course Address: 6771 Taft Road, Romeo Phone: 586-752-7244 Kid stuff: Junior Golf programs for ages 6-13 during summer months; call to inquire about particular sessions and availability Amenities: one of the par-70 golf courses in southeast Michigan, restaurant, pro shop Cattails Golf Club Address: 57737 Nine Mile Road, South Lyon Phone: 248-486-8777 Kid stuff: individual and group lessons, including “Tikes ‘n’ Spikes” for ages 5-7, “Par Club” for ages 8-10, “Fundamentals” for ages 7-17 and more; check online Amenities: wide range of classes, indoor golf simulators, practice facilities, Cattails Grille Coyote Golf Club Address: 28700 Milford Road, New Hudson Phone: 248-486-1228 Kid stuff: Junior Golfer camps; call for more info Amenities: pro shop, leagues and lessons, driving range Evergreen Hills Golf Course Address: 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield Phone: 248-796-4666 Kid stuff: call 248-796-4620 for information on lessons, beginner-advanced Amenities: 2,904-yard par-34 course, pro shop, footgolf, Evergreen Hills Grille Fern Hill Golf Club Address: 17600 Clinton River Road, Clinton Township Phone: 586-286-4700 Amenities: one of the par-70 18-hole golf courses in southeast Michigan, Floodz Sports Bar, Fern Hill Bowling Center on site Fieldstone Golf Club Address: 1984 Taylor Road, Auburn Hills Phone: 248-370-9354 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Camps: check online for updates. Amenities: pro shop, camps, leagues, private and group lessons, Vista Grille Fox Hills Golf Course & Banquet Center Address: 8768 N. Territorial Road, Plymouth Phone: 734-453-7272 Kid stuff: wide range of junior programs (including starter camps, leagues and boys and girls clubs) offered in summer; more on website Amenities: one 27-hole and two 18-hole courses, footgolf, driving ranges, leagues and private lessons, pro shop, three clubhouse grilles Georgetown Country Club Address: 1365 King George Blvd., Ann Arbor Phone: 734-971-5500 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Clinic helps ages 5-17 learn golf through “age-appropriate games and techniques”; Junior Golf League Amenities: nine-hole, par-28, executive golf course, great to practice your short game or teach a beginner the game, leagues and clinics, footgolf Greystone Golf and Banquet Center Address: 67500 Mound Road, Washington Township Phone: 586-752-7030 Kid stuff: Golf lessons, private or group Amenities: among the 18-hole championship golf courses in southeast Michigan, regulation practice facility, The Stone Bar and Grill Hampton Golf & Recreation Club Address: 2600 Club Drive, Rochester Hills Phone: 248-852-3250 Kid stuff: Friday Junior Golf League (more info online) Amenities: nine-hole executive course, glow-ball golf tournaments a few times each season, hosts women’s and men’s golf leagues and junior golf tournaments, pro shop Heather Hills Golf Club Address: 3100 McKail Road, Romeo Phone: 810-798-3971 Amenities: putting green, practice range with grass and synthetic tees (irons only), bar and snack shop, banquet facilities, pro shop, lessons Hickory Creek Address: 3625 Napier Road, Ypsilanti Phone: 734-454-1850 Kid stuff: summer youth lessons, clinics and more for ages 5-17 Amenities: Greenside Tavern, adult and youth summer classes (call ahead) and drop-in clinics, practice facilities Huron Hills Golf Course Address: 3465 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-794-6246 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Tour (registration deadline typically mid-June) Amenities: wee tees (shorter tees for little ones just learning the game), footgolf, drinking fountains, parking, golf course, grills, restrooms Idyl Wyld Golf Course Address: 35786 Five Mile Road, Livonia Phone: 734-464-6325 Kid stuff: developmental league for high schoolers, parent/junior league, Junior Golf Camp, Snag Golf Amenities: small greens and well-placed bunkers, numerous sandtraps, “fair amount of water” Indian Springs Metropark Address: 5100 Indian Trail, White Lake Phone: 248-625-7870 Kid stuff: junior rates (20 and under) vary; call ahead Amenities: 6,688-yard par-71 public course, driving range, restaurant and bar Lake Erie Metropark Address: 14786 Lee Road, Brownstown Phone: 734-379-0048 Amenities: 18-hole regulation golf course; Metropark also has a pool, nature center, boat launches, small children’s play area with slides, mini-rock wall and swings Lake Forest Golf Club Address: 3110 W. Ellsworth Road, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-994-8580 Kid stuff: Junior golf camp; Junior golf summer series; Club 67 for 6 and 7 year olds. Amenities: Par 72 course, practice facility with three tees, putting green, and short game area. Ogies Bar and Grille and driving range. Leslie Park Golf Course Address: 2120 Traver Road, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-794-6245 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Tour (registration deadline typically mid-June) Amenities: among the public golf courses in southeast Michigan, restrooms, parking, leagues Maple Lane Golf Club Address: 33203 Maple Lane Drive, Sterling Heights Phone: 586-795-4000 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Program Amenities: pro shop, leagues, lessons, outings, The Clubhouse Grill Northville Hills Golf Club Address: 15565 Bay Hill Drive, Northville Phone: 734-667-4653 Kid stuff: Youth Golf Program Amenities: layout features native woodlands, natural wetland areas, lakes and rolling slopes of Michigan heather; course ranges from 5,166 yards to a challenging 7,003 yards; practice facilities and driving range; pro shop Oak Ridge Golf Course Address: 35035 26 Mile Road, New Haven Phone: 586-749-5151 Kid stuff: group or individual instruction; call 586-291-6696 for details Amenities: 36 holes, practice facility including a driving range with target greens, sand bunker and putting green, restaurant and bar Palmer Park Golf Course Address: 19013 Woodward Ave., Detroit Phone: 313-305-4315 Amenities: 18-hole regulation length golf course, various adult leagues, footgolf (all ages welcome), golf outings/tournaments, clubhouse with snack bar, pro shop Pine View Golf Course Address: 5820 Stony Creek Road, Ypsilanti Phone: 734-481-0500 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Camps for ages 8-16 offer PGA instruction, on-course experience, lunch, prizes, contests and awards; Get Golf Ready classes Amenities: “Open Pines” (first nine holes) with wide fairways/some difficult greens, “Rolling Pines” back nine, shorter/challenging “Little Pine Nine” par 30 course has junior tees, restaurant, practice areas, pro shop, private/group lessons Rammler Golf Course Address: 38180 Utica Road, Sterling Heights Phone: 586-264-4101 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Camp; check online for details Amenities: 18-hole course, clubhouse restaurant Reddeman Farms Golf Course Address: 555 S. Dancer Road, Chelsea Phone: 734-475-3020 Kid stuff: Beginner Junior Golf: game basics, course etiquette and golfing skills; 9-10:30 a.m.; Intermediate Junior Golf: learn the game and course etiquette, play with limited adult supervision, child must have prior experience Amenities: 6,525-yard course complete with rolling fairways, golf outings, leagues, banquets driving range, pro shop, restaurant Riverview Highlands Address: 15015 Sibley Road, Riverview Phone: 734-479-2266 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Program Amenities: 27 holes of championship golf, leagues, group/private lessons ($60-$120) South Winds Golf Club Address: 14600 Reaume Parkway, Southgate Phone: 734-258-3004 Kid stuff: Junior Golf League; call to ask about lessons Amenities: pro shop, practice facilities with chipping and putting areas, bar and grill, private lessons and group clinics for all ages and skill levels Springdale Golf Course Address: 316 Strathmore Road, Birmingham Phone: 248-530-1660 Kid stuff: Junior Golf Programs; Get Golf Ready lessons available Amenities: one of the nine-hole golf courses in southeast Michigan, picnic pavilion, children’s playground and picnic facilities, clubhouse (offers power carts, pull carts, concessions and league play), The Grille, private/group lessons Taylor Meadows Golf Club Address: 25360 Ecorse Road, Taylor Phone: 734-287-2100 Kid stuff: Indoor, high-tech golf simulators let you practice your swing during the winter months Amenities: pro shop, Greenside Grille, leagues and instruction, indoor golf simulators (open winter months) Twin Lakes Golf Address: 455 Twin Lakes Drive, Oakland Phone: 248-650-4550 Kid stuff: lessons/programs for various ages and skill levels through the Twin Lakes Golf Academy; main pool and toddler pool (check online for seasonal hours) Amenities: golf lessons and leagues, practice facilities, four-lane heated lap pool, zero-depth entry toddler pool, tennis memberships and lessons, The Grille Whispering Willows Golf Course Address: 20500 Newburgh Road, Livonia Phone: 248-476-4493 Amenities: among the public golf courses in southeast Michigan, driving range with artificial mats and grass tees, putting and chipping green This post was originally published in 2015 and has been updated for 2017 by Jessica Schrader.