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Forest Akers Golf Course (West Course)

Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI
+1 517-355-1635
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Spring golf

My buddy and I played here yesterday and the course wasn't in the best condition. Some greens were... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Nate D
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Lansing, Michigan
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My Grand Daughter played there...

My Grand Daughter is a Junuior this year at Frankenmuth High School in Michigan. Last year the 5... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
rolandw157
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Considered one of the best public golf courses in Michigan, the West Course has been redesigned to extend the length of the course to over 7,000 yards, new rye fairway grass and all new bunkers.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 3, 2018
“My Grand Daughter played there...”
Apr 12, 2018
“Spring golf”
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Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI
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+1 517-355-1635
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

My buddy and I played here yesterday and the course wasn't in the best condition. Some greens were like a thick carpet, while others were fairly fast. The rough was also inconsistent. It's early in the year and the round was cheap ($27 for 18),...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My Grand Daughter is a Junuior this year at Frankenmuth High School in Michigan. Last year the 5 girls went to the Michigan State Golf Course. $ Played including my Grand Daughter. I went ot watch the Girls play this Course. I did not have...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Forest Akers West is much more fun than the east course. It's a little pricier, but definitely worth it in my opinion. Greens are well maintained and there is danger on most holes. The black tees really provide a challenge, but the course can still...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

My husband and I played golf here on September 18, 2015. We had a tee time in the afternoon and played with another couple. The course is on the Michigan State University campus and mostly students work on the course. The students are friendly and...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

My son played in a golf tournament over a two day period and my wife and I walked the course both days. Interestingly, walking the course (but not playing) may have given me a better appreciation for the course as I had a chance to...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Played at Forest Akers West Course yesterday and greatly enjoyed the challenge and the beauty of the course. Four sets of tees offer greatly different layouts per hole and will provide all level of players with an excellent challenge. Very wide fairways and large greens...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2013

Played Forest Akers West Course today. A very challenging championship course at Michigan State University (MSU). The course has fours sets of tees, the longest measures 7,013-yards. A par-72 course that is in excellent condition. A must play if in the Lansing, East Lansing, area.

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Reviewed 28 June 2013

It had been 40 years since I was a student, and couldn't remember the course. I was impressed with the layout, conditions and everything about it. I would highly recommend the course if in the area.

1  Thank sasakidalem
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