Tom Watson said it best, “No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind.” We believe that near our town some of the best golf courses can be found. Whether you’re looking to go out to enjoy the scenery, catch up with friends, or sharpen your mind, golf is a great way to spend time! Here are our picks of the best golf courses near Howell, Michigan.

A long putt on the 18th green as sunset closes in

Hawk Meadows Golf CourseHawk Meadows at Dama Farms in Howell is an 18-hole course with something for golfers of every skill level. The course is 6,377 yards from the back tees, but has just enough strategically placed hazards to keep the game interesting! This is a great place for junior players or for a quick round for more advanced golfers.

Coyote Preserve Golf ClubCoyote Preserve offers one of the only Arnold Palmer designs in the area. With wetlands, ravines, depressions, and water hazards, this course is a fun play. Scratch golfers and low handicap players will love this course- its challenges keep you on your toes, and its beauty is stunning. There are five sets of tees to play to distances, so golfers of any level can enjoy the game.

Moose Ridge Golf CourseLocated in South Lyon, Moose Ridge is a great course for those just beginning the sport as well as seasoned veterans to the game. Located on 230 acres of wooded land, this championship level features bent grass tees, fairways and greens, sand bunkers, wetlands, water hazards, rolling terrain, and amazing practice facilities. Not only is the course beautiful, but it’s also a great value!

Lakelands Golf and Country ClubLakelands prides itself on maintaining excellent quality grounds that appeal to golfers of all skill levels. The club has an excellent practice facility, two on-staff PGA golf professionals, an impressive Junior Golf Program, and even a Couples Golf program. They aim to be a warm, inviting, family friendly space that everyone can enjoy.

Timber Trace Golf ClubEven with its remote location, Timber Trace is a course you must play! Affordable greens fees and breathtaking scenery around Lake Wallaby continue to draw players to this club. With multiple sets of tee boxes, a variety of hazards, and activities the whole family can enjoy, be sure to check this course out.