Forest Akers - West Course
Forest Akers - West Course
3535 Forest Rd
Lansing, MI  48910-3734

Phone: (517) 355-1635
Website: golf.msu.edu
Type: Daily Fee  Category: University
Par: 72  

Michigan State University's Forest Akers Golf Courses offers two 18-hole championship layouts, a state of the art practice facility referred to as the Golf Center, two full-service Golf shops, and a full compliment of services.

Forest Akers Golf Courses are recognized as two of the best public golf course in Michigan. Golf Digest has given Forest Akers West Course a four star rating and the East Course a three star rating. The Detroit News ranked Forest Akers West Course number six in the state of Michigan's public courses. And the Lansing State Journal gave Forest Akers West Course first place in their Best of the Best rankings for the past two years.

The West Course was redesigned by Michigan State alumnus Arthur Hills in 1992. Renovations include extending the length of the course to over 7,000 yards, new bent grass greens, 18 new bent grass tees, new rye fairway grass, and all new bunkers.

The East Course was redesigned in 1997 in changing from par 71 to par 72. Numerous trees and bunkers were also added. The most extensive improvement was the addition of the new Golf Center.

Tournament News

* Some or all of the articles below may relate to previous playings of a tournament currently hosted at this course.

Jun 30, 2011Michigan Girls Junior Amateur: Hartigan victorious

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