SANDY CREEK GOLF COURSE (734-242-7200)
Michigan Golf Course Review
Sandy Creek in Monroe is a friendly, family oriented golf course that is well conditioned and a treat to play for all levels of golfers. With an affordable price structure (around $40
prime time including cart in 2007) and convenient location ( easily accessible from I-75, I-275 and Telegraph), this facility is a local favorite and is worth the drive from SW Detroit
Peacefully set on 150 acres of former farmland with no residential properties along the course, Sandy Creek is family owned and operated (since 1968) , and it is obvious that
tender loving care has been put into this keeping this a pristine and enjoyable golf experience for all levels of players. Not only is the layout meticulously conditioned, but the
landscaping and attention to detail make this par 72, 68 yard design a pleasure to the eye!
Water hazards in the form of ponds and creek come into play on 6 holes, though more hazards (especially wetlands and marshes) are situated along the perimeters, creating a
natural habitat for plentiful native wildlife. Sand bunkers not overstated by are strategically situated greenside or near the landing zones off the tee - with 30 sand traps in total. 100
-year old oak and maple trees also help to frame the holes and create a need for accurate shot placement.
There are 3 sets of tee areas which play to distances and slopes measuring 6834 yards/128 slope, 6199 yards/120 slope and 5151 yards with a slope of 118 from the forward
tees. As these slopes indicate - this is a fair yet challenging experience - a perfect course for an enjoyable round, be it for beginning players, families with children or advanced golfers.
On property is a complete practice facility with targeted grass range, short game area with sand bunker, plus putting green. The clubhouse includes a pro shop, and café/lounge
serving breakfast sandwiches plus hot and cold lunch items, with Friday Night Couples Steak Fry in season. The course features groomed bluegrass fairways and manicured
bent grass greens that are varied in size and undulation. The fairways present a mix of tree lined and open holes, over a gently rolling terrain.
Yardage markers are situated at 100, 150 and 200 yards, with sprinkler heads measured to the green on all par fours and fives, Small markers on the flagsticks indicate the day's
front, middle and back hole locations. The 18th is a gorgeous finishing hole, with an approach over a creek to an undulating green complex situated in front of the clubhouse. Nice
course, nice people - highly recommended! For more info, visit our page for the course, with direct link to their website by clicking here.