Golf


Credited as the first country club in all of Michigan and as one of the most premier country clubs in West Michigan, Kent Country Club is nestled on 130 pristine acres near the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Golfing at Kent is a truly unique and prestigious experience. Kent Country Club is a true Donald Ross classic, featuring magnificent playing conditions all season long. Here at Kent Country Club, we are proud to offer a no tee time policy and a full service golf operation. This allows our members to play the course at their convenience and on their own time. When playing at Kent, no golfer will ever feel rushed or pushed by other golfers. We pride ourselves on making our members feel right at home and providing a truly personal and memorable golf experience.   Whether you are a beginner looking to have fun with friends, intermediate, or advanced golfer looking for a challenge, Kent Country Club offers multiple playing opportunities and events throughout the season.  

  • Golf Shop
    • Kent Country Club features a full-service Golf Shop. We carry Ladies' apparel brands such as Peter Millar, Vineyard Vines, Straight Down, Footjoy, San Soleil, Golftini, JoFit, Tail and Adidas. For men, we carry Johnnie-O, Peter Millar, Vineyard Vines, Donald Ross, Straight Down, FootJoy, Mizzen+Main, Criquet, Dunning, Zero Restriction and Adidas. Don’t see what you like? We have accounts with all major vendors and our experienced staff can assist you with your special merchandise order.  

      Our PGA professional staff is experienced in club fittings and offer expert knowledge on a full range of equipment vendors. We fit members using the FlightScope launch monitor and will match pricing with local discounters.  Our goal is to make sure that all of our members are playing the equipment that will help them maximize their potential. We spend significant time to help members make the right decision and do not push any one product brand. Our equipment offerings include: Titleist, Callaway, TaylorMade and Ping. As with apparel, we have the flexibility to get clubs from any major manufacturer and can arrange for testing prior to purchase.  


  • Course Tour
    • Hole #1 - A classic opening hole - not very long, plus it plays downhill, with a larger-than average and relatively flat green. Favor the right side off the tee because the fairway slope is designed to direct tee shots towards the fairway bunker on the left.


      Yardage

      Black
      369

      Silver
      347

      Gold
      323

      White
      248

      Red
      248

      Men's Handicap: 13   |     Ladies' Handicap: 9   |     Par: 4

  • Monday Golf Outing Info
    • For 120 years Kent Country Club has been the premier private club in Grand Rapids

      From the moment you enter the Clubhouse you’ll feel the tradition and commitment to excellence of the oldest private country club in Michigan. We pride ourselves on maintaining a pristine golf course that is both a challenge to low handicap players and approachable for those still learning the game. The greens at Kent are some of the finest and most true in the city.

      What sets Kent apart from others will be the experience your guests take away. There is an elegance and modesty about our house that cannot be recreated. From our golf professional staff greeting you upon arrival, to enjoying the view from some of the highest elevation in Grand Rapids, your day will truly feel like something special.

      Click the link below to find golf outing recommendations, which are sure to make your event a success. However, please keep in mind that we are happy to customize your event to ensure your company or cause shines through.

      We look forward to the opportunity to host your Golf Outing at Kent Country Club.

      2017 KCC Golf Outing Guide

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  • Junior & Caddie Programs
    • Here at Kent Country Club, our number one rule when it comes to junior golf is that JUNIOR GOLF IS FUN!!! We want to promote the game of golf to juniors in a way that makes golf fun and enjoyable all while teaching kids the fundamentals of the game.

      The teaching staff at Kent Country Club is committed to providing junior golfers with a safe, positive, and fun learning environment that enables young golfers to learn and grow in the game of golf. Through the Junior Golf Program at Kent, students will be taught the basic fundamentals of the game, proper golf etiquette and rules, teamwork, terminology, and basic skills that will not only improve their golf game, but assist them in life as well.

      CADDIE INFORMATION

      Kent Country Club prides itself on having a very successful Caddie Program. Our caddies have been well trained on all golf rules and etiquette. Kent's success is shown through our 39 Evans Scholar Alumni, with six Evans Scholars coming out of the program in the last five years. For more information on the Caddie Program, please contact the KCC Golf Shop at 616.363.6112.


In The Heart of The City

Your Home Away From Home

With our unique location just minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, Kent Country Club offers a seat that is simply unparalleled in the heart of the city. With over 120 years of culture & camaraderie and a history of tradition & excellence, Kent Country Club can quickly become your home away from home.

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  • Kent Country Club
  • 1600 College Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505
  • (616) 363-6811
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