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 lululemon, Vineyard Vines, Footjoy, LevelWear, Verve, Puma, Adidas, Under Armour, G4, Zero Restriction, Sun Mountain. For men, we carry Peter Millar, lululemon, Vineyard Vines, Travis Mathew, Johnnie-O, Linksoul, FootJoy, Holderness & Bourne, LevelWear, Tommy John, Criquet, Adidas, Under Armour, Smathers & Branson, Dunning, Swannies, G4, Stitch. 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.  

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  • 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.







      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.

      2019 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.


      Kent Country Club prides itself on having a very successful Caddie Program. We have an outstanding tradition of providing our members with a superior caddie experience.  Our staff dedicates a great deal of time to our caddies during our spring training program, as well as continued mentorship throughout the year.  Through the combined support from members and staff our caddie program has produced 46 Evans Scholar alumni, including two candidates awarded the scholarship in 2018.  For more information on the Caddie Program, please contact Matt at

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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