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Address: 201 Graham Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-3636
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+1 269-927-4653

Just 95 minutes from Chicago, this 18-hole, public Jack Nicklaus Signature...

Just 95 minutes from Chicago, this 18-hole, public Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course reflects the high standards of the world's leading design firm, Nicklaus Design. After successfully hosting the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid in 2012 and 2014, Harbor Shores will again play host in 2016 and 2018. The course runs over remarkably diverse terrain that challenges golfers even as it offers a spectacular setting in which to play. Three holes offer dramatic views of Lake Michigan, eleven holes border the Paw Paw River, Ox Creek and its wetlands, and four holes wind through rolling hills, ravines and a hardwood forest. The result is a golf course unlike any other.

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Played Harbor Shores golf course. Beautifully maintained, very difficult course. Some stunning holes with really nice approaches. We will be playing again soon.

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Larry A
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Played Harbor Shores golf course. Beautifully maintained, very difficult course. Some stunning holes with really nice approaches. We will be playing again soon.

Thank Larry A
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We loved walking along the waterfront - some sand, some paved. It would be even better on a sunny day.

Thank Omahatraveling
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a stretch break, almost no one here. Beautiful views and nice facilities definitely worth the trip.

Thank RevJon
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This Jack Nicklaus course has three different sections. The greens are smooth and the fairways are perfect. Golf carts are new and have GPS within them. Great service all around. Be sure to grab food or drinks on the patio.

Thank stilts16
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Played this course for the first time. Loved it. Everything from tee to green was in great shape. It's a challenge - lots of monster bunkers, forced carries and dog legs but the course give you a fair yardage to play from. The forward tees are just under 5,000 yards, which is great. A lot of courses don't have decent... More 

Thank cascio
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Getting the opportunity to play a course that hosts a major championship is not something most of us get to do everyday, that alone makes this Nicklaus track worth the trip. I have paid more to play courses that don't have the pedigree that Harbor Shores does. This was a class establishment throughout, and the staff could not have been... More 

Thank Msalcius35
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is a great course to play. They have tough greens, but they keep them in great shape and it was a good challenge. This course also hosts the Senior PGA tournament every two years - a must see!

Thank Drew_L1984
Charlotte, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

It was great to play a Jack Nicklaus course! Playing a second time would be even better because I would know the course and where to hit the golf ball! Hitting the green in the wrong place makes your putt an adventure! The greens are extremely fast! Stay out of the bunkers at all costs! The bunkers are steep and... More 

Thank Diana H
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Fun play. Soon to host PGA senior championship. Course was in perfect shape. Tough greens. Put ball in play and attack greens. Was fun and fair.

Thank MikeKerrey
Battle Creek, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Our foursome went to a couple of the Sr. Championships at HSGC, then last September we played it, thinking it was a one-time, special-event, bucket-list sort of outing. A few holes into our round, all were chiming in about how we wanted to play it again, ideally on an annual basis. Truly a fun, challenging and beautiful course. Loved the... More 


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