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Forest Akers Golf Course (West Course)

Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI
+1 517-355-1635
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Well maintained, challenging course

Forest Akers West is much more fun than the east course. It's a little pricier, but definitely... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Nate D
Lansing, Michigan
via mobile
Golf at Michigan State University

My husband and I played golf here on September 18, 2015. We had a tee time in the afternoon and... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2015
Pamela S
Brighton, Michigan
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Considered one of the best public golf courses in Michigan, the West Course has been redesigned to extend the length of the course to over 7,000 yards, new rye fairway grass and all new bunkers.
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9 Jul 2017
“Well maintained, challenging course”
21 Sep 2015
“Golf at Michigan State University”
Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI
+1 517-355-1635
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Forest Akers West is much more fun than the east course. It's a little pricier, but definitely worth it in my opinion. Greens are well maintained and there is danger on most holes. The black tees really provide a challenge, but the course can still...More

Thank Nate D
Reviewed 22 September 2015

My husband and I played golf here on September 18, 2015. We had a tee time in the afternoon and played with another couple. The course is on the Michigan State University campus and mostly students work on the course. The students are friendly and...More

1  Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 9 September 2015

My son played in a golf tournament over a two day period and my wife and I walked the course both days. Interestingly, walking the course (but not playing) may have given me a better appreciation for the course as I had a chance to...More

1  Thank Lee C
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Played at Forest Akers West Course yesterday and greatly enjoyed the challenge and the beauty of the course. Four sets of tees offer greatly different layouts per hole and will provide all level of players with an excellent challenge. Very wide fairways and large greens...More

1  Thank pdl03
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Played Forest Akers West Course today. A very challenging championship course at Michigan State University (MSU). The course has fours sets of tees, the longest measures 7,013-yards. A par-72 course that is in excellent condition. A must play if in the Lansing, East Lansing, area.

1  Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 28 June 2013

It had been 40 years since I was a student, and couldn't remember the course. I was impressed with the layout, conditions and everything about it. I would highly recommend the course if in the area.

1  Thank sasakidalem
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