July 29, 2014
"The golf shots you can count on, are those already played." Byron Nelson
Site Resources
Golf Specials

  User Login  


The Offers
How it Works
Order Yours
Newsletter
Pro Shop
Golf Courses
Downloads
Play Online
Golf Tips
Area Services
Golf Jokes
About Us
Golf News
Contact Us
Golf Survey
Advertising
Home Page
Help for Courses
Help for Charities

Golf Headlines

Tiger Woods to play in former college roommate Notah Begay's charity event

President Barack Obama hits the links a lot despite issues abroad, at home

The ball Rory McIlroy used to win the British Open is up for auction

Tour Confidential: Rory McIlroy's SI Cover, Should Tiger Make the Ryder Cup Team, and Who Will Win PGA's Long-Drive Contest?

Rory McIlroy can see Graeme McDowell's contract in lawsuit against former agent

LPGA International Crown: South Korea eliminates United States in playoff

Jim Furyk extends RBC Canadian Open lead to three shots over Tim Clark

Visit our Golf News page for the latest!


  Otsego, Michigan Golf Courses  
The Lynx Golf Course, Otsego, Michigan - Course Information:

Course  |  Map / Weather  |  Rating  |  Specials  |  The Area  |  Updates

Golf Course Holes Par Yards
~ Back Tees ~
Slope Rating
The Lynx Golf Course
900 Lincoln Rd
Otsego, MI 49078

Rate this Course!

Public CoursePublic Golf Course

 ~ Golf Specials ~ 
18 72 6,471 141 72.1
Designed ByGrassOpened
Charlie Scott & Jon Scott Bentgrass 1998
GPS: LatitudeGPS: Longitude
42.482479-85.760307
Course Contact
Information
TelephoneWebsite
269 ) 694 - 5969 Site Link


Click Images for Expanded Views
A "JavaScript" browser is required.
Lynx Golf Course :: Michiana Golf
Lynx Golf Course :: Michiana Golf
Lynx Golf Course :: Michiana Golf
In The News ... The Lynx Golf Course, Otsego, Michigan, a MichianaGolf.com 5-Star Certified Course

If you enjoy the high-quality golf courses found in Northern Michigan, complete with tree top views and elevation changes throughout the course, then you'll love the Lynx Golf Course in Southern Michigan. "Lynx offers Northern Michigan golf, without the drive," states Lee Edson, Lynx General Manager / Head Pro.

The Lynx Golf Course, of Otsego, Michigan, opened in 1998 under the design team of Charlie Scott & Jon Scott and masterfully utilizes the natural elevation changes provided by mother-nature. Both Nines start and end at the highest elevation levels on the course roughly 90 feet above the Kalamazoo River Valley. Well-conditioned greens and strategically placed bunkers add to the fun for a challenging round of golf.

Your round starts with a short 321-yard, Par 4 into a blind green. Big hitters can go for the green at the base of the hill but must pay close attention to the bunker in front of the green as well as the area behind the green to avoid going out of bounds. Before leaving the green, take a look behind you and you will notice the slopes of Bittersweet Ski Resort, illustrating the many elevation changes that you'll soon encounter. Hole # 5 provides you with an uphill 528-yard, Par 5 to an elevated green that is surrounded by bunkers. The Front Nine ends with a short uphill 353-yard dogleg left with a well-positioned bunker at the bend of the fairway.

The Back Nine begins with one of the Lynx Signature Holes, # 10; a 411-yard, Par 4 with a 90 foot elevation drop and more outstanding tree top views. After winding through the trees on the next three holes, you arrive at the next Signature Hole, # 14; a 171-yard, Par 3 with an elevated tee box looking down at the Kalamazoo River running along the backside of the green. Hole # 15 is a long 566-yard, Par 5 running alongside the Kalamazoo River. And by no means do the challenges end there, # 16 is an uphill 361-yard, Par 4 protected by pine trees and bunkers near the green followed by another long 538-yard, Par 5 with a small "water hole" and marsh just to the right of the fairway, to better test your second shot. Your round ends with a short, but uphill, 347-yard, Par 4 to an elevated green providing many more tree top views along with beautiful views of the "glass walled" clubhouse.

The Lynx Golf Course provides many amenities including a driving range, chipping and putting practice greens, on course drinks and snacks, golf carts with GPS, pull carts, club rentals and a well-stocked Pro Shop.

After your round, there's no need to seek a 19th Hole as the Lynx Sports Bar & Grill is enjoyed by all -- golfers and non-golfers alike. As a year-round restaurant, you'll find everything from soups to salads, sandwiches to steaks, and a variety of beers on tap. The restaurant dining area is designed with 102 linear feet of 8' high windows giving an unobstructed panoramic view of the 18th green and, if that wasn't enough, it also features seven large-screen TVs. Outside the dining area, running the length of the building, is a very pleasant patio setting. This is a favorite spot for many well beyond the golf season.

Edson tells us that "many of our visitors come not only for our outstanding golf, but they also come to enjoy the great year around views from our restaurant including our Fall Colors Tour that's available October through November." As we can certainly attest, the Lynx Golf Course provides an enjoyable year around experience.

The Lynx Golf Course is also a MichianaGolf.com "Offers for Golfers" participant ... do you have your Pass yet?



Have news to share about your course? Please contact us.




Map View / Weather Forecast

View Larger Map      |      15-Day Forecast




The Lynx Golf Course, Otsego, Michigan - Visitor Rating:Return to the Top

Michiana Golf :: Serving Golfers in Northwestern Indiana / Southwestern MichiganGolf course visitor ratings are based upon the average 1-5 star rating given a course by website visitors.

You may re-rate with each play, limited to once per course per 24-hour period.

Up-to-date ratings are extremely important! We encourage your continued input - please re-rate as you play these courses. Tell your Golf Partners ... and remind the courses!

Visitor ratings may be based upon a variety of criteria such as (listed in order of importance):

1.Layout 2.Rules 3.Looks
4.Service 5.Fees 6.Hours
7.Crowds 8.Parking 9.Cleanliness

Therefore, a visitor rating may have more to do with the overall feeling left by the experience rather than solely the lay of the course.

Golf CourseVisitor Rating
The Lynx Golf Course
900 Lincoln Rd
Otsego, MI 49078
Rate this Course!
Your Rating

Rating: 5 Stars!
"Excellent"

Rating: 4 Stars!
"Very Good"

Rating: 3 Stars!
"Good"

Rating: 2 Stars!
"Okay"

Rating: 1 Star!
"Needs Work"

~ Boxes marked with a red bullet    are required. ~

Comments:
Your Name:
Your E-mail:
Confirm E-mail Dude:
Are you Human?     Yes    Maybe    No
Like a FREE subscription to the
MichianaGolf.com Golf Newsletter
(delivered to you via e-mail)?
Yes, please
No, thanks

Privacy Policy: Your information is indeed just that, "yours." MichianaGolf.com maintains a strict privacy policy and will NEVER sell, trade, rent, or otherwise distribute information submitted to unrelated parties unless required by law.

The "Comments" section may, however, be posted to this page.




Golf Specials
MichianaGolf.com "Offers for Golfers"

Single Play Offer
1/2 Off
One Round of Golf

Foursome Offer
One Round of Golf
AND Cart

 ~ Order Yours Today ~ 
We have many other
"Offers for Golfers"
available on our
Golf Specials page.




Otsego, Michigan, a little more ...

Return to the Top

Otsego is a city in Allegan County.

Otsego was established in 1831, called Pine Creek by its initial settlers: Giles Scott and Hull Sherwood. A post office was established in 1832 under the name of Allegan, the name being changed to Otsego in 1835 with the organization of Allegan County, spearheaded by Otsego resident Dr. Samuel Foster. 1833 brought a school to the new town, and a hotel - the Tompkins House - followed in the 1860s.

In the 1870s, visitors from all over the Midwest journeyed to Otsego to experience the "medicinal" waters at the Otsego Mineral Springs Bath House, which remained a regional draw until 1887 when George Bardeen's paper mill operation depleted the town's mineral springs.

The 1880s saw some big advances for Otsego. In 1881, Wilson C. Edsell built the town's first bank and opera house. Edsell's Opera House was the primary entertainment venue in town for many years until the opening of the Nickelodeon (Irv Nichols's theatre venture) in 1909. An Uncle Tom's Cabin troupe played the Opera House stage on an annual basis. Native American vaudeville shows, called medicine shows, were also popular. Maro the Magician, Stock theatre groups, minstrel shows took the opera house stage on a regular basis, with the minstrel shows led by the town's one African American resident Jim Smith. In 1883, Otsego High School held its first commencement ceremony, graduating three students; A home-delivery milk route was started up in 1885; and 1886 brought the establishment of the volunteer fire department still in operation today, but no longer using horse-drawn water-wagons. The decade closes out with the formation of the city's Republican Club in 1888.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles, of which, 2.0 square miles of it is land and 0.1 square miles of it (3.86%) is water.

See also: The History of Allegan County, Michigan

Additional information provided by: Wikipedia




Course Updates & Corrections:Return to the Top

In general terms, a golf course may make modifications anywhere from numerous times a season ... to once a decade, if ever, and while we make efforts to ensure accuracy, it is possible that the information listed for this course may have become dated.

As a result, we strongly recommend that you call the Pro Shop regarding conditions / tee times before driving to the golf course and consider touring the course before your round.

If you are a member of this course's management team or a frequent player and you have noticed an error, omission, etc., contact us so we may update our records.












Golf Specials  |  Newsletter  |  Pro Shop  |  Golf Courses
Golf Downloads  |  Play Online  |  Golf Tips  |  Area Services
Golf Jokes  |  About  |  Golf News  |  Contact  |  Advertising
Home Page  |  Help for Courses  |  Help for Charities

MichianaGolf.com
PO Box 465, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085

"Where surfing the 'net CAN help your golf game!"

Privacy Statement / Usage Terms and Conditions

 

Member:
The Southwest Michigan Business & Tourism Directory
Golf Discounts

Offers for Golfers
Featured Offer
The Lynx Golf Course
Five Star Rated Course
The Lynx
Golf Course

Otsego, MI
1/2 Off
One Round
of Golf
M-F: Anytime
S-S: After 2PM
Holidays: After 2PM

Cart required, but not included
Order Your
Pass Today
Discount Value: Up to $20.00
see offer for
"fine print"
Order Yours
Offers for Golfers

Site Sponsors

Lighthouse
Colorprint

Affordable Website Design Service!
www.lighthousecolorprint

Click here for Golf Products :: MichianaGolf.com

Become a
Site Sponsor!
Find MichianaGolf.com on Pinterest
Find MichianaGolf.com on Facebook
Find MichianaGolf.com on MerchantCircle
MichianaGolf.com - Golf Website Award Winner
© 1999-2014
MichianaGolf.com
All rights reserved.

Design By
Lighthouse Colorprint
(269) 428-7062
Michiana Golf :: Serving Golfers in NW Indiana / SW Michigan
Michiana Golf :: Serving Golfers in Northwest Indiana / Southwest Michigan
Find MichianaGolf.com on FacebookMichiana Golf :: Serving Golfers in Northwest Indiana / Southwest MichiganFind MichianaGolf.com on Pinterest
Need Golf Balls?