The only thing better than a day of golf is supporting your own community at the same time.  Southeast Michigan is blessed with some great city and county owned courses.  Here are some of the best.


Lyon Oaks

52251 Pontiac Trl.
Wixom, MI 48393-1917
(248) 437-1488

Lyon Oaks Golf Course is an Arthur Hills-designed, 18-hole course on 230 acres of Oakland County parkland.  It’s part golf course, part nature preserve and a real treat for any golfer. It garnered a 4.5 star rating by Golf Digest 2007 and was named the second best course in Detroit according to ESPN.


Kensington Metropark Golf Course

2240 West Buno Rd.
Milford, MI 48380-4410
(248) 685-9332

There are 10 courses in the on Huron-Clinton Metropark roster, but our favorite is the Kensington course. Each Huron-Clinton Metropark course is carefully designed and well maintained, Huron-Clinton Metropark golf courses are among the most beautiful and challenging in Southeast Michigan.


Sanctuary Lake

1450 East South Boulevard
Troy, MI 48085-1054
(248) 619-7600

According to the official web page for the site, from the first tee, golfers will get a sense of the journey they are about to embark on, getting a breath taking view of the entire course and the City of Troy skyline in the background. Beginning with the first swing and ending with the last putt, players will enjoy a pleasurable golfing experience.


Lakes of Taylor

25505 Northline Rd.
Taylor, MI 48180-4597
(734) 784-4653

Lakes of Taylor is a par 72 Championship golf course enjoyable for all skill levels and amenities that create a country club atmosphere: a well maintained practice facility that features a driving range with grass tee, a shortgame area for practicing chipping and sand shots, and a very large putting green.