Mountain Ridge and Betsie Valley Golf Courses | Crystal Mountain Michigan

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36 holes of championship golf

Exceptional golf experiences happen here. Play 18 on our Mountain Ridge Course featuring significant elevation changes with wide open tee shots and pure putting greens. Or play the Betsie Valley course with a recent renovation, making the course more scenic and allowing greater opportunities to post a lower score. Unique challenges offer the opportunity for unquestioned accomplishment. And there you are, in the middle of it all.

About Our Courses

Proud Member of America's Summer Golf Capital Crystal Mountain is northern Michigan’s golf destination with two distinctively different, yet equally mesmerizing golf courses. Both the Mountain Ridge and Betsie Valley golf courses have received a prestigious 4-Star rating from Golf Digest magazine and are sure to challenge your skills at every turn. We’re proud members of America’s Summer Golf Capital, a collection of six resort properties representing 20 golf courses across northern Michigan.

Mountain Ridge

Set amid the soaring pines of northern Michigan, the Mountain Ridge course offers 18 holes of championship golf. You’ll enjoy panoramic vistas from tee to green as you play from the heights of the mountain. Its fairways wind through stately forests and ascend to high elevations, providing a true northern Michigan golf experience. View Scorecard »

Betsie Valley

Our Betsie Valley golf course will challenge the ability of any golfer with its protected greens, tree lined fairways, challenging bunkers and jaw-dropping views. It’s recent renovation in 2021 makes the course more scenic and allows greater opportunities to post a lower score! Golfers are welcome to ride in a cart or walk the Betsie Valley golf course. View Scorecard »

Practice & Learning Center

Crystal Mountain’s Practice & Learning Center has tailored and dedicated golf instruction to help you with all your golf goals. Whether you’re preparing for your round or trying to improve your game, the Practice & Learning Center is a 10-acre practice facility and home to the nationally recognized Crystal Mountain Golf School.

The Practice & Learning Center features a driving range, putting green and two multi-tiered chipping greens with bunkers, perfect for sharpening short-game skills. The Practice & Learning Center is open to the public with a range ball machine on-site that accepts cash or credit cards.

Crystal Mountain Golf School

When it comes to golf, the world’s best players readily admit: You never stop learning. Through individual lessons and golf schools at Crystal Mountain – now enhanced with state-of-the-art
TrackMan 4 Technology – you’ll learn from three Class A teaching professionals with more than 60 years combined experience. Players of all ages and experience levels – juniors to adults, beginners to scratch players – can improve specific facets of their game, gain valuable on-course knowledge, lower their scores, and have more fun. Learn more about our Golf Schools & Lessons » 

Play and Save

Check out our golf specials and lodging packages, available all season long!

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Golf tee times may be booked and paid for in advance by calling (800) 968-7686 or by reserving online.

Play 18 on our Mountain Ridge course featuring significant elevation changes with wide open tee shots and pure putting greens. Or play the Betsie Valley course with a recent renovation, making the course more scenic and allowing greater opportunities to post a lower score.

Learn about our recent renovations.

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Four Seasons Club Members

New! Four Seasons Club Members are now able to reserve their tee times online. Click the button to your corresponding membership level and pick the dates and times for your next round of golf!

Ultimate and Premium Golf Members

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Premium Snowsports and Fitness Members

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Groups of 24 or more golfers are invited to take advantage of discounted rates and preferred tee times. Special arrangements can be made for lodging and dining during your visit to Crystal Mountain. Custom packages, special event holes, golf clinics and scoring for your group outing or tournament are also available.

Interested in a single-day golf outing or tournament for your group? The Crystal Mountain golf staff will handle your golf outing with the utmost professionalism. Shotgun starts are available and can accommodate up to 288 golfers.

Plan your outing by calling our Group Sales team at 888-968-7686 ext. 6600 or Fill out a Group Golf Form »

Golf Policies

Learn more about your frequently asked golf questions.

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Pace of Play

All golfers are asked to respect the pace of play, by keeping up with the group in front of you. Crystal Mountain has the right to pair all singles and/or twosomes with other golfers to complete a foursome.


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Golf Cart Usage

All rates include a per person golf cart fee: $25 for 18-holes or $13 for 9-holes. Golf carts are mandatory on Mountain Ridge and optional on Betsie Valley. For the safety of all guests, only two riders and two golf bags are allowed on a single golf cart at a time. Spectators must pay the appropriate golf cart fee. Anyone driving a golf cart must have a valid driver’s license.

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Please check-in at the Pro Shop 20 minutes prior to your scheduled tee time. If you are unable to make your tee time, please cancel or reschedule your tee time more than 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund and avoid cancellation fees. Tee time cancellations and modifications made within 48 hours of the scheduled tee time, or no shows, will be charged the appropriate fees:

  • Public Tee Time Rounds: 100% of greens fee will be charged
  • Member Tee Time Rounds: $25 per player billed to the Members account
  • Package Tee Time Rounds: $25 per player billed to the guests reservation
  • Day Group: Each player will be charged 100% of greens fee (14 day cancellation notice required for day groups)
  • Overnight/Event Group: Please refer to the signed contract agreement

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Rain Check

Should the golf course be unplayable or closed due to weather, Crystal Mountain will issue a rain check. Your rain check will be based on the number of holes played:

  • 1 – 5 Holes: If you have completed 1-5 holes, you will be issued an 18-hole rain check.
  • 6 – 14 Holes: If you completed 6 – 14 holes, you will be issued a 9-hole rain check.
  • 15+ Holes: If you’ve completed 15 holes or more, a rain check will not be issued.