Fieldstone Golf Club of Auburn Hills

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I knew the Golf Pro, so I played 18 for $35.00.
Great course and some holes were very hard.

He would play this course again.

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Greens are a problem although there is a issue a most courses this year. A Saturday afternoon 18 holes water jugs are all empty no cart girl to be found, I called from course and they said we are working on it. Cart girl came by on the 18th hole.
Another example why government run anything never works.

He would not play this course again.

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With the exception of about 4 greens, which were a little rough, this is a fun course to play. Several of the holes require thoughtful shot making, but it is wide open enough to accommodate players of all skill levels. I played with my wife and another couple and all four of us thoroughly enjoyed the layout. Of course we got a deal online and only paid $25.00 each. The one drawback is the pace of play. Waiting for most every shot on the back nine, led to a slightly more than 5 hour round.

He would play this course again.

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Normally a top course but beware the conditions this year. 6 greens were in dismal shape and some others with very distressed areas. Greens have been a strength in the past at this course. The problem is the proshop staff do not warn you of the conditions of the greens and the fact that there are temporary greens when you book or show up to pay. When asked about it afterwards the less than helpful staff said that it would take too much of their time to do so and that most other coursed in the area have the same problem which is utterly false. Not worth the money for the condition.

He would not play this course again.

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First the complaints:  My main beef with Fieldstone, and probably 80% of the courses in Michigan, are that they water the course far too much.  This leads to soggy fairways and soft greens.  Soft greens means much more damage to the course than would otherwise occur.

That said, the course is great.  It used to be the Monday qualifier for the Buick Open, and is as difficult of a golf course as you'll find in the area.  Play the correct tees, please!  

Fieldstone is a great mix of difficult, medium, and easy holes.  The course starts out with a very difficult par 4, which requires two solid shots.  Then it eases up for a few holes (in length, anyway), before you approach the back to back par 5s.  

The only real design issue I have with the course is the par 5 6th hole.  Any shot more than about 230 yards will catch the slope and will probably go into the creek going through the fairway.  If you lay up, then it's another target shot to another landing area.... I don't mind this, but this hole ALWAYS has a backup on it.   I would LOVE to see them fill in the first creek allowing players to hit the drive as far as they can (which I think is essential on a well designed par 5).

After #6 comes another difficult par 5, followed by a very difficult and long par 3 8th hole.  You get a bit of a break with the par 4 9th.

Fieldstone then redesigned some of the back 9, building some water collection areas.  #10 was affected by this redesign, and it's a tough drive on this par 5.  The landing area is wider than it looks, but you still need to hit a good tee ball.

The rest of the course is much like the front, with some very difficult holes.  You really need to play the course a couple of times to learn where you can hit it, especially on the redesigned 14th.

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