Golf Course Information
Harbor Shores represents more than just golf, it's an example of how golf can help change and sustain a community. Taking pride in our surrounding area, Harbor Shores, the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Course on Lake Michigan, is a not-for-profit development that uses a portion of your green fees to maintain Jean Klock Park and the 12-mile trail system. Revenues above operating expenses are granted back to the community for job training and educational programs.
Harbor Shores boasts the only on-site First Tee location in the Midwest and services over 1,000 youth annually. The First Tee is an organization that promotes character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf.
In its short, 10-year lifespan, Harbor Shores has rich history of golf's greatest legends walking its links. In 2010, in commemoration of our official grand opening, Harbor Shores hosted the Champions for Change Golf Challenge where legends, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Johnny Miller competed together for the first and only time. You may have seen "The Putt" made by Jack Nicklaus in front of Johnny Miller, what you may not know is that was on hole 10 at Harbor Shores!
Hosting Major Champions is what we do and in 2020 Harbor Shores will host the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship for the 5th time in 10 years.
Designed with the golf enthusiast in mind, Harbor Shores offers an exceptional practice facility complete with 2 short game greens and a lighted putting green, a Learning Center featuring Trackman technology for game improvement and club fitting, our newest addition, the Champions Villa that comfortably sleeps up to 8 guests and finally a private airport and helipad for those requiring quick and easy access.
Nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan, the beauty of Harbor Shores is only rivaled by the golf experience. We welcome you to experience Harbor Shores.
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Golf Course Info
- Course: 18 Holes
- Course Type: Public
- Architect: Jack Nicklaus
- Opened: 2010
- Season: April 15 - November 1
- Head Pro: Joshua R. Doxtator, PGA
Golf Course Stats
- Tee Boxes: 5
- Back Tees: 6852 Yards
- Back Par: 71
- Back Slope: 143
- Back Rating: 74.7
Green Fees and Rates
$150 Daily in Peak Season
As low as $85 in shoulder months.
Includes use of the Practice Facility and unlimited practice balls, golf cart and GPS.
Tee Times & Reservations
48 hour cancellation policy
Annual Passes & Range Passes may be purchased online or at the clubhouse for unlimited golf.
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
Sprinkler Heads Marked
Golf Instruction and Lessons
Harbor Shores is committed to developing golfers of all ages and abilities. Our staff takes time to deliver insightful instruction in a genuine, helpful and friendly way. Our philosophy reaches beyond the game of golf to help build the skills and disciplines that set the foundation for lifelong golfers no matter the age.
Harbor Shores is making small and large group outings easy with pre-arranged packages that take little to no planning on your part. Whether entertaining clients or reuniting with old friends or planning a major outing, golf should be about enjoying the game. So let Harbor Shores take care of details from hole contests to meals, and everything in between.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
From weddings and rehearsal dinners to reunions and fundraisers, Harbor Shores takes care of the details so you don't have to. That is why we take great pride in hosting events - we want you to relax and enjoy your evening. Harbor Shores can customize its clubhouse campus for your event needs. Contact us for a wedding quote.
The Inn at Harbor Shores
Restaurant and Dining Options:Contact Harbor Shores Resort at 269-927-4653 for onsite or nearby dining options.
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