Wabeek Golf

Wabeek’s naturally beautiful surroundings reflect the intimate nature of this sanctuary, its atmosphere reminiscent of Northern Michigan, you may see on the property wildlife such as, deer, fox, and white heron and much, much more.  This championship golf course presents challenges as uncompromising as they are daunting.

Five sets of tee boxes on each hole allow golfers of all skill levels to fully enjoy the finest golf experience. From the forward tees the course can play as short as 5200 yards, while the championship tees increase the distance just under 6700 yards with a course rating of 72.9 and a slope rating of 144. The grandeur of this course will provide members with a brilliant test of golf.

golf outings

We are pleased to welcome golf outings at our facility. We can accommodate 144 shotguns golfers on our course. Please contact Rick Howles for more information and availability

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Hole 1

Gold 510
Black 510
Blue 447
White 415
Red 412
Par 5
Men's Handicap: 15
Women's Handicap: 7

Hole 2

Gold 326
Black 326
Blue 298
White 279
Red 275
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 13
Women's Handicap: 13

Hole 3

Gold 191
Black 182
Blue 149
White 139
Red 136
Par 3
Men's Handicap: 9
Women's Handicap: 15

Hole 4

Gold 375
Black 362
Blue 288
White 277
Red 279
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 3
Women's Handicap: 5

Hole 5

Gold 427
Black 427
Blue 372
White 362
Red 136
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 5
Women's Handicap: 9

Hole 6

Gold 377
Black 377
Blue 351
White 351
Red 279
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 11
Women's Handicap: 3

Hole 7

Gold 579
Black 579
Blue 565
White 505
Red 302
Par 5/6
Men's Handicap: 1
Women's Handicap: 1

Hole 8

Gold 164
Black 164
Blue 145
White 145
Red 338
Par 5
Men's Handicap: 17
Women's Handicap: 17

Hole 9

Gold 380
Black 365
Blue 318
White 296
Red 502
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 7
Women's Handicap: 11

Hole 10

Gold 375
Black 375
Blue 329
White 309
Red 309
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 6
Women's Handicap: 8

Hole 11

Gold 328
Black 328
Blue 298
White 288
Red 270
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 14
Women's Handicap: 16

Hole 12

Gold 380
Black 380
Blue 358
White 340
Red 330
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 12
Women's Handicap: 12

Hole 13

Gold 209
Black 159
Blue 143
White 138
Red 132
Par 3
Men's Handicap: 16
Women's Handicap: 14

Hole 14

Gold 400
Black 385
Blue 352
White 342
Red 338
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 8
Women's Handicap: 4

Hole 15

Gold 344
Black 344
Blue 327
White 327
Red 322
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 18
Women's Handicap: 6

Hole 16

Gold 200
Black 186
Blue 165
White 155
Red 116
Par 3
Men's Handicap: 10
Women's Handicap: 18

Hole 17

Gold 515
Black 505
Blue 476
White 460
Red 453
Par 5
Men's Handicap: 4
Women's Handicap: 2

Hole 18

Gold 440
Black 380
Blue 373
White 273
Red 270
Par 4
Men's Handicap: 2
Women's Handicap: 10

Rick Howles

PGA Director of Golf Operations

Rick Howles was raised in Ortonville, Michigan. At Brandon High School in 1986, he was named to the All-State Golf team by the Michigan State High School Athletic Association. After high school, Rick attended Oakland University where he played on the golf team and earned his degree in Business Management. In 1992, while representing the Oakland Team, Rick was named the Most Valuable Player by the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Rick’s P.G.A. apprenticeship began at Atlas Valley C.C. where he was first introduced to instruction. From that point Rick worked his way to becoming the Assistant Professional at Indianwood Golf & C.C., a Wilfred Reid design that has hosted many major championships. During his 8 year tenure at Indiawood Rick held titles such as: Assistant Professional, Director of Instruction & Head Golf Professional.

In 2004, Rick became the Director of Golf Operations at Wabeek Country Club. Upon arriving at Wabeek, Rick has set out to run a professional, full-service operation where both members and guests can fully enjoy themselves. Rick also has a passion to help players improve their golf games. He offers 21 years of teaching experience to players of all levels. He has studied and taken lessons from the likes of: Jim McLean, Rick Smith, Hank Haney & Scott Hamilton. Rick utilizes the V-1 teaching software providing detailed video analysis of the swing.