About

  • west courseLocated on the campus of Michigan State University
  • Home course for Big Ten men's and women's golf teams
    • Championships:
      • Men’s 1969, 2005, 2007, 2008
      • Women’s 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1982, 2001, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017
  • Two golf pro shops (Spartan Spirit Shop) with the best quality MSU merchandise available

Awards and Recognition 

  • Forest Akers Golf Courses are recognized as two of the best public golf course in Michigan.
  • Golf Digest has given Forest Akers West Course a four-star rating and the East Course a three-star rating
  • Lansing State Journal gave Forest Akers West Course first place in their Best of the Best rankings for two years.
  • Best Campus Courses - 2018 GolfWeek Magazine
  • 2014-2018 Top 50 Public Range - Golf Range Association of America
  • 4.5-star rating for the West Course - Golf Digest
  • 4-star rating for the East Course - Golf Digest

West Course

  • Scorecard
  • Course Ratings  |  Black (M) 75.3/141 (W) 81.9/154 |  Green (M) 71.7/137 (W) 77.8/140  |  White (M) 68.6/127 (W) 73.6/134  |  Fossum (M) 66.5/127  (W) 71.3/129 |  Red (M) 65.5/114 (W) 69.8/126
  • Extensively redesigned by Michigan State alumnus, Arthur Hills, in 1992

East Course

  • East Scorecard
  • Course Ratings  |  Black (M) 70.5/127 (W) 77.2/134  |  Green (M) 69.4/124 (W) 75.2/126 |  White (M) 66.3/112 (W) 71.7/122  |  Red (M) 62.6/103 (W) 66.4/109
  • Redesigned in 1997

The Golf Center

  • Mid-Michigan's premier practice facility
  • 20-acre practice area opened in 1997
  • Rated as one of the top ten ranges in the U.S.
  • Open to the public with memberships
  • Three-acre bentgrass practice tee, two separate teaching tees, practice bunkers, target greens
  • 18 heated and covered hitting stations open year-round
  • 20,000 square-foot putting green
  • PGA professionally-trained instructors 

Donation Requests

Bryan Harris, PGA | Golf Course Manager