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Golf Wizard

James Buhler

The brains behind our operation! Before joining our team, James attended Ferris State University where he got his Professional Golf Management degree. He now leads our golf, food, and beverage operations. On his days off, you can catch him traveling the state playing local tournaments! Interested in a lesson? Ask James about his variety of lesson options next time you see him in the shop!

James Buhler

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Comes As You Are, Let's Have a Good Time!

Fun Golf Holes
Practice Greens

lpine Golf Course opened in 1967 and was the first course designed by architect Mark DeVries. Alpine Golf Course is located on 120 acres just north of downtown Grand Rapids. DeVries went on to do 20 facilities in the area with his last course being Boulder Creek before passing in 2012.

The first Greens Superintendent at Alpine Golf Course was Larry Murphy. Larry was involved with the construction of the course and went on to handle the grow in and ongoing maintenance of the course.

The torch has now been passed on to Larry's son Mark. Mark comes to Alpine with 40 years of experience as a Superintendent. We are thrilled to have him on board for our upcoming 2020 season.

Designed with

Convenience In Mind

Our clubhouse was built in the spring of 2013 after an electrical fire took our original A-frame clubhouse.
everything you need

The Golf Shop

Stock up on necessities before your round and check out our selection of Alpine merchandise. Gift certificates also make a great present!

What sounds good?

The Driving Range

A welcoming place for family and friends to enjoy some refreshments before or after your round. We serve beer, cocktails, great Bloody Mary’s and more!  Welcome to Grand Rapids, Beer City USA.

Golf Pics + Beers + Drone Videos

ready to tee it up?

Give the Golf Shop A Call, We'll Get You Set Up