Looking to get some time in on the links during your Eaton Rapids getaway? Great idea! You’ll be happy to know that the highly-rated Bonnie View Golf Course is just minutes up the road from The English Inn.
There are many different ways to enjoy the great outdoors but for some of us, the best way is with a set of clubs. There’s nothing quite like a good game of golf for clearing your mind, stretching those muscles, and getting out into the fresh air. Any real opportunity to practice your swing on manicured greens in a serene setting should not be missed.
Luckily, for golf-loving guests of The English Inn, such opportunities are within easy reach. Not only are there a variety of courses to choose from in the local area, one of the most popular is our next door neighbor.
Bonnie View Golf Course
Bonnie View Golf Course is located at 194 S Michigan Road in Eaton Rapids, MI. This is literally just 3 minutes up the road from our Lansing-area bed and breakfast, The English Inn. If a person felt so motivated, they could even walk there in about ten minutes, it’s that close by.
Bonnie View Golf Course offers a challenging but fun, 9-hole public golf course, designed by Jerry MacCay. The course measures 3191 yards from the longest tees and features 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.
Bonnie View Golf Course opened in 1946 and has seen some recent renovations to both the course and amenities. A few holes have been changed for the better and natural rough areas have been added. A little water and a few sand bunkers but not enough to take the fun out of your game.
The beautifully maintained course has more than 100 varieties of trees. It is also surrounded by some of the most beautiful country, complete with wildlife. It is not uncommon to see whitetail deer, turkeys, sandhill cranes, or other animals as you play through.
The Bonnie View Golf Course clubhouse and patio area are popular, as well, with sixty-inch televisions and plenty of comfortable seating. Other features include a waterfall, pond, wildflowers, and a paved patio that leading to the first hole.
Rates are very reasonable and the staff is know for being warm and friendly. Learn more at bonnieviewgolf.com. You can also find the course on Facebook.
Other Lansing-Area Golf Golf Courses
Bonnie View may be the closest and one of the most popular golf courses in the area – but it’s definitely not the only one. Below we’ve compiled a short list of some of the better Lansing-area golf courses that are also within easy driving distance of The English Inn.
Eldorado Golf Course
Red Course: 9 holes over 3,303 yards with a par of 36
White Course: 9 holes over 3,112 yards with a par of 35
Blue Course: 9 holes over 3,424 yards with a par of 36
3750 W Howell Rd, Mason, MI 48854 – 14 minutes away
Maple Brook Golf Course
9 holes over 3,310 yards with a par of 36
681 Lansing St, Charlotte, MI 48813 – 18 minutes drive
Ledge Meadows Golf Course
18 holes over 6,419 yards with a par of 72
1801 E Grand Ledge Hwy, Grand Ledge, MI 48837 – 30 minutes from the Inn
Centennial Acres Golf Course
18 holes over 3392 yards with a par of 36
12485 Dow Rd, Sunfield, MI 48890 – 35 minutes away
As you can see, golfers have a variety of excellent options within easy reach during their stay at The English Inn Restaurant & Pub. So go ahead, spend the day enjoying yourself on the links, then come back to our Eaton Rapids bed and breakfast for a drink, dinner, or just relaxing in the comforts of your room. We look forward to sharing the area with you!