Aerial view of the Portage Lake Golf Course.

The Portage Lake Golf Course, rated one of the top 18-hole courses in the Upper Peninsula by In Pursuit of 1000 Golf Courses, has 18 holes on 160 acres—providing two nines of distinctly different flavors and challenges. Book a tee time online or by calling 906-487-2641.

Driving Range Availability
The driving range opens daily prior to the first tee time and stays open until 7:00 PM. Use of the driving range is included in membership,
and available for daily fee thirty minutes prior to tee off, or can be used daily at a fee of $7 for a 45 minute slot.
Driving Range Closures for League Play
Tuesdays: Closed 4:30 - 5:30 PM (Ladies League)
Thursdays: Closed at 1:00 for remainder of day (Men's League & Maintenance)

PLGC 2024 Event Schedule

The above list is a tentative schedule.  Events may be added or changed throughout the season.  Check back in for updates!

Little Chippers 2024

Clickhereto sign up for Little Chippers!


Junior Lessons 2024Click hereto sign up for Junior Lessons!


   Trackman and NEW INDOOR SIMULATOR are now available at PLGC! 

                     Experience tour level club fitting, instruction, and indoor golf simulation like never before.

Play full rounds of golf on the world's top courses, test out new equipment, or just enjoy the virtual driving range!

Golf in the Keweenaw is now possible year round at PLGC!

       Online registration for Trackman use is now available online!

  Follow to reserve your spot.

If you are reserving multiple hours, please complete the reservation process for each hour desired.





Explore Portage Lake Golf Course:

  • 18 holes, Par 72, 6,354 yards
  • Full bar and grill
  • Cart and club rentals
  • Full bag club fitting with Trackman
  • Instruction (Full swing, short game, GolfFit)
  • Four sets of tees for different skill levels
  • New driving range
  • Two practice greens

Contact us:

Golf Course:

Call or email the Pro Shop for winter hours or to make an appointment.


Outdoor Driving Range:

Closed for winter


The Portage Lake Golf Course is located in Houghton

on US-41 about 2 miles east of Michigan Tech's campus. 

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"The staff is friendly and the course is always in great shape. Portage is my favorite U.P. course!"Joel Vertin
Portage Lake Golf Course enterance.