Independence Lake County Park

Whitmore Lake, Michigan     2 courses · 36 holes     Driving directions
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g lane    April 13, 2012 at 4:06pm

move dirt son.

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Mike Fortunato    April 13, 2012 at 2:40pm

The reason there is no one at the gate this time of year is because they cant afford to staff it.

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Mike "Papa Par" Even    April 13, 2012 at 2:36pm

and thanks Mr White, for taking lead on contacting the park! Cheers

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Mike "Papa Par" Even    April 13, 2012 at 2:35pm

You are correct Dan, once you are out in the back of the course it's game on time, but, I have been seeing more of a casuals presence when there is no attendant. Summer time they have someone at the gate all day because the lake & water park open up, they are collecting $$$$ for the spike in activity. So it will tapper off soon as it gets warmer, but Rolling has someone at the gate almost all the time, no reason Washtenaw County cant get someone in the booth over at Indy ;)

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Scott White    April 13, 2012 at 2:27pm

The park has been notified (if they didn't already know) and hopefully they can get someone out in the booth over the next week or so. This aggression will not stand.

Let's try to get an ID on this "RIP" tagger, or at least a vehicle/license plate. This reminds me of a similar saga out in k-zoo, with the "poop" tagger. They eventually identified his vehicle, found his facebook and get him to stop without involving the authorities. Let's hope for a similar resolution here.

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Mike "Papa Par" Even    April 13, 2012 at 1:57pm

Wind was pretty epic out there earlier this week, are we sure mother nature didn't take it out

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Nancy Leat    April 13, 2012 at 1:54pm

the tree was the last straw. unacceptable.

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Mike "Papa Par" Even    April 13, 2012 at 1:48pm

Past week or so it's been weird out there Nancy, I concur. Might be out there tomorrow, I was going to pop into the office the next time I was there to alert the park staff as to what's happening when there's no attendant. A huge bummer, especially with brooms and signs getting trashed :/

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Nancy Leat    April 13, 2012 at 1:43pm

What's up with all the destruction on the course!?!?!?!? Broken brooms, more ignorant tagging (r.i.p.'s are meant for gravestones) and on #11, the pine tree on the fairway was snapped off at the base (no giggity) and is laying in the fairway. I don't understand peoples inability to raise their spawn correctly. What's the possibility of establishing a volunteer program for folks to work the booth? I'd gladly give up a couple hours to insure less destruction to the course.

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Mike Fortunato    April 8, 2012 at 4:30pm

The new 6 hole loop is designed and being worked on by the park. Before they install the baskets they have to remove metal debris from a few areas in the new land. The new holes should be ready to play by mid/end May.

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Kyle Greenhalgh    April 8, 2012 at 3:44pm

When are the new holes coming in the field?

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Matt "The Spider" Swider    April 8, 2012 at 1:30am

Currently 13-16 are out.

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peter kunoff    April 7, 2012 at 10:39pm

what is current status? all 18 baskets still in on Chuck D?

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Mike "Papa Par" Even    March 29, 2012 at 12:17am

they are on the verge of pulling 13-16. Fence posts are in place and the plastic orange snow fence is out, ready to be wrapped around those posts.

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g lane    March 24, 2012 at 11:49pm

stomp a mudhole in your ass cause im straight out the swamp.

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Mike "Papa Par" Even    March 24, 2012 at 10:51pm

all holes are in, and yes she is muddy. Fairways and greens were fast. They do have bridges for 3 & 5

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ken "sega salt" moote    March 24, 2012 at 8:55pm

all holes r in, how muddy no clue. prob not to horrible

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peter kunoff    March 24, 2012 at 8:30pm

all holes in still? how muddy?

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Mike "Papa Par" Even    February 29, 2012 at 3:53pm

not to mention Jennings Rd will be slick. Main Roads weren't too bad this morning with the ice, but I bet the back roads aren't in the best of shape

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Nancy Leat    February 29, 2012 at 3:51pm

it's pouring rain and has been for hours, I'd do Hudson, Indy will be soup.

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