Palmer Park Golf Course – is an 18-hole regulation length golf course in Detroit, Michigan. Palmer Park has joinable men, lady,and senior golf leagues. Vargo golf company is adding Footgolf to the front 9 holes to introduce a new soccer adventure to families at a reasonable price!

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All ages are welcome to play footgolf. Soccer and golf combined at Palmer.

Golf outings and golf tournaments are available at Palmer Park Golf club. Since 1927, Palmer Park Golf Course has been home turf for many Detroit legends including Motown’s Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Four Tops and even Detroit’s own heavyweight champ, Joe Louis.

Palmer Park Golf Course has a short layout that is ideal for beginning and intermediate golfers. The course is quite straightforward with a challenging back nine. The golf course is mostly flat, making it an easy walk, perfect for junior and senior golfers, as well as lady golfers. Join a house golf league posted on the Leagues tab. Enjoy our beautiful setting of tree lined fairways and golf where the legends golf!

See the Palmer Park Scorecard above on the drop down menu for course and slope ratings.

Palmer Park Golf Course in Detroit Features:

  • Golf course is located 10 minutes from downtown Detroit
  • Extensive golf tournament services and golf outings to include registration, contests, cart assignments and scoring
  • Clubhouse with snack bar
  • Catering available
  • Fully stocked golf shop
  • Golf Equipment rental

Golf Course Dress Code:

  • Soft spikes only.
  • Collared shirt preferred

Voted # 1- This short layout will reward good shots and provide a fun golf outing for everyone.

The Golf Shop offers an attractive and spacious store with handsome displays of merchandise and golf gifts, as well as outstanding, friendly and helpful service to meet all your golfing wants and needs.

The Restaurant offers a superb and affordable dining experience within the beautiful and spacious clubhouse.


Thank You golfers! Palmer Park public golf course is CLOSED for the season. Please call Rouge Park or Chandler Park Golf Courses for tee times.

Buy Golf Gifts Online!

We sell gift cards in the pro shops or you can print and design instant gift cards here! All of our gift cards can be used at 8 different Vargo golf properties. Please click on the image below to get started on your golf gift and print it right away.

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19013 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48203

(313) 305-4315


From North: Go south on Woodward Ave. to west 7 mile, entrance on left-hand side.

From South: Go north on Woodward Ave. to west 7 mile, entrance on left-hand side.

From East/West: 696 to I-75 South to west 7 mile, entrance on left-hand side.

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