Northern Michigan Golf Guide – Michigan Golf Courses and Resorts

Northern Michigan Golf Courses

Crystal Mountain – Mountain Ridge Course
The Mountain Ridge Course carves through heavily forested highlands with expansive waste bunkers and tree-lined fairways, culminating in a 200′ climb and spectacular views. Despite its challenging layout, four teeboxes on each hole make Mountain Ridge very playable, with distances ranging from 4,956 to 7,007 yards. Crystal Mountain – Mountain Ridge [...]

Crystal Mountain – Betsie Valley Course
On Crystal’s scenic Betsie Valley course, play amidst sparkling creeks, tranquil ponds and lush meadows. Water comes into play on nine of 18 holes and its isolated fairways are accented with wildflowers and flanked by towering pines and hardwoods, creating memorable, picturesque play. You may take a cart or walk [...]

Champion Hill Golf Course
This 18 hole championship course is tucked into the windswept hills of Benzie County highlands. Champion Hill is distinguished by its scenic, open, rolling, heather lined fairways, large contoured greens and distant views of Lake Michigan, Crystal Lake, and Platte Lakes. The highlands links design features open, rolling bluegrass fairways with many elevated teeing areas, [...]

Pinecroft Golf Course
An 18-hole championship course situated just 30 miles southwest of Traverse City, Pinecroft is nestled in the gently rolling hills overlooking the length of beautiful Crystal Lake. Pinecroft has earned a FOUR STAR RATING in the latest “Golf Digest’s Places to Play.” Pinecroft is just minutes away from the lakes, sandy beaches, picturesque resort villages [...]

Dunes Golf Club
We have 18 holes for your enjoyment. We are a casual, friendly course featuring 5730 yards of relaxing golf. Our location in the Glen Lake – Sleeping Bear Dunes Area gives you many opportunities to enjoy all of Northern Michigan’s outdoor activities. Course History Dunes Golf Club was built in 1982, and [...]

Interlochen Golf Course
The Natural Beauty of Interlochen Creates a Memorable Golfing Experience Golfers who regularly play the courses of the Traverse City area agree that the Interlochen Golf Course is one of the most scenic and lush course in the region. Laid out through a mature forest of large mixed hardwoods and white pines, [...]

Manitou Passage Golf Club
Manitou Passage is an Arnold Palmer Signature Course that is located in an area that gave rise to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, one of the most beautiful places in in Leelanau County. The course is set amidst green meadows and the high, coastal forests that abut Lake Michigan’s [...]

The Homestead – Mountain Flowers Par 3
Guests of The Homestead have exclusive use of the Mountain Flowers Par 3, nine-hole golf course that is nestled in the center of the resort. Your game begins at the pro shop in The Village near Little Belle, one of our quaint resort hotels. Work your way up and down the [...]

Grand Hotel – The Jewel
The Jewel is one of the most unique courses in the United States. Enjoy unparalleled scenic beauty, lush landscaping and meticulously manicured tees, fairways and greens. The Grand nine is located across the street from the hotel, with views of Lake Huron and Round Island. The Woods nine is set in the interior of Mackinac [...]

Drummond Island Resort – The Rock
Experience island golf like no other at Drummond Island Resort. The resort is a golfer’s paradise offering The Rock, an 18-hole championship course carved out of 400 acres of hardwood, cedar and limestone. The course, which opened in 1989, was designed by Harry Bowers and offers a challenge of up to 6,837 yards. The course is rated 69.3 [...]

Treetops – Jones Masterpiece
The final design of Robert Trent Jones, Sr. in Michigan is truly a masterpiece. In his own words, Jones claimed it his crowning glory. The course is located at the headwaters of the Pigeon River and takes full advantage of natural valleys, ravines and broad plains. The signature sixth hole [...]

Treetops – Fazio Premier
Premier is the only course in Michigan designed by famed architect Tom Fazio, making the most of the rolling terrain and striking the perfect balance between challenge and forgiveness. When asked to name a signature hole, Fazio replied, “All of them!” Treetops – Fazio Premier 3962 Wilkinson Road Gaylord, MI 49735 1-888-873-3867 Visit Treetops – Fazio [...]

Treetops – Rick Smith Signature
Rick Smith, renowned architect and golf instructor, set the bar high with Signature, his first 18-hole course. The course unfolds into high upland and features undulating greens and wide, forgiving fairways. Signature has been rated a Top 50 Course for Women. Treetops – Rick Smith Signature 3962 Wilkinson Road Gaylord, MI 49735 1-888-873-3867 Visit Treetops – [...]

Treetops – Rick Smith Tradition
Tradition is Rick Smith’s walking course which pays homage to golf’s origin, and is well named as it features traditional wooden pins and pennant flags. The links-style layout takes advantage of high ridges and hilltops, providing some sloping while still being walkable. Holes one through nine wrap back around to [...]

Treetops – Threetops Par 3
Rick Smith’s first par three course has received national recognition since it opened, consistently ranking as the #1 par three course in America by Golf Magazine, Golfweek, Golf & Travel and several others. It’s perhaps the most recognized par three course in America. For a number of years, Threetops hosted [...]

Boyne – Bay Harbor Golf Club
2013 is the year to play at Bay Harbor Golf Club Take advantage of our lowest pricing ever on daily rates -or- add a round at Bay Harbor to any BOYNE golf package for as low as $45!   Call 800.462.6963 and ask our reservations agent for more details. Our northern Michigan golf courses showcase sweeping shoreline bluffs, dunes, rugged rock formations [...]

Bay Harbor – Crooked Tree Course
The Crooked Tree Golf Club is perched on bluffs high above Bay Harbor and near Petoskey Michigan. The course was sculpted from centuries-old hardwoods, and the back nine opens to breathtaking views of Little Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan. Though it is the shortest of the BOYNE courses, blind shots and incredible greens will challenge and delight [...]

Boyne Highlands – The Heather
BOYNE’s very first golf course, The Heather by Robert Trent Jones has stood the test of time as an elite, best of the best, championship course. Its wonderful test of golf, combined with some of the most premier playing conditions in the mid-west, is why the Golf Association of Michigan selected The [...]

Boyne Highlands – The Arthur Hills
The Arthur Hills course opens Friday, April 29. The Arthur Hills course bears all the markings of the master designer. Beginning with a wide, bunker-dotted fairway and continuing to a narrowing approach – and fascinating green complex, this deceptively challenging course provides sufficient variety and complexity to test the most experienced golfer. After the course turns, its [...]

Boyne Highlands – The Donald Ross Memorial
Where else can you experience playing the combined history of 14 U.S. Opens, 11 PGA Championships, 8 U.S. Amateurs, and 3 Ryder Cups all in 4 hours? The Donald Ross Memorial is a composite of classic golf holes designed by Donald Ross in the early part of the century and re-created at [...]

Boyne Highlands – The Moor
The Moor features numerous doglegs, marshes and water holes along its 6850 yards. A well designed course for players of all levels.  The Moor was the second course built at Boyne Highlands and is host to many exciting events including the AJGA’s Coca-Cola Championship (July), Kircher Cup (September), and Harbor Cup (October). Caddie [...]

Boyne Mountain – The Monument
The Monument golf course is a composite of dramatic and challenging golf holes of widely varying character, reflecting the distinct design philosophies of such noted architects as Donald Ross, Dr. Alister Mackenzie, Robert Trent Jones, George Fazio, and Pete Dye. It is dedicated to great golf course architecture and to those who have left lasting imprints [...]

Boyne Mountain – The Alpine
Home of the Tournament of Champions, The Alpine weaves down the mountainside toward spectacular Deer Lake. Stunning vistas with strategically placed water hazards and bunkers provide a thrilling round. Rich in character, memories are sure to follow you long after your round is complete. The Alpine has a great deal of diversity in its [...]

Boyne – Hidden River Golf & Casting Club
Located less than ten miles from Boyne Highlands Resort, this northern Michigan gem affords visitors an unforgettable setting, impeccable course conditions, exceptional guest service and an exquisite menu. Whether you visit frequently or are a first time visitor, you can immediately recognize that Hidden River is unique from other courses in northern Michigan.  From the moment you [...]

Gaylord Country Club
Founded in 1924, Gaylord Country Club is one of northern Michigan’s oldest golf clubs. This semi-private club meanders through the hills and hardwoods just west of Gaylord and features private club conditions, strategic bunkering and arguably the best green complexes found in northern Michigan. Unlike today’s modern golf courses, which can [...]

Northport Creek Golf Course
Northport Creek is a par 35 course located within the Village of Northport – just blocks from the Northport Marina. Designed by noted Michigan golf architect Jerry Matthews, the course focuses on the natural – using the contours and beauty of the old farm land to suggest the placement of the holes and the flow of [...]

The Briar
This is the type of course that you will enjoy playing time and time again. Each nine has its own distinct personality. The first, and longer nine, is a little more open, however, there are plenty of pine trees and streams to tantalize the wandering shot. The second nine holes meander through hardwood trees and [...]

Lakewood on the Green
Lakewood on the Green is nestled in a picturesque setting just southwest of Cadillac, in Michigan’s North Country. Well traveled golfers and locals alike will tell you this course is one that lures you back again, and again! An entire community of homes have been carefully arranged on our 300+ acres, as to preserve the [...]

Caberfae Peaks – The Peaks Course
Nestled in the heart of the Manistee National Forest, the Peaks Course is a unique world class golfing experience. Golf course architect Harry Bowers has done a magnificent job of designing the course to fit with the natural beauty of the surrounding land by using the knowledge and talent gained [...]

Evergreen Resort Golf Courses
Winding its way through pine forests and glacier sculptured hills. the Spruce Course at Evergreen Resort provides the setting for a great golfing experience! Its contemporary design, with an extraordinary blend of bunkers, berms and water hazards, along with fast greens, offers a memorable game of golf. Whether you finish with a birdie or a [...]


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