Gaylord Golf Courses

Gaylord Golf

Gaylord, Michigan, should definitely be on a golfer’s list of places to play, thanks to the countless premier golf courses and discounts on tee times. This Central Northern Michigan location is home to rolling hills and dense forests from which the golf courses are carved out of, with the help of famous golf designers like Rick Robbins and Gary Koch. The spring and summer are excellent seasons to book a tee time; but, in the fall, golfers will not want to miss out on the beautiful fall foliage in Gaylord, which can be seen right on the golf course’s fairways. When it's time for golf enthusiasts to put down the golf clubs, they can can fish for their dinner on Otsego Lake or continue their outdoor adventure in Aspen Park.



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Golf Courses Near Gaylord, MI

Antrim Dells Golf Course

12352 Antrim Dr.,
Ellsworth, MI 49729 United States

Antrim Dells Golf Course in Ellsworth, Michigan, is a four star, must play destination for golfers looking to play an incredible course in the Traverse Bay region of the mitten state. Featuring memorable views of Lake Michigan, pristine course conditions and fun, playable routing, Antrim Dells is the perfect mix of entertainment for those new to the game and sporty challenge for those battling par. The 1st hole kicks off things right with stunning water views, and the whole four-hour excursion thru Antrim Dells is one you hope never ends. And don’t forget to enjoy the rustic chalet clubhouse- the food and scenery are top notch!
Bay Harbor Golf Club - Preserve-Links

5800 Coastal Ridge Drive,
Bay Harbor, MI 49770 United States

Reminiscent of great Irish seaside courses. Miles of Lake Michigan shoreline form a backdrop for this incomparable beauty, accented with towering bluffs and dunes. A stunning achievement in the sport of golf.
Bay Harbor Golf Club - The Links-Quarry

5800 Coastal Ridge Drive,
Bay Harbor, MI 49770 United States

Reminiscent of great Irish seaside courses. Miles of Lake Michigan shoreline form a backdrop for this incomparable beauty, accented with towering bluffs and dunes. A stunning achievement in the sport of golf.
Bay Harbor Golf Club - The Quarry-Preserve

5800 Coastal Ridge Drive,
Bay Harbor, MI 49770 United States

Reminiscent of great Irish seaside courses. Miles of Lake Michigan shoreline form a backdrop for this incomparable beauty, accented with towering bluffs and dunes. A stunning achievement in the sport of golf.
Black Bear Golf Club

1500 Alexander Rd.,
Vanderbilt, MI 49795 United States

Located in the golf-rich area of Northern Michigan, Black Bear Golf Club in Vanderbilt, Michigan, is an 18-hole track that stands second to none to some of the best golf courses in the state. Designed by Mark Sauger, the layout at Black Bear is a combination of parkland-style holes and Scottish links-style holes, making for an exciting and unique round of golf. Black Bear is also one of the friendlier courses for less experienced players with four different tee box options, including the forward tees which take away a lot of the blind tee shots that are present from the tips. Black Bear Golf Club is a must visit for golfers looking to experience the best in Michigan golf.
Boyne Highlands - Arthur Hills Course

250 Heather Drive,
Harbor Springs, MI 49740 United States

An amazing spectacle of design and beauty. A colossal course that requires patience and respect. The Arthur Hills Course boasts many traps and hazards to trip up even the best of players. A must-play course for every serious golfer. Arthur Hills trademarks are all throughout with generous fairways leading to intense green complexes, beautiful use of the natural land, multiple playing strategies leading to plenty of rewards... but none without a risk!
Boyne Highlands - Donald Ross Memorial

250 Heather Drive,
Harbor Springs, MI 49740 United States

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 from some of the architect's most renowned courses including Oakland Hills, Seminole Golf Club, Pinehurst #2, Inverness, and Oak Hill. Explore our hole-by-hole description of the Donald Ross Memorial to learn the entire story of this modern marvel in golf course architecture.
Boyne Highlands - Heather Course

1343 Heather Drive,
Harbor Springs, MI 49740 United States

Ranked as one of the “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” by Golf Magazine and “50 Best Courses for Women” by Golf for Women. Take your shots along wide-tree lines fairways sculpted bunkers and daunting water hazards. The Heather boasts a masterful combination of challenging shots and beautiful scenery.
Boyne Highlands - Moor Course

250 Heather Drive,
Harbor Springs, MI 49740 United States

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).
Boyne Mountain - Alpine Course

0450 Deer Lake Road,
Boyne Falls, MI 49713 United States

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 layout, yet seamlessly flows from one hole to the next. The front nine is constantly tempting and testing you with its sly charm and if you find yourself in the middle of a good round, stay patient and consider each shot by itself, for the finish will certainly make you hang on to your hat.
Boyne Mountain - Monument Course

0450 Deer Lake Road,
Boyne Falls, MI 49713 United States

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 on the game. Holes are dedicated to these players and contributors to the game of golf, making the monument a one of a kind -playable hall of fame.
Crooked Tree Course

600 Crooked Tree Drive,
Bay Harbor, MI 49770 United States

Crooked Tree Course is a par 71 daily fee course located in Petoskey, MI. Designed by Harry Bowers, the 18 hole course opened in 1995.
Hawk's Eye Golf Course

5820 Shanty Creek Road,
Bellaire, MI 49615 United States

Hawk's Eye Golf Course is a daily fee course located in Bellaire, MI. Designed by John F. Robinson, the 18 hole course opened in 2002.
Shanty Creek - The Legend

5780 Shanty Creek Drive Rd.,
Bellaire, MI 49615 United States

Winner of Michigan Course of the Year in 2014, Shanty Creek Resorts - The Legend in Bellaire, Michigan, is credited as the course that introduced the golfing world to Northern Michigan golf. This Arnold Palmer-designed track contains all of Palmer’s classic themes with doglegs crisscrossing with water hazards and sand traps, plenty of elevation changes and several risk reward opportunities. With stunning views of the crystal clear water of Lake Bellaire, The Legend is the perfect balance between entertaining golf and picturesque views, making it a must play in Michigan.
Shanty Creek Resorts - Cedar River

1 Shanty Creek Rd.,
Bellaire, MI 49615 United States

In Tom Weiskopf’s first attempt at golf course design in the state of Michigan, he split the fairway with Shanty Creek Resorts - Cedar River in Bellaire, Michigan, just a short drive from one of the most popular Northern Michigan destinations, Traverse City. Named one of “America’s Top 100 Resort Courses,” Cedar River is part of a four-course resort and a friendlier track with wider fairways and more bounces into play rather than out. Weiskopf’s course captures the epitome of Northern Michigan golf by naturally using the topography and hillsides into the design that will leave golfers gazing in the distance when waiting to hit their next shot.
Shanty Creek Resorts - Schuss Mountain

1 Shanty Creek Rd.,
Bellaire, MI 49615 United States

Arguably one of the more underrated public courses in Michigan, Shanty Creek Resorts - Schuss Mountain is a challenging, drastically changing layout in Bellaire, Michigan. Playing like two separate 9-hole courses, this Warner Bowen-designed track features a relatively flat front nine compared to a back nine that is carved into the rolling hills of Pure Michigan. The four par 3s at Schuss Mountain are regarded as the four toughest par 3s on the whole resort, with the 4th hole spanning a whopping 240 yards. With majestic pine forests and an abundance of wetlands on the property, Schuss Mountain solidifies golfers’ perceptions of how beautiful Northern Michigan golf can be.
Shanty Creek Resorts - Summit

5780 Shanty Creek Road,
Bellaire, MI 49615 United States

Opening in 1965, Shanty Creek Resorts - Summit in Bellaire, Michigan, is Shanty Creek’s original course designed by William Diddel. Built on the gentle rolling hills of Antrim County, Summit is the shortest of the four resort courses but tests players’ short games with fast, sloping greens. Playing the undulation just right to leave uphill par putts is the key to a low round. With par 3 tees on every hole and alternate 15 inch cups located on the back of every green, Summit is the true destination for beginners and families looking for a challenging yet fun experience.
Springport Hills Golf Course - Loggers Trace

5184 E Springport Rd,
Harrisville, MI 48740 United States

Located just off of Lake Huron, Springport Hills Golf Course - Loggers Trace in Harrisville, Michigan, is an 18-hole course that is part of a 27-hole facility. Perfectly complementing the original nine-hole Springport Course, Loggers Trace is a sporty track that measures over 6,401 yards to create an exciting round of golf. Loggers Trace is set on naturally rolling terrain, creating a number of elevation changes along with a beautiful view of Lake Huron from a 100-foot high overlook. The combination of beauty and challenge at Springport Hills Golf Course - Loggers Trace makes it a must play in northeast Michigan.
Springport Hills Golf Course - Springport Hills

5184 E Springport Rd,
Harrisville, MI 48740 United States

Set on beautiful terrain just off of Lake Huron, Springport Hills Golf Course - Springport Hills in Harrisville, Michigan, is the original nine-hole course of the now 27-hole facility. While the Loggers Trace Course is a full 18-hole course, the Springport Hills Course is the perfect course for golfers looking for a quick round in a picturesque setting. Although it offers a layout suited for casual golfers, the Springport Hills Course will also provide a test for low-handicap golfers with challenging greens and rolling terrain. Springport Hills Golf Course - Springport Hills is truly a course fit for everyone.
Thunder Bay Golf Resort

27800 M-32,
Hillman, MI 49746 United States

Thunder Bay Golf Resort is a par 73 daily fee course located in Hillman, MI. Designed by Jack Matthais, the 18 hole course opened in 1972.
Treetops Resort - Masterpiece

3962 Wilkinson Road,
Gaylord, MI 49735 United States

Consistently ranked as one of the best tracks in the state, Treetop Resort - Masterpiece in Gaylord, Michigan, is widely regarded as the most challenging of all the Treetop tracks. Acclaimed designer Robert Trent Jones Sr. utilized the natural topography of the area to incorporate deep ravines, dramatic elevation changes and multiple water hazards throughout the Jones Masterpiece’s exciting layout. At over 7,000 yards from the tips, the Masterpiece tempts golfers swing away, however the sporty layout will keep golfers honest with hidden ravines and strategic bunkering. If you’re up for a challenge, the Masterpiece course will gladly oblige!
Treetops Resort - Premier

3962 Wilkinson Road,
Gaylord, MI 49735 United States

When designer Tom Fazio was asked to name a signature hole on Treetops Resort - Premier, he responded, “all of them.” Fazio created a true gem when he developed the Premier Course at Treetops Resort. Located in Gaylord, Michigan, the Premier Course is the definition of northern Michigan golf with native trees and beautiful foliage lining the rolling fairways and multiple doglegs of this Midwest classic. Golfers will love risk - reward layout of the Premier course with minimal water hazards and ample landing areas. Playing just over 6,800 yards from the tips with a slope of 139, the Premier Course demands strong tee shots and exact iron play to have a chance for par.
Treetops Resort - Signature

3962 Wilkinson Road,
Gaylord, MI 49735 United States

Recently recognized by Golf Magazine as one of the top courses in the Midwest, Treetops Resort - Signature in Gaylord, Michigan, is an 18-hole course that combines a formidable layout with breathtaking views for a special golf experience. A Rick Smith design, the Signature course features narrow, tree-lined fairways with strategically-placed bunkers that demand pinpoint accuracy. At just over 6,600 yards from the tips, the Signature course is best known for its 5th hole, a challenging uphill par 4 that demands a straight tee shot followed by a precise long to mid iron approach to the green. Keep it to the right and you’ll avoid a 3-putt!
Treetops Resort - Threetops - 9 Hole

3962 Wilkinson Road,
Gaylord, MI 49735 United States

A true must play, Treetops Resort - Threetops - Par 3 in Gaylord, Michigan, is widely regarded as one of the top par 3 courses in the country. Threetops is an iconic executive-style course that played host to the famed Par 3 Shootout where Lee Trevino won with a hole-in-one on the 7th hole in 2001. Framed by picturesque scenery, each hole at Threetops features a combination of challenges to test the witts of even the most skilled golfers. Think you can bring just a wedge and a putter? Think again!
Treetops Resort - Tradition

3962 Wilkinson Road,
Gaylord, MI 49735 United States

Featuring traditional wooden pins and pennant flags, Treetops Resort - Tradition in Gaylord, Michigan, is a par 70 track that pays homage to golf’s origin while remaining undoubtedly one of the premier golf courses in Northern Michigan. Featuring an engaging walkable layout, Tradition is a Rick Smith design that is perhaps the most player-friendly of the Treetops courses. At just over 6,300 yards from the tips, Tradition provides golfers the opportunity to swing away for large, sprawling fairways lined by fescue. Treetops Resort - Tradition's four sets of tees provide golfers of ranging ability an opportunity to enjoy the elevation changes and serene golf experience of northern Michigan golf.
White Pine National Golf Resort

3450 N Hubbard Lake Rd,
Spruce, MI 48762 United States

White Pine National Golf Resort is a daily fee course located in Spruce, MI. Designed by Bruce Wolfrom/Clem Wolfrom, the 18 hole course opened in 1993.