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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 27
Length 1435 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Formerly known as Threetops Par 3 at Treetops Sylvan Resort.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
III 27 1435 yards
Day 2 27 1424 yards
Day 1 27 1378 yards
II 27 1291 yards
I 27 978 yards
Scorecard for Par 3 Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Black M: 25.1/83 143 156 219 168 150 169 155 140 135 1435 1435
White M: 24.0/81 W: 27.4/87 125 143 207 140 135 147 135 124 135 1291 1291
Red W: 26.1/85 100 114 137 86 105 78 130 103 135 988 988
Handicap 7 4 1 9 3 5 6 8 2
Par 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 27 27

Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/21 Closed: 10/23
Architect Rick Smith (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Rick Smith Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

4.6
11 Reviews (11)
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Excellent weather

Threetops among the country's best par 3s

As memorable as any experience there is at Treetops, this par 3 course proves that you don't have length or a four-hour round to find a memorable golf experience. Every hole is unique, and conditions are as good as any premium golf course. Designed by renowned teacher Rick Smith, this former site of the ESPN Par 3 Shootout, also boasts panoramic views of the mountains. Any trip to Treetops has to include this wonderful short course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Threetops - a bonanza for buddies

Threetops isn't so much a "learn the game" par 3 course as it is a showcase of the natural beauty of northern Michigan for buddies looking for more golf without the added cost or time of a full round.
It's spectacular visually and great fun. There's nothing better than counting five seconds or more while your ball is in the air dropping to a green well below the tee.
Some of the greens might be a little too severe but that's the challenge. This is big-boy golf just on a smaller scale. It's a must on any trip to Gaylord, whether you are staying at Treetops or elsewhere.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played

Few if any better Par-3 courses in America

I played this course last in 2011 as part of a northern Michigan golf binge. On this particular day, we played 45 holes on a long, summer day in the north. Every tee shot is really neat. You can't walk it because the hills are too steep, which is a bummer, but it's still a lot of fun, and trying to figure out what club to hit to greens well below is certainly a challenge. If you're in Gaylord, Treetops is a wonderful golf mecca and be sure to sneak in a round at Threetops, in the afternoon after a full 18.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

A Perfect Par 3 Course

This is NOT your average Executive Course, it is by far that. Every hole has extreme elevation changes which challenges even the Pro's. This #1 Par 3 Course in America should be on your bucket list.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

ThreeTops in Gaylord, Mi.

ThreeTops is probably the best Par 3 course ever. The weather could have been better.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Threetops course is fun and challenging.

I love this par three course. Setting is spectacular, and course is a real challenge. Fun, fun, fun!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Very challenging par 3 course.

This is the same par 3 that the pros played for 3 years. Had a great time trying to guess the correct club to use. Holes from 210 yards to 105 yards with mostly downhill drops.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A little expensive for 9 holes but worth it.

Every hole was breathtaking. Very challenging but very helpful tips on the score card.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Threetops was immaculate

I have always heard great things about Threetops, but to see it in person was breathtaking. Every hole was challenging, the change in elevation was unbelievable, and the views were pristine. It took us less than 1.5 hours to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Threetops

If you think about some of the best par 3 holes you have ever played, they will be represented at this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing deal for only $13

Course was in great shape as expected for a treetops course. Not as difficult as some of the other courses on the resort but a very fun course to play. Would play there again for sure.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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