Northern Michigan Trip Planner
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Other than missing a handful of big-timers, northern Michigan features a list of golf course designers as good as any destination in the country. All the usual suspects who dominate top 100 lists are well represented. But what are the best of the best? Jason Scott Deegan offers up northern Michigan's 10 best "designer" golf courses.
When asked to come up with my 10 favorite golf courses in northern Michigan, I took a mulligan and included 15 -- I just couldn't narrow it down! Don't consider this a "best-of" list, merely a personal guide to the 15 courses I love to play.
The national spotlight of the Golf Channel's Big Break X series paid off for the host Boyne Highlands in northern Michigan, as the resort is enjoying record play from out-of-state golfers. But Boyne Highlands encompasses less than half of Boyne's golf holes and one third of its resort properties. To ensure you're doing the Boyne that's right for you, here's a selection of golf itineraries to suit any golfer or golf group ...
Senior Writer Mike Bailey finds The Loop at Forest Dunes in Michigan intriguing while old favorites like Bay Harbor, Boyne Highlands and Grand Traverse never disappoint.
Jason Scott Deegan found out what kind of three-day golf vacation can be had for $200 in northern Michigan's hotbed of Traverse City.
For sheer convenience and depth of quality courses, no summer vacation destination beats the Gaylord Golf Mecca in northern Michigan, a golf hub unlike any other in the Midwest. Native son Jason Scott Deegan offers his list of the 10 best golf courses in Gaylord. Drum roll, please ...
A decade after the largest golf boom any state has ever experienced, Michigan witnessed similar explosive growth in the number of casinos from 2007-09. Playing golf by day, and gaming by night. We'll bet you'll have a good time. Jason Scott Deegan offers up Michigan's five best golf-and-gambling destinations.
With 17 courses in the Gaylord Golf Mecca, getting a good deal is never a concern. There are price points in all ranges. In fact, a three-day golf trip spending $200 or less on green fees can be done even in high season.