For The Love of the Game

Meet Matt McArdle: Garland Lodge & Golf Resort’s Director of Golf

May 16, 2024 / Val Wright

By Greg Johnson - Matt McArdle, the director of golf at Garland Lodge & Golf Resort, grew up a golfer in Tawas and many times drove past the grand entrance and was well aware of the popular resort that is part of the Gaylord Golf Mecca. He just had never turned in and toured until he went through the hiring process to become the head golf professional in 2021, a post he held for two years before being promoted to director of golf one year ago. MORE

Buddies Golf at Treetops Resort Like Visiting Easy Street

May 06, 2024 / Val Wright

By Greg Johnson - Attention traveling golfers, the Gaylord Golf Mecca has an “Easy Street” stop for you and your friends. Treetops Resort is the place for golf of your choosing, but especially perfect for groups, as in buddy trips, gal pal trips, reunions, club getaways or any type of group that can be created. MORE

Fabulous Foursome at Michaywe’ Pines

Apr 02, 2024 / Val Wright

The Pines at Michaywe’ will open for play in May, perhaps as early as May 1st, and we can’t wait. The classic 18-hole course with a championship pedigree and reputation as a top Northern Michigan golf destination promises yet another year as a sparkling member of the Gaylord Golf Mecca, a marketing cooperative that includes 16 golf courses and 20 lodging partners. MORE

March Into Spring: Gaylord Golf Mecca Prep Time

Mar 18, 2024 / Christy Walcott

That golf itch is starting as the season switches to spring. Here are five things you can do at home to scratch the itch as we march toward spring and golf in the beautiful Gaylord Golf Mecca. Make plans to get the time slot for your Mecca visit and learn about our 16 golf courses and 20 lodging partners. MORE