Golf Mecca News


Oct 16, 2023 / Christy Walcott

Indian River Golf Club Welcomes Golfers Longer By Greg Johnson Indian River Golf Club is a welcoming place, bills itself as the friendliest golf course in the north and follows that up with a we-are-still-open plan each fall. “Most of our members are gone, but we try to stay open at least until Halloween,” says General Manager and PGA Professional Corey Crowell. MORE

Otsego Resort Hosting Golf Star John Daly

Aug 15, 2023 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson It’s being called the FREE Chicken and Beer Festival, but that part is a joke. No FREE chicken and beer, but now that they have your attention: The event features John Daly and friends playing golf with those who have paid for the privilege. MORE

Golf Mecca Wows Talented Communicators

Jun 19, 2023 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson Six golf writers/influencers/communicators visited the Gaylord Golf Mecca on a Fam (familiarization) Tour that was FAMtastic recently via Pam Shaheen and her company, Crossroads Marketing. They played golf on eight courses over five days – Threetops and the Signature course at Treetops Resort, Gaylord Golf Club, The Tribute at Otsego Resort, Monarch and Fountains at Garland Lodge & Golf Resort, The Pines at Michaywe’ and Lakes of the North Golf Course. MORE

Indian River Golf Club Celebrates 100 Years

Jun 01, 2023 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson Indian River Golf Club, a unique member of the Gaylord Golf Mecca, is celebrating 100 years of golf this summer. The friendliest club in the north clearly knows how to celebrate. They are offering a special Monday golf rate for all visitors, dedicated events for members throughout the summer, and even a commemorative book. MORE

Hoeh Believes In MiGCSA & The Mecca

May 02, 2023 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson Treetops Resort’s Director of Recreation Doug Hoeh, one of the key reasons there are waves of beautiful green grass covering 81 golf holes at the award-winning resort, marvels at the level of cooperation among the 17 member golf properties in the Gaylord Golf Mecca. Hoeh, elected in February as the Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association (MiGCSA) Chapter President for 2023, is starting his 16th year at the Mecca flagship resort. MORE

Going International:
Gaylord Golf Mecca Joins Global Golf Tourism Association

Mar 21, 2023 / Christy Walcott

The Gaylord Golf Mecca in the heart of Michigan, a favorite summer golf destination for American and Canadian golfers, is reaching out to welcome more golfers from beyond the North American continent. The cooperative marketing group of 17 golf courses at nine resort properties as well as 21 lodging partners, has joined the IAGTO, the global golf tourism association of international accredited golf tour operators based in London, England. MORE