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Gaylord Golf Mecca Thankful for 2023 Visiting Golfers

By Greg Johnson Golfers have been coming back to the Gaylord Golf Mecca for 37 years, including the recently concluded and wonderfully bustling 2023 season, and many are already booking for year 38 in 2024. The Mecca, ever thankful, started as a cooperative marketing effort for its collection of golf…

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Winter Golf Survival Tips

By Greg Johnson The Gaylord Golf Mecca, a paradise for golfers and America’s favorite summer golf destination, switches to a winter wonderland of skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling and more in the winter. But this doesn’t leave golfers out in the cold. You can stay connected to golf and the Gaylord…

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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…

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Ryder Cup Week Can Include Your Golf, Too By Greg Johnson It’s Ryder Cup Week and golf fans are abuzz about what is happening this week at Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome, but it’s also a great time to get a few final rounds in at one…

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By Greg Johnson 1. Trees for miles with colorful leaves framing green grass and vistas you will not believe. In fact, you have to see it to believe it. 2. The Mecca marketing group features 16 beautiful championship golf courses packaged any way you like at the price point you…

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Black Lake Golf Club Wows in Fall

By Greg Johnson Black Lake Golf Club in Onaway, like all the golf courses that are part of the Gaylord Golf Mecca, has enjoyed a wonderful golf season to this point. Here’s the best news: It only gets better as summer gives way to fall. “When the weather cooperates some…

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Otsego Resort Hosting Golf Star John Daly

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. That part’s very…

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The Natural Thing To Do

Play The Natural at Beaver Creek Resort By Greg Johnson Kevin Henley, general manager and course superintendent at The Natural at Beaver Creek Resort, knows the many wonderful things about the Gaylord Golf Mecca member property where he works. Following are his favorite things: 1.The Natural is a Jerry Matthews…

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National Golf Month

Gaylord Golf Mecca is the Perfect Place to Celebrate! By Greg Johnson August has been National Golf Month across the country since the PGA of America came up with the idea 30 years ago in 1993, and the Gaylord Golf Mecca’s wonderful combination of incredible summer weather and world-class golf…

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Gaylord Golf Mecca Comes in 17 Flavors

By Greg Johnson It’s like a visit to your favorite ice cream shop that offers so many great flavors. The Gaylord Golf Mecca has 17 golf courses as partners and they are all treats in their own ways. Here’s the menu: 1. Indian River Golf Club’s Pleasant Pistachio – They…

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