Gaylord Golf Club

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

DID YOU KNOW? Learn More About the Gaylord Golf Mecca

Feb 16, 2023 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson It’s not exactly golf weather outside in Northern Michigan this week, but the friendly golfers who live in the Gaylord Golf Mecca rarely stop thinking about it, talking about it and planning how to make your golf visits wonderful. With that in mind, we offer a couple of things to talk about this winter when you think golf and the Gaylord Golf Mecca. MORE

The Amos Cup

Oct 26, 2022 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson In 1994 a group of four friends who met as co-workers at a now-shutdown IT company in metro Detroit saw a 54-holes of golf promotion for Otsego Resort, an original golf and lodging member of the Gaylord Golf Mecca. They played what Joel Staniec of Troy remembers as a 54-hole blowout, stayed at Otsego Resort and enjoyed it. MORE

WORTH THE WAIT

Jul 28, 2022 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson Photo L-R: Don Webber, Robert Macerollo, Duane Deley and Don Baldwin. Mecca Ultimate Giveaway Winner Enjoys Trip Two Years Later It took over two years of patiently waiting for the U.S.-Canadian border to open for travel because of COVID restrictions, but Robert Macerollo of Mississauga, Ontario, near Toronto, finally was able to enjoy winning the Gaylord Golf Mecca’s Ultimate Golf Giveaway from 2019. MORE

Gaylord Golf Mecca Wows Another Group of Golf, Travel Writers

Jun 28, 2022 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson  Eight golf writers, photographers, radio talents and even a social media producer visited the Gaylord Golf Mecca on a Familiarization (FAM) Trip that was FAMtastic recently via Pam Shaheen and her company Crossroads Marketing. They played seven courses over five days – Threetops and the Signature at Treetops Resort, Black Lake Golf Club, Indian River Golf Club, Gaylord Golf Club, The Tribute at Otsego Resort and The Natural – including a rainy day where they managed the gnarly stuff like surfers, smooth and easy. MORE

Getting Away
Lakes of the North Making It Happen In The Mecca

May 24, 2022 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson Rob Diroff, now in his fourth year as the head PGA golf professional at Lakes of the North Golf Course, has a goal for 2022. “I want as many people as possible to play golf here and experience the great course, the good conditions we have, the whole community here and the get-away-from-it-all feeling you get here,” he said. MORE

Masters Week Inspires Golfers to Think Gaylord Golf Mecca

Apr 11, 2022 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson The green expanse was alluring, the golf inspiring, the excitement palpable and that was via a screen. Imagine the real thing. Another Masters Tournament week is in the books and that is when the game of golf, especially to those of us in Michigan and the Midwest, beckons once again. MORE