Black Lake Golf Club Earns Awards

Feb 06, 2024 / Val Wright

By Greg Johnson Black Lake Golf Club, one of 16 Gaylord Golf Mecca member courses in America’s favorite summer golf destination, has been winning awards since the popular Rees Jones design opened in 2000. They can add two more, as GolfPass included the Onaway destination gem on two of its annual honor lists: The Top 100 Golf Courses in America Under $100 and the Top 25 Public Golf Course Layouts - Golfers' Choice 2024. MORE

National Plan for Vacation Day

Jan 25, 2024 / Val Wright

Don’t let the January weather dampen your spirit. January 30th is National Plan for Vacation Day and planning your next getaway to the Gaylord Golf Mecca is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 1 – Choose your course. MORE

Gaylord Golf Mecca Thankful for 2023 Visiting Golfers

Nov 17, 2023 / Christy Walcott

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 in 1987 and marched onto the destination golf scene with classic courses, new modern masterpieces and more. MORE


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


Sep 26, 2023 / Christy Walcott

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 of the 17 member courses of the Gaylord Golf Mecca. We suggest it is possible to do both – go crazy for the Red, White and Blue team chanting USA, USA, USA, and also play color-tour golf in beautiful Northern Michigan. MORE

It’s Easy to Book Your Mecca Trip

Jun 06, 2023 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson The Gaylord Golf Mecca, America’s summer golf destination, has been booking trips for 36 years as a cooperative marketing group. That’s 17 golf courses at nine properties with 21 lodging partners in the heart of Northern Michigan who have tried and true golf courses and tried and true methods to help you with the best golf experience possible. 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

Gaylord Golf Mecca: Ladies Welcome!

/ Christy Walcott

It’s National Women’s Golf Month and we’re excited to share an excerpt from an article written by our good friend and a familiar face in the Gaylord Golf Mecca, Susan R. Pollack. The full piece is featured in the 2022 issue of Northern Michigan Golfer Magazine, which can be viewed here. MORE