For The Love of the Game

Ultimate Golf Giveaway Winner

Jan 19, 2023 / kayla

By: Greg Johnson Jim Holderman of Belding, Michigan, retired at the end of 2022 with plans to play more golf, and to play it on courses he hasn’t experienced in the past. That makes being the most recent winner of the Gaylord Golf Mecca’s Ultimate Golf Giveaway a perfect fit for him, even if he didn’t believe it when he was first contacted by the Mecca via email. MORE

Happy New Year Resolutions for Mecca Golfers

Jan 03, 2023 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson #1 I will improve my golf swing: It can start with some instruction ranging from a lesson or two from a qualified professional to an instruction seminar, golf school or simply just practicing more. When you improve your swing, you will enjoy one of your favorite activities to a greater degree. MORE

Merry Mecca Christmas
Happy Holidays Gift Ideas

Dec 06, 2022 / kayla

By Greg Johnson The Gaylord Golf Mecca may be closed down for playing our favorite game for the winter, but we have a foursome of gift ideas to help you make for the merriest holiday celebrations. Mecca golf packages are rolling in and many are already listed on our website with fabulous savings and specials. MORE

Gaylord Golf Mecca Thanks You, Our 2022 Visiting Golfers

Nov 22, 2022 / kayla

By Greg Johnson Golfers have been coming back to the Gaylord Golf Mecca for 35 years, including a recently concluded banner 2022 season, and are already booking for year 36 in 2023. The Mecca started as a cooperative marketing effort for its collection of golf in 1997 and marched onto the destination golf scene with classic courses, new modern masterpieces and more. MORE

Indian River Golf Club Welcomes Golfers Longer

Nov 08, 2022 / kayla

By Greg Johnson Indian River Golf Club is a welcoming place, bills itself as the friendliest golf course in the north, and follows up with smiling folks like General Manager and PGA Professional Corey Crowell making sure you enjoy your visit. Indian River welcomes golfers a little longer than other places in the north, too. MORE

The Amos Cup

Oct 26, 2022 / kayla

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

Black Lake Golf Club

Aug 23, 2022 / kayla

Award-Winning Design, Great Conditions, Vibrant Fall Colors 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 busy golf season to this point. “It’s been a good summer, and we expect a good fall, too,” said Black Lake General Manager Nick Aune. MORE


Jul 28, 2022 / kayla

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