For The Love of the Game

WORTH THE WAIT

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

Gaylord Golf Mecca: Perfect Fit for National Golf Month

Jul 27, 2022 / Christy Walcott

By Greg Johnson August has been National Golf Month across the country since the PGA of America came up with the idea in 1993, and the Gaylord Golf Mecca’s wonderful combination of perfect weather and perfect golf fits perfectly every August with such a proclamation. We consider the Mecca the summer place for golf. MORE

Loyal “Ragtag” Group Makes Annual Mecca Golf Pilgrimage to Treetops

Jul 19, 2022 / kayla

By Greg Johnson There’s loyalty as in returning golfers in the Gaylord Golf Mecca, and then there is Larry Mack and the group he leads. The Detroit native, now living in Florida, has been leading a golf group lovingly called “Ragtag” to Northern Michigan and the Gaylord Golf Mecca on golf trips for 46 years. MORE

Gaylord Golf Mecca Wows Another Group of Golf, Travel Writers

Jun 28, 2022 / kayla

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

Gaylord Golf Mecca: Ladies Welcome!

May 31, 2022 / kayla

It’s National Women’s Golf Month and we’re excited to share this 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 current issue of Northern Michigan Golfer Magazine, which can be viewed here. MORE

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

May 24, 2022 / kayla

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

Gaylord Golf Mecca Offers Top Trio of Resort Golf Experiences

May 17, 2022 / kayla

By Greg Johnson Quality and quantity have been key elements for the 35-year success story that is the Gaylord Golf Mecca, America’s favorite summer golf destination in the heart of Northern Michigan. That quality and quantity is reflected in sparkling fashion in three primary Mecca member resorts that offer lodging, dining, golf and more – Otsego Resort, The Natural at Beaver Creek Resort and Treetops Resort. MORE