Golf Mecca News

Treetops Resort’s Kosta Ramirez Wins Major Michigan PGA Title

Sep 28, 2022 / kayla

By Greg Johnson Kosta Ramirez, PGA Head Golf Professional at Treetops Resort, multitasks on his job and other places, too, and does it with a disarming smile. He not only won his first major Michigan PGA title and first victory as a professional, but he celebrated his third wedding anniversary at the same time. 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

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

TREETOPS RESORT’S KEVIN MCKINLEY Named Michigan PGA Golf Executive of the Year

Apr 25, 2022 / kayla

By Greg Johnson As PGA golf professionals advance in their careers and learn the various parts of the industry beyond the traditional shop management, merchandizing and game instruction, facilities realize their body of knowledge warrants in-charge roles. The perfect example: Kevin McKinley, the PGA Director of Recreation at Treetops Resort, who recently was named the Michigan Section PGA 2022 Golf Executive of the Year.“It’s a newer award and it’s a result of the PGA professional evolving over the years,” McKinley said. MORE

Michigan Golf Live’s GOLF SHOW ON THE ROAD Features The Mecca

Feb 08, 2022 / kayla

By Greg Johnson For the second consecutive year, the cooperative marketing group of great golf courses in the Gaylord Golf Mecca is teaming up with Bill Hobson of Michigan Golf Live!, perhaps Michigan’s biggest voice and face of golf. Bill is very tall, and the tall guy is presenting, once again in conjunction with the Gaylord Golf Mecca, the Golf Show on the Road with Michigan Golf Live. MORE