Golf Mecca News

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

Whitman Retiring After 50 Years at Indian River Golf Club

Nov 10, 2021 / kayla

By Greg Johnson The Gaylord Golf Mecca tips a hat to Pat Whitman, who has decided to retire after 50 years of working at the 99-year-old Indian River Golf Club. The long-time head superintendent started at the course for a summer job in 1972, eventually became superintendent and will officially retire when things are packed up and maintained for the winter. MORE

Never Too Late, Never Too Early in the Mecca

Oct 12, 2021 / kayla

By Greg Johnson The golf season is coming to a colorful close, but there are reasons for that last dash to the Gaylord Golf Mecca beyond the stunning leaves on all the beautiful trees. It’s never too late when you are dealing with the Mecca, because even if you can’t make it this fall, you can start planning for that first trip next spring. MORE