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One Guy’s Top Mecca Golf Holes
By Greg Johnson I’ve played all the Gaylord Golf Mecca courses, some several times, some just a few times, in 40 years of writing about golf in Michigan. Nothing beats the collection …
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Bunker Makeover Helps Michaywe’ Pines Prepare for 50th Anniversary Year
By Greg Johnson The Pines at Michaywe’ will celebrate 50 years of providing great golf days in 2022. Designed by Don Childs in the early 1970s and renovated by him almost 20 …
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Whitman Retiring After 50 Years at Indian River Golf Club
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 …
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Gaylord Golf Mecca Thanks 2021 Golfers, Promises More Great Golf in 2022
By Greg Johnson Golfers have been coming back to the Gaylord Golf Mecca for 34 years, including a banner season that just concluded, and are already booking for year 35 in …
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Never Too Late, Never Too Early in the Mecca
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 …
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GAM Golf Course Raters Wowed by Mecca’s Garland Lodge & Golf Resort
By Greg Johnson Wow was the first word out of the mouth of Mark Bultema after leading about 20 course raters through 4 days of rating the 4 golf courses at …
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By Greg Johnson 1. Trees for miles with colorful leaves and vistas you will not believe. In fact, you have to see it to believe it. 2. The Mecca marketing group features …
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TOP PRO: Treetops Resort’s Kosta Ramirez Plays Great at Michigan PGA
Kosta Ramirez is enjoying his first year as the PGA head golf professional at Treetops Resort’s Masterpiece course designed by Robert Trent Jones. “It’s been great,” he said. “I like the …
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The Pines at Michaywe,’ Perfect for Champions, Perfect for Everybody
By Greg Johnson Michigan golf legend Pete Green won his fourth Michigan Amateur Championship in 1996 at the age of 55, and he won it on The Pines at Michaywe’ golf …
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FORE: Play Four Wonderful Courses at Garland Lodge & Resort
By Greg Johnson Year 70 of Garland Lodge & Resort welcoming golfers to its expansive, beautiful playground in the heart of the Gaylord Golf Mecca is unfolding wonderfully. Wonderfully fits with Garland, …
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