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Going International:
Gaylord Golf Mecca Joins Global Golf Tourism Association

The Gaylord Golf Mecca in the heart of Michigan, a favorite summer golf destination for American and Canadian golfers, is reaching out to welcome more golfers from beyond the North American continent. The cooperative marketing group of 17 golf courses at nine resort properties as well as 21 lodging partners,…

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March Into Spring: Gaylord Golf Mecca Prep Time

That golf itch is starting as the calendar turns to March. Here’s five things you can do at home to scratch the itch as we march toward spring and golfing in the beautiful Gaylord Golf Mecca. Make plans to get the time slot for your Mecca visit. Check out…

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DID YOU KNOW? Learn More About the Gaylord Golf Mecca

By Greg Johnson It’s not exactly golf weather outside in Northern Michigan this week, but the friendly golfers who live in the Gaylord Golf Mecca rarely stop thinking about it, talking about it and planning how to make your golf visits wonderful. With that in mind, we offer a couple…

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Treetops Resort Courses Are Tops Again in Collecting Awards

By: Greg Johnson The golf courses at Treetops Resort have been winning awards since Robert Trent Jones Sr. created the first of the fivesome courses – the Masterpiece on the main resort campus 36 years ago. That course also provided the impetus for the Gaylord Golf Mecca marketing cooperative that…

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Golf Advisor Reviewers Pick Black Lake Among Nation’s Top Golf Courses

By: Greg Johnson The Gaylord Golf Mecca is America’s favorite summer golf destination and Black Lake Golf Club in Onaway is clearly a favorite among favorites. The Golf Advisor’s most recent course rankings based on 315,000 submitted reviews placed Black Lake at No. 26 among the top 50 most popular…

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Ultimate Golf Giveaway Winner

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…

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Happy New Year Resolutions for Mecca Golfers

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…

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Merry Mecca Christmas
Happy Holidays Gift Ideas

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…

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Gaylord Golf Mecca Thanks You, Our 2022 Visiting Golfers

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…

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Indian River Golf Club Welcomes Golfers Longer

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…

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