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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 2022.

The Mecca started as a cooperative marketing effort for its collection of golf in 1997 and marched onto the destination golf scene with classic courses, new modern masterpieces and more. In 2021 the Mecca included 17 golf courses and 21 lodging partners and by all accounts it was a busy, filled-with-fun summer of golf.

Lakes of the North Golf Course, Black Lake Golf Club, Gaylord Golf Club, Indian River Golf Club, Michaywe – The Pines, The Natural at Beaver Creek Resort, Garland Lodge & Golf Resort, Otsego Resort and Treetops Resort are the sites of the current member courses and the 2021 golf season is in the books.  A hearty thanks goes out to the familiar faces, and many new faces, who came to our places. Come on back in 2022. We’ll have the golf ready for you.

We get easier to get to each year, too. The Gaylord Golf Mecca, Gaylord Convention and Tourism Bureau and Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City have had success bringing golfers from southern states like Texas to Michigan via non-stop air service between Dallas/Fort Worth and Traverse City. Other major cities around the country now hook up with Cherry Capital, too.

The unmatched Mecca golf collection has a great ever-growing reputation built on pride in presenting a wonderful golf destination.

The greens at Gaylord Golf Club remain perfect.  The Pines course at Michaywe offers a parkland style treasure. The Natural takes you into the serene natural Northern Michigan woods. Lakes of the North will give you that relaxed feeling of a great trip up north. Otsego Resort has The Classic course for family fun and The Tribute that is a tribute to the joy of playing the game. Black Lake Golf Club will simply wow you with an award-winning design and more. Indian River remains the friendliest of places with a great golf course. Garland is meticulously perfect and welcoming with four wonderful courses to play. Treetops Resort is rich with world-class golf, including four championship courses and the best par 3 course anywhere.

The Gaylord Golf Mecca will continue its move forward as the premier U.S. summer golf destination in 2022. You are invited to come along for the ride.

Visit It’s never too early to book a first trip or a trip back to the Mecca.

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