Tag Archives: Northern Michigan

Course Review: The Loop at Forest Dunes

Forest Dunes (The Loop, Red Routing) – Roscommon, MI (Architect: Tom Doak) Background Forest Dunes’ 3rd owner finally figured out how to make money at his gem of a facility and decided to invest some of it back into a 2nd … Continue reading

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Course Review: The Bear (Grand Traverse Resort)

The Bear at Grand Traverse Resort – Acme, MI (Architect: Jack Nicklaus) Background The Bear, named for its famed designer Jack Nicklaus, opened in 1985 and is still considered one of the toughest tests of golf in the state of … Continue reading

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Course Review: Treetops – Jones Masterpiece

Treetops Jones Masterpiece – Gaylord, MI (Architect: Robert Trent Jones) Background Located in the golf Mecca of the Midwest, Gaylord, Michigan, the Treetops Resort is home to 5 golf courses, a spa, and enough ski slopes to keep you busy … Continue reading

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Course Review: Forest Dunes

Forest Dunes – Roscommon, MI (Architect: Tom Weiskopf) Background Built on property once owned by the founder of General Motors and Detroit Mafia families, Forest Dunes was born into existence in 2002.  Designed by major champion Tom Weiskopf, the (appropriately named) … Continue reading

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