Tag Archives: Traverse City

Course Review: Arcadia Bluffs (Bluffs)

Arcadia Bluffs (The Bluffs Course) – Arcadia, MI (Architects: Warren Henderson and Rick Smith – 1999) Background In 1999 the Northern Michigan golf landscape changed dramatically when the brash, bold, and eye-popping Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course debuted to the golfing … 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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